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Topic: IDEA Seminar Series - Prioritization of Zoonotic Diseases: Insights from Conjoint Analysis

Date: Friday, February 17, 2012
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We're delighted to have Dr. Vicky Ng from the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses at the University of Guelph as our speaker for IDEA on February 17. The seminar as always is at the Fields Institute, 222 College Street, from noon to 1 EST, and snacks will be served.

Her talk is entitled: Prioritization of Zoonotic Diseases: Insights from Conjoint Analysis


Some of you may have taken part in this study, which has been promoted via ProMED. It should be extremely interesting, from both methodological and substantive points of view. For those unfamiliar with conjoint analysis, this is a group of techniques originally used in market research which are now finding broad application in public health and healthcare policy.


Abstract

“Zoonotic diseases are diseases that are transmitted between humans and animals. Zoonotic diseases account for over half of all communicable diseases causing illness in humans and approximately 75% of new emerging diseases. As limited resources are usually available for the control and prevention of zoonotic diseases, it becomes necessary to prioritize diseases in order to direct resources into those with the greatest needs. While there is general consensus for the need to prioritize zoonotic diseases, there are numerous challenges in the process of prioritization. This talk will present on the use of Conjoint Analysis to overcome the limitations in traditional prioritization methodologies and the results from a study involving over 3,000 participants across Canada and the US.

 

Information provided by:

David Fisman, MD, MPH, FRCP

Assoc. Professor

Epidemiology, Medicine and Health Policy Management and Evaluation

Dalla Lana School of Public Health

155 College Street, Room 547

Toronto, ON, Canada M4V 1X6

Email: david.fisman@utoronto.ca

Tel: (416) 978-6866 Fax: (416) 978-8299

 

One Health Summit Feb 19-22, 2012 – Davos, Switzerland Programme Released!

The international One Health Summit 2012, organized by the Global Risk Forum GRF Davos, features an integrative health risk management approach acknowledging the systemic interconnections between human-, animal-, and environmental health in close relation with food safety and security.

The conference will contribute to further advance and promote the concept of “One Health” and strengthen collaboration across disciplines, sectors and communities of practice. A holistic and integrative perspective will be key to the successful management of global health risks in an era of climate change, resource depletion, land degradation, hunger and development challenges.

Please find the link to the newly released summit programme with updated information on speakers, conference sessions – 8 plenaries and over 200 oral and poster presentations – and networking activities on the GRF Davos website.

Join top experts, leaders and pioneers from international organizations, public authorities, insurance and health services, the pharmaceutical and the food industry, academia and civil society. Only few early bird tickets are left. Register now in order to profit from a reduced conference registration fee.

 

One Health Conference – February 19 – 23, 2012 – Davos, Switzerland

GRF One Health Summit 2012 - Call for Contributions now open!

 

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/OneHealth_3rdannouncement.pdf

 

http://grforum.org/

The call for contributions for the GRF One Health Summit 2012 is now open until July 30, 2011. You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation relating to the topics of the GRF One Health Summit 2012.

The GRF One Health Summit 2012 will contribute to advancing the concept of “One Health” – which strives for intensive collaboration among all stakeholders related to public health – with elements of integrative risk management throughout the whole risk cycle. As today’s health risk management requires to be dealt with from a holistic perspective that acknowledges the systemic interconnections of human, animal and environmental health in close relation with food safety and security, only such an integrative approach will ensure sustainable public health in an era of climate change, resource depletion, land degradation, food insecurity and development challenges. >>>read more

 

International Scientific Conference on Bacteriocins and Antimicrobial Peptides – BAMP2012

 

Date:                                21st – 23rd February 2012

Place:                                Kosice, Slovakia

Organizing Institution:        Slovak Academy of Sciences in Kosice, Institute of Animal Physiology

Webpage:                        www.bacteriocin-conference.net

Contact e-mail:                info@bacteriocin-conference.net

 

The scientific programme will focus on current advances in the science and research of bacteriocins and antimicrobial peptides.

At BAMP2012 leading scientists from industry and academia will present and discuss current advances in the research of bacteriocins and antimicrobial peptides. Key themes will be isolation, characterization, mechanism-of-action, food, clinical and veterinary applications of novel or already characterized bacteriocins produced by lactic or non-lactic acid bacteria.

Further to its scientific content, BAMP2012 is a networking event, a unique opportunity to meet those who are worldwide involved with basic research or application development of bacteriocins and antimicrobial peptides. Initiation of cross-border co-operations between scientists and institutions will be also facilitated.

 

The International Scientific Conference on Bacteriocins and Antimicrobial Peptides

 

Tel.:      +421 917 957 393

Fax:      +421 41 4000 123

E-mail:  info@bacteriocin-conference.net

Web:    www.bacteriocin-conference.net

Posted upon request of Organizing Committee of BAMP2012 on June 7, 2011

 The 9th Annual Scientific Conference of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU)

 

One Health Summit

 

 

One Health Biomanufacturing Summit

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Johnson County Community College

 Kansas Bioscience Organization (USA)
8527 Bluejacket St. | Lenexa, KS 66214
phone 913-495-4334 | fax 913-888-6928
info@kansasbio.org

 http://kansasbio.org/contact/OneHealthSummit.htm

 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID)

 March 11 - 14, 2011

 Atlanta, GA (USA)

 http://www.iceid.org/

  “Infectious Diseases and Vaccines”

 22 March 2012, hosted by Immuno Valley as side visit to the BIO Europe Spring

 Venue: Kruyt building, Padualaan 8, de Uithof Utrecht, room: oost 6.11

Registration is also open for those who do not attend the BIO Europe Spring Conference

Registration deadline is 13 March 2012, email to Mijke Vogels, PhD (m.vogels@immunovalley.nl)

 Please see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/BIO%20Europe%20Spring%20Side%20Visit%20Infectious%20Diseases%20and%20Vaccines%20FINAL%20PROGR%20ENG2.pdf

 What could the One Health perspective bring to public health?

http://www.chnet-works.ca/

The event will start on: Mar 27, 01:30pm EDT
And will end on: Mar 27, 02:30pm EDT

The phrase ‘One Health” has gained international prominence in the past decade, mostly on the heels of emerging zoonotic infections.  In an era where chronic disease and the social determinants of health predominate much of the public health agenda, what is the relevance of an approach founded on the prevention or response to emerging zoonotic diseases, most of which create low burdens of human morbidity and mortality?

This Fireside chat will explore:
- How a perspective that links human well-being to the health of the world around us can provide insights into how to deal with complex health issues.
- Current research that demonstrates how paying attention to the world around us may help in detection and triage of environmental hazards; foster more resilient landscapes which provide important environmental health services and create capacity that will allow us to realize the Health for All ideal.

Presenter: Dr. Craig Stephen, Director, Centre for Coastal Health,  Professor- Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, University of Calgary.

Dr. Stephen is an epidemiologist and veterinarian who founded the Centre for Coastal Health (CCH) in British Columbia.  The CCH is an NGO that acts to investigate and support decisions on the detection, control and management of health issues at the interface of people, animals and our shared environment. Dr. Stephen is a Professor at the University of Calgary in the Department of Ecosystem and Public Health (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) and Community Health Science (Faculty of Medicine) as well as a clinical professor at the UBC School of Population and Public Health.  His research interests include the environmental determinants of health and the socio-ecology of emerging environmental health hazards.

NOTE: Simultaneous interpretation will be provided for this Fireside Chat.

  North Carolina (USA) One Health Collaborative NEWS & Upcoming Events Speakers

 Please see the new and expanding website for the North Carolina One Health Collaborative at http://nconehealthcollaborative.weebly.com/index.html

Also note Upcoming Events speaker events planned by this outstanding collaborative:

Weekly One Health Intellectual Exchange Group Sessions / Course: Philosophy to Practical Integration of Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

Spring Semester 2012 Cross-listed at Duke, NCSU (CBS 886/VMP 986), and UNC (PUBH 690 Sec 008) Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm North Carolina Biotechnology Center...

 March 27, 2012 Emergence of a zoonotic tropical disease in the United States: visceral leishmaniasis

Christine Peterson, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology at Iowa State University CVM

 

NIAA Annual Conference * March 26-29, 2012 * Denver, Colorado

Living in a World of Decreasing Resources & Increasing Regulation:
How to Advance Animal Agriculture

Agenda

Registration Info

Tour Info

Partnership Info

Media Info

Hotel Info

Travel Info

Questions?

 

$50 Early Registration Discounts Ends Friday, February 10th!

 

Two Keynote Speakers Just Announced:
Dr. Tony Frank, DVM, President, Colorado State University

Dr. Terry Barr, Senior Director of Knowledge Exchange Division, CoBank

More exciting keynote speakers to be announced…check back on NIAA’s website for more information.

 

Building on NIAA’s 2011 Annual Conference theme, Consumers’ Stake in Today’s Food Production:  Meeting Growing Production Demands, the 2012 Annual Conference will focus on how decreasing resources, both natural and financial, as well as increasing regulations are making it difficult for animal agriculture to advance.  With issues such as drought, tight credit, increased capital requirements, environmental regulations, more demanding animal care standards, and misinformation about how animals are raised, animal agriculture is in an important period of change.

 The 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture will explore the many issues facing the industry.  We will discuss how animal agriculture can be advanced through understanding the intricacies involved with the limited resources available and continued pressure to further regulate how animals are produced.

 This year’s conference includes an important and interesting tour of animal agriculture along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.

 One Health Initiative

Presentation and Q&A

 Hosted by Northeastern University Pre-Veterinary Club

Please SEE: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One%20Health%20Flyer.pdf

 

Archived events since April 6, 2012 - Tuesday, August 24, 2010

One Health@UGA

2012 Climate Change and Environmental Health Symposium:

Shifting Tides in Disease Emergence?

 

“One World, One Health. The concept, traceable to the Ancient Greeks, describes an awareness that human, animal, and environmental health are interconnected. It's an old idea that has gained new momentum in the last decade, particularly in the face of emerging infectious diseases such as Dengue Fever, West Nile, and enteric pathogens. ...”

When and Where:

 

Tuesday, April 3, 2012: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room 175, The University of Georgi, Athens, Georgia (USA)

 

Please see more at http://www.onehealth.uga.edu/

Turning the Tide

 

-Reclaiming Human Health by Restoring the Planet-

March 30 – April 5, 2012 - St Patrick Hospital - Broadway Building Conference Center -  Missoula, Montana 59802 (USA)

Please see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Turning%20the%20Tide%20Flyer%20-%202012indd.pdf

ONE HEALTH CONFERENCE - Tickborne Diseases and Rabies

Thursday, April 5, 2012, Tulsa Convention Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA)

“The One Health Conference is an inaugural regional educational effort dedicated to improving the health of both people and animals. The close co-existence of people and animals has created an environment of confluence in many areas including their health issues. Approximately 60% of human diseases are due to multi-host pathogens characterized by their movement across species lines and over the last 30 years approximately 75% of the newly emerging human infectious diseases have been zoonotic. One Health Education Initiatives serve to increase awareness of the health issues created by this confluence and ultimately improve animal and human health. The One Health Conference is a regional educational effort dedicated to enhancing this awareness and strengthening collaboration among all health professionals, especially the veterinary and human medical professions to optimize the health of people and animals. ...”

“Program Agenda

7:00 AM Registration and Coffee

7:50 AM Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Kristy Bradley, State Epidemiologist, OK Dept. of Health

8:00 AM Keynote Address – “One Health: A Concept for the 21st Century”

*Dr. Laura Kahn, Research Scholar, Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Princeton University  ...”

