Structural drivers of vulnerability to zoonotic disease in Africa

@article{Dzingirai2017StructuralDO,
  title={Structural drivers of vulnerability to zoonotic disease in Africa},
  author={Vupenyu Dzingirai and Salome A. Bukachi and Melissa Leach and Lindiwe Mangwanya and Ian Scoones and Annie Wilkinson},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={372}
}
This paper argues that addressing the underlying structural drivers of disease vulnerability is essential for a ‘One Health’ approach to tackling zoonotic diseases in Africa. Through three case studies—trypanosomiasis in Zimbabwe, Ebola and Lassa fever in Sierra Leone and Rift Valley fever in Kenya—we show how political interests, commercial investments and conflict and securitization all generate patterns of vulnerability, reshaping the political ecology of disease landscapes, influencing… 

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