One Health News

One Health Joint Plan of Action(OHJPA) – JournalsOfIndia

October 21, 2022

“The concept of One Health recognises the health of humans, domestic and wild animals, plants and the wider environment (including ecosystems) are closely linked and interdependent.”

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Address by President Charles Michel at the World Health summit – Consilium (europa.eu)

October 20, 2022

“... Our health, as we well know, is directly linked to the health of our ecosystems and, more broadly, to the health of our planet. We must fully grasp these links if we are to rise to the most urgent challenges, such as antimicrobial resistance, new pandemics that might arise, or food security. That is…

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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at 3rd meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee: multi-country outbreak of monkeypox – 20 October 2022

October 20, 2022

“... And of course, investing in epidemic readiness and research in a One Health Approach is needed to learn more about this emerging disease and reduce the risk of continuing emergence in all countries. ...”

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Health and Human Services (USA) Announces Actions to Counter Biological Threats, Enhance Pandemic Preparedness, and Achieve Health Security | HHS.gov

October 19, 2022

“ … Enhance Pandemic Preparedness, and Achieve Health Security … monitor and evaluate the health threat landscape, using a One Health approach, …” SEE: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2022/10/18/hhs-announces-actions-to-counter-biological-threats-enhance-pandemic-preparedness-and-achieve-health-security.html “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced actions the department will take following National Security Memorandum 15, signed by President Biden, directing implementation of the 2022 National Biodefense Strategy and Implementation…

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One Health Joint Plan of Action launched to address health threats to humans, animals, plants and environment (who.int)

October 17, 2022

17 October 2022  News release  –  Geneva, Nairobi, Paris, Rome  “Today, a new One Health Joint Plan of Action was launched by the Quadripartite – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as…

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Independent Task Force report outlines a One Health approach to address risk factors for future pandemics (news-medical.net)

October 11, 2022

Our Task Force believes that the best way to address risk factors for future pandemics is a One Health approach that balances and optimizes the health of people, animals, and ecosystems.

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**TWiV 939: From lizards to Lassa with *Tom Monath, MD (microbe.tv) https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-939/

October 8, 2022

*Dr. Monath is a co-founder One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team ** “One Health” mentioned at time 130.20 – 131.20 SEE: https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-939/

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Notable One Health Advocate Receives Edithe J. Levit Distinguished Service Award at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) 

October 5, 2022

*Peter G. Anderson, DVM, PhD “Upon presenting the Levit Award Dr. Alfred Tallia, Chair of the NBME, noted that Dr. Anderson was the first Veterinarian ever to receive this award.” SEE https://www.uab.edu/medicine/pathology/news-events/archive/anderson-receives-distinguished-service-award-from-nbme  *Notable Modern-day ‘One Health’ Comparative Medical History to remember … – One Health Initiative

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Pharmaceutical industry: How can we improve our preparedness for new health threats? – PharmiWeb.com

October 4, 2022

“… Since the late 1990s, One Health has become the archetypal unifying concept for many governmental and non-governmental organisations concerned about protecting human and animal health, wildlife conservation and environmental sustainability. …” SEE: https://www.pharmiweb.com/article/pharmaceutical-industry-how-can-we-improve-our-preparedness-for-new-health-threats  

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One health (who.int)

October 4, 2022

SEE: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/one-health 3 October 2022 Key facts The health of humans, animals, and ecosystems are closely interlinked. Changes in these relationships can increase the risk of new human and animal diseases developing and spreading. The close links between human, animal and environmental health demand close collaboration, communication and coordination between the relevant sectors. One Health…

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Health and climate change: One Health for all: one vision and one response

October 3, 2022

SEE: https://cop27.eg/#/presidency/eventsThematicDetails/science-day This session discusses the interconnectivity of different pillars of one health approach to sustainably balance and optimize Human, animal, and ecosystem’s health. It will focus on the most tangible impacts present globally related to one health approach as zoonotic disease, food poisoning and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), and discusses potential innovative approaches, protocols, and…

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One Health: A Paradigm Whose Time Has Come? – Impakter

September 25, 2022

September 25, 2022 SEE: One Health: A Paradigm Whose Time Has Come? – Impakter — https://impakter.com/one-health-paradigm-time-come/ Finding common ground between countries and institutions to deal with our common health future is still an uphill road at the upcoming G20 in Indonesia    

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Support the One Health Security Act

September 21, 2022

Provided by Gil Ruiz [Gilbert_Ruiz@gillibrand.senate.gov] Legislative Director | Office of Senator Gillibrand Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand “Senator Gillibrand will introduce the One Health Security Act on September 28, 2022 and invites you to support and amplify its rollout. Please see the attached letter from Senator Gillibrand requesting your support, together with the One Health Security Act’s bill…

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Collaborating for the sake of human and animal health [One Health approach] – Research in Germany (research-in-germany.org)

September 20, 2022

“Animal health and various environmental factors have a bearing on human health. The One Health approach takes all the different aspects into consideration and explores connections between them. A One Health centre of international standing is now being established in Greifswald.  …” SEE: https://www.research-in-germany.org/en/news-and-research-areas/global-health/Collaborating-for-the-sake-of-human-and-animal-health.html

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Global guidance framework for the responsible use of the life sciences: mitigating biorisks and governing dual-use research (who.int)

September 14, 2022

“… Overview The Global guidance framework for the responsible use of the life sciences: mitigating biorisks and governing dual-use research (the framework) aims to provide values and principles, tools and mechanisms to support Member States and key stakeholders to mitigate and prevent biorisks and govern dual-use research. The framework adopts the One health approach and focuses on…

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Update on SARS-CoV-2 variants detected in animals by USDA – News Medical

September 13, 2022

News Medical APHIS, which works at local, regional, national, and global levels, has followed a One Health strategy to eradicate and control diseases in … SEE: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20220912/Update-on-SARS-CoV-2-variants-detected-in-animals-by-USDA.aspx

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One Health at 30,000 feet: Measured Optimism – Impakter

September 11, 2022

September 10, 2022 New pandemic financing with over $1.4 billion in commitments and a United Nations high-level meeting planned for 2023: both acknowledge the One Health concept By *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA September 10, 2022  in Health, Politics & Foreign Affairs *Member One Health Initiative team VIEW PUBLICATION

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Training course on One Health in action against Neglected Tropical Diseases (who.int)

September 8, 2022

SEE: https://www.who.int/news/item/07-09-2022-training-course-on-one-health-in-action-against-neglected-tropical-diseases

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Learning from the Past: Why One Health is Needed – Impakter

September 4, 2022

A new historical overview of how the One Health concept developed over 150 years brings home the fact that the time has come to adopt it worldwide    SEE: https://impakter.com/learning-why-one-health-needed/ HEALTH Learn

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Mauritania officials report suspected Rift Valley fever and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever cases – Outbreak News Today

September 4, 2022

SEE: http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mauritania-officials-report-suspected-rift-valley-fever-and-crimean-congo-hemorrhagic-fever-cases-72139/ Outbreak News Today – “… within the “One Health” committee, took the initiative to strengthen … Finally, the “One Health” technical committee calls on all farmers to …”  

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