Please read more at: http://www.cvm.okstate.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=770&Itemid=375

 

* Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP is a co-founding member of the One Health Initiative team

Students for One Health at the University of California, Davis (USA) hosting first annual “One Health Day”

Students for One Health (SOH) at the University of California, Davis (USA), is hosting its first annual “One Health Day” on April 14, 2012 for the UC-wide medical students and University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students.  The event will be held at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and will consist of lectures, wet labs, and a tour of the veterinary teaching hospital and the teaching facilities.  The purpose of the event is to expose medical and pharmacy students to the world of veterinary medicine and to draw on the similarities as well as the differences between the two fields of medicine.  The day will open with a lecture by Dr. Rance LeFebvre (Ph.D. Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology) and Dr. Christie Mayo (DVM, PhD candidate) on bacteriology and virology, respectively, and will be focused primarily on diseases that concern both human and veterinary medicine.  The students will then receive a tour of the teaching hospital to visit the different specialties of the hospital.  This is followed by an anatomy lab rotation through general comparative anatomy, specifically comparative cardiopulmonary anatomy lead by Dr. Alan J. Conley (BVSc, MS, Ph.D) and Dr. Kent Pinkerton (Ph.D. Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology, and Cell Biology) and other members of our faculty.  After lunch, a radiology presentation will be given by Dr. Eric Wisner (DVM, DACVR) with emphasis on zoonotic diseases and comparative medicine followed by an ultrasound wet lab lead by Dr. Mathieu Spriet (DVM, MS, DACVR, DECVDI)  in which students will  receive hands on experience on ultrasounding their four-legged companions.  Next, students will receive a tutorial in hematology followed by a cytology wetlab and discussion guided by our clinical pathology resident, Dr. Andrew Burton (DVM).  The event will then close with a parasitology presentation about parasites of zoonotic importance and hands-on wetlab with Dr. Patricia Conrad (DVM, PhD) and veterinary parasitologist Robin Houston (MS)

For more information on Students for One Health, please visit: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/onehealth/students/index.cfm

note: this itinerary is subject to change

 Provided April 10, 2012 by:

 Christina Tam
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine c/o 2014

 AFRICA CONFERENCE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES, EMERGENCY RISKS AND TRAVEL MEDICINE (ACIDER-TM 2012)

 Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 8:00 PM (PT)

Owerri, Nigeria

 

See: http://acidertm2012.eventbrite.com/

 

Food Safety Summit

April 17-19, 2012

Washington, DC (USA)

SEE www.foodsafetysummit.com

 

Longstanding One Health Supporter/Advocate to Speak at One Health Academy Meeting, Washington, DC (USA)

 

 

The One Health Academy on April 19, 2012 at 6:30PM guest speaker will be David R. Franz, DVM, PhD of SBD Global. Dr Franz will discuss the history of the "Dual-Use Research of Concern" issue, provide a brief overview of the recent rH5N1 discussions and develop his own thoughts on the way ahead regarding safety and security of our life-sciences enterprise, all in a global context.

 

Dr. Franz served in the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command for 23 of 27 years on active duty and retired as Colonel.  He served as Commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) and as Deputy Commander of the Medical Research and Materiel Command.  Prior to joining the Command, he served as Group Veterinarian for the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne).

 

Dr. Franz was the Chief Inspector on three United Nations Special Commission biological warfare inspection missions to Iraq and served as technical advisor on long-term monitoring.  He also served as a member of the first two US-UK teams that visited Russia in support of the Trilateral Joint Statement on Biological Weapons and as a member of the Trilateral Experts’ Committee for biological weapons negotiations.

 

Dr. Franz was Technical Editor for the Textbook of Military Medicine on Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare released in 1997.  Current standing committee appointments include the Defense Intelligence Agency Red Team Bio-Chem 2020, the National Academy of Sciences Committee on International Security and Arms Control, the National Research Council Board on Life Sciences and the Department of Health and Human Services National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity.  He serves on the Boards of the Federation of American Scientists and Integrated Nano-Technologies, LLC.

 

Dr. Franz holds an adjunct appointment as Professor for the Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. The current focus of his activities relates to the role of international engagement in the life sciences as a component of national security policy. Dr. Franz holds a D.V.M. from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. in Physiology from Baylor College of Medicine.

 

One Health Academy Dinner Meetings are held at the Capital Yacht Club 1000 Water Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.

There is parking on the street or under Phillips restaurant.

 

You can access directions at www.capitalyachtclub.com or Google Maps.

The nearest Metro station is L'Enfant Plaza or Waterfront-SEU. Go to http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm. To download directions or Upload to your smart phone.

 

The entrance to the Capital Yacht Club is directly behind Phillips and Jenny's Asian Fusion restaurants, facing the Potomac River. There is a 50-person limit to the meeting so we suggest you register early.

Please note: The cost of the evening is now $17 per person and includes dinner, discussion with colleagues, and networking.

Please visit our web site for membership and new News at www.onehealthacademy.org Looking forward to seeing you and yes please bring new possible members with you to join our group!

 

Provided by:

One Health Academy Staff

Annamaria Castiglia, DVM

OHA Coordinator

 

“One Health” Discussion at Health Journalism 2012 Program - Saturday, April 21, 2012 – Atlanta, Georgia (USA)

 

Humans, animals, ecosystems: Covering the “One Health” movement

• *Lisa Conti, D.V.M., M.P.H., director, One Health Solutions
Susan Sanchez, Ph.D., professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia
Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Ph.D., research associate, Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University
Moderator: Kathleen M. Raven, independent journalist, Athens, Ga.

 

*Dr. Conti is a member of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH

 

Health Journalism 2012 – the 14th annual conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists http://www.healthjournalism.org/calendar-details.php?id=634 is set for April 19-22 at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. Join more than 500 other journalists as they take part in skill-building workshops, sit in on panel discussions and visit area research sites. The conference, produced by the association’s Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, features world-class speakers, important news briefings and helpful sessions all aimed at aiding reporters, editors and news producers in better covering the latest health issues.

Freelancers will have an opportunity to pitch story ideas to assignment editors. Winners of the latest Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism will be celebrated. An exhibit hall will feature foundations, universities, research institutions and other organizations with useful reporter resources. And all attendees will have numerous opportunities to network with their peers – at sessions, meals and receptions, all of which are included in the registration fee.

Twitter:

Watch #ahcj12 for updates about the conference.

Registration:

Professional journalists: $170 (plus $60 if you need to join AHCJ)
Students: $130
(See registration page for other categories.)
Pre-registration is now closed but you can register on site.

Conference site:

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

 

Go to Duke Events  April 24, 2012 (USA)

One Health in the Bigger Picture: A Concept for the 21st Century

Presenter:Laura Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Research Scholar, Princeton University

Sponsor:Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI)

Location:Trent 124 - Map

When: 04/24/2012 at 12:00 PM to 04/24/2012 at 01:00 PM

Contact: Finley, Emma Email: emma.finley@duke.edu Phone: 668-4036

Dr. Kahn, a general internist, is a research scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University. She is the author of the book "Who's in Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises," and a recognized expert on emerging public health issues such as zoonoses and biosecurity. Before joining the Princeton University staff, she was managing physician for the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and a medical officer for the Food and Drug Administration. Lunch will be provided. To participate, please RSVP by April 23 to emma.finley@duke.edu.

More Information

http://calendar.duke.edu/events/show?fq=id%3ACAL-8a08708a-3680512e-0136-cab5dad6-0000385ddemobedework%40mysite.edu

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One Health Western University of Health Sciences Faculty Panel: SARS – May 3 2012

 Thursday 5/3/12, 12-1pm

 “This will be a student guided case study where faculty will be asked to discuss a few questions regarding a case on the emerging infectious disease, SARS. The SARS outbreak clearly demonstrated that it is no longer the exclusive privilege of countries to report and respond to infectious diseases occurring in their own territories, but that the global community has also assumed this role. Through the WesternU Inter-Professional Education (IPE) course, students were asked to discuss similar cases and to figure out how to work with each other in multiple academic disciplines to find a solution to the problem. This will be an amazing educational experience to allow WesternU faculty to demonstrate to you that the interdisciplinary collaboration does not stop at the end of your academic journey, but in fact continues throughout your career as a professional.”

 Please see entire program: http://www.globalhealthawareness.org/westernu/one-health-panel

Global Development Symposium 2012 - May 6-9, 2012 | Ontario Veterinary College

http://www.ovc150.ca/en/celebrate/Global_Dev_Sym_2012.asp

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

 

 

The Fifteenth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research -  May 7-9, 2012

 

Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor Hotel
300 Light Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
410-528-1234

 

The Annual Conference on Vaccine Research provides high-quality, current reports of scientific progress featured in both invited presentations and submitted oral abstracts and posters.   As the premier venue for cutting edge learning, effective data sharing, and scientific collaboration on issues related to vaccines and immunization, the conference features international experts leading symposia and panel discussions.

The conference is designed specifically for epidemiologists; immunologists; microbiologists; molecular biologists; nurses; nurse practitioners; pharmacologists; pharmacists; physicians; post-graduate fellows; public health officials; researchers and scientists; vaccine, diagnostic, and device manufacturers; and veterinarians.

 

Contact National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

For more information please see:

http://www.cvent.com/events/15th-annual-conference-on-vaccine-research/event-summary-217f59a0e65244738d89d9a68ad6a490.aspx

 

 Also please see: http://www.cvent.com/d/scqjyd?refid=ohi.

 Sponsored by: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Collaborating Organizations: American Veterinary Medical Association; Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of MedicineCenters for Disease Control and Prevention; Edward Jenner Society; Emory Vaccine Center; Fondation MerieuxInternational Association for Biological Standardization; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH; One Health Initiative; Sabin Vaccine Institute; Sealy Center for Vaccine Development; Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists; US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

 

Infectious Disease Genomics and Global Health

Suzhou, China

May 7 - 11, 2012
Abstract deadline: February 24th

Organizers:

Julian Parkhill, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute , UK
Patrick Boon Ooi TAN, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
George Weinstock, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Ruifu Yang, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, China

We are pleased to announce the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Infectious Disease Genomics and Global Health which will be held at the Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center in Suzhou, China, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference will begin at 7:00pm on the evening of Monday May 7, and will conclude after lunch on Friday, May 11, 2012.

The emphasis of this conference will be on the application of genomic technologies to problems of infectious disease in a global health context. Infectious disease is still a major burden on healthcare throughout the world, but particularly in developing countries. However, disease agents do not respect borders, and an integrated global approach is necessary to understand transmission and evolution of infectious disease agents. Genomic technologies promise new approaches to these problems, and these will be the major focus of the meeting. These technologies promote cross-fertilisation amongst previously disparate fields, and we therefore welcome abstracts covering any area in this field.

This conference is similar in design to the famous Cold Spring Harbor meetings series, a program now in its 76th year. The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in genome science. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.

Major Topics:

-         Genomics of viral diseases

-         Genomics of bacterial diseases

-         Genomics of parasite diseases and vectors

-         Population genomics

-         Epidemiology and Public Health

-         Pathogen Evolution

-         Host/Pathogen/Vector interactions

-         Computational tools

Registration available until May 7, 2012

The on-line registration will be available until the meeting starts. But early registration will help to save cost. Rates vary for corporate/industry, academic (PhD, MD, staff scientists) and student (up to PhD) attendees. Endowed student package costs as low as USD250/CNY1530 before February 24th, 2012.

 

Abstracts due February 24th, 2012

We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. Selection results for short talks (10-20) and poster presentations will be made by the organizers on the basis of scientific merit and relevance.

 

Fellowships of up to $500 (USD) are available to participants who have an abstract accepted for poster presentation.

 

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Check the most updated meeting information and register today!

Cold Spring Harbor Asia www.csh-asia.org

Tel: +86-512-62729029; Email: meetings@csh-asia.org

No. 299, Qiyue Road, SIP, Suzhou, China

 

Please mark your calendar for the upcoming Program on Science and Global Security's Spring 2012 Biodefense Seminar Series sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation.

 

All seminars will take place at the Carl Icahn building Room 280 from 12:30 to 2pm unless otherwise noted. Lunch will be served.

 

The schedule is as follows:

 

May 11th: Victor Sidel, MD, MPH, Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. Founder of the Physicians for Social Responsibility and the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.


