One Health News

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 (

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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:

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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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September 30, 2021

SEE: “…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:

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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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PAHO Director wants regional countries to adopt ‘one health policy’ as she highlights COVID-19 challenges

September 21, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 WASHINGTON, United States (CMC)— The Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) began its 59th Directing Council on Monday, with its director, Dr Carissa F Etienne, urging the adopting of a “one health policy” to allow for greater collaboration and coordination in dealing with health issues, as she presented her annual report focusing…

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AUSMIN 2021 Global Health Security Statement: Joint Statement 17 September 2021

September 17, 2021

The text of the following statement released by the governments of the United States and Australia sets out priorities for our health security cooperation as discussed at the 2021 Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN), 16 September 2021. SEE:  Includes: One Health partnerships Through the above cooperation in laboratory strengthening and field epidemiology training, working together to…

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The COVID-19 pandemic calls for urgent reform of health care, surveillance and governance in the WHO European Region and beyond [incorporates One Health approach]

September 10, 2021

SEE:,-surveillance-and-governance-in-the-who-european-region-and-beyond “One Health The concept of One Health recognizes the interconnection between people, animals, plants and their shared environment. When one part is at risk, the others are also in danger. Human activities like deforestation, trade and consumption of wildlife, and international travel are thought to have led to the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 and…

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DECLARATION OF THE G20 HEALTH MINISTERS Rome, Italy | 5-6 September 2021  [One Health approach highlighted]

September 7, 2021

SEE We call for continuity of concerted action towards a whole-of-government and whole-of-society response through good governance of health systems and immediate and medium-to-long term multi-sectoral actions on the social, economic and environmental determinants of health, in every country, to strengthen prevention, detection, preparedness and response capacities, through a health-in-all policies approach. Urgent coordination…

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