An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal, October 19, 2022.
The current monkeypox outbreak is different from historical outbreaks that remained endemic and rarely became international events. Now the situation is changing daily. This article explains what precautions are needed to prevent the spread and how new approaches should be implemented to tackle it.
Narrated by Randy Vivian.
Mabel de Leo
Mabel De Leo is an experienced physician in clinical medicine and infectious diseases, skillful in developing behavioral change communication materials. She has a broad background in sexual and reproductive health as she has taught and conducted public health campaigns in indigenous communities about sexually transmitted diseases. She promotes the transdisciplinary One Health approach by delivering seminars internationally related to One Health and Antimicrobial Resistance and researching the drivers of antibiotic use in low and middle-income countries from a One Health perspective. She is a Medical Doctor and has a Master of Science in Antimicrobial Resistance from the University of Sheffield, UK, and is an active member of the World Medical Association, The British Society for Antimicrobial Therapy, and the American Public Health Association. She is a co-founder of One Health Action!, an organization that disseminates the One Health concept to students and professionals from different backgrounds.
Deborah Sateler has a diverse background in animal and public health, wildlife conservation, and the pharmaceutical industry. Throughout her career, she has led teams for success, executed continuing medical education projects, and developed information dissemination products and strategies for key stakeholders in her industry. As a One Health advocate, she actively participates in global movements in One Health, collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of professionals researching climate change and biodiversity loss in Iberian America from a One Health approach. Currently, she works as a science advisor, providing consultancy services in epidemiology, animal and public health surveillance, and regulatory affairs in Canada. She is a Veterinary Doctor and has a Bachelor of Environmental Health with graduate-level studies in Business Administration and Knowledge Mobilization (ongoing). She is a co-founder of One Health Action!, an organization that disseminates the One Health concept to students and professionals from different backgrounds