An integrative approach to understanding, preventing, and controlling infectious disease
Sixty per cent of known human infectious diseases have their source in domestic or wild animals. Leptospirosis is one of the most well-known of these zoonotic infections.
Threats to the health of our environment are largely due to human activity. It has become increasingly clear that human and animal diseases are often a result of environmental disruption
Although many human infections are acquired from other humans, many are also the result of human interactions with their environment.
One Health Aotearoa is an alliance of New Zealand’s leading infectious diseases researchers committed to working together to address important health hazards in New Zealand, and beyond.