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The USGS One Health Approach to Infectious Diseases of Wildlife and Environmental Change

March 22, 2024

By Ecosystems Mission Area March 21, 2024 One Health is a collaborative approach – working at the local, regional, national, and global levels – with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection between people, animals (terrestrial and aquatic), plants, and their shared environment. “Many emerging human infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, are zoonotic meaning they…

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One Health Conference Explores Pressing Global Health Issues

March 21, 2024

March 21, 2024 | Jason Sheldon – College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) CAHNR is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to build connections and take actionable steps to improve global human, animal, plant, and environmental health “The UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) is hosting a One Health Conference at the Storrs campus to promote and lead…

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The Quadripartite announces proposed members of its One Health High Level Expert Panel (OHHLEP) (who.int)

March 20, 2024

Deadline: 2 April 2024, 17:00 CET 19 March 2024  Call for consultation Background “The One Health High-Level Expert Panel is the scientific and strategic advisory group to the Quadripartite organizations – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World…

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One Health” concept promoted in ten pilot high schools | Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world

March 16, 2024

The Southeast Asia One Health University Network (SEAOHUN) and Kasetsart University, with the support of Chevron, have joined forces to promote the “One Health” model and knowledge on how to handle epidemics. “The initial stage will be implemented in ten pilot high schools under the “Piloting the One Health Core Competency Course for High School…

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One Health at UTMB and the 2024 International Symposium on One Health Research

March 15, 2024

SEE: One Health at UTMB and the 2024 International Symposium on One Health Research (mailchi.mp) https://mailchi.mp/utmb/international-symposium-on-one-health-research-14153562?e=ef8dea5531

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One Health: Connections and Collaborations – Graduate Studies – Simon Fraser University (sfu.ca)

March 7, 2024

“Human health isn’t just about humans. Our health is intimately and inextricably interconnected with the health of our local and global ecosystems and our planet. By mapping connections among people, animals, and environments, “One Health” reveals opportunities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emerging and ongoing health threats. This concept isn’t new. It is…

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Join WOHC 2024 in Cape Town to explore the global One Health science and policy agenda!

March 1, 2024

8th World One Health Congress in Cape Town, South Africa – September 20 -23, 2024 REMINDER 🗣️ Join us in Cape Town! Early bird 🐦 till 30 June 2024 REGISTER NOW! SEE: Join WOHC 2024 in Cape Town to explore the global One Health science and policy agenda! (mailchi.mp) https://mailchi.mp/onehealthplatform/seasons-greetings-8th-world-one-health-congress-highlights-202924?e=1fd239baf0

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) calls for scale-up in implementing One Health approach

March 1, 2024

WHO says adopting a One Health approach that recognises people’s health is closely connected to the health of animals. NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA • MARCH 1, 2024 WHO calls for scale-up in implementing One Health approach SEE: https://gazettengr.com/who-calls-for-scale-up-in-implementing-one-health-approach/

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One Health | IPAC Canada (ipac-canada.org)

February 29, 2024

One Health 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. One Health is at the intersection of human health, animal health, and environmental health. The most commonly used definition shared by the US Centers for Disease Control…

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USAID, FAO Join Forces to Ensure One Health in Uzbekistan – U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan (usembassy.gov)

February 28, 2024

“ … The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that diseases transmitted between animals and humans can reach any country or region in a relatively short period of time and spread widely. Implementing a multidisciplinary and multisectoral “One Health” approach at the national, regional, and global levels will lead to efficient disease prevention and control, as most…

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The Second Quadripartite Annual Meeting (QEAM) (who.int)

February 26, 2024

28 February 2024 11:00 – 12:00  UNEP HQ, Niarobi, Kenya Background The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in March 2022 ushered in a new era of collaboration for the longstanding Tripartite partnership (FAO-WHO-WOAH) with the formal inclusion of UNEP, to form the Quadripartite collaboration on One Health. After the formation of the Quadripartite, the…

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Science Is The Bridge Between Our Past And Our Future

