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The NCCR North-South was one of 27 National Centres of Competence in Research implemented by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Additional support was provided by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. >> More
“One health”: The potential of closer cooperation between human and animal health in SwitzerlandDuration: January 2011 to presentExecuting Agencies: Swiss TPH, Canton of Ticino, Public Health SchweizPartners: Swiss TPH, CDEThe concept of “one health” applies a synergistic view to treatment of human and animal health. This means that human and animal diseases are addressed together in order to take account of possible patterns of transmission. This approach been explored in southern Swiss locations (canton Ticino) and is now being adapted to northern Switzerland. The main objectives of this PAMS project are to improve human and animal health as well as the cost-effectiveness of the health sectors. The projects outcomes will be channelled into policy recommendations.
Education and Sensitisation on Sustainable Regional Development in the Swiss Alps: A Teaching and Information KitDuration: July 2009 to September 2010Executing Agency: Management Centre World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch, NatersPartners: CDEThis project sought to raise public awareness regarding sustainable regional development and its interplay with nature conservation in the Swiss Alps. To this end, an educational resource kit on sustainable regional development – based on scientific evidence – was created and made available to all high school students in Switzerland. Swiss high school teachers and the Swiss UNESCO general secretary described the tool as highly valuable to the region and the school system. The tool is frequently downloaded from the website, which is an indicator of its usefulness. Access the free teacher's kit (in German)
For regional PAMS information:Karina Liechti, Regional Coordinator, Swiss AlpsFor general PAMS information:Eva Maria Heim, Coordinator of Partnership Actions
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