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One Health Academy Meeting Oct 13, 2016 - Thursday, March 17, 2016


One Health Academy Meeting





Thursday Night, 

October 13th, 2016 at 6:30 PM




Capital Yacht Club 

660 Water St. SW, Washington DC, 20024 

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Upcoming Events



October 13 - Laura Kahn


November 10 - Juli Trtanj


December 8 - Bernadette Dunham



Please join One Health Academy on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the Capital Yacht Club (660 Water St SW) in Washington, DC  where our guest speaker will be Dr. Laura KahnPlease RSVP, by e-mailing Onehealthacademy@gmail.com.


Dr. Kahn will discuss Physicians, Farmers, and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance. We are excited to have her back after not seeing her in April.


Upcoming One Health events are also listed on our website here.


The first annual One Health Day is November 3rd. Get excited and find out more here!!


Dr. Laura H. Kahn is a physician and research scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. In April 2006, she published Confronting Zoonoses, Linking Human and Veterinary Medicine in Emerging Infectious Diseases, which helped launch the One Health Initiative (www.onehealthinitiative.com). She is the author of Who's in Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises published in 2009 by Praeger Security International. She writes columns for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and just published her second book, One Health and the Politics of Antibiotic Resistance, this August with Johns Hopkins University Press. 


In 2010, the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) awarded her with an honorary diploma for her work in One Health. In 2014, she received a Presidential Award for Meritorious Service from the American Association of Public Health Physicians. This spring, she is teaching the course, "Hogs, Bats, and Ebola: An Introduction to One Health policy," that she developed for Princeton University freshmen.



There is a 50 person limit to our meeting so we suggest you register early. The cost of the evening is $20.00 per person and includes dinner, discussion with colleagues and networking. Students (with identification) may attend for $10.00.


Please RSVP by emailing Onehealthacademy@gmail.com with your name and the name of any guests attending. Payment will be taken at the door by cash or check. All RSVPs should be in by the Monday before the meeting, April 11th. If you end up not being able to make it after your RSVP, please let us know at onehealthacademy@gmail.com

as we factor in the cost for food based on RSVP count.


The nearest Metro station is Waterfront-SEU.

The entrance to the club is facing the water where the old Channel Inn used to be.


Free Parking is now available to the left of the building in the surface lot labeled for Capital Yacht Club members.


If you have any questions about this event you can contact us at Onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

Looking forward to seeing you!


To find out more about our speakers and our events go to our website at www.OneHealthAcademy.org.


One Health Academy







"One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance" presentation by One Health leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP - Denver, Colo. (USA) October 31,2016 - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting – October 29 to Nov. 2, 2016 - Denver, Colo. (USA)

2016 Annual Meeting Theme - Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health

"One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance" presentation by One Health leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP


Scheduled for session 3377.0, One Health: Environmental impacts and zoonotic diseases on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.   

For general information about the APHA Annual Meeting or to find out about other sessions and presentations visit the Annual Meeting (http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual) home page. Registration and Housing are now open. Take advantage of the early-bird discount and register by August 11.

2016 NIAA Antibiotics Symposium - November 1-3, 2013 - Saturday, March 12, 2016

November 1-3, 2013

The  2016 NIAA Antibiotics Symposium will be held in Herndon, Virginia. NIAA’s website, www.animalagriculture.org,  has information on presenters, agenda and registration.

Hyatt Regency Dulles
Herndon, VA
View complete symposium information on the
NIAA website.

ONE HEALTH DAY - NOVEMBER 3, 2016 - Thursday, March 10, 2016

ONE HEALTH DAY -  November 3, 2016 

  For more information see:



Created and Hosted by: One Health Commission-One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team-One Health Platform



6th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance - November 4-7, 2016 - Tuesday, March 01, 2016

November 4-7, 2016: 6th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance

 The 6th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance will be held in Vienna, Austria on November 4-7, 2016. This conference will bring together leading scientists, clinicians and policy makers to discuss information regarding the outbreak and response of emerging pathogens. The conference committee is currently accepting abstracts that are related to emerging diseases and surveillance. For more information about the conference and abstract submission details, please visit their website (http://imed.isid.org). 