February 22, 2024

” … Columbia SkinCare is a proud supporter of the One Health Initiative, an international association comprised of members of the scientific community–physicians, research facilities and medical-related organizations–that have collaborated to unite human and veterinary medicine and ecosystem health to promote, improve and defend the health and well-being of all species through the integration of human medicine,…

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Doubling Down: Ensuring a Transformative Pandemic Agreement | Pandemic Action Network

February 13, 2024

Establish clear and enforceable obligations to prevent zoonotic disease outbreaks, spillovers, and spillbacks; address the drivers of pathogen spillover via the One Health approach; and provide the support needed for countries to deliver on these obligations SEE: Doubling Down: Ensuring a Transformative Pandemic Agreement | Pandemic Action Network https://www.pandemicactionnetwork.org/news/doubling-down-ensuring-a-transformative-pandemic-agreement/

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One Health: AMA journal of Ethics Feb 2024 Focuses on One health (Health Ecology and Disease Transmission) 

February 11, 2024

FEB 2024   Health Ecology and Disease Transmission About 75% of emerging infectious diseases are now zoonotic, with continued climate change expected to exacerbate transmission in environments shared among plants, human animals, and domestic, agricultural, and wild nonhuman animals. One Health is an approach that promotes national and international collaboration and coordinated responses to human population…

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One Health in Worldwide Educational Curricula Paradigm Shift – All levels

February 10, 2024

Journal of Global, Public and One Health (www.jgpoh.com) January 31, 2024,  Article   Kahn L. One Health in Worldwide 2024-01-31  Publications – jgpoh.com (https://jgpoh.com/publications) Kahn LH, Kaplan B, Monath TP, Yuill TM, Chapman HJ, Carter CN, Barrentine B, Seifman R. One health in worldwide educational curricula paradigm shift – all levels. JGPOH 2024, posted: 31-01-2024. DOI: 10.61034/JGPOH-2024-6  January 25, 2024, Also…

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Spillover & Spillback: One Health Prevents the Next Pandemic

February 9, 2024

Mar 11, 2024  11:30am – 12:30pm CT Scientists predict we’ll witness the next global health crisis before 2050. We have seen the devastating effect of viruses passed from animals and insects to humans and how climate change impacts health and disease. The interconnectedness of human, animal and environmental health demonstrates the need for integrated “One…

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HHS Releases the National Public Health Strategy to Prevent and Control Vector-Borne Diseases in People | HHS.gov

February 6, 2024

“… This VBD National Strategy represents the largest formal federal coordination effort focused on vector-borne disease prevention and control with contributions by over 50 representatives across 17 federal agencies. This collaborative effort will help Address the significant public health challenges related to vector-borne diseases; Incorporate a One Health approach to enhance coordination and communication across human, animal,…

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ASEAN STRENGTHENS COLLECTIVE EFFORTS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF ZOONOTIC DISEASES FROM WILDLIFE TRADE

February 2, 2024

By U.S. MISSION TO ASEAN The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) fortifies cooperation behind ASEAN’s new regional strategy to prevent transmission of zoonotic diseases from wildlife to humans and reduce demand for illegal wildlife products. “… Perhaps most notably, the Strategy serves as a directive tool for AMS and international partners to work together under a One Health approach.…

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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston: “International Symposium on One Health Research: Improving Food Security and Resilience.” Galveston, Texas — April 21-23, 2024

February 1, 2024

Advancing Health Care in Humans, Animals and the Environment Save the Dates: April 21 – 23, 2024 Our international Symposium Planning Committee of 22 diverse experts have designed a program which engages leaders in agricultural industry, public health, veterinary health, food safety, and environmental health institutions in this One Health oriented symposium. The symposium will be unique…

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One Health Dialogue Series: One Health Tools and Opportunities

January 26, 2024

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO, in collaboration with partners of the Quadripartite, including the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as OIE), organized the seventh One Health Dialogue, inviting participants from Permanent Representations and government officials, UN agencies, NGOs…

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