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One Health Kansas Introductory Lesson - Student Handout

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  1. What is “zoonosis”?
  2. Log in to one of the websites below to start your investigation. If time allows, go to the second website for further information.
    http://onehealthkansas.k-state.edu/ or http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/index.php  
  3. Collect facts from the above websites and included links that focus on the questions below:
    Record your facts on a separate sheet of paper (or on the back of this page).
    • What is One Health Kansas?/ What is One Health Initiative?
    • Why is it necessary?
    • What does it do for us?
    • What is the relationship between One Health Kansas/ One Health Initiative andzoonotic diseases?
    • What career opportunities are available that are related to public health?
  4. Evaluation. Write your response to the following prompt:
    • Why are ONE HEALTH initiatives important to our lives?  Explain the relationships among people, animals and health.