Field Notes Blog

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STOP Spillover Country Team Lead Chann Sambath Discusses His Vision for Preventing Zoonotic Spillover in Cambodia

June 7, 2022

STOP Spillover is not about individuals, but instead is a deep collaboration among grassroots, local, regional, national, and global stakeholders. Read more ›

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STOP Spillover Country Team Lead Mildred Bembo Harris Shares Her Vision for Preventing Zoonotic Spillovers in Liberia

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 ›

Why Gender Matters for Stopping Spillovers and Future Pandemics

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 ›

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You'll Need This in Your Toolbox if You Want to Stop Future Zoonotic Spillovers

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 ›

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STOP Spillover Country Team Lead Ha Nguyen Ngoc Shares Her Vision for Preventing Zoonotic Spillovers in Viet Nam

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 ›

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To Reduce Disaster Risk, We Must Recognize and Address Complex Links Between Humans and Wildlife

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 ›

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5 Big Ways Countries Have Leveraged Their Agriculture and Food Systems to Protect People from Zoonotic Threats

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 ›

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AFROHUN CEO William Bazeyo Discusses the Importance of One Health and How to Stop Spillover in Africa

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 ›