Publications

Multisectoral Coordination That Works

March 2019

Drawing on its implementation experience in 16 countries and a qualitative analysis of of dozens of key informant interviews, P&R published Multisectoral Coordination That Works, identifying key dimensions of effective multisectoral coordination to improve health security. The research and the publication provide evidence of the effectiveness and sustainability of One Health coordination in preventing, detecting, and responding to public health threats.

One Health Interventions: An Assessment of Outcomes

March 2019

Drawing on its implementation experience in 16 countries and a qualitative analysis of of dozens of key informant interviews, P&R published One Health Interventions: An Assessment of Outcomes, compiling illustrative examples of One Health activities and outcomes to provide evidence of the effectiveness and sustainability of One Health coordination in preventing, detecting, and responding to public health threats. The publication also shares promising intermediate results of One Health activities in a variety of contexts.

One Health Assessment for Planning and Performance (OH-APP)

February 2019

The Preparedness & Response project developed the One Health Assessment for Planning and Performance (OH-APP) tool for countries to self-assess, using a participatory and evidence-based process, their capacity and performance to prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats.

One Health Economics to Confront Disease Threats

November 2017

Global economic impacts of epidemics suggest high return on investment in prevention and One Health capacity. However, such investments remain limited, contributing to persistent endemic diseases and vulnerability to emerging ones. An interdisciplinary workshop of technical experts, including P&R, explored methods for country-level analysis of added value of One Health approaches to disease control.

Published: 16 October 2017 in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 111, Issue 6, 1 June 2017, Pages 235–237, https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trx039.

Annual Report FY2017

November 2017

The achievements of the P&R project in its first three years — guided by a common conceptual framework across all countries, each with unique political challenges in varying stages of development — constitutes significant progress toward institutionalizing an effective One Health approach.

Sierra Leone Launches First National One Health Day Platform in West Africa

June 2017

On June 23, 2017, Sierra Leone launched a National One Health Platform (NOHP) in collaboration with the U.S. Government and the P&R project. This launch formalized a collaboration between four key government sectors in Sierra Leone, including the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) and the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). The event was presided over by the Hon. Vice-President and attended by a representative from the US Embassy to Sierra Leone, country government officials and partners from USAID and the CDC, among others.