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One Medicine One Health: An Historic Perspective – September1 2022 [Revised from FEB1 2021]

September 1, 2022

“One Health” is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, and our environment. One Health implementation’s raison d’etre is to significantly help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.  … PLEASE SEE: By Bruce Kaplan,…

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U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker – KFF

August 27, 2022

Requires the heads of HHS, USDA, USAID, DoD, and certain other agencies to develop, publish, and submit to Congress a national One Health Framework … SEE:

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The Global Health System Needs More “Prevention” To Address Future Pandemics  – Impakter

August 27, 2022

“ … In recent G7 and G20 meetings, there has been greater awareness and support for doing so, with the endorsement of a “One Health” approach, one which considers the human, animal, plant, and the ecosystem interface as the most effective and sustainable route to wellbeing.   …” SEE:

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African health ministers adopt new regional strategy to transform health security | WHO | Regional Office for Africa

August 26, 2022

25 August 2022 “Lomé – Spurred by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fragile health systems, African health ministers this week adopted a new eight-year strategy to transform health security and emergency response in the region. … “… “COVID-19 is a wake-up call for the African region to prioritize building resilient health systems capable…

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It’s Time to Get Serious About Preventing Pandemics – Impakter

August 25, 2022

A new World Bank/WHO Fund could treat prevention as a priority and for which the One Health interdisciplinary approach is critical    By Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP and Richard Seifman, JD, MBA August 25, 2022  in Health, Politics & Foreign Affairs SEE:

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) One Health Initiative and One Health work

August 22, 2022

“The One Health concept works at the interconnection of three domains:  human, animal, and environmental health. One Health presents a more holistic view of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) mission. The FDA’s efforts to improve health go beyond recognizing disease transmission through an isolated lens of human health and acknowledge human-animal interactions and…

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New One Health research initiatives announced | Mirage News

August 19, 2022

SEE: “ Four research proposals have been selected as the inaugural projects for a new One Health research program in South-East Asia. The ACIAR/IDRC Research Program on One Health (AIRPOH) is a new co-investment between ACIAR and Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) that will form a portfolio of interconnected projects aiming to have…

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Is One Health at a Turning Point? – Impakter

August 18, 2022

COVID and Monkeypox infectious disease outbreaks heighten attention to the animal/human/environmental nexus By **Richard Seifman, JD, MBA **Member One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP  Bruce Kaplan, DVM  Thomas P. Monath, MD  *Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH  Thomas M. Yuill, PhD  Helena J. Chapman, MD, MPH, PhD  Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD  Becky Barrentine, MBA  Richard Seifman, JD, MBA *Deceased…

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WHO monkeypox lead on global health emergency and response – The Washington Post

August 16, 2022

SEE:  The Monkeypox Outbreak “As cities grow bigger, this urbanization, people move from rural areas into cities… The cities… encroach on natural habitats where animals no longer have enough space to live… This is certainly one of the features that is well recognized component of one, health [ONE HEALTH] and that a comprehensive approach…

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History of the One Health Initiative team and website (April 2006 through September 2015) and the One Health Initiative website since October 1, 2008 … revised to June 2020, February 2021 and again to date August 2022

August 10, 2022

Note: There have been many inquiries requesting an accurate updated historical account of the “One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team” and the One Health Initiative website… Currently: One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ *Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH ▪…

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Former Senior Health Adviser at the World Bank Joins One Health Initiative Team

August 5, 2022

August 2, 2022 Left to right: Jack Shere, DVM, PhD, President AVES presenting Honorary Diplomate Certificate to *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA August 5, 2022 – The One Health Initiative team is delighted to announce that Richard “Dick” Seifman, JD, MBA has accepted our invitation to join the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura…

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Zoonotic Disease Integrated Action (ZODIAC)

August 5, 2022

Collaborations and other initiatives – NUCLEUS information resources: In line with the One Health approach, the IAEA continues to develop contacts and collaborations with other ongoing global initiatives aiming at addressing the emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases with a view to ensuring complementarity of synergies and enhancing cooperation … SEE:

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2022 American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) Award Recipients: Presented at the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA (USA)

August 2, 2022

On behalf of the President of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society, Dr. Jack Shere, and our Board of Directors, please join me in congratulating our 2022 American Veterinary Epidemiology Society Award Recipients awarded yesterday [AUGUST 1, 2022]  in Philadelphia [presented at the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention] Gold Headed Cane Awards: Dr. Corrie Brown Dr. John…

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Religions and One Health Advocacy: Much in Common, Much Needs to Be Done

July 31, 2022

Home  Society  Health Religious communities have roles to play in One Health since it is an approach consistent with the teachings of most world faiths SEE:  by *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA   July 31, 2022 “Diseases and pandemics have meant the world shares a common nightmare. While science can offer some answers as to why and what…

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Get serious about ‘one health’ : The Tribune India

July 28, 2022

SEE: D.A.Henderson, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine and Public Health, University of Pittsburgh. Resident Scholar, Center for Biosecurity, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Service Professor. Dean Emeritus, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Pier IV Building, Suite 210, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 April 22, 2007 Dr. D. A. Henderson, legendary…

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One Health initiative unites experts in human, animal and environmental health | University of Arizona News

July 26, 2022

The One Health approach to research connects experts in human, animal and environmental health to improve health outcomes for all. SEE:

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Emerging Concept of One Health – University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (USA) Student Honors Lecture Discussion group- Mar 28, 2022

July 18, 2022

Emerging Concept of One Health – University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (USA) Student Honors Lecture Discussion group- Mar 28, 2022 SEE: *CRAIG N. CARTER, DVM MS PhD Dip. ACVPM DSNAP Director & Professor, Epidemiology Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center Department of Veterinary Science Colleges of Agriculture & Public Health University of Kentucky 1490 Bull Lea…

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A Treaty to Break the Pandemic Cycle: Don’t Ignore Key Lessons from the Past Two Years – Global Biodefense

July 17, 2022

SEE: A Treaty to Break the Pandemic Cycle: Don’t Ignore Key Lessons from the Past Two Years – Global Biodefense [] ALSO SEE: International law reform for One Health notifications – The Lancet [] “Summary Epidemic risk assessment and response relies on rapid information sharing. Using examples from the past decade, we discuss the limitations…

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Biodiversity for Health and Pandemic Prevention MPTF – Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (One Health approach)

July 14, 2022

“The Biodiversity for Health and Pandemic Prevention MPTF relies on partnerships, tested approaches, integrated policies, capacity development across sectors, and evidence-based action on the ground to endorse and foster “One Health” approaches. The One Health model takes environmental components and incorporates them into existing or nascent development and humanitarian action with the aim of preventing…

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