One Health News

Joint G20 Finance and Health Ministers Meeting Communiqué – October 29, 2021, Rome, Italy [One Health Approach included]

October 30, 2021

Joint G20 Finance and Health Ministers Meeting Communiqué “ … We are determined to advance pandemic, prevention, preparedness and response, as well as to prepare the way for stronger post-pandemic recovery, in line with the comprehensive One Health approach, taking into account work of the Tripartite and UN Environment Programme and their newly established One…

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Two new positions at University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Texas) – emphasis on One Health research and training

October 29, 2021

Two new positions at University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Texas)Both will have an emphasis on One Health research and training:  Laboratory Supervisor, Infectious Disease ?Galveston, Texas, United States ? Clinical Laboratory ? Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and Senior Research Associate, Internal Medicine – Infectious Disease ?Galveston, Texas, United States ? Research Academic…

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One Health Workforce Overview (usaid.gov)

October 29, 2021

One Health Workforce Overview (usaid.gov) OR SEE: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1864/OHW_Overview_Handout_2016-ct-508-1.pdf

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Fact Sheet: New Initiatives to Expand the U.S.-ASEAN Strategic Partnership – [includes One Health Workforce etc.]

October 27, 2021

THE WHITE HOUSE   The White House BRIEFING ROOM Fact Sheet: New Initiatives to Expand the U.S.-ASEAN Strategic Partnership “ … Transform ASEAN states’ health workforces and university public health curricula and train the next generation of health professionals through multi-disciplinary approaches through the One Health Workforce – Next Generation project. …” SEE:  https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/10/26/fact-sheet-new-initiatives-to-expand-the-u-s-asean-strategic-partnership/

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New department unites veterinary medicine and public health | Cornell University Chronicle (USA)

October 26, 2021

“The College of Veterinary Medicine launched its new Department of Public and Ecosystem Health Oct. 25 after extensive campus consultation. This is the college’s sixth academic department and its first new department in more than 20 years. “This department unites the programs and activities at the College of Veterinary Medicine that already leverage a One…

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History, In the beginning…FIRST One Health Newsletters issued

October 25, 2021

History In the beginning: “It’s a New Day in Public Health. The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.”  FIRST One Health Newsletters …  SEE: Volume 1 – 2008 | Florida Department of Health (floridahealth.gov) http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-from-animals/one-health-newsletter/volume-1.html

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A Reflection on Animals, Nature and the Human Condition:  A ONE HEALTH FOR ONE EARTH MANIFESTO

October 24, 2021

October 21, 2021 By Dr. Michael W. Fox* “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” –Helen Keller.   “ . . . ONE HEALTH AND THE RECOVERY OF OUR SANITY AND EARTH The recovery of our sanity and humanity to make informed, science and ethics-based decisions for the greater good…

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A perspective … some significant Historic Inspirations for advancing the One Medicine/One Health concept & movement – 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries 

October 23, 2021

Lest we forget…  A perspective … some significant Historic Inspirations for advancing the One Medicine/One Health concept & movement – 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries 

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DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY, One Health Video Series: Land Preservation, Natural Areas, and Social Emotional Learning – Free One Health Seminar on Zoom!

October 22, 2021

In this video by Michelle Glitzer ’20, students, faculty and staff on campus explain what the term One Health means and, why this concept is so important for the future of our world. SEE: https://delval.edu/community-members/one-health

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Outstanding-Extraordinary U.S. One Health Leader Making Significant One Health Contributions – Dr. Cheryl Stroud

October 21, 2021

 Cheryl M. Stroud, DVM, PhD, Executive Director, U.S. One Health Commission is also the Immediate Past Chair, North Carolina One Health Collaborative (NC OHC), Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Immediate Past American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Representative to the One Health Commission. Since 2013 Dr. Stroud has enthusiastically…

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Brain Health, One Health, and COVID-19

