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  1. Animal Farm in healthcare: definitions, policies, laws and implications for health professionals

    Contributor(s):: Ben-Sefer, E., Shields, L.

    2021J R Soc Med1144171-1770141-0768 (Print)0141-076810.1177/0141076821996003engSchool of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, 96822 USA.Faculty of Medicine, The 1974University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 4029.School of Nursing, Midwifery and...

  2. Dog owners are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than people without a dog: An investigation of the association between dog ownership and physical activity levels in a UK community

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    | Contributor(s):: Carri Westgarth, Robert M. Christley, Christopher Jewell, Alexander J.German, Lynne M. Boddy, Hayley E. Christian

    Previous research suggests that dog owners are slightly more physically active than those without dogs, but have only studied one household member, and it is unclear whether time spent dog walking replaces other physical activity (PA). A survey of 191 dog owning adults (DO), 455 non-dog owning...

  3. Which one to follow? Service animal policy in the united states

    | Contributor(s):: Zier, Emily R.

  4. One Health – a strategy for resilience in a changing arctic

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    | Contributor(s):: Bruce A Ruscio, Michael Brubaker, Joshua Glasser, Will Hueston, Thomas W. Hennessy

    The circumpolar north is uniquely vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change. While international Arctic collaboration on health has enhanced partnerships and advanced the health of inhabitants, significant challenges lie ahead. One Health is an approach that considers the connections...

  5. Implementing a One Health approach to emerging infectious disease: reflections on the socio-political, ethical and legal dimensions

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    | Contributor(s):: Chris Degeling, Jane Johnson, Ian Kerridge, Andrew Wilson, Michael Ward, Cameron Stewart, Gwendolyn Gilbert

    Background: ‘One Health’ represents a call for health researchers and practitioners at the human, animal and environmental interfaces to work together to mitigate the risks of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases (EIDs). A One Health approach emphasizing inter-disciplinary...

  6. Crossing institutional boundaries: mapping the policy process for improved control of endemic and neglected zoonoses in sub-Saharan Africa

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    | Contributor(s):: Anna Okello, Susan Welburn, James Smith

    The recent adoption of the World Health Assembly Resolution 66.12 for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in May 2013 is an important turning point for advocacy regarding a number of endemic zoonotic infections, defined by the World Health Organization as the neglected zoonotic diseases (NZDs)....

  7. Public Health Implications of Animals in Retail Food Outlets

    | Contributor(s):: Dyjack, David T. DrPH C. I. H., Ho, Jessica R. D., Lynes, Rachel M. P. H., Bliss, Jesse C. M. P. H.

  8. Pet bylaws and posthumanist health promotion: a case study of urban policy

    | Contributor(s):: Rock, M.

    Dog walking enables physical activity and positive social interactions, but uncontrolled dogs as well as dog feces can foster conflict and deter physical activity, for both dog owners and nonowners. This case study shows that previously reported associations with dogs (both positive and negative)...

  9. Survey of veterinary practice policies and opinions on neutering dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Diesel, G., Brodbelt, D., Laurence, C.

  10. Food health policies and ethics: lay perspectives on functional foods. (Special issue: Ethics as a dimension of agrifood policy: selected papers from the 4th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics)

    | Contributor(s):: Holm, L.

    Functional foods are a challenge to food health policies, since they question central ideas in the way that food health policies have been developed over the last decades. Driven by market actors instead of public authorities and focusing on the role of single foods and single constituents in...

  11. Food supply chain governance and public health externalities: upstream policy interventions and the UK State. (Special issue: Food and the public's health)

    | Contributor(s):: Barling, D.

    Contemporary food supply chains are generating externalities with high economic and social costs, notably in public health terms through the rise in diet-related non-communicable disease. The UK State is developing policy strategies to tackle these public health problems alongside...

  12. Special issue: Food and the public's health. (Special issue: Food and the public's health)

    | Contributor(s):: Dawson, A.

    The four papers in this issue are all concerned, in one way or another, with the relationship between food ethics and the health of the public. The papers cover: trust in relation to food issues; functional foods; the ethics of patenting GM crops; and the challenges facing regulators interested...

  13. An ethicist's commentary on the government swine disease policy

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  14. Health Technology Assessment as a template for assessments in laboratory animal science with a focus on phenotyping protocols

    | Contributor(s):: Thon, R., Ritskes-Hoitinga, M., Vondeling, H.

    This study introduces Health Technology Assessment (HTA) - a systematic, evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to assessing human health technologies, aimed at supporting decision-making in health policy and clinical practice - into laboratory animal science. A conceptual presentation is...