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One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance
One Health perspective of antimicrobial resistance
  1. Nancy De Briyne

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Laura H. Kahn
200 pages, paperback, $30.
John Hopkins University Press. 2016.
ISBN 978 1 42142 004 2

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ANTIMICROBIAL resistance is one of the major threats to mankind in the 21st century. It not only greatly concerns doctors, veterinarians and other health professionals; it also frightens the public.

In her book, Dr Kahn investigates the link between the use of antibiotics and the rise of antimicrobial resistance. She does this in a real One Health way, looking at specific use of antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance in livestock and people, integrating the perspectives of animal health, public health, agriculture production and the environment.

She explores different cultural perspectives, looking …

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