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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: https://nucleus.iaea.org/sites/zodiac/SitePages/Collaborations-and-other-Initiatives.aspx

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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: https://impakter.com/religions-one-health-much-in-common/  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: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/get-serious-about-one-health-416248 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: https://news.arizona.edu/story/one-health-initiative-unites-experts-human-animal-and-environmental-health

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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: https://onehealthinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Emerging-Concept-of-One-Health-UK-Student-Honors-Lecture-Discussion-group-Mar-28-2022.pptx *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 [https://globalbiodefense.com/2022/07/16/a-treaty-to-break-the-pandemic-cycle-dont-ignore-key-lessons-from-the-past-two-years/] ALSO SEE: International law reform for One Health notifications – The Lancet [https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00942-4/fulltext] “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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COVID-19 & Antibiotic Resistance | CDC

July 12, 2022

CDC targets five core actions to better prepare the U.S. to combat antimicrobial resistance, integrating a One Health approach to comprehensively tackle new threats that will continue to emerge worldwide.

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ONE HEALTH INITIATIVE (OHI)

July 12, 2022

https://www.onehealthinitiative.com/ www.archive.onehealthinitiative.com “One Health is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment.” “One Health implementation will help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.” “Between animal and human medicine there are no…

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A One Health opinion piece…”Veterinarians merged with physician educations: Past and present combined into one individual “One Health” examples—a useful conjoined degree program?” [A Reprint Revised with updated links from original One Health Initiative website posting on July 2, 2019]

July 6, 2022

July 4, 2022 [A Reprint Revised with updated links from original One Health Initiative website posting on July 2, 2019] “…There can be no doubt about the unique potential for the One Health Model for Multidisciplinary Training and Collaboration.” Gary S. Roubin, BVSc. (Hons.), MB, BS., PhD, MD, FRACP, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, Cardiovascular Associates of the Southeast…

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One Health: The International Community Takes A New Step Forward

July 2, 2022

This is One Health’s year of recognition, with the World Bank's latest fund for pandemic response… But what about more and sustained action?

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – World Bank Approves New Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR) includes One Health Financing Possibilities

July 1, 2022

 ONE HEALTH INITIATIVE TEAM: Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2022 World Bank Approves New Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR) includes One Health Financing Possibilities  SEE: https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/pandemics/brief/factsheet-financial-intermediary-fund-for-pandemic-prevention-preparedness-and-response “Will the FIF also fund activities related to One Health (intersection between human health, animal health and environment)? Yes, activities related to One Health,…

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New report highlights the impact of changes in environment on One Health

July 1, 2022

New report highlights the impact of changes in environment on One Health (who.int) SEE: https://www.who.int/europe/news/item/01-07-2022-new-report-highlights-the-impact-of-changes-in-environment-on-one-health

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In Wartime, Mental Health and One Health Are Casualties – Impakter

June 30, 2022

“Mental Health and One Health, the latter being the interface of human/animal/ecosystem health, address largely different scientific research, methods, public awareness and actions. Yet both face unanticipated challenges as a result of the Russian invasion, putting much greater burdens on an already overwhelmed Ukraine Government. ..."

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A Review of Zoonotic Disease Threats to Pet Owners: A Compendium of Measures to Prevent Zoonotic Diseases Associated with Non-Traditional Pets Such as Rodents and Other Small Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Backyard Poultry, and Other Selected Animals | Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (liebertpub.com)

June 27, 2022

SEE: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/vbz.2022.0022?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub++0pubmed A One Health approach is necessary to prevent zoonotic diseases associated with NTPs Prevention and control of zoonotic diseases and antimicrobial resistance requires a One Health approach. This approach includes identifying of host, pathogen, and environmental factors that influence the risk of disease; promoting animal husbandry and welfare; understanding the industry operations and…

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Multi-dimensional impacts of Coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on Sustainable Development Goal achievement | Globalization and Health | Full Text (biomedcentral.com)

June 27, 2022

To exit the acute phase of the pandemic, equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines by all countries and continued high coverage of face masks and hand hygiene are critical entry points. During recovery, governments should strengthen preparedness based on the One Health approach, rebuild resilient health systems and an equitable society, ensure universal health coverage and…

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