Archived Events since May 20, 2012 - Sunday, August 22, 2010

Annual Meeting & Sixth State Environmental Laboratory Conference - May 20-23, 2012

  The Westin Hotel in Seattle, WA (USA)

  Mark your calendars for the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) 2012 Annual Meeting & Sixth State Environmental Laboratory Conference on May 20-23, 2012 at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, WA.

 The theme of the meeting is “One  World. One Health.”  The meeting will address issues related to emerging infectious disease detection, emergency preparedness, informatics, biomonitoring, food safety, newborn  screening, public health policy, and global health.  There will be an  exhibit hall  featuring products and services for the laboratory community.

 For more information on the conference, including registration fees, sponsorships and exhibits and preliminary program, visit:

http://www.aphl.org/conferences/2012AM/Pages/default.aspx.

 Information provided by:

LINETTE GRANEN, MT(ASCP)DLM

Manager, Corporate Relations

Association of Public Health Laboratories

8515 Georgia Ave Ste 700

Silver Spring MD 20910

mailto:linette.granen@aphl.org

http://www.aphl.org

 

One Health: Integrating Animal, Human & Environmental Science into the Curriculum

 

 In-service program at Kansas State University Olathe for high school teachers (USA)

 June 11-14, 2012

 

 http://olathe.k-state.edu/images/initiatives/SummerTeacherWkshp%20Flyer_2012.pdf

 

Expected Outcomes for Teachers:

 Increased knowledge about the connections between animal, human and environmental health and career opportunities related to public health

 Lesson plans that integrate current research and best practice into science and career & technical edu-cation courses

 A kit equipped with materials necessary to execute lessons demonstrated in the course

 

GOAL: Prepare 20 Kansas teachers to educate high school students about the

interconnections between human, animal and environmental health through existing units and/or courses in biology, chemistry, life science, environmental science, and Career and Technical Education agriculture, health, biochemistry and biomedical pathways

 

 An $800 scholarship will be provided to each teacher to offset expenses related to travel, tuition, and lodging.

 

 Apply online at:

http://tinyurl.com/OneHealthRegistration  

Include a statement of interest & brief resume.

For questions, contact:

Roberta Robinson at robertar@ksu.edu  

Phone: 913.307.7316

Application deadline: April 13, 2012

 

1 Graduate Credit Hour

 

15th International Congress
on Infectious Diseases (ICID)
Bangkok • Thailand • June 13-16, 2012

Organized by the International Society
for Infectious Diseases

http://www.isid.org/icid/index.shtml

 

The 2012 Biosecurity Conference - Boston, MA (USA) - June 20-21, 2012

See: www.globalbiosecurity.org

Co-located with the 2012 BIO International Convention Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Register now for next month’s dialogue on the impact of life sciences on global security

The 2012 Biosecurity Conference builds on the cross-sector dialogue begun at the 2010 and 2011 sessions. It is organized by the Partnership for Global Security (PGS), the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response (ISTAR) at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). It is sponsored in part by the Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), and The Alliance For Biosecurity.

 

Roles, Responsibilities and Realities Veterinarians Face in Protecting Public Health

 

Please join us for an important discussion hosted by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Animal Health Institute.

Veterinarian’s responsibility in keeping animals healthy is an essential part of the human heath ecosystem. Whether working on the farm, in private or corporate practice, government, academia or uniformed services, veterinarians play an increasingly critical role in protecting public health. The Food and Drug Administration’s recent guidance document, The Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing Animals, recommends increasing veterinary oversight of antibiotic administration. This discussion will examine the ever increasing role that veterinarians play in food safety and maintaining animal health as a key driver in overall public health.

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

11:45a.m. - 12:05 p.m. ET (registration)

12:05 – 2:00 p.m. ET (program)

 

Chick-fil-A lunch will be served

 

The Capitol Visitors Center, HVC-Room 201, Washington, D.C.

 

Opening Remarks:                                                      Keynote Address:

Alexander Mathews, President and CEO                         Dr. John Clifford, Chief Veterinary Officer,

Animal Health Institute                                                                  United States Department of Agriculture

 

Panel:

·         Dr. Doug Meckes, Branch Chief, Food, Agriculture & Veterinary Defense Branch, Department of Homeland Security

·         Dr. Rene Carlson, President, American Veterinary Medical Association

·         Dr. Terri Clark, Director, Office of Animal Care & Use, NIH, Chief Veterinary Officer, United States Public Health Service

·         Dr. Christine Navarre, Past-President, American Association of Bovine Practitioners

 

RSVP: Brigid Zeller bzeller@ahi.org – 202-637-2440

 

*This event has been structured to comply with the Widely Attended Event exception to the Congressional Gift Ban.

 
VERMONT VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (USA) proudly present ONE HEALTH SPEAKER - Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH, DACVPM - Essex, VT (USA) June 21, 2012

VERMONT VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (USA) proudly present ONE HEALTH SPEAKER

 

Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

 

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

The Essex, Essex VT (USA)

 

One Health: Where Humans, Animals and the Environment Overlap

 

Stories from the field: the critical role of preparedness in practice Emerging Pathogens: what the practitioner needs to know Rabies: an ancient disease with modern implications Poo, Goo and You: A Parasite Review

 

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/OHI%20Dr.%20Conti%20announcement%202.2012.pdf


Dr. Lisa Conti
is the former Director of the Division of Environmental Health, Florida Department of Health and is Associate Professor of Pathobiology at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the One Health Initiative team of Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Thomas P. Monath, MD, and Jack Woodall, PhD on January 26, 2012. In that

capacity, she helps co-manage the One Health Initiative website www.onehealthinitiative.com, in addition to participating in the team’s numerous One Health projects. As a recognized

international One Health leader, author and speaker, Dr. Conti is co-author/editor of a “first of its kind” landmark One Health textbook with the prominent American public health physician

at Yale Medical School, Dr. Peter M. Rabinowitz, entitled “Human-Animal Medicine Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and other Shared Health Risks.”

 

The cooperation of health care professionals, both veterinary and medical, is essential to ensure global health. Please join the Vermont One Health Task Force as we embark on this critical mission.  Registration will be available in the spring.  For more information, contact the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association at Kathy@vtvets.org, visit www.vtvets.org, or call 802-878-6888.

 

2nd Infectious Diseases World Summit


San Francisco, CA (USA) on July 9-10, 2012

 

IVth Wildlife Management Congress due to be held in Durban from 9-12th July 2012

 

“This is the first time that the International Wildlife Management Congress (IWMC) comes to Africa. The Wildlife Society (TWS) in partnership with Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa (WESSA), SANParks, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife will host this prestigious congress.”

 For more information please visit www.iwmc2012.org

One Border One Health Seminar & Meeting

 

Friday, July 27th, 2012

 

Handlery Hotel

 

950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108 8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

 

8:00 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Helen Engelke BVSc, MPVM, Dipl. ACVPM, MRCVS

Assistant Professor, Veterinary Public Health

Western University of Health Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine

Pomona, California

8:40 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Alma Patricia Sotelo, DVM, MS

Responsible for Animal Health and Food Safety

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA)

Mexicali, Baja California

One Health Panel

8:45 a.m.

Taking a One-Health Approach to Strengthening Health and Security for All

Karen Becker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

The Tauri Group

Alexandria, Virginia

9:30 a.m.

One Health in Mexico

Juan Garza Ramos, DVM

Faculty, School of Veterinary Medicine & Zoonosis

Autonomous University of Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico

10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:30 a.m.

The One Health Initiative: A Promising Approach to Difficult Public Health Problems

Gregory Gray, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Department of Environmental and Global Health College of Public Health and Health Professions University of Florida Gainesville, Florida

11:15 a.m.

Panel Question & Answer

11:35 a.m.

One Health Panel Closing Remarks

Suzanne Lindsay, PhD, MSW, MPH Executive Director for the Institute for Public Health Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

One Border One Health Committee Meetings

12:00 p.m.

One Border One Health Happenings

12:15 p.m.

Partner Profile: Terra Peninsular

Sula Vanderplank, MSc

Science Advisor, Terra Peninsular

Ensenada, Baja California

12:45 p.m.

Lunch

1:45 p.m.

Committee Meetings

2:45 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m.

Committee Meetings

4:15 p.m.

Reports from Committees & Discussion

5:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Ben McCue <spa


Archived Events since July 30 2012 - Sunday, August 22, 2010

Joint World Disease Association (WDA), European Wildlife Disease Assocation (EWDA) conference, Lyon (France) 22-27 July 2012

Convergence in wildlife health

“The 61st International conference of the WDA http://www.wildlifedisease.org/ and the 10th biennial conference of the EWDA http://www.ewda.org/  will be jointly organized in Lyon (France) from Sunday July 22nd through Friday July 27th 2012. The main topic of the conference will be "convergence in wildlife health". The organizing and scientific committees are aiming at gathering experts in wildlife health from a wide range of experiences and origins.” ...

See more:  http://wda2012.vetagro-sup.fr/

UNISPACE III Recommendation 6 - Follow-Up Initiative

 

Improving Public Health by Application of Space Technology - An Open Community Approach Organized by University of Koblenz-Landau in cooperation with UNOOSA UN-Campus  in Bonn, Germany, 30 July –- 1 August 2012

 

Please see http://math.uni-landau.de/spatial-public-health

Wed. August 22, 2012 - University of Delaware

 

ONE World ONE Health Symposium -

Bringing many together for the good of One.

Topic: Global Thinking for the Greater Good: Interdisciplinary Health Discourse and Research

The 1st Annual Animal, Human, and Environmental Health Symposium

Sponsored by UD College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (CANR), the College of Health Sciences (CHS), and The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN)

SEE: http://ag.udel.edu/events/oneworldonehealth/index.html

International Symposium on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

September 6-7, 2012

The 4th International Symposium on Emerging Infectious Diseases will be held on September 6-7, 2012 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Each year the International Symposium on Emerging Infectious Diseases provides foreign scientists with the opportunity to interact closely with high-ranking Mongolian leaders who specialize in human and animal health. This highly interactive event provide an opportunity for international and Mongolian researchers to create a global scientific exchange of information and increase collaboration potential around the world.

Registration Information

 

http://egh.phhp.ufl.edu/news-and-events/international-symposium-on-emerging-infectious-diseases/

International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases (ISIRV)

 

 Incidence, Severity and Impact, 2012

 

An ISIRV International Conference on Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza

 

September 5 – 8, 2012 ... Munich, Germany

 

For more information see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Munich_sponsorship_12_7%20(2).pdf

OMICS Group, the World class Scientific Events Organizer hosting “2nd World Congress on Cancer

 

Science and Therapy”

 

September 10 - 12, 2012 at Hilton San Antonio (USA)

 

http://dott-scivisa.campusnet.unito.it/do/avvisi.pl/Show?_id=9099

Annual Conference 2012 

Tennessee Public Health Association Annual Educational Conference

 THEME:         “one health, one environment, one world”

 WHEN:           September 11-14, 2012

 WHERE:         Cool Springs Marriott Hotel and Convention Center - Franklin, Tennessee

More information see: http://www.tnpublichealth.org/index.php?id=32

 

For Immediate Release

 

Vaccines and Diagnostics for Transboundary Animal Diseases Workshop

Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate

 

Media contact information: Connie Scovin, Development Coordinator, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa 50011

Tel. 860.355.8599, Mobile 203.219.1689

 

(Ames, IA) - Representatives of federal agencies, the biologics industry and academia are invited to participate in a Workshop to discuss state-of-the-art measures for vaccine and diagnostic tool development for significant transboundary animal diseases. The Workshop will be held September 17-19, 2012 in Ames Iowa.

 

Scientists are invited to submit abstracts featuring novel research to diagnose and control important transboundary animal diseases.

 

Internationally recognized experts will discuss state of the art research for the following diseases: highly pathogenic avian influenza; exotic Newcastle disease; foot and mouth disease; Rift Valley fever; Nipah and Hendra viruses; African swine fever; classical swine fever; Heartwater; Q fever; Ebola; and Schmallenberg virus.