October 19, 2021

October 19, 2021 Neuroepidemiology  DOWNLOAD FULLTEXT PDF Editorial  The authors offer this concluding statement: “We call on decision-makers to seriously think about making One Health the new norm across the various sectors while inventing and implementing equitable economic systems that have human, animal and environmental health at their cores.  Our failure to heed the wake-up call…

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A giving opportunity to create the Dr. Lonnie King One Health Endowed Scholarship

October 12, 2021

“Veterinarians trained in public health are equipped to confront issues such as food  safety and security, emerging zoonoses, bioterrorism and infectious disease ecology. They are our first line of defense for promoting and protecting human health.” —Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, ACVPM Honoring *Dr. Lonnie King’s Legacy Visionary. Mentor. Leader. Ohio State’s College of Veterinary…

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The Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Galicia (RAFG), Santiago de Compostela, Spain Supports One Health/Medicine Concept

October 5, 2021

The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team is pleased to recognize and announce that The Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Galicia (RAFG), Santiago de Compostela, Spain supports the One Health/Medicine Concept.  Please see email message below sent October 5, 2021: Dear Sirs, The Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Galicia (RAFG) is very much interested…

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Minister McConalogue welcomes progress in relation to Antimicrobial Resistance in animals and the farm environment

October 1, 2021

Press release From Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Published on 30 September 2021 – Last updated on 30 September 2021 The Minister for Agriculture in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., is pleased to launch the Report of the iNAP Animal Health Implementation Committee (AHIC) which outlines the progress achieved to date…

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ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN THE UNITED STATES, THE EUROPEAN UNION, AND CANADA: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF POLICY APPROACHES AND PROMISING SOLUTIONS

September 30, 2021

SEE: https://jphmpdirect.com/2021/09/29/antimicrobial-resistance-in-the-us-eu-and-canada/ “…Due to the multidimensional nature of the problem of antimicrobial resistance, policy makers have taken different approaches. The United States, European Union, and Canada have each adopted an underlying principle of “One Health,” which acknowledges that humans, animals, and the environment are intertwined (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, n.d.). …”

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Duke One Health Says Goodbye – Final One Health Newsletter Issue 43 October 2021

September 29, 2021

The One Health Initiative team is sad to report the discontinuance of the Outstanding Duke One Health Newsletter.  In addition their extraordinary One Health program director and leader Dr. Greg Gray is also leaving: Issue 43                                       …

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One Health Day Continues!!!!! – Press Release

September 29, 2021

September 28, 2021 For Immediate Release One Health Day Continues!!!!! Call for Celebrations and Submission of Events for the SIXTH ANNUAL WORLD ONE HEALTH DAY and Announcing STUDENT EVENTS WINNER for ONE HEALTH DAY 2020 Launched in April 2016 by the One Health Commission, the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team, and the One Health Platform Foundation, annual One Health Day has for…

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World Rabies Day – World Veterinary Association/World Medical Association Press Release

September 28, 2021

RABIES, A SERIOUS ONE HEALTH PROBLEM SAYS VETERINARIANS AND PHYSICIANS  World Veterinary Association/World Medical Association Press Release  SEE: https://www.worldvet.org/uploads/docs/2021_world_rabies_day_press_release.pdf  https://onehealthinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/2021-World-Rabies-Day-Press-Release-ES.pdf   https://onehealthinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/2021-World-Rabies-Day-Press-Release-ES.pdf

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What are zoonotic diseases?

September 25, 2021

September 24, 2021 Captain Casey Barton Behravesh [MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM] of the U.S. Public Health Service, and Director of the CDC One Health Office highlights the CDC’s efforts to nationally and internationally prevent zoonotic diseases 60% of existing human infectious diseases are zoonotic, and at least 70% of emerging infectious diseases of humans have an animal origin.…

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What’s The UN General Assembly Got to Do With It?

September 23, 2021

by *Richard Seifman – Board Member, United Nations Association-National Capital Area  September 23, 2021  Impact, Politics & Foreign Affairs, United Nations Public Advocacy:  ” … For many years, an impending UN General Assembly that always happens in September, galvanizes international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to accelerate advocacy and action. Many prepare special documents explicitly for framing the global issues for future speakers,…

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