One Health News

CA21111 – One Health drugs against parasitic vector borne diseases in Europe and beyond (OneHealthdrugs)

June 24, 2022

SEE: https://www.cost.eu/actions/CA21111/ Description The recent COVID19 pandemic infection has undisclosed long-standing issues in the translation of drugs from animals to humans or vice-versa. Nearly 75% of emerging human infections worldwide originated from animals; existing drugs for human and animal (H&A) vector-borne diseases (VBD) are scarce, with limited efficacy, toxicity, and finite resources. Emerging environmental problems in pharmaceutical use/manufacturing increase attention…

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Food Security and Medical Support: Animals Need It Too – Impakter

June 23, 2022

One Health Initiative [website]Editor’s Note: Also see dynamic extensive recognition of the criticality of institutionalizing the One Health concept/approach worldwide by many visionary One Health Impakter articles!

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Researchers call for a One Health approach to tackle zoonoses – Sunnybrook Research Institute

June 22, 2022

The report outlines the urgent need for a One Health approach, in the context of emerging and reemerging challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing outbreaks of avian influenza within Canada. The authors share a number of recommendations for national policymakers including improved One Health governance, expanded pathogen surveillance and biomonitoring, addressing existing health inequities,…

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Why One Health is Key To Address Future Pandemics 

June 18, 2022

SEE: Why One Health is Key To Address Future Pandemics  – Impakter https://impakter.com/one-health-key-address-future-pandemics/ As future pandemics are likely to emerge from the coronavirus family of viruses and other zoonotic pathogens, an integrated approach to develop vaccines for zoonotic diseases is essential for success in Health, Society by Craig Carter, Thomas Monath and Rohini Roopnarine June 18, 2022  …

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All Life Protection and Our Collective Future

June 17, 2022

“ ... we would invoke the concept of All Life Protection which promotes and augments the concept of One Health [2, 24] by fundamentally emphasizing not only the health of all life forms but also the wellbeing and protection of such. We are running out of time to make major changes in the current trajectory…

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One Health Initiative team member appointed World Medical Association Journal’s Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2022

Dr. Helena J. Chapman, a physician member of the One Health Initiative (OHI) Autonomous pro bono Team since 2019, was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the World Medical Association’s (WMA) official Journal in 2022.  The OHI team includes Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Thomas P. Monath, MD , *Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH,…

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7th Annual Global ONE HEALTH DAY – Officially celebrated November 3, 2022

June 15, 2022

View this message in your browser https://conta.cc/3HncOuF June 14, 2022   For Immediate Release Launch of the 7th Annual Global ONE HEALTH DAY Officially celebrated November 3, 2022  Announcing STUDENT EVENTS WINNER for ONE HEALTH DAY 2021 A One Health approach is needed now more than ever!!! And the Global One Health Community is showing the…

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Researchers create rapid test for deadly infe | EurekAlert!

June 12, 2022

NEWS RELEASE 10-JUN-2022 Researchers create rapid test for deadly infections in livestock, starting with pigs Saliva test allows penside testing Peer-Reviewed Publication MCMASTER UNIVERSITY SEE: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/955620 “… The new test could be a significant advancement in the concept of “One Health,” the growing understanding of the interconnection between human, animal and ecosystem health….”

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FAO Urges One Health to Prevent Zoonotic Diseases – World en.tempo.co

June 11, 2022

SEE: https://en.tempo.co/read/1600567/fao-urges-one-health-to-prevent-zoonotic-diseases “TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations called on all countries to implement a One Health approach to prevent, detect, and control emerging zoonotic diseases in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has threatened health, well-being, and economies of all societies. “We will not prevent future pandemics without One…

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One Health | Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security (dfat.gov.au) [Australia]

June 8, 2022

“‘One Health’ stands for an integrative and systemic approach to health, grounded on the understanding that human health is closely linked to the healthiness of food, animals and the environment, and the healthy balance of their impact on the ecosystems they share, everywhere in the world."