 

To register or submit abstracts for poster presentations, please visit http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Meetings/2012-vaccines-and-diagnostics-for-transboundary-animal-diseases.php  by August 10. The cost to attend the Workshop is $200.

 

The Workshop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate (www.dhs.gov/files/scitech.shtm), the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD) at Kansas State University (www.ceezad.org) – a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, the Center for Food Security and Public Health/Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics at Iowa State University (www.cfsph.iastate.edu), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) www.oie.int and the International Alliance for Biological Standardization (IABS), www.iabs.org.

 

REMINDER:  Starting today in Tuskegee, Alabama (USA)

 

13TH Annual Biomedical Research Symposium – September 20 – 21, 2012

 

Tuskegee University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health - Tuskegee, Alabama (USA)

 

“The 13th Annual Biomedical Research is scheduled for September 20]21, 2012. This year’s symposium

underscores the CVMNAH’s overall strategy of advancing biomedical research through trans]disciplinary,

“One Medicine ~ One Health Initiative” whose creative focus is to address the needs of the people that

we serve locally as well as nationally and globally. Two of the internationally recognized giants and

leaders in the “One Health” movement will be the Keynote speakers (shown below). The two days

program also includes several other invited presentations from renowned scientists and community

leaders, a cultural show and dinner and an afternoon devoted to research presentations by our own

veterinary and graduate students.”

 

NOTE:  Two Outstanding One Health Leaders to be Keynote speakers...

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/13th%20BMRS%20Agenda.%20Sept%202012%20pdf.pdf

 

Gregory C. Gray, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Professor, Dept. of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine

Professor and Chair, Dept. of Environmental and Global Health, Director, Global Pathogens

Laboratory; College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida

Member One Health Initiative Autonomous Pro Bono team’s Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php

 Jack Woodall, PhD

Viral Epidemiologist

Center of Health Sciences, Federal University

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Member One Health Initiative Autonomous Pro Bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH

  http://www.healthdisparity.tuskegee.edu/13thSymposium/symp13th.htm

 Symposium Flyer: http://www.healthdisparity.tuskegee.edu/13thSymposium/13BMRS_FLYER.pdf

2nd ARIP (On Antibiotic Resistance and Infection Prevention) Conference – October 4-5, 2012

 

Vilnius - Lithuania

 

A comprehensive multidisciplinary Conference devoted to a wide spectrum of antimicrobial resistance & the Infection Prevention

About the Conference

 
 

 

The groundbreaking series of the ARIP Conferences will provide an unique meeting place to bring together scientists and experts in all major fields of antimicrobial resistance and infection prevention. The Conferences will feature internationally recognized invited speakers, oral presentations and poster sessions, and will provide an ideal platform for continuing education.

 
 

 

 Read more: http://www.antibiotic-awareness.eu/

 

 
 

 

 

Prominent Australian One Health Scientific Leader Discusses Emerging Infectious Diseases Symposium NEWS

 

Provided to the One Health Initiative website by:

 

*Martyn H. Jeggo, BVetMed, PhD

Director

Australian Animal Health Laboratory

CSIRO Livestock Industries

PMB 24

Geelong   Vic (Australia) 3220

 

Emerging Infectious Diseases Symposium

22-23 October 2012

Geelong, Victoria, Australia

 

The Emerging Infectious Diseases Symposium is taking place from 22-23 October 2012, at the Four Points by Sheraton, Geelong Waterfront, Victoria, Australia.

 

More than 120 delegates will attend this inaugural event that will focus on improving the world’s ability to protect people and animals from increasing biosecurity threats, in particular from emerging infectious diseases.

 

The last several decades has seen the emergence of many novel infectious diseases. Compounding this is the re-emergence of diseases as a result of increases in global trade, movement of animals and people, a changing climate, increased host exposure and other environmental factors. Research into emerging infectious diseases is growing rapidly, with new breakthroughs in the understanding of host-pathogen interactions and the development of innovative and exciting therapeutic strategies.

EIDS2012 will bring together the critical areas of One Health – a combined approach to animal, human and environmental health.  It will provide an opportunity to share research into new diagnostic tools, drivers for emergence of disease and innovative control strategies that will help with responding to disease outbreaks more effectively and explore ways to predict where and when the next pandemic might strike.

 

The EIDS2012 scientific program, combined with world-renowned key note speakers, will encourage a healthy exchange of information and debate.  For further information please visit the website https://wiki.csiro.au/confluence/display/ii09/EIDS2012   

 

                                œ     œ     œ     œ

 

Establishment of Special Interest Group (SIG) in Australia as part of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)

 

Late last year the PHAA approved the establishment of a SIG for One Health. This SIG seeks to inform and support policy development and implementation leading to an increased use of a one health approach wherever possible by those providing services and support to the environment, animal and human health sectors. Such SIGs have proved invaluable in the past in providing increased attention and action of specific issues relating to public health in Australia and this One Health SIG is seen as a real opportunity to drive change in this area. Julia Langford (DFID) and Martyn Jeggo (CSIRO) are co-convenors of this SIG and with the management committee are putting together a strategic plan and list of short and medium term deliverables for this One Health SIG. Further details can be found on the PHAA website http://www.phaa.net.au/     

 

*Dr. Jeggo also serves on the One Health Initiative Autonomous Pro Bono team’s Honorary One Health Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php.

A ONE HEALTH APPROACH TO ANTIMICROBIAL USE AND RESISTANCE

November 13-15, 2012

Hilton Polaris Hotel

Columbus, OH

2012 NIAA Annual
Conference Partners

http://animalagriculture.org/Solutions/Symposia/2012_antibiotics/index.html

 

Agenda

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

1:00 p.m.                      Welcome to OhioDr. Gordon Gee, Ohio State University, President

1:15 p.m.                                                 Introduction – A Common Purpose

§                            Improving Health Through Judicious Use Of Antimicrobials And Decreasing  The Impacts Of Antimicrobial Resistance

1:35 p.m.                      Keynote:  Dr. Lonnie King, Dean, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

2:20 p.m.                      An Overview of Antimicrobial Use

§                            Dr. Ron DeHaven , AVMA Executive Vice-President

§                            Dr. Kurt Stevenson, OSU Medical Center

3:20 p.m.                                                                      Break
3:35 p.m.    


Archived Events since November 17 2012 - Saturday, August 21, 2010

The Human-Animal Bond: What it means in Veterinary Practice - 2nd CABI Symposium on Animal Welfare and Behaviour

 

Friday, 16 November 2012 from 09:00 to 12:15 (GMT)

 

London, United Kingdom

 

 

http://cabiwelfare.eventbrite.com/?ebtv=C

Mayor Nancy Chaney Participates in National League of Cities Conference (USA)

 

Nov. 5, 2012 (Moscow, Idaho) — *Mayor Nancy Chaney, Moscow, Idaho was recently appointed as one of 15 members of the National League of Cities (NLC) Nominating Committee that will be responsible for recommending a slate of officers and board members to lead NLC in 2013. Next year's leaders will be elected during the Annual Business Meeting at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1.

 

Also at the Conference, the NLC University Communities Council (UCC), chaired by Chaney, will showcase NLC's One Health Resolution 2012–17. Guest presenter *Peter Rabinowitz, MD, associate professor in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program at Yale, and affiliate of the international One Health Initiative Advisory Board, will speak about inter-relationships among human, animal, and ecological health and implications for local government.

 

As noted in NLC’s One Health Resolution 2012–17, “The One Health Initiative is the collaborative objective of multiple disciplines, including the American Medical Association (AMA), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), their international counterparts, and environmental organizations, working locally, nationally, and globally to disseminate information about human health, animal health, and environmental health. … Successful adoption and implementation of the One Health Initiative will be predicated on the leadership, communication skills, and cooperation of its advocates.”

 

Scott Fedale, chair of the City of Moscow Sustainable Environment Commission, states, “I applaud the National League of Cities for engaging in a discussion on the One Health Initiative project.  This initiative promises to expand collaborations and communication across disciplines in all areas of health care for humans, animals and the environment, as well as expanding the base of scientific knowledge in the public health arena."

 

For more information on the NLC Conference, Chaney’s appointment to the Nominating Committee, or her coordination of the UCC sessions, please contact Chaney at 208.883.7080 or by email at nchaney@ci.moscow.id.us.

 

Story Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor

City of Moscow, 203 E. Third Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843 (USA)

Phone: 208.883.7006

Email: griedner@ci.moscow.id.us

 www.ci.moscow.id.us

 

The City of Moscow delivers quality municipal services while ensuring responsible use of resources.

We anticipate and meet the needs of our diverse population in order to build public trust and enhance a sense of community.

 

[*Note: Mayor Nancy Chaney and Dr. Peter Rabinowitz are members of the Honorary Advisory Board of the One Health Initiative Autonomous Pro Bono Team:

Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH]

BUGS vs DRUGS:

A One Medicine Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance

Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center | Durham, North Carolina - December 5-6 2012

A conference for physicians, nurses, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, public health professionals, environmental health specialists, agriculture professionals, wildlife professionals, and federal, military, state and local disaster responders.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services continue to host the One Medicine Symposium to educate and provide attendees with take-home tools that will improve and enhance preparedness for a natural or man-made disaster or infectious disease outbreak.

The ninth One Medicine Symposium focuses on the origins and impacts of antimicrobial resistance on human and animal health. This year’s agenda encourages human, animal and environmental health professionals to come together to improve awareness and understanding of the issues in a One Medicine approach. ...

 

For Details, please see: http://www.onemedicinenc.org

 

1 International Conference on Rabies in West Africa (RIWA)

Held at the International Conference Centre (ICC), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 4 - 7 December, 2012

and Related Curriculum Review Workshop to improve Postgraduate Programmes for Human-Animal Disease Surveillance in West Africa

 

SEE http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Conference%20Programme%20-%20Rabies%20in%20West%20Africa%20Ibadan%202012.pdf

 

Information provided by:

 

Babasola O. Olugasa DVM, PhD

Project Team Leader

Centre for Control and Prevention of Zoonoses

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

http://ccpz.ui.edu.ng


Senior Lecturer
Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Tel.234-803-582-4221

Email: bolugasa@yahoo.com

b.olugasa@ui.edu.ng

http://vet.ui.edu.ng/BOOlugasa 

 

Dr. Olugasa is a One Health supporter and listed on the One Health Initiative Supporter page http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/supporters.php.

Georgia Aquarium Veterinarian chief to Discuss One Health at University of Georgia, Athens, GA (USA), Dec. 12, 2012

On Wed. Dec. 12, Dr. Gregory Bossart, Georgia Aquarium Chief Veterinary Officer and Senior Vice President of Veterinary Services, will be discussing the One Health impacts of his work in clinical domestic, marine mammal, fish and avian medicine and wildlife pathology.  The lecture, titled “One Health and the Oceans: The integration of Marine Mammal, Human and Environmental Health in Practice,” begins at 1:00 p.m. in Room 175 of the Coverdell Center.

Gregory Bossart, VMD, Ph.D. leads all veterinary operations and conservation and research programs at Georgia Aquarium. He has spent the last 30 years working in clinical domestic, marine mammal and avian medicine and wildlife pathology on a national and international basis.  He helped characterize the first viral disease in manatees and was responsible for developing the first immunohistochemical technique for diagnosing red tide poisoning in marine mammals and birds. He is particularly interested in the application of aquatic species as sentinels for the effects of global climate change, ecosystem and human health.

The One Health @ UGA Lectures Series aims to efforts at UGA and the Southeast focused on interdisciplinary teaching and learning, research, and outreach at the nexus of human, animal and ecological health.  It is supported by the BHSI Division of One Health.

