One Health News

Invitation to Contribute to the Special Issue “One-Health meets Omics: the way forward to investigate zoonosis”  in Journal of Applied Microbiology

June 8, 2021

SEE:    https://sfamjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/hub/journal/13652672/homepage/callforpapers.html We would like to encourage your group to consider submitting an original paper or a review article for a Special Issue focused on One-Health meets Omics: the way forward to investigate zoonosis. Zoonoses are diseases or infections that can be transmitted from animals to humans and vice versa. Overall, they represent up to…

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On World Food Safety Day, Adopt A One Health Approach To Ensure Food Is Safe To Consume | Scoop News

June 7, 2021

Monday, 7 June 2021 Press Release: FAO   SEE: https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO2106/S00086/on-world-food-safety-day-adopt-a-one-health-approach-to-ensure-food-is-safe-to-consume.htm “On World Food Safety Day, Everyone From Growers To Supply Chains To Consumers Across Asia And The Pacific Must Adopt A One Health Approach To Ensure Food Is Safe To Consume”

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Expanding the Undergraduate One Health Program

June 5, 2021

With a vision to expand the One Health Program, the Faculty of Science, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (One Health) brought their expertise together to develop and officially launch the undergraduate One Health Major in the fall of 2021. Students will be required to complete…

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Oliver R Tambo Africa Research Chair at SACIDS Foundation for One Health

June 4, 2021

Open Access News Health & Social Care News “ … The Chair will be integrated into the SACIDS Foundation for One Health, an institute of Sokoine University of Agriculture on behalf of member institutions from the SADC region that founded SACIDS in 2008, initially as a regional programme, until 2018 when it was transformed into its current status.…

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COVID-19 & the urgent case for a greater focus on One Health

June 3, 2021

Open Access News Research & Innovation News SEE: https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/focus-on-one-health/111953/ “ … A greater focus on One Health One Health is a concept that recognises the interconnections between human, animal and environmental health, and that policies should be developed with these at front of mind. As an example, many governments in countries where rabies is endemic…

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World Health Assembly urges stronger public health emergency preparedness, WHO response

June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021 … “China agrees with the reports’ concept of building ‘One Health’ surveillance system and the ‘whole of government, whole of society’ pandemic response approach, which aims at improving the IHR and other international legal systems,” he said. … SEE: http://www.ecns.cn/news/2021-06-01/detail-ihamvkwq9614301.shtml

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April 22, 2007 Dr. D. A. Henderson, legendary leader of the worldwide smallpox eradication program ENDORSED “One Health”

May 28, 2021

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 leader of…

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Morrisville animal health firm raises $7M for move into the human diagnostic realm

May 26, 2021

… “AAD is a great example of the ‘One Health’ perspective,” said Nandini Mendu, senior director of agriculture sector development for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. One Health is a collaborative effort among different disciplines of medicine, including human, veterinary, and environmental. …     SEE: https://www.wraltechwire.com/2021/05/25/morrisville-animal-health-firm-raises-7m-for-move-into-the-human-diagnostic-realm/

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Panel to understand trigger of pandemics – Geneva/Paris/Rome – May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021

TOP NEWS – Tuesday, 25 May, 2021, 08 : 00 AM Geneva/Paris/Rome International organisations have come together to launch a new One Health High-Level Expert Panel to improve understanding of how diseases with the potential to trigger pandemics, emerge and spread. The panel will advise four international organisations – the World Health Organization (WHO), the…

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Full text of Rome Declaration of Global Health Summit (Part 1)

May 22, 2021

Source: Xinhua| 2021-05-22 01:50:12|Editor: huaxia  “… Welcome high-level political leadership for preparedness and response in relation to health emergencies. Note proposals on a possible international instrument or agreement with regards to pandemic prevention and preparedness, in the context of the WHO, and efforts by the WHO, World Organisation for Animal Health, Food and Agriculture Organisation, United…

