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Nutrition and health: Time for a paradigm shift for climate change

  • Saverio Stranges
    Correspondence
    Corresponding author. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Departments of Family Medicine and Medicine, Africa Institute, Chronic Disease Section, European Public Health, Epidemiology & Public Health, Humanitas University, Italy, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, room 3121 Western University London, ON, N6G 2M1, Canada.
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    Departments of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Family Medicine & Medicine, Western University, London, ON, Canada

    Western Centre for Climate Change, Sustainable Livelihoods and Health, Western University, London, ON, Canada

    Department of Precision Health, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Strassen, Luxembourg

    The Africa Institute, Western University, ON, Canada
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  • Isaac Luginaah
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    Departments of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Family Medicine & Medicine, Western University, London, ON, Canada

    Western Centre for Climate Change, Sustainable Livelihoods and Health, Western University, London, ON, Canada

    Department of Geography and Environment, Western University, London, ON, Canada
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Published:October 03, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2022.09.023
      The current pandemic has further emphasized the close interrelationships between human and animal health and the environment, and the need for collaborative, multisectoral, and transdisciplinary approaches to tackle the increasingly complex public health issues we face in current societies [
      • Asif Z.
      • Chen Z.
      • Stranges S.
      • Zhao X.
      • Sadiq R.
      • Olea-Popelka F.
      • et al.
      Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 spreading under the influence of environmental factors and strategies to tackle the pandemic: a systematic review.
      ]. Specifically, the “One Health” approach has been advocated by several international organizations (e.g., World Health Organization) involving the public health, veterinary, and environmental sectors to address global issues such as the prevention and control of zoonoses, pollution management, as well as the health and environmental impact of food safety, food security and nutrition more broadly [
      WHO
      Regional office for europe. One health.
      ].
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