[EVENT FLYER]

See: http://biomed.uga.edu/archives/1685

One Health Forum Korea:

 

One Health Forum

Korea 2012

 

http://www.onehealth.kr/index.php?mm_code=704&sm_code=706

 

 

 

 

December 13-14th 2012 Faculty Club

Seoul National University

Seoul, Korea

"One Health Forum 2012 is the first attempt at providing a forum for specialists from around Korea and around the world to come together

to introduce the One Health concept in Korea and discuss the tasks that confront us. Twenty professionals will share their experience and vision

during six sessions covering: background theory, zoonosis, food safety and sustainability, communication, ecosystem health, and the challenges

confronting Korean society....."

Please see links for more information: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One%20Health%20Forum%20Korea%20brochure.pdf and http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One%20Health%20Forum%20Korea%20poster.pdf

 

 

Dr. Lisa A. Conti, will be speaking and representing the One Health Initiative team.  See "One Health, Ecosystem Health".

 

One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team:

Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪

Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD

Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH

May 16, 2012

 

Call for Abstracts: PENAPH Technical Workshop – Chiang Mai, Thailand December 11-13 2012

 

Posted by Jeff Mariner under PENAPH

The Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) is a partnership of organizations and individuals that seek to facilitate the continued development and application of participatory methods in epidemiology. PENAPH partners include animal health and public health partners committed to one health and ecohealth approaches. The overall goal of PENAPH is to enhance epidemiological services in the developing world by making them more representative of and responsive to the needs of beneficiaries. ...

See more http://penaph.net/

INTERNATIONAL  SYMPOSIUM ON ONE HEALTH:WAY FORWARD TO CHALLENGES IN FOOD SAFETY AND  ZOONOSES 21ST CENTURY

 

GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab, INDIA from December 13th-14th, 2012

 

The School of Public Health and Zoonoses, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, Punjab in association with University of Saskatchewan, Canada and Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists (IAVPHS) is organizing an ‘International Symposium on One Health:Way Forward to Challenges in Food Safety and Zoonoses 21st century” along with the XIth Annual Conference of and Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists at GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab from December 13th-14th 2012

The scientific programme will include keynote address, lead papers, oral/poster presentations with focus on:

 

Major theme of Advances in Veterinary and Medical Health Care and environmental sciences towards One Health issues:

Sub themes

·Food Safety and quality control

·Zoonoses and Trans-boundary Diseases

·Environmental Health hazards: impact of pollutants , contaminants , toxicants on

animal and human health

·Emergence and Management of Antibiotic Resistance

·Wild life issues

 

I am attaching Final Announcement brochure for details. I request wider circulation of this announcement through your site.

 

SEE BROCHURE: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/International%20Symposium%20.pdf

 

Website: www.gadvasu.in/noticedetails.asp?id=218

              www,iavphs.org

 Provided by: 

 Dr. JPS GILL
Organising Secretary and Director
School of Public Health and Zoonoses
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
141004
Ph 91-161-2414009

University of Georgia

The One Health @ UGA Lectures Series aims to highlight efforts at UGA and the Southeastern United States focused on interdisciplinary teaching and learning, research, and outreach at the nexus of human, animal and ecological health.  It is supported by the BHSI Division of One Health.

 Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 1:30 p.m.

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room 175

The University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., USA

 

[EVENT FLYER]

Map Apps & Historical Epidemics:

The Great Smallpox Outbreak of the American Revolution

 

Claudio Saunt, PhD

Richard B. Russell Professor in American History

Department of History, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.

 

Stephen Berry, PhD

Amanda and Greg Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era

Department of History, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.

 

Sponsored by the UGA Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute.

 

Speaker Bios:

Claudio Saunt is the Richard B. Russell Professor in American History, the Co-Director of the Center for Virtual History, and the Associate Director of the Institute of Native American Studies at the University of Georgia. Dr. Saunt is the author of two award-winning books on Southeastern Indians and of multiple articles published in leading history journals. He has been working in spatial history for the last several years.

Stephen Berry is the Amanda and Greg Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era, the Co-Director of the Center for Virtual History, and the Associate Director for External Grants at the Willson Center. He is the author of multiple books on America in the Civil War Era, including House of Abraham: Lincoln & the Todds, A Family Divided by War (Houghton Mifflin, 2007) and All That Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South (Oxford, 2003).

One Health Congress

 

 http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/2013-Conference-Program.pdf

Call for Abstracts Extended Until May 10, 2012

 

 

Please see: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publicatio2nd International ns/Call%20for%20Abstract%20PMAC%202013_as%20of%20Mar1.pdf

 

 

The One Health Initiative team/website was notified by prominently recognized One Health leader and program director of the 1st International One Health Congress, veterinarian Martyn Jeggo, BVetMed, PhD:

 

Professor Martyn Jeggo

Director

Australian Animal Health Laboratory

PO Box 100, Geelong, Victoria

Australia

Mobile 0061409166752

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Call for Abstracts/Papers 2013 Conference on “A World united against infectious diseases: cross-sectoral solutions”

 

 2nd International One Health Congress

 January 29 – February 2, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand

 http://www.pmaconference.mahidol.ac.th/

 

One Health Message from President of the World Medical Association (WMA)

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/February%209%202013%20POSTING%20President%20WMA%20One%20Health%20Initiative%20NEWS.pdf

 

Sent to One Health Initiative website February 5, 2013

 

“Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the World Medical Association (WMA) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA) at the WMA meeting in Bangkok last October, Margaret Mungherera, MD, President-elect of the WMA and President of the Ugandan Medical Association, took the idea of a MOU back to her country.

 

As a result there is scheduled a three-day (February 14-16, 2013) joint conference* sponsored by the Uganda Medical Association (UMA) and Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) with the theme "Disease Eradication: What will it take?". The most impressive program for the conference is attached. The hope is that the meeting will provide focus and strategies for cooperation, and the plan is to complete a MOU between the UMA and UVA during the meeting to be signed at the conclusion.

 

According to Margaret there is already a One Health initiative sponsored by a veterinary and a medical school in Makerere University; supported by USAID with activities in Countries in Eastern and Central Africa including Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, DRC and Ethiopia. This group has supported the conference by bringing three presenters to give their countries' experiences and USAID is flying in the keynote speaker.

 

Margaret is, in her words, "overwhelmed by the response" and is thinking about making this conference an annual event.”

 

Cecil B. Wilson, MD, President

World Medical Association (former American Medical Association President)

 

*UMA and UVA Joint Conference February 14-16, 2013

Archived Events since March 4, 2013 - Friday, August 20, 2010


Archived Events since February 19 2013 - Friday, August 20, 2010

ProMED Editor Urges Attendance at Upcoming 2013 “International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance” (IMED)

 

 Lawrence C. Madoff, MD, Editor of ProMED-mail http://www.promedmail.org/ is urging the One Health community and all others to “recognize the importance of and consider attending the IMED 2013 meeting, coming up in February in Vienna and co-sponsored by ProMED (along with HealthMap, ESCMID [European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases] FAO [Food Agricultural Organization], OIE [World Organisation for Animal Health], ECDC [European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control] and EcoHealth Alliance).”  The IMED meeting is scheduled to be held in Vienna, Austria, Feb 15-18, 2013.

 

 Dr. Madoff says, “This will be the fourth IMED and it is a uniquely "one health" meeting where the attendees have been nearly equally divided between the human and animal health realms and most sessions contain talks of interest across species lines. Most of the ProMED staff have been able to attend past meetings (although funding is uncertain this year).” 

 

Dr. Madoff, a Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and an infectious disease public health physician, is a widely recognized One Health leader, supporter and advocate.  He currently serves on the One Health Initiative team’s Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php.

 

 For more information about the IMED meeting, please see http://imed.isid.org.

 

 NOTE: The One Health Initiative Autonomous Pro Bono team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ *Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH concurs with Dr. Madoff’s recommendation.

 *Dr. Woodall is a co-founder and associate editor of ProMED-mail, the outbreak early warning system online of the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. He became the contents manager/editor of the ProMED-mail section in the Kahn-Kaplan-Monath One Health Initiative website http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/promed.php in February 2009.

 

University of Georgia – Wed. February 20, 2013

The One Health @ UGA Lectures Series aims to highlight efforts at UGA and the Southeastern United States focused on interdisciplinary teaching and learning, research, and outreach at the nexus of human, animal and ecological health.  It is supported by the BHSI Division of One Health.

 

Upcoming UGA One Health lectures and events for Spring Semester:

Wed. February 20, 2013

Of Mice and Men and Buffalo: The Effect of Gastrointestinal Parasites on Tuberculosis  [Flyer]

 

 

Kaori Sakamoto, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia

 

 

 

ISIRV International Symposium on Neglected Influenza, Dublin, Ireland March 2013

 

http://www.isirv.org/site/images/stories/isirv_documents/conferences/isirv_2013_dublin.pdf

 

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/ISIRV2013Mailer.pdf

INFECTION, ECOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY (IEE)

 

IEE 4th Scientific Meeting

Aronsborg, Bålsta SWEDEN      March 19th-20th 2013

 

 

“One Health - Cooperation and Vision”

 

Preliminary program

Day 1, March 19th

Bus leaves from Uppsala KMB at 8.30 and from SVA main entrance at 8.45

09.00-10.00 Registration and check in

10.00-10.10     Welcome and opening words from the organizers

10.10-10.30     Karin Artursson, chair IEE, The Swedish National One Health work

10.35-11.30   Carol Rubin, DVM, MPH, Associate Director For Zoonoses and One Health, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Disease at CDC, Atlanta, USA.

“The status of One Health in the US and among International organizations.”   

11.30-11.45     Short Coffee break

11.45-12.15   Henrik Lerner, PhD in Tema Health and Society, Lecturer in practical philosophy, Department of Culture and Communication, Linköping University.

“The wider concept of health. What is One Health and how is it related to other concepts of health?”

12.15-13.00  P. Nicolopoulou-Stamati MD. PhD. Associate Prof. of Environmental Pathology, Medical School of National Kapodistrian University of Athens. Director of MCs.

Environment and Health: Capacity Building for Decision Making.

 

“Driving forces behind One Health capacity building in Greece.”

 

13.00-14.00     Lunch

14.00-14.40   Jonas Bonnedahl MD, PhD, Kalmar hospital.                       “Antarctic research expedition - why and how.”

14.45-15.30   Karin Troell, SVA, Badrul Hasan, UU, Joakim Bjerketorp, PhD, SLU,. “Antarctica: Samples taken and analysed”

15.30-16.00     Coffee break

16.00-16.25   Erik Salaneck, MD, PhD, Section for Infectious diseases, Uppsala University hospital

“The Mediterranean project, Sample sharing with SVA, UU, LnU, LiU and SMI.”

16.30-17.00     Cooperation and Vision joint and future projects within the IEE-network

Stefan Bertilsson, professor at Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University. “Infection biology in drinking water reservoirs”

Hanna Söderström, Environmental Chemist, PhD, Umeå University.         Antibiotic resistant bacteria and antimicrobial substances in imported      seafood"

17.00-17.45   Panel discussion. Moderator Lotta Berg. What is One Health-  Cooperation and Vision discussions.

17.50-18.30       IEE in the future. From Strategies to finances. Discussions.

5th Scientific Meeting – the way forward.

19.30- Dinner

Day 2, March 20th

8.30-08.45     Lovisa Svensson, PhD, Project Manager Center for Evolution and Ecology in Microbial Model Systems, EEMiS, Linneaus University.                                      Neus Latorre Margalef,  PhD, New Managing Editor, Linneaus University.      “The IEE Journal”

8.50-9.15         Outbreak cost.

9.20-10.00     Rachel Chalmers, Dr, Head of the Cryptosporidium Reference Unit (CRU), Swansea.                                                 “Cryptosporidium: a holistic approach from the UK.”

10.00-10.15     Coffee break

10.15-10.45   Stephan Stenmark, MD County Medical Officer, Umeå.                               “An outbreak of waterborne cryptosporidiosis in Northern Sweden in April 2011.”

10.45-11.10   Eva Olsson Engvall, professor, SVA National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala. Campylobacter outbreaks in Sweden in 2012 – good examples of collaboration between authorities.”

