8th One Health Veterinary Record article available…

British (United Kingdom) Veterinary Journal Publishes another Article of One Health Series 2014

One Health and emergency preparedness

Veterinary Record 2014;175:422-425 doi:10.1136/vr.g5246

1.          Kendra E. Stauffer, DVM, DACVPM1 and

2.          Lisa Conti, DVM, MPH, DACVPM2

    Author Affiliations

1.       1USDA APHIS Veterinary Services Emergency Coordinator, Gainesville, Florida, USA

2.       2Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 400 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, USA

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NOTE: Dr. Stauffer, a veterinarian, is a longstanding One Health Supporter/Advocate  Veterinarian Dr. Conti is a member of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team and co-author/editor with physician, Dr. Peter Rabinowitz of the groundbreaking ‘first of its kind’ One Health textbook entitled Human-Animal Medicine – Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and other Shared Health Risks


Emergencies such as hurricanes, floods and nuclear disasters do not just affect people and the environment; they also affect domestic animals. In this latest article in Veterinary Record's One Health series, Kendra Stauffer and Lisa Conti discuss how One Health considerations are being incorporated into emergency preparedness planning in the USA

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Provided FREE-ACCESS to the One Health Initiative website October 31, 2014 by:

Laura Feetham
Assistant Editor, Veterinary Record and In Practice
BMJ, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JR
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Note: The previous six One Health articles of the series were posted in the One Health Initiative website January 23, 2014, February 23, 2014, March 25, 2014, April 20, 2014, June 3, 2014, June 29, 2014 and July 19, 2014.