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  1. Evaluation of the efficacy of animal‐assisted therapy based on the reality orientation therapy protocol in Alzheimer's disease patients: A pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Menna, Lucia Francesca, Santaniello, Antonio, Gerardi, Federica, Di Maggio, Annamaria, Milan, Graziella

  2. State Zoonotic Disease Program Structure in the United States: Implications for Local Public Health

    Contributor(s):: Dustin W. Ratliff

    Objective: The purpose of this research was to assess to current status of zoonotic disease biosurveillance in the United States.Methods: A questionnaire was administered to 53 state zoonotic disease program representatives in the United States and Puerto Rico. The questionnaire assessed the...

  3. Dec 06 2016

    International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) 2016 Annual Conference

    Theme: New Frontiers in Surveillance: Data Science and Health SecuritySince 2001, individuals interested in sharing and learning emerging trends in surveillance research and practice have found the...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/484

  4. Population dynamics and management of free-roaming cats

    Contributor(s):: Paige McGee Hill

    With an estimated 400 million domestic cats worldwide, free-roaming cats issues are of global importance due to animal welfare and public health concerns, as well as impacts on native wildlife through predation, competition and disease transmission. Though these impacts have been well documented,...

  5. The Public Health Risks of Three Potentially Zoonotic Viruses in Pigs and Pork in Canada

    Contributor(s):: Barbara Wilhelm

    The research described in this thesis aims to describe the potential public health risks posed by three emerging and potentially zoonotic viruses (hepatitis E virus (HEV), Norovirus (NoV), and rotavirus (RV) in pigs and pork in Canada. This was investigated via a scoping review, surveys of...

  6. Determination of residue levels of alpha-chloralose in duck tissues

    Contributor(s):: Goldade, David A., Stahl, Randal S., Johnston, John J.

  7. Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses: Partnerships & Collaborations

    Contributor(s):: J. Sargeant, A. Whiteman, M. Pham

    The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) mandate is to provide focus and leadership for research, education, and knowledge dissemination in public health at the human-animal-environment interface. This poster focuses on the collaborations of OVC members with external...

  8. Applying One Health to the study of animal-assisted interventions

    Contributor(s):: Chalmers, D., Dell, C. A.

    The use of animal-assisted interventions in therapeutic programs is a growing phenomenon. Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) involve a variety of species (dogs, cats, horses, domesticated birds, etc.) in primary health care. Despite their increasing application in a wide range of therapeutic...

  9. Newspaper portrayals, local policies, and dog-supportive public space: who's wagging whom?

    Contributor(s):: Toohey, A. M., Rock, M. J.

    Dog-walking promotes physical activity and positive social interactions, and thus dog-walking has implications for people's physical and mental health. As a result, experts in public health have endorsed designing and managing public space to support dog-walking. Nevertheless, the presence of...

  10. Compliance with veterinary prescriptions: The role of physical and social risk revisited

    Contributor(s):: Maille, Virginie , Hoffmann, Jonas

  11. Consumption of domestic cat in Madagascar: frequency, purpose, and health implications

    Contributor(s):: Czaja, R., Wills, A., Hanitriniaina, S., Reuter, K. E., Sewall, B. J.

    The domestic cat Felis catus has a long history of interaction with humans, and is found throughout the world as a household pet and a feral animal. Despite people's often sentimental association with cats, cat meat is sometimes consumed by them; this practice can have important implications for...

  12. Neighbourhoods, dogs and walking: An exploration of factors relevant to healthy aging in place

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    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann Madeline

  13. Human-canine interactions: A risk factor for dog bites?

    | Contributor(s):: Messam, Locksley Landsdowne McVicker

  14. Dec 08 2015

    International Society for Disease Surveillance 2015

    Join us for the fourteenth annual ISDS Conference December 9 – 10, 2015 in Denver, Colorado at the Marriott City Center, with Pre-Conference Trainings on Tuesday, December 8. Throughout the world,...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/387

  15. An observational study measuring hand washing behavior in petting zoo attendees

    | Contributor(s):: Amy A. Hille

    Each year in the US an estimated 6 million people visit petting zoos, and the number is increasing. Outbreaks in humans associated with animal pathogens are being increasingly reported. There are many published recommendations for design and maintenance for these facilities. Hand...

  16. Filthy Cellars and Healthy Pets: Relationships between Public Health, Pets and Veterinarians in Cincinnati Prior to World War I

    | Contributor(s):: Kelly Wenig

    In 1868, Board of Health officials in the city of Cincinnati declared that all animals had to be removed from the basements of city residences. In his report on the state of the city, health officer William C. Clendenin commented that “[t]he extent to which cellars are used throughout the...

  17. Women's health outcomes with social support from family, friends and companion dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Selzer, Bela Joanne

  18. Perceptions of pet owners in urban Latin America on protection of their animals during disasters

    | Contributor(s):: Hesterberg, Uta W., Huertas, Gerardo, Appleby, Michael C.

  19. 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.

  20. Common Diseases of Cats

    | Contributor(s):: M.K. Jarvis

    In metropolitan areas the cat is taking on new popularity as a pet. Small size and ability to adapt well to apartment living are possible explanations for this new-found favor, and cats do provide a considerable amount of amusement and pleasure for their owners.