11.10-11.40    Reports from discussion. Possible future cooperation and research.

11.40-12.00    Meeting outcome and strategies - the way ahead.

12.00 - Lunch (grab and go)         Bus leaves at 12.15 (at the latest!) for Uppsala

 

www.infee.se

University of Georgia – March 21-23, 2013

The One Health @ UGA Lectures Series aims to highlight efforts at UGA and the Southeastern United States focused on interdisciplinary teaching and learning, research, and outreach at the nexus of human, animal and ecological health.  It is supported by the BHSI Division of One Health.

 

Upcoming UGA One Health lectures and events for Spring Semester:

March 21-23, 2013

2013 One Health Symposium: Breaking Barriers and Crossing Scales  (Click here to find out more.)

 

 

 

 

On behalf of the University of Georgia (USA)  Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, UGA Faculty of Infectious Diseases, and the University of Liverpool, UK,  we are delighted to invite you to Athens, Ga. and the University of Georgia campus for the One Health Symposium: Breaking Barrier and Crossing Scales from 21-23 March 2013.

This symposium will bring together researchers, human and animal healthcare practitioners, clinicians, and experts in microbiology, infectious diseases, disease ecology, human and veterinary medicine, environmental health, public health, health policy, and wildlife to discuss disease diagnosis and health practice through the lens of “One Health,” a multidisciplinary approach to studying and understanding health issues at the nexus of human, animal, and environmental health.

The interconnection of human, animal, and environmental health has been recognized for centuries, but the increased complexity of the modern world was unimaginable even 50 years ago. The interrelationship among animals, humans, and the environment are intimate, significant and far-reaching; studying them effectively requires a somewhat novel approach. Because of this One Health not only encourages interdisciplinary collaborations, but constitutes a departure from the current emphasis on the clinical care of individual human and veterinary patients to one of disease prevention and health promotion at a meta-ecosystem level.

The aim of the One Health Symposium at the University of Georgia is stimulate this growing movement in One Health both at home and abroad.  We do hope we can enlist you to join us in the conversation this March.

Sincerely,

Susan Sanchez, PhD, FSB

Professor, Infectious Diseases

Assistant Director and One Health Division Chair, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, The University of Georgia

 

Duncan Krause, PhD

Professor, Microbiology

Director, Faculty of Infectious Diseases, The University of Georgia

 

Malcolm Bennet, PhD, MRCVS, FRCPath, FHEA

Professor, Veterinary Pathology

Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, UK

 

Harry Dailey, PhD

Professor, Microbiology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Director, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, The University of Georgia

 

The University of Georgia will be hosting the first annual One Health Symposium: Breaking Barriers & Crossing Scales on March 21-23, 2013. Learn more about this exciting event below.

Please distribute widely. Thank you so much!

 

March 21- 23, 2013

 

The University of Georgia

Center for Continuing Education and Conference Center

Athens, Georgia, USA

onehealth.uga.edu

 

Purpose

This three-day event brings together national and international disease ecology experts with the purpose of sharing the latest research at the nexus of human, animal and environmental health. Session topics include: Microbiome, Microbe-Host Interactions, and Biodiversity and Infection.

 

Check out the event flyer  for our list of invited speakers.  The current complete agenda can be found here.

 

Who should attend?

Those interested in One Health, microbiology, infectious diseases, disease ecology, human and veterinary medicine, environmental health, public health, health policy, wildlife and for any in the forefront of disease diagnosis and health practice.

 

Registration

Registration is available at the UGA Division of One Health website: onehealth.uga.edu.

 

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are being accepted for poster presentations.  Students and post docs are invited to participate in competitive awards for best poster.

Submission deadline: February 22, 2013

 

CEU Credit Available

CEU credit is available for the entire symposium for health practitioners and clinicians (DVM, MD). 

To learn more visit, onehealth.uga.edu.

 

Hosted by:

UGA Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute

UGA Faculty of Infectious Diseases

UGA Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

The University of Liverpool, UK

For a list of additional sponsors, visit http://onehealth.uga.edu/symposium.php.


Archived Events since April 3 2013 - Thursday, August 19, 2010

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CONSERVATION MEDICINE DEGREE PROGRAM

 

Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, MA. 01536 (USA) http://www.tufts.edu/vet/mcm/

 

The continued emergence of new diseases from wild animals, the effects of human activities on endangered species, and the impact of climate change on biodiversity are just a few of the topics to be examined in the Master of Science in Conservation Medicine degree program at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. The MS in Conservation Medicine is designed to prepare students from varied backgrounds for a career in conservation medicine.

 

Tufts University’s program in Conservation Medicine is an intensive 12-month professional master’s degree, which will build upon the expertise each student brings to the program.  It is designed to provide graduates with foundational knowledge in the various contributing fields of conservation medicine, and develop their team building, organizational and leadership skills necessary for successful implementation of real world conservation efforts.  

 

Since many disciplines are involved in conservation medicine, the MS in Conservation Medicine seeks a diversity of backgrounds, including; veterinarians, natural and social scientists, engineers, public health and medical professionals, epidemiologists, lawyers, policy and wildlife professionals, and others interested in applying their expertise to conservation medicine issues.

 

Deadline for applications is 1 April 2013. Classes start Fall 2013.

For more information and to apply on-line visit our MCM program website at: http://www.tufts.edu/vet/mcm/

Learn more about Tufts Center for Conservation Medicine at: http://www.tufts.edu/vet/ccm/

 

Applications Open!  Schedule a time to talk to the Program Director

The Program Director, Dr. Robbins, MS, DVM, has set aside time for prospective students to visit, discuss the program and get their questions answered.  Schedule your time now – visit or phone!

 

MCM Open Hours will be held on the following dates:

Friday, January 18, 2013

Friday, February 8, 2013

To schedule a visit or phone call please email: mcm@tufts.edu

 

See open hours flyer http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Open%20Hours%20flier%202013.pdf for additional MCM program details.

 

Provided by:

 

Tracey Glover

Staff Assistant

Master of Science in Conservation Medicine Program

Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

200 Westboro Road

North Grafton, MA 01536 (USA)

Phone: (508) 887-4812

Fax: (508) 839-7946

Remember to like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tufts.ccm

 

ONE HEALTH

 

4th Annual Public Health Symposium – April 2nd 2013

 

Colorado State University

Lory Student Center | 9 AM - 4 PM

www.publichealth.colostate.edu Keynote David Wong, MD

 

SEE: http://www.publichealth.colostate.edu/GPPH/2013Symposium.pdf

EMERGING ZOONOTIC DISEASES, THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, & “ONE HEALTH”

 

A One Health Symposium in Washington, D.C. - APRIL 5 (FRIDAY), 2013 8:30AM-1PM @the New Research Bldg (NRB) Auditorium

 

Georgetown University Medical Center, 3900 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC

 

8:30am: Registration: RSVP by March 26: Ms. Yvette H. Queen: yhq@georgetown.edu  

 

8:45am: Introduction: Dr. Dan Lucey and Dr. Hank Parker

 

9:00am: Zoonoses, One Health, & Pro-MED: Linking Medical and Veterinary Communities

            *Lawrence Madoff, M.D., Editor of Pro-MED, Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health

 

9:30am: Intersection of Human and Animal Diseases: Emerging Zoonotic Diseases of Livestock

             Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, DACVM, National Program Leader, Animal Health, National

             Program Staff, Animal Production and Protection, USDA-Agricultural Research Service.

 

10:00am: Emerging Arthropod-Vectored Zoonotic Diseases of Concern to Livestock and Human Health

             Daniel Strickman, Ph.D., Acting Director, Overseas Biological Control Laboratories and

             National Program Leader for Veterinary, Medical, and Urban Epidemiology, USDA-

             Agricultural Research Service.

 

10:30-10:50: BREAK

 

10:50am: Infections with the Novel Coronavirus 2012-13 in Jordan, KSA, Qatar, & the UK: Past-as-Prologue Lessons for “Day One” of this Emerging Virus in the USA 2013

             Daniel Lucey MD, MPH. Department of Microbiology & Immunology, GUMC.

 

11:15 am: Tracking Bats Linked to Human Diseases: From Nipah Virus in Malaysia and Bangladesh to the Novel Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia

             Jonathan Epstein DVM, MPH. VP of EcoHealth Alliance, New York City.

 

11:45am: Panel Discussion with Speakers: Facilitators Dr. Dan Lucey & Dr. Joe Kozlovac

 

12:45pm: Concluding Remarks and Lunch: Dr. Hank Parker and Dr. Dan Lucey

 

*Dr. Madoff is a member of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team’s Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php

University of Florida (USA) College of Public Health and Health Professions Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

 

April 5, 2013

 

Hosted by College of Public Health and Health Professions

Department of Environmental and Global Health

Gainesville, Florida (USA)

 

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/gensheimer_flyer.pdf

 

Prominent One Health leader, Kathleen F. Gensheimer, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is scheduled to speak April 5, 2013 on the topic “FDA’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network: A Multidisciplinary/ One Health Approach to Foodborne Outbreak Investigations”.

 Dr. Gensheimer is a distinguished member of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team’s Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php.

 

 

STATE OF ISRAEL

 

MASHAV

Israel's Agency for International

 Development Cooperation

 

 

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF  JERUSALEM

The Robert H. Smith Faculty

of Agriculture, Food & Environment

Division for External Studies

 

 

P0310012

THE  INTERNATIONAL POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM ON

 

     Poultry Production & Management: Veterinary & Nutritional Aspects - Protein Enhancement to Help Combat Hunger

April 8 –  May 2, 2013

 

 

MASHAV is the Hebrew acronym for the Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation, a department established 50 years ago in Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. MASHAV is responsible for designing and implementing Israel's international development programs, carried out in Israel and in development partner countries.

 

In cooperation with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Faculty of Agriculture – MASHAV's only academic professional affiliate – we are pleased to announce the opening of a training and capacity building course entitled Poultry Production & Management: Veterinary & Nutritional Aspects - Protein Enhancement to Help Combat Hunger

The course will be held in Israel at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Division of External Studies in Rehovot.

 

RATIONALE

Proteins are the building blocks of life. They are necessary for the regulation of human metabolism and healthy growth and development. Poultry, specifically chicken, is the world's primary source of animal protein which is available throughout the year. Therefore, the global production of protein is a key factor in determining the nutritional level of nations around the world.

In addition, the profitability of poultry growing in the future will determine the amount of protein available for consumption. Taking into account the fact that poultry products are low cost with high protein nutritional value, it is clear that an increase in poultry production will lead to the acceleration of protein consumption around the world.

 

OBJECTIVES

The aim of the course is to train participants in the area of poultry science (physiology, production, management, veterinary and nutritional aspects) in order to enable participants to apply new tools towards finding solutions to specific problems in their countries.

We anticipate that participants will return to their respective home countries with new scientific knowledge and research approaches. Simultaneously, they are establishing a basis for future research cooperation between the participants and the researchers at The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment.

TOPICS OF STUDIES

     POULTRY NUTRITION    

*        Feed evaluation, requirements and technology

*        Exercises in ration formulation

 

     DISEASES OF POULTRY

*        Bacterial, viral and protozoal diseases

*        Epidemiology and Pathology

*        Treatment and prevention with emphasis on respiratory and alimentary diseases

 

     POULTRY MANAGEMENT

*        Broiler production

*        Egg production

*        Breeders, management for light and heavy strains

*        Quality of poultry products

 

     POULTRY PHYSIOLOGY

*        Reproduction

*        Digestive tract physiology

*        Photostimulation of poultry

 

LABORATORIES

Two laboratory sessions will be incorporated in the course, relevant to subjects studied:

*        Anatomical and Physiological laboratory: skeleton, muscles, cardiovascular, respiration and digestive tracks.

*        Veterinary procedures: blood drawing, basic veterinary inspection, smears from trachea and cloaca, identification of common diseases.