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How Anti-science and Anti-vaxxers Cause Avoidable COVID Deaths 

May 21, 2021

EALTH, POLITICS & FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SOCIETY May 21, 2021 SEE: https://impakter.com/anti-science-anti-vaxxers-cause-covid-deaths/

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United Nations (U.N.) bodies set up “One Health” expert-panel to advise on animal disease risks

May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The World Health Organization and three other international bodies have formed a team of experts to help develop a global plan to prevent the spread of diseases from animals to humans, the WHO said on Thursday. The One Health High-Level Expert Panel was an initiative launched by France and…

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This nonprofit is helping communities stop pandemics in their tracks

May 17, 2021

Inside Development  Global Health: Tech and Innovation By Catherine Cheney // 17 May 2021 SEE: https://www.devex.com/news/this-nonprofit-is-helping-communities-stop-pandemics-in-their-tracks-99890 “… Because most emerging diseases are zoonotic — jumping from animals to humans — the organization takes a “one health” approach, which brings together disciplines focused on people, animals, plants, and their shared environments. Ending Pandemics partners across sectors in its efforts to prevent,…

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We must invest in pandemic prevention to build an effective global health architecture

May 13, 2021

MARTIEN VAN NIEUWKOOP MONIQUE ELOIT |MAY 12, 2021 See link: We must invest in pandemic prevention to build an effective global health architecture (worldbank.org)  “ … At the core of their appeal is the establishment of a new treaty intended to commit countries to better tackling diseases such as COVID-19, Ebola, influenza and SARS —…

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To Prevent Future Pandemics, Start by Protecting Nature

May 10, 2021

To Prevent Future Pandemics, Start by Protecting Nature World Politics Review  ” … Given these linkages, pandemic prevention efforts must be grounded in a “One Health” approach that recognizes the intimate interconnections among human, animal and environmental health. …”  

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What the COVID-19 Crisis Is Telling Humanity

May 7, 2021

Marc Bekoff Ph.D. Animal Emotions Humans are largely responsible for the alarming increase in zoonotic diseases. Posted May 6, 2021 |  Reviewed by Davia Sills SEE: What the COVID-19 Crisis Is Telling Humanity | Psychology Today Canada KEY POINTS Two physicians with impeccable credentials tell us in an easy-to-read essay what we need to know and do…

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Special Volume No. 1, 2021: The Global One Health Environment

May 1, 2021

SEE Learning Module on Continuing Environmental Education (CEE) at: https://www.seejph.com/index.php/seejph/article/view/4238 View of Special Volume No. 1, 2021: The Global One Health Environment (seejph.com) Short overview: The learning module has been prepared by members of the Working Group 1HOPE-GPA (Governance, Policy, and Advocacy), part of the One Health for One Planet Education (1HOPE) Initiative to support…

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) One Health Office Participates in National Pet Week – May 2-8, 2021

April 29, 2021

“You cannot have good public health unless you have good animal health. And you can’t have good animal health unless you have good public health” – James H. Steele, DVM, MPH: One Health Wonders, JAVMA Vol. 232, No 12, News, June 15 2008 –  Dr. Steele founded the Veterinary Public Health Division of CDC in…

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Public Health Vaccines and Crozet BioPharma proudly sponsor and endorse the One Health Initiative

April 26, 2021

One Health Public Health Vaccines and Crozet BioPharma proudly sponsor and endorse the One Health Initiative. The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment. The synergism achieved will advance health care for the 21st century and beyond by…

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Tennessee’s First Chronic Wasting Disease Testing Facility Open

April 24, 2021

SEE: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/2021/4/23/tennessee-s-first-chronic-wasting-disease-testing-facility-open.html  Friday, April 23, 2021 NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Kord Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory has the state’s first Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing facility. The CWD testing unit is operational and fully accredited by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the organization that develops and publishes international standards. “A dozen counties…

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