The human environment interface: applying ecosystem concepts to health.

@article{Preston2013TheHE,
  title={The human environment interface: applying ecosystem concepts to health.},
  author={Nicholas D. Preston and Peter Daszak and Rita R. Colwell},
  journal={Current topics in microbiology and immunology},
  year={2013},
  volume={365},
  pages={83-100}
}
One Health approaches have tended to focus on closer collaboration among veterinarians and medical professionals, but remain unclear about how ecological approaches could be applied or how they might benefit public health and disease control. In this chapter, we review ecological concepts, and discuss their relevance to health, with an emphasis on emerging infectious diseases (EIDs). Despite the fact that most EIDs originate in wildlife, few studies account for the population, community, or… CONTINUE READING

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