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Naomi Marks

Project Communications Manager

Working days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Research

Project

Myanmar Pig Partnership

The Myanmar Pig Partnership is focusing on the risks of zoonotic disease emergence associated with the rapid growth and intensification of livestock production in Myanmar in recent years.

Project

Livestock, Livelihoods and Health

Livestock, Livelihoods and Health is an interdisciplinary research programme exploring diseases that can be transmitted from wild or domesticated animals to people (known as zoonoses).

Opinions

Publications

Brief

Zoonoses – From Panic to Planning

Over two thirds of all human infectious diseases have their origins in animals. The rate at which these zoonotic diseases have appeared in people has increased over the past 40 years, with at least 43 newly identified outbreaks since 2004.

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Melissa Leach & 3 others

25 January 2013

Naomi Marks’s recent work

Cluster

Health and Nutrition

The Health and Nutrition Cluster pursues programmes of research and policy engagement on health systems, nutrition and understandings of zoonotic diseases. The focus is on bringing a critical social science perspective to how people, especially the poor, address their health and...

News

Celebrating One Health Day 2017

The second international One Health Day is marked on Friday 3 November – drawing attention to the interconnectedness of human, animal and environmental health. See our resources on this theme.

2 November 2017

News

Researchers say One Health only way to tackle animal-to-human diseases

Infectious diseases traceable to animals are driven by climate change, land-use change and the massive expansion of towns and cities, according to contributors to a paper in a major new output from the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium, a STEPS Centre (IDS/University of Sussex) led...

14 June 2017

News

One Health stories: telling tales from four years of research

A multimedia album detailing how an ambitious One Health project is making a difference to people’s lives has been launched. It come at the end of four years of multidisciplinary research into animal-to-human disease transmission undertaken by IDS and 20 partner institutions.

28 April 2016