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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 5

Categorized action item themes from One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Workshops for 6 countries, 2014–2016*

Action item themes Total no. workshops
Obtain ministry approval of prioritized list and activities 6
Obtain ministry support of a new or updated national plan 6
Develop a national One Health strategy, guiding principles, or work plan 5
Identify funding and technical assistance 4
Create a One Health coordinating mechanism 3
Improve data sharing across sectors 3
Establish recurring meetings 3
Develop disease-specific subcommittees 3
Strengthen the One Health workforce 3
Improve community outreach/communication 3
Improve surveillance 2
Perform a One Health capacity gap analysis 2
Link activities back to GHSA/IHR 2005 2
Improve reporting 2
Conduct research studies 2
Improve or develop laboratory capacity 1
Improve prevention and control 1
Improve outbreak response 1
Evaluate One Health impact 1
Perform the prioritization on local level 1

*Countries: Thailand, Ethiopia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, South Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kenya was excluded because it had plan already in place before the prioritization workshop that it continued to support. GHSA, Global Health Security Agency; IHR 2005, International Health Regulations 2005.

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