This project uses a One Health approach to assess which farm-level antimicrobial use interventions are most efficient to prevent the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance in Senegal.
“... Lopez: Can you describe your current research?
Poh: I take a One Health approach to investigate host-parasite interactions and the relationship that ticks (and other ectoparasites) have with their environments and their hosts. This can be used to develop better pest management strategies to protect people, their animals, and their livelihoods. As described by the CDC, “One Health” recognizes the interconnected relationships that people, animals, and the environment share, and it is at the intersection of these sectors where we can work together to understand and mitigate disease. My past and present research on vector-borne diseases fall within the One Health paradigm, where understanding the disease system requires knowledge of the vector, animals, people, and environmental settings where pathogen transmission can happen. ...”
‘Collectively, AMR results in a resistant infection (and is therefore) called ‘the silent pandemic.’
“Bali (ANTARA) - The 2022 G20 health sector meeting has emphasized the importance of handling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) using the One Health approach, Director for Health Service Quality at the Indonesian Health Ministry Kalsum Komaryani has said. ...”
“... She emphasized that more accurate and reliable data on resistance and exposure to antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals, plants, food, and the environment are required to address the threat of AMR. The data must be collected using the One Health approach. ...”