Field Notes Blog

March 23, 2022
If we truly want to prevent the next pandemic, we need to take on the big drivers of risks like animal health, land use change, and climate change too. Read more ›
March 7, 2022
The gendered, social, cultural, and economic determinants people face, as well as the society they live in and their ability to respond and act, affect their risk of spillover exposure, health-seeking behavior, and preventive and response measures. Read more ›
October 28, 2021
For the One Health approach to be successful in preventing future zoonotic spillovers, every sector and stakeholder must use the same risk language so that we are able to understand risks and address them together. Read more ›
October 25, 2021
The pandemic has reminded us that we can’t solely focus on preparedness and that preventing the next zoonotic spillover is just as important. Read more ›
October 12, 2021
If we want to prevent the next pandemic before it starts, we need to expand the concept of exposure and look at the larger picture. Read more ›
October 12, 2021
We have learned several big lessons from past experience about how changing food systems can help protect people from zoonotic viruses. Read more ›
October 7, 2021
USAID has made incredible investments in building expertise and infrastructure in One Health across the region, and STOP Spillover has the potential to leverage USAID’s investments and have a major impact. Read more ›
September 13, 2021
SEAOHUN and its country networks work together to develop a resilient and competent One Health workforce to effectively prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats by leveraging education, research, and training excellence provided by member universities. Read more ›
September 7, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, most of us the world over now know what it takes to avoid getting sick. We can change our individual behaviors (e.g. wearing masks and avoiding indoor group gatherings) to help minimize the chance of being infected or infecting others. Read more ›
July 14, 2021
At STOP Spillover we know that outbreaks can start or stop at the country level, and that country-level and country-led interventions are key to preventing and reducing the impact of outbreaks. Read more ›