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Strengthening Europe’s resilience to emerging health threats | EurekAlert! [using One Health approach]

June 8, 2022

NEWS RELEASE 7-JUN-2022 Strengthening Europe’s resilience to emerging health threats Reports and Proceedings UMEA UNIVERSITY Strengthening Europe’s resilience to emerging health threats | EurekAlert! SEE: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/955186 IDAlert aims to tackle the emergence and transmission of zoonotic pathogens by developing novel indicators, innovative early warning systems and efficient tools for decision-makers, and by evaluating adaptation and mitigation…

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) consultation sets research priorities for monkeypox

June 4, 2022

3 June 2022 – News release – Geneva SEE: https://www.who.int/news/item/03-06-2022-who-consultations-sets-research-priorities-for-monkeypox “… Experts underlined the need for expedited studies to better understand the disease epidemiology, its clinical consequences, and the role of various modes of transmission. In addition, the following research needs were highlighted: a comprehensive One Health approach to understand animal-to-human transmission and animal reservoirs; development and evaluation of better diagnostic tools that can be available around the world; improved approaches to communicate and engage communities in…

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G7 science academies set out top four research priorities | Science|Business (sciencebusiness.net) [RE: One Health…]

June 2, 2022

G7 science academies set out top four research priorities | Science|Business (sciencebusiness.net) [RE: One Health…] 02 Jun 2022 | News In advance of the G7 heads of state get together later this month, the academies are demanding action on pandemic preparedness, zoonotic diseases, decarbonisation and melting ice SEE https://sciencebusiness.net/news/g7-science-academies-set-out-top-four-research-priorities “… “The G7 summit must provide leadership…

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Science Academies Call on G-7 Governments to Take Urgent Action to Accelerate Decarbonization, Develop Antiviral Drugs to Increase Pandemic Preparedness, Address Other Global Challenges

May 31, 2022

News Release | May 31, 2022 Science Academies Call on G-7 Governments to Take Urgent Action to Accelerate Decarbonization, Develop Antiviral Drugs to Increase Pandemic Preparedness, Address Other Global Challenges | National Academies SEE: https://www.nationalacademies.org/news/2022/05/science-academies-call-on-g-7-governments-to-take-urgent-action-to-accelerate-decarbonization-develop-antiviral-drugs-to-increase-pandemic-preparedness-address-other-global-challenges  National Academies The Need for a One Health Approach to Zoonotic Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance [PDF] To address the global challenges posed by zoonotic …

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Avian influenza: How bird flu affects domestic and wild flocks, and why a One Health approach matters | National Post

May 27, 2022

 SEE: https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/avian-influenza-how-bird-flu-affects-domestic-and-wild-flocks-and-why-a-one-health-approach-matters  “… Avian influenza virus and One Health Management and control of avian influenza virus requires a One Health approach, which places equal importance on measures that address avian influenza virus from animal, human and environmental health perspectives. Climate change, human population growth and socio-economic factors have long-lasting impacts on environmental health. A cross-sectoral…

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REMINDER! wva/wma global conference on one health – World Veterinary Association

May 26, 2022

REMINDER! wva/wma global conference on one health – World Veterinary Association World Veterinary Association CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH. Drivers towards One Health. “Strengthening collaboration between. Physicians and Veterinarians”.

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WHO/Europe | Food safety – Building One Health preparedness capacities: Implementation of the National bridging workshop roadmap in Kazakhstan

May 24, 2022

SEE: https://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/disease-prevention/food-safety/news/news/2022/5/building-one-health-preparedness-capacities-implementation-of-the-national-bridging-workshop-roadmap-in-kazakhstan 24-05-2022 Kazakhstan has a historically well-developed agriculture sector with an emphasis on livestock production. There are territories prone to endemic zoonotic diseases as well as to environmental issues such as the Aral Sea. The interactions between humans, animals and the environment increase the risk of public health threats and spread of diseases. Having…

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PMGR: Strengthening One Health & Supporting Schools in the COVID-19 Response – Audio Description | Covid-19 | news-journal.com

May 21, 2022

PMGR: Strengthening One Health & Supporting Schools in the COVID-19 Response – Audio Description | Covid-19 | news-journal.com May 21, 2022 PMGR: Strengthening One Health & Supporting Schools in the COVID-19 Response – Audio Description | Covid-19 | news-journal.com  VIEW PUBLICATION

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McGill/Pegasus Summer Institute in Peace, Global Health & Sustainability (May 24 – June 10)    Tue May 24 to Fri Jun 10, 2022, Virtual

May 21, 2022

McGill/Pegasus Summer Institute in Peace, Global Health & Sustainability (May 24 – June 10)    Tue May 24 to Fri Jun 10, 2022, Virtual SUMMER INSTITUTE SERIES  Environment and Human Health-June 6-10   SCHEDULE  (The World Clock)  For further information, please contact:  Melissa Whaling  missywhaling@gmail.com 

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Tracking coronavirus in animals takes on new urgency – The Washington Post

May 20, 2022

Tracking coronavirus in animals takes on new urgency – The Washington Post May 20, 2022 “We really have to highlight the concept of one health. It’s not only about human health. We have to consider health in animals and the environment. And if you don’t look after these areas, we are the one that suffer…

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