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Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement

Prioritizing Zoonoses for Global Health Capacity Building—Themes from One Health Zoonotic Disease Workshops in 7 Countries, 2014–2016

Stephanie J. SalyerComments to Author , Rachel Silver, Kerri Simone, and Casey Barton Behravesh
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 2

Disease ranking criteria chosen by country during One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization workshops in 7 countries, 2014–2016*

Disease ranking criteria No. countries Average assigned weight† (range)
Economic, environmental, and/or social impact 7 0.193 (0.150–0.210)
Economic impact only 3
Economic and/or social impact 2
Economic, environmental, and/or social impact

Availability of interventions (i.e., vaccines and/or medical treatment)
0.183 (0.160–0.200)
Epidemic/pandemic potential (and/or sustained transmission in humans) 6 0.202 (0.170–0.220)
Human-to-human transmission potential 5
History of previous outbreaks

Severity of disease in humans 6 0.206 (0.180–0.230)
Case-fatality rate 3
Morbidity and/or mortality rate

Presence of disease in country and/or region 5 0.200 (0.170–0.210)
Human and/or animal cases of illness reported in country and/or region‡ 4
Human or animal disease prevalence and distribution in country

Laboratory capacity/diagnostic testing capacity
0.179 (0.160–0.198)
Existing multisectoral collaboration
0.183 (0.170–0.195)
Bioterrorism potential
Mode of transmission 1 NA

*Countries: Thailand, Kenya, Ethiopia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, South Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. NA, not applicable.
†Thailand was excluded from this weighting analysis since the method used in this pilot workshop differed from the standard method adopted for all future workshops.
‡One country looked at human cases only; the other 3 looked at both human and animal cases.

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