 

STUDY CONDITIONS

Classes will be held at the Faculty’s Rehovot campus, where there are laboratories, advanced research equipment and the central library of Agricultural Science. Laboratory sessions will be incorporated in the course, relevant to subjects studied. 

Around-the-clock computer access will be provided, and computers will be used extensively.

Scientific material and homework will be assigned and graded.

Professional field trips will be held.

Full attendance is required.

We reserve the right to make changes in the academic program.

 

 

COURSE COMPLETION

Each participant will prepare a seminar presentation, which will be reviewed and graded. This presentation should apply knowledge acquired during the course. Participants are advised to bring with them digitalized data relevant to their countries. On completion of the course and fulfillment of its requirements, participants will receive certificates, which will be accredited by many universities. 

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Candidates interested in attending this program require:

*        M.Sc. degree or above in animal sciences, or a related field, from a recognized university. (A detailed record of studies and copies of degrees must be included with application forms.)

Archived Events since April 20 2013 - Wednesday, August 18, 2010

INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF VETERINARY RESEARCH [IAAVR] ANNOUNCEMENT AND INVITATION

 

XX ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF IAAVR & INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

 

 “THRUST AREAS IN VETERINARY RESEARCH, EDUCATION, REGULATORY REFORMS AND GOVERNANCE FOR QUALITY SERVICES TO FARMERS”

 

16th and 17th April  2013

 

PLEASE SEE http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Brochure[1][2]%7B5%7D%20_2_.pdf

University of GeorgiaWed. April 17, 2013

The One Health @ UGA Lectures Series aims to highlight efforts at UGA and the Southeastern United States focused on interdisciplinary teaching and learning, research, and outreach at the nexus of human, animal and ecological health.  It is supported by the BHSI Division of One Health.

 

Upcoming UGA One Health lectures and events for Spring Semester:

 

 

 

Wed. April 17, 2013

Title TBA

 

 

Sonia Hernandez, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Disease, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, SCWDS, University of Georgia

One Health @ UGA Lecture Series – Wildlife and Urbanization on April 17, 2013

 

Urbanization and Wildlife: Why should we care?

 

Sonia Hernandez, DVM, PhD, Dip ACZM

Assistant Professor, Wildlife Disease

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources &

Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study

Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 1:30 p.m.

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room 175

The University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.

Speaker Bio: Dr. Sonia Hernandez received her DVM from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine (1996), and Ph.D. at UGA’s Odum School of Ecology (2008). Her research revolves around how human activities affect the health and disease dynamics of wildlife populations. Current or recent projects include: basic ecology of the pygmy hippo, transmitter effects on sturgeon, antimicrobial resistance of fecal bacteria of Tokay geckos, the effects of domestic cats on urban wildlife, pathogens of urban white ibises, the effects of mercury and PCB’s on least terns and Salmonella wildlife surveillance. [EVENT FLYER]

The One Health @ UGA Lectures Series aims to highlight efforts at UGA and the Southeast focused on interdisciplinary teaching and learning, research, and outreach at the nexus of human, animal and ecological health.  It is supported by the BHSI Division of One Health

 

______________________________________

Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute

Division of One Health (Chair: Susan Sanchez, PhD, FSB)

The University of Georgia

150E Paul D. Coverdell Center, Athens, GA 30602

www.biomed.uga.edu ▪  www.onehealth.uga.edu

 

Important One Health Announcement

 

 “One Health” Theme for General Medical Library Association Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA (USA)

 http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2013/pdf/mla13_onepagereg.pdf

“The 2013 Medical Library Association Boston, MA (USA) http://mlanet.org/ May 3-8 meeting will incorporate the Medical Library Association, the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML), the 7th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS), and the 6th International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC).

 

The general meeting theme for 2013 is “One Health: Information in an Interdependent World” and is meant to encompass human and animal health, public health, environmental health, climate change, food safety/production, and international health policy. The NPC is also working with 4 general meeting topics around which we are considering plenary speakers in the overall context of “One Health”: Trustworthy and Authoritative Publicly Available Information; New Methods of Publishing; Global Data Sharing to Advance Science; Environmental Aspects of Global Health.”

 

Note: The Medical Library Association (MLA) is a nonprofit, educational organization with more than 4,000 health sciences information professional members and partners worldwide. MLA provides lifelong educational opportunities, supports a knowledgebase of health information research, and works with a global network of partners to promote the importance of quality information for improved health to the health care community and the public.

UPDATE January 23, 2012:

“One Health: Information in an Interdependent World”

 

Plan now to attend the Medical Library Association 2013 Conference in Boston & meet your International Colleagues

 

The Medical Library Association annual meeting for 2013 (MLA ’13), will take place on May 3–8, 2013, in Boston, and will incorporate the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML), the 7th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS), and the 6th International Clinical Librarians Conference.

The 2013 meeting theme is “One Health: Information in an Interdependent World,” which emphasizes global interdependencies in all health-related areas. “One Health” is meant to encompass not only human and animal health, but also public health, environmental health, climate change, food safety and production, and international health policy.

Paper and Poster Submission for MLA ’13 in Boston

Submission of papers and posters (using the MLA submission system) will begin earlier than usual because of the lead times needed for international participants. The 2013 contributed papers and posters submission deadline is May 1, 2012.  Final findings and results may be added to the accepted papers and posters up to 1st February 2013, so you don’t have to have completed research to submit a paper or abstract. The same system will be used for submissions to all four parts of the incorporated meeting – MLA, ICML, ICAHIS and ICLC.

ICAHIS & VMLS (Veterinary Medical Libraries Section/Medical Library Association) are sponsoring or co-sponsoring 11 sessions during the conference of which almost all will be open to contributed papers.  HELP FILL UP THESE SLOTS WITH GREAT PAPERS. Here are a few session themes:

 

People, Animals, and the Environment:  One Health Interactions and Perspectives that Enrich Our Lives and Our Work,

Librarians at Work: Building a One Health Perspective;

Animal Health Librarians Collaborating Globally,

Using Modern Technologies to Share Animal Health Information Globally.

 

The submission system is open now. For access to the online submission process, instructions, and a list of section program themes, please see www.mlanet.org/am/am2013/.

Do you have questions?

 

Vicki Croft and Trenton Boyd are on the National Program Committee.  They are representing the 7th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS).   The members of the planning committee for ICAHIS are Ann Cathrine Munthe (Norway), Michael Eklund (Sweden), Fiona Brown (U.K.), Robert Taylor (U.K.), Esther Carrigan (program chair for VMLS’13), Vicki Croft and Trenton Boyd.   If you have questions feel free to contact Vicki (croft@wsu.edu) or Trenton (boydt@missouri.edu).

 

 

Information graciously provided by longstanding and highly valued One Health supporter:

 

Diane A. Fagen, Librarian / Copyright & Permissions / Electronic Access / Archives

American Veterinary Medical Association

1931 N Meacham Rd

Schaumburg IL 60173-4360

p:  800-248-2862 ext 6770

f:   847-925-9329

e:  dfagen@avma.org

 

7th ICAHIS (International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists) - May 3-8, 2013

 To be held in conjunction with MLA (Medical Librarian Association) 2013, the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship and the 5th International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC) in Boston, MA (USA).

 

 The conference theme will be "One Health: Information in an Interdependent World."  

 

 

Previous ICAHIS conferences were at:

 

PRESS RELEASE_ January 17, 2013

Veterinary Biologics Training Program Scheduled for May, 14 - 17, 2013

 

Contact: Connie Scovin, Development Coordinator, Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics (IICAB) cscovin@iastate.edu

 

Ames, IA (USA)- The Veterinary Biologics Training Program is held annually for professionals in veterinary vaccine and diagnostic test development and regulatory agencies. This course provides an overview of the scientific principles of immunology and vaccinology; and the USDA regulatory process for assuring the purity, safety, potency and efficacy of veterinary biologics.

 

Enrollment is now open for the 2013 Program which begins May 14, 2013 in Ames, Iowa USA.

 

Now in its 18th year, the Veterinary Biologics Training Program has been attended by nearly 1800 individuals, including more than 500 attendees from 84 countries.

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The course is co-sponsored by the Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics (IICAB); the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's (APHIS) Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB); and the Iowa State University (ISU) College of Veterinary Medicine.

 

Program Topics

Block 1: Basic Veterinary Immunology and Principles of Vaccination, May 14-17, 2013
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD, DACVM, an award winning instructor, teaches this course which serves as either a solid introduction or refresher in the mechanisms of resistance to infectious diseases and vaccination.

Block 2: Procedures for Ensuring Vaccine Safety and Efficacy, May 19-23, 2013
Regulatory officials from the USDA APHIS Veterinary Services Center for Veterinary Biologics review the requirements and processes for licensing/registration and testing of veterinary biological products. Officials also review the inspection and compliance process for production, release and post-marketing surveillance of veterinary biological products covered under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act. This is the only event where officials present this entire set of sessions in one location.

 

Registration is accepted for the entire Program, for each Block, or on a daily basis.  Registrations are due by March 1, 2013.  Late applications will be considered pending availability of space.

 

Visit the website for more information regarding itinerary, registration fees/deadlines and forms, housing for international participants, meals, transportation, and lodging: http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/IICAB/meetings/may2013.php

 

Please note that Block 1 is also available as an online course. Individuals and groups can take this course at their own pace without travel expense and time away from the office. Click here to preview the online lectures and to register for the online course.

 

The International Scientific Conference on Bacteriocins and Antimicrobial Peptides – BAMP2013

Date:                       21st – 23rd May 2013
Place:                      Kosice, Slovakia
Webpage:             www.bacteriocin-conference.net
Contact e-mail:    info@bacteriocin-conference.net

The scientific programme will focus on current advances in the science and research of bacteriocins and antimicrobial peptides. At BAMP2013 leading scientists from industry and academia will present and will discuss current advances in the research of bacteriocins and antimicrobial peptides. Key themes will be isolation, characterization, mechanism-of-action, food, clinical and veterinary applications of novel or already characterized bacteriocins produced by lactic or non-lactic acid bacteria

Further to its scientific content, BAMP2013 will be a networking event, a unique opportunity to meet those who are worldwide involved with basic research or application development of bacteriocins and antimicrobial peptides. Initiation of cross-border co-operations between scientists and institutions are also facilitated.

 

Register now for the World Research and Innovation Congress, Pioneers in healthcare, Brussels, 5 and 6 June - Latest Update from Justine Eveno of Research Media...

The World Research and Innovation Congress is an invaluable event for those involved in scientific healthcare.  The first of its kind, the conference will bring together 500 of the world’s top healthcare pioneers to discuss future research challenges and strategies at the very highest level.

The event will enable delegates to collaborate with the most prominent individuals and develop their network for future projects.   There are sessions specifically on collaborative working with speakers including:

 

  • Johanna Adami – Director Head of Health Division, Vinnova, Sweden
  • Professor Ralf Altmeyer – Director General, Institute Pasteur, Shanghai
  • Dr Vanessa  Campo-Ruiz – Science Officer to CEO, European Science Foundation

 

Funding also features highly on the agenda.  Delegates can discover direct from international funding agencies their plans to tackle challenges in healthcare research, what funding is available and how they can gain access to it.  Funding workshops will be run by COST, Euraxess, The British Council and Da Vinci Institute.

 

For full details and to register now go to www.worldresearchcongress.com Use the code (OHI2013) for £100 off the full delegate rate.

See you in June!

 Justine EVENO

Research Media

 

 

 

 

Notice: Important Groundbreaking Event Scheduled for 2013 in Brussels, Belgium!

 

June 5th and 6th, 2013

 

World Research and Innovation Congress - Pioneers in Healthcare   

The Steigenberger Grand Hotel

 Brussels, Belgium

“World Research and Innovation Congress - Pioneers in Healthcare promises to provide a unique opportunity for those facilitating and effecting change within their field to interact and collaborate on the critical issues facing healthcare research today. Bringing together researchers from across the world, this is more than just an event: it is the sharing of over 500 research stories and experiences, and will offer the opportunity to build partnerships, promote collaboration and drive innovation.”

