Zoonoses (Diseases transmitted from animals to humans)

Zoonoses (Diseases transmitted from animals to humans)

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

1. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Preventing the next pandemic – Zoonotic diseases and how to break the chain of transmission
The next wave – How to beat future pandemics

2. FAO/OIE/WHO Tripartite Collaboration
One Health
Report on emerging zoonotic diseases 2004 

3. Zoonoses topics

4Zoonoses List of Diseases 

5. Zoonoses programs (Managing public health risks at the human-Animal-environment interface) 

6. Haemorrhagic fevers, Viral topics
Ebola virus disease programs 

7. COVID-19 
COVID-19 origin 

8. Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain

9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)–WHO Collaborating Partner Global Health
Zoonotic Diseases
Avian Flu 
Swine Flu
Global COVID-19
How the Flu Virus Can Change: “Drift” and “Shift”
Past Pandemics
1918 Pandemic (H1N1 Virus)
Antibiotic Resistance
——Antibiotic Resistant Threats 

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

A. by Faith-the online magazine of the Presbyterian Church in America website
The Case for Eating Compassionately

B. Christian Journal for Global Health (CJGH)
Special Issue: COVID-19 as a Challenge on Many Fronts
Leadership in Pandemics
COVID-19 and Containment: A Dual Burden for India
A Biblical Model for a Christian Hospital in India in the Time of COVID-19
The Real Hero and The Real Challenge in the COVID-19 Era
Triage and resource allocation during crisis medical surge conditions (pandemics and mass casualty situations)
Responding to Epidemics and Pandemics
Feasibility of Virtual Congregational Peer Recovery Groups During COVID-19
Frugal Innovations that Helped Mission Hospitals Manage During the Pandemic and Further Suggestions
The Time to Begin Plans for COVID-19 Eradication is Now
Asha’s Response to COVID-19: Providing Care to Slum Communities in India
Cura Personalis, Cura communitas: Loving our neighbor in Covid-19 times
Utilizing Technology during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Role of Faith-Based Organizations and Faith Leaders in the 2014-2016 Ebola Epidemic in Liberia
The Church, Food Culture, and Ecotheology: An Ongoing Church Effort to Reduce Bushmeat Eating in Minahasa, Indonesia
The Faith-Based Advantage: A Case Study on the Adventist Development & Relief Agency’s Response to Humanitarian Impacts of COVID-19 as a Faith-Based Organization
Vaccination Against COVID-19 as a Christian Duty? A Risk-Analytic Approach

C. Christianity Today
Creature Discomforts 2003

D. Christian Vegetarian Association
Joyful, Compassionate Eating-Honoring God’s Creation. Open Access in 10 languages
——Adapted from the above document: Prevention of Pandemics & Slow Motion Disasters (Numerous additional UN, WHO and CDC references).

E. Dialog-A journal of Theology website
A Christian Rationale for Vegetarianism

F. Every Living Thing website
Eating Mercifully

G. Interfaith Council for the Protection of Animals and Nature (ICPAN) an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States website
The Bible’s Teachings on Protecting Animals and Nature
A Religious Case for Compassion for Animals
C. S. Lewis as an Advocate for Animals

H. Religion News Service website & Baptist Standard website
Christian Vegetarians Inspired by Garden of Eden Diet

I. SIM Ebola See especially:
Ebola Survivor Richard Sacra: What We Must Do Next–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance 

J. Trinity International University Bioethics website
Pro-Life Vegetarians: Can’t We All Just Get Along? 2013 s

K. William Carey International Development Journal (Click full screen icon & scroll down to page number)
Field Report: Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death—Surviving the Dreaded Ebola Disease p10–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance

L. Vegetarian Friends
Links to other valuable web sites + Peaceable Table

A. Encyclopædia Britannica website
The Christian Basis for Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism

B. Farm Forward website
Faith in Food: New Ethical Food Initiatives 2015

C. National Review
Fear Factories 2005
China’s Wet Markets, America’s Factory Farming 2020

D. NutritionFacts.org website
Pandemics: History & Prevention 2007 video
How to Prevent the Next Pandemic  2020 video
The COVID-19 Pandemic May Just Be a Dress Rehearsal 2020 video 

E. The American Spectator website
Animals Rights: A Question of Humanity

F. The Guardian
30% of early deaths tied to eating meat 2018
The divine right to abuse other species 2002

G. The New England Journal of Medicine Global Health See especially:
The Origins of Pandemic Influenza -Lessons from the 1918 Virus 2005 
Global Health: Pandemic Preparedness and Response — Lessons from the H1N1 Influenza of 2009 2014
History of Medicine: Ebola in a Stew of Fear 2014
Creating a Global Health Risk Framework 2015
The Neglected Dimension of Global Security — A Framework for Countering Infectious-Disease Crises 2016
After Ebola in West Africa — Unpredictable Risks, Preventable Epidemics 2016 

I. The New York Times
Our Cruel Treatment of Animals Led to the Coronavirus 2020