ONE HEALTH: CONNECTING HUMANS, ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT - Free Online Course - November 7, 2016 - Thursday, February 25, 2016


"In collaboration with Swiss TPH and FutureLearn, the University of Basel in Switzerland has produced the free online course ONE HEALTH: CONNECTING HUMANS, ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT. The course explores an integrative approach to human and animal health and examines the value of it - as well as explain how One Health strategies work in practice.

For further information see https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/one-health/. Enrollment is now open. The course starts on 7 Nov 2016."

Provided by:

Gaudenz Metzger MA

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

New Media Center Universität Basel

Kornhausgasse 2 | 4051 Baselgaudenz.metzger@unibas.ch

PREVENTING OBESITY IN PEOPLE AND THEIR PETS: A ONE HEALTH APPROACH - November 9-11, 2016 - Saturday, February 20, 2016


Vision: A world where regular activity, a balanced diet and healthy weight are part of every family’s life.

NOVEMBER 9–11th, 2016

 For details see www.wsava-obesity.com

World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (WMA) - 2nd GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH 10th - Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan - 10th & 11th November 2016 - - Wednesday, February 10, 2016

2nd Global Conference on One Health - REGISTRATION SITE IS OPEN NOW


November 10-11, 2016 Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


The World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (WMA) in close collaboration with the JMA and JVMA are preparing the 2nd GCOH to be held on November 10th-11th in Kitakyusyu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.


SEE: http://www.worldvet.org/news.php?item=289 and http://www.wma.net/en/50events/20otherevents/81onehealth/index.html


Save the date


See http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/STD%202%20GCOH.pdf

10th - 11th November 2016

Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Moving forward from One Health Concept to One Health Approach

Following the successful Global Conference on One Health (GCOH) that was held in Madrid in May 2015, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (WMA) in close collaboration with the Japan Medical Association (JMA) and the Japan Veterinary Medical Association (JVMA) are preparing the 2nd GCOH to be held on 10t-11th November in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

The 2nd GCOH aims to bring together Veterinarians, Physicians, Students, Public Health Officers, Animal Health Officers, NGOs and other interested parties from the different world regions to learn, discuss and to address critical aspects of the 'One Health' Concept.

The main objectives of the conference are to strengthen the links and communications and to achieve closer collaboration between Physicians, Veterinarians and all appropriate stakeholders to improve the different aspects of health and welfare of humans, animals and the environment.

The main conference sessions will focus on the issues of:

• Zoonotic diseases

• Foodborne diseases

• Antimicrobial resistance

• Environmental hazards exposure to humans and animals

More details regarding the conference and registrations will be published soon on WVA www.worldvet.org and WMA www.wma.net websites

Note: The first landmark World Veterinary Association (WVA)/World Medical Association (WMA) Global Conference on One Health which was held in Madrid, Spain on May 21-22, 2015, brought together 330 delegates from 40 countries around the world to discuss the One Health Concept. http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/news.php?query=World+Veterinary+Association%2FWorld+Medical+Association+Global+Conference+on+One+Health+%96+Report+and+Presentations

The Thirteenth One Medicine Symposium - Durham, North Carolina - December 7 - 8, 2016 - Friday, February 05, 2016

The Thirteenth One Medicine Symposium

  December 7 -  8, 2016 - Sheraton Imperial  Hotel and Convention Center

 Durham, North Carolina

 More information, see:  http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/desktop%20%20One%20Med%20Submission%20Form.pdf

4th International One Health Congress - December 2016 - Monday, February 01, 2016

International One Health Congresses

Since 2011, three International One Health Congresses have been organized on a biennial basis. The fourth edition will be held in Melbourne, Australia, in December 2016. More information is available at http://oheh2016.org

In order to ensure the continuity of the International One Health Congresses, the One Health Platform will be responsible for organising subsequent editions. We are currently seeking expressions of interest in hosting the Fifth International One Health Congress. Download the Call for Expressions of Interest now.

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