Neglected zoonoses: why should we care and what should we do?

Lembo, T. , Halliday, J. , Hampson, K. , Meslin, F.-X. and Cleaveland, S. (2012) Neglected zoonoses: why should we care and what should we do? European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 22(2), 13 -22.

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Abstract

Despite the high profile of new and emerging zoonotic diseases, many zoonoses remain widely neglected, particularly in poor communities within developing countries. However, evidence is growing that the burden of neglected zoonoses is substantial, not only because of human morbidity and mortality, but also because of the impacts of these infections on livestock health and production. We describe the nature and magnitude of these zoonotic disease problems, the reasons for their on-going neglect, and discuss the constraints and potential for designing and implementing cost-effective interventions for disease control.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lembo, Dr Tiziana and Cleaveland, Professor Sarah and Hampson, Dr Katie and Halliday, Dr Joanna
Authors: Lembo, T., Halliday, J., Hampson, K., Meslin, F.-X., and Cleaveland, S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Journal Name:European Journal of Companion Animal Practice
Journal Abbr.:EJCAP
Publisher:Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Association
ISSN:1018-2357

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
508041Understanding how a complex intervention works: designing large-scale vaccination programsDaniel HaydonMedical Research Council (MRC)G0901135/91914RI BIODIVERSITY ANIMAL HEALTH & COMPMED