 

  

 

Jack Woodall, PhD http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Jack%20Woodall%20Biography%20July%202012.pdf will be the speaker representative for the:

One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH

 

Dr. Woodall’s topic:

 

The One Health Initiative Movement’s International Innovative Impact on Global Health: Addressing an Essential One Health Paradigm Shift” at 11.30 a.m. on the 5th of June 2013.  This is a formal presentation which

 should last for 30 minutes including time for Q&A.

 

See mini-preview references:

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One_Health_EF_03.pdf -

 


Archived Events since June 24 2013 - Tuesday, August 17, 2010

2nd GRF One Health Summit 2013

Final call for abstract - Deadline extended to 16 June 2013

The 2nd GRF One Health Summit 2013 will be held from 17 - 20 November 2013 at the Davos Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland.

 The 2nd GRF One Health Summit 2013 promotes and fosters an integrative approach in managing health risks at the interface of human-, animal- and environmental health with a strong link to food safety and security. Striving for intensified collaboration among experts and practitioners from the different sectors and disciplines tangent to such a comprehensive health perspective the summit will provide significant added value to identify cost-effective measures.

 The summit lays a particular focus on:

  • emerging infectious diseases
  • food safety and security
  • water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • cross-sectorial policies, strategies & tools
  • community involvement to regional and international networks and organizations
  • economic valuation of inter-sectorial collaboration
  • animal impact diseases

 Registration and Abstract Submission are open now! Deadline for submission is the 16th June 2013!

 Submit your abstract today and present at the 2nd GRF One Health Summit 2013. Visit http://onehealth.grforum.org for further information.

2013 Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) GIS in Public Health Conference

June 17 -20, 2013: Miami, Florida (USA)

 IncludesOne Health - Human Health topics (chronic diseases like cancer, obesity & diabetes and HIV), other communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases and public health applications; Built Environment & Neighborhood Effects (including food environment); Animal Health (livestock and wildlife diseases) and Zoonoses (human/livestock/wildlife interface).”

 Please see: http://www.urisa.org/2013health_call

COLD SPRING HARBOR ASIA CONFERENCES

Yersinia 11
- the 11th international symposium on Yersinia

  Download Flyer

Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center
June 24-28, 2013
Abstract Due Date extended to May 3rd, 2013

Organized by:
Ruifu Yang, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, China
Elisabeth Carniel, Institut Pasteur, France
Paul Keim, Northern Arizona University, USA
Andrey Anisimov, State Research Center for Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Russia

 http://csh-asia.org/Yersinia.html?DE

 Free Webinar notice: Cytology in the Diagnosis of Infection - THURSDAY 1st AUGUST, 2013 8pm

 “Antimicrobial resistance is now recognised as one of the major medical challenges in the 21st century. The potential impact of increasing antimicrobial resistance on the treatment of man and animals is devastating. It is vital therefore that the medical and veterinary professions and the pharmaceutical industry work together to inform, encourage and facilitate the responsible use of antimicrobials. ...” Speaker: Tim Nuttall, BSc, BVSc, CertVD, PhD, CBiol, MSB, MRCVS

  Please see attached PDF http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/cytology%20Webinar%20Alert.pdf

 Information provided July 19, 2013 by:

 *The Bella Moss Foundation Support Team

Jill Moss president & founder BMF

135 Edgwarebury Lane.Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 8ND (United Kingdom)   Telephone 0845 2888804

www.thebellamossfoundation.com

www.veterinarynursetrainingonline.org  

 *One Health Supporter http://www.thebellamossfoundation.com/about-the-foundation/partners-collaborations/

 2nd International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI): 
One Health for Sustainable Development

Congress Dates: August 14 - 17, 2013, Brazil

See: http://icophai2013.org/

 

AITVM 2013 14th International Conference

Johannesburg, South Africa - August 25 -29, 2013

"The livestock-human-wildlife interface”

Challenges in Animal Health and Production in urban/peri-urban and extensive farming/conservation systems

  See: http://www.aitvm2013.org/

The objective of the AITVM is to improve human health and quality of life by means of increased and safe food production in tropical regions through enhancement of research, training and education in veterinary medicine and livestock production within the framework of sustainable development. 

 Abstract submission for the AITVM international conference, Johannesburg 25-29 August 2013

 The organizing committee would like to remind all interested persons of the opportunity to participate in the 14th AITVM international conference on “The livestock-human-wildlife” interface that will take place in Johannesburg from 25-29 of August 2013. To enable all interested persons to submit an abstract for an oral presentation or a poster, the deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to the 28th of February 2013.

 Proposals for oral presentations have to comply with the themes of the conference. Proposals for posters can also include other aspects of animal health and production that do not necessarily reflect the themes identified for the conference.

 The scientific committee will respond to abstract submissions by no later than the 31st of March 2013.

 For more details, please visit our website www.aitvm2013.org.

 Provided January 29, 2013 by:

 The organizing committee

 Options For Control of Influenza

 September 5 – 10, 2013

 Cape Town, South Africa

  PLEASE SEE: www.controlinfluenza.com

 2nd World Congress of Clinical Safety – September 12 – 13, 2013, Heidelberg, Germany

(Main theme) Risk in Clinical Care

(Abstract submission) 1st Feb. 2013 - 31st May, 2013
(Conference registration) from 2013 Spring


This academic congress is organized by IARMM and aims to improve and promote the science and technology of better safety in both risk and crisis management in health care. The congress covers a wide range of topics such as patient safety, medication safety, medical device safety, infectious disease outbreak, and the other related subjects. German scientific culture of risk has the longest history of over hundred years in the world and has absolutely active movements in risk science and technology which generated the important key concepts, such as philosophy of risk, risk communication, risk management, etc.

We are sure that the Congress will assist the world wide exchange of knowledge and skill in this specialist area with excellent German risk scientists. Let's all join together at our Heidelberg Congress to meet and share information with your colleagues.


Key topics:

'Philosophy and strategy of managing risk and error'
'Clinical communication for risk and safety'
'International perspectives for clinical safety'
'Safety culture in healthcare and group medicine'
'IT and medical informatics in clinical safety'
'Education and training for clinical safety'
'Patient's or career's role in clinical safety"
'Simulation and human factor for clinical safety'
'Survey and report of clinical errors'
'Risk and safety in medical device'
'Surgical safety, preoperative risk management and Checklist'
'Medication safety'
'Drug safety'
'Emergency healthcare system'
'Others'


Don't miss this important opportunity to improve your knowledge by exchanging experiences of clinical safety internationally.


Please transfer the following information to your colleagues.
(Flyer) http://www.iarmm.org/2WCCS/flyer_Korean.pdf
(Poster) http://www.iarmm.org/2WCCS/poster_2WCCS.pdf


Please see online version: http://www.iarmm.org/2WCCS/2WCCS_2013eshot.shtml

 31st World Veterinary Congress

 Prague, Czech Republic

 September 17-20, 2013

 Please see: www.wvc2013.com

 International Congress of the Society for Microbial Ecology and Disease 

www.somed2013.org

 SOMED2013

Date:                         24th - 26th September 2013

Place:                        Kosice, Slovakia

Webpage:               www.somed2013.org

Contact e-mail:      info@somed2013.org

 The mission of SOMED2013 is to present scientific achievements and research advances in the field of microbial ecology and its relation to diseases. SOMED2013 provides a comprehensive scientific forum to all stakeholders of microbial ecology in health and disease. The three day conference is a networking event for scientists, researchers and technology providers. The conference will also provide a platform for scientific exchange and discussion between delegates from worldwide academia and industry.

 Focus areas are current advances in clinical microbiology, dietary modulation of the GIT ecosystem, the effect of antibiotics on microbial ecology, host microbe interactions and the role of biofilms in health and disease. It is the goal of SOMED2013 to further develop the understanding of the complexity of microbial ecology in relation to diseases, and to explore how to transform research findings to practical tools and applications in order to promote health and prevent disease. The congress is a unique opportunity to meet leading and internationally renowned scientists, researchers who bring forward the understanding of the role of microbial ecology in health and disease.

 International Congress of the Society for Microbial Ecology and Disease 

Phone:   +421 917 858 838 

Fax:        +421 41 4000 123

e-mail:   info@somed2013.org

web:       www.somed2013.org

 One Health Forum and Public Dialogue

 http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/OneHealth10_30_13(2).pdf

Monday, September 30, 2013

 6:00pm - 8:30pm

  

One Health is: “a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment”, http://www.onehealthinitiative.com.   The One Health Initiative promotes the idea that the health of people, animals and the environment are inextricably linked.  While the concept is widely supported, operationalizing the concept in daily professional practice has been challenging.  We want your help!

 

The Northeast Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, in association with MCPHS University (formerly the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Cumming School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, will sponsor a forum and public dialogue on One Health on Monday, September 30, 2013, 6:00PM-8:30PM, at the Fuller Conference Center, 9th Floor, MCPHS University, 25 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608.  Directions: http://www.mcphs.edu/campuses/worcester/visit-the-campus/getting-here

 

The forum will feature a panel of physicians, veterinarians, microbiologists and environmental scientists.  The panel members will present their perspectives on the One Health Initiative and then engage the audience in a discussion of the meaning of One Health, its inclusion in educational and training programs, incorporating the perspective into career paths, and how the One Health Initiative can be promoted generally.  Invited are undergraduates in pre-professional programs, graduate students in the biosciences, health professions students and post-graduate trainees, although all who are interested are invited.  A light supper will be provided. 

 The event is free, but registration is required at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e850l5u32c48f8be.  Please join us, hear more about One Health and contribute to the discussion about promoting a One Health approach.

 

Annual Rabies in the Americas (RITA) XXIV meeting – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – October 27-31, 2013

 

“The Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting is an annual event that has been held since 1990. It has been hosted in many countries across the Americas. For many years, RITA has grown in popularity and prominence with delegates now coming from more than 20 countries across five continents. 


The meeting provides an opportunity for researchers, health professionals, international, national and local managers of rabies programs, wildlife biologists, laboratory personnel and other people interested in advancing knowledge of rabies surveillance, prevention and control, to meet each other, to share their successes and also to discuss the challenges to be met.” ...

 Please read more at http://www.rabiesintheamericas.org/home

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION

 

Source: Center for Food Security and Public Health
College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University

Zoonoses@iastate.edu 515-294-8259
Press Contact:  Connie Scovin, communications: cscovin@iastate.edu or Telephone 203-219-1689

 

Online Course Promotes Awareness and Prevention of Companion Animal Zoonotic Diseases and Collaboration Among Health Professionals

http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Zoonoses%20CEEZAD%20Course_press%20release_FINAL_%209%2010%2013.pdf  

 

Course offered at a reduced rate of $50 for registration prior to October 3

 

Ames, IA – The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces the first offering of a new web-based course, October 7 – November 3, 2013.

 

The Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets course provides an excellent opportunity for animal and human healthcare professionals and students to refresh and gain knowledge of key zoonotic diseases. The course includes lessons, case studies, a discussion board, and online resources to assist in conveying zoonotic disease prevention measures to clients.

 

“Companion animals play an important role in people’s lives,” said Dr. Glenda Dvorak [DVM, MPH, DACVPM] course instructor, Assistant Director, CFSPH. Dr. Dvorak emphasizes that “Partnerships between human, veterinary and public health professionals are needed to raise awareness, enhance detection, and promote prevention of zoonotic diseases to protect the health of people and pets.” 

 

The cost to register for the course is $50. This course is subsidized with support from the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD) at Kansas State University, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. All course participants will receive a copy of the companion textbook (a $70 value).

 

To find out more and to register, visit http://zoonoses.info.

 

NOTE:  Dr. Dvorak is a notable One Health Supporter http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/supporters.php.  She is also a co-editor of “Handbook for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals”, First Edition, 2008 http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Products/handbook-for-zoonotic-diseases-of-companion-animals.php; a second edition is expected to be published in the near future.

 


 

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