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Odisha to pilot ‘One Health’ mission aimed at curbing zoonotic diseases- The New Indian Express

October 7, 2023

One Health is an integrated and unifying approach that aims to sustainably balance and optimise the health of people, animals and ecosystems. SEE: Odisha to pilot ‘One Health’ mission aimed at curbing zoonotic diseases- The New Indian Express

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World Bank: the importance of groundwater on climate resilience in the Sahel – Burkina Faso | ReliefWeb

October 5, 2023

“…Through the One Health approach, they should result in providing safe water, serving as meeting points for both human and animal vaccination campaigns, and reducing environmental pressure,” *he added. …”     “… *“This high-level meeting has highlighted the pressing need and promising opportunity to develop groundwater-based irrigation, which remains rare in the Sahel,” said Saroj…

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‘One Health’ Approach Needed To Make Health Accessible To All: Ravi Singh – YouTube

October 3, 2023

"... a more integrated 'One Health' approach is needed to make sure health is accessible to all"

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Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage “Universal Health coverage: expanding our ambition for health and well-being in a post-COVID world”

September 29, 2023

PGA Text as of 1 September 2023   United Nations › 2023/09 › UHC-Final-Text Sep 1, 2023 — Page 1. PGA Text as of 1 September 2023. 1. Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage. “Universal Health … SEE: “41. Recognize that a coherent approach to strengthen the global health architecture as well as health system resilience and…

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ONE HEALTH LESSONS – Flyer for Saturday’s OPEN HOUSE, September 30, 2023

September 27, 2023

SEE Flyer for Saturday’s OPEN HOUSE:  Zoom ID: 262 240 7234  Zoom Passcode: OHL0930. Provided September 27, 2023 to One Health Initiative team by: Dr. Deborah Thomson One Health Lessons Home Lessons Webinars Gallery Reviews Get Involved Partners Donate About ©2023 One Health Lessons  All Rights Reserved Questions or feedback? Contact:

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Asia’s 1st dual accredited School of Veterinary Medicine at City University of Hong Kong Inspired by One Health initiative

September 26, 2023

Reported to the One Health Initiative website by:  Michael Gibb, Senior Manager (Strategic Communications), Institutional Research Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tel: +852 3442 6802/ +852 6643 3487/ Skype: mjcgibb September 25, 2023 – “I’d like to let you know about an exciting piece of breaking news from Hong Kong concerning accreditation for veterinary training inspired by the…

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United States Joins in Commitment to Strengthen Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response – United States Department of State

September 25, 2023

“The United States is committed to doing its part to prepare for, and respond to, the next health emergency in four key ways: Expanding bilateral health security partnerships with countries around the world, to collaborate on ways to improve disease detection capabilities, strengthen laboratory systems, train health workers, enhance One Health, and improve biosafety and…

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The Deadly Rise of Anti-science: A Scientist’s Warning

September 24, 2023


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Upcoming COHA Translational Summit on Coagulopathies across Species 

September 23, 2023

Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance  The goal of these Summits is to promote interdisciplinary research that advances both human and companion animal health, and to incorporate veterinary clinician scientists into translational research teams. SEE: Upcoming COHA Translational Summit on Coagulopathies across Species   | COHA (

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One Health Framework to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

September 21, 2023

“The report emphasizes that antimicrobial resistance (AMR), where microbes become resistant to antimicrobial agents, is a significant global public health threat with far-reaching consequences for people, animals, and the environment. Without stronger One Health action involving people, animals, agri-food systems, and the environment, AMR levels are expected to remain high for at least the next 25 years.” SEE: One…

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Federal Register :: National One Health Framework To Address Zoonotic Diseases and Advance Public Health Preparedness in the United States: A Framework for One Health Coordination and Collaboration Across Federal Agencies

September 20, 2023

SUMMARY: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announces the opening of a docket to obtain comment on the draft National One Health Framework to Address Zoonotic Diseases and Advance Public Health Preparedness in the United States: A Framework for One Health Coordination and Collaboration…

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September 20, 2023

A message from the One Health Commission Based in the US, working globally to Connect, Create, & Educate for One Health SEE:

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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) calls for package of One Health policies to limit impact of antibiotic resistance | CIDRAP (

September 16, 2023

“The cost of inaction to tackle AMR is high,” the report states. “Results from the OECD analysis demonstrate that policy action that is grounded in a One Health approach is urgently needed to tackle AMR.” “Scaling up investments in One Health packages of actions against AMR is affordable, with a return on investment significantly greater…

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Open online course, produced by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and the University of Basel

September 15, 2023

One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment The six-week mentored course starts on 09.10.2023. If you’ve ever wondered whether physicians and veterinarians could work together more closely, join the open online course produced by the University of Basel and Swiss TPH. You’ll see that collaboration makes a lot of sense, saving more human and…

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United States Department of Agriculture-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) | USDA Announces Awards to Support One Health Initiatives

September 12, 2023

Published: Sep 12, 2023 WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is awarding 36 research awards totaling more than $56 million to support One Health surveillance and coordination. One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral, and transdisciplinary approach – working at the local, regional, national,…

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Cureus | The Past, Present, and Future of One Health in India: A Narrative Review | Article

September 11, 2023

Abstract Humans have experienced a long-lasting pandemic of COVID-19 going on since the year 2020. Such events have recently increased the demand for a competent disease outbreak response system, more precisely, a One Health platform. The interaction between humans, animals, and ecosystems is inevitable. It is a known fact that the interface between these three…

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American Veterinary One Health Society (AVOHS) Endorses ProMED-mail Continuance

September 8, 2023

[Formerly American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES), 1965-2023] August 2023 The American Veterinary One Health Society (AVOHS) hereby states its longstanding recognition of and strong endorsement for continued ProMED-mail national and international operations. Notably, the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED) is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID). ProMED was launched in 1994 as…

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Kenya: Investing in One Health for people, animals, plants and the environment

September 7, 2023

AFRICA Africa Press Release September 7, 2023 “On the 29 and 30 August, 2023, in Machakos, Kenya, over 50 cross-sectoral and multistakeholder participants including government, civil society, the private sector and international partners  met to prioritize national investments in One Health. …” SEE: Kenya: Investing in One Health for people, animals, plants and the environment (

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One Health – Food and Agriculture Organization (

September 7, 2023

  One Health is an integrated, unifying approach that aims to sustainably balance and optimize the health of people, animals and ecosystems. It recognizes the health of humans, domestic and wild animals, plants, and the wider environment (including ecosystems) are closely linked. “ [Food and Agriculture Organization] FAO promotes a One Health approach as part…

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FACT SHEET: U.S.-ASEAN Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, One Year On | The White House

September 6, 2023

The White House      SEPTEMBER 05, 2023 “… In support of the May 2023 ASEAN Leaders’ Declaration on One Health, USAID supported ASEAN’s development of the ASEAN One Health Network, which is leveraging animal, environmental, and public health expertise across ASEAN. …” SEE:

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