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A One Health Challenge – An Innovative Approach to Graduate Public Health Education

September 14, 2010

A One Health Challenge An Innovative Approach to Graduate Public Health Education The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas (USA) is not what one would normally expect from graduate public health education.  While a few other Master of Public Health programs in the United States are aligned with…

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One Health Poster Representation at Farm Foundation Symposium by Two Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence

September 9, 2010

One Health Poster Representation at Farm Foundation Symposium by Two Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence   Titled: “One Health – One Medicine – One Environment”   Two outstanding Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence—the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD), Kansas State University and National Center for Foreign…

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September 8, 2010

Two Important One Health Tuberculosis Articles – Published by “The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease” The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease publishes articles on all aspects of lung health, including public health-related issues such as training programmes, cost-benefit analysis, legislation, epidemiology, intervention studies and health systems research. The IJTLD is dedicated…

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American Medical Association (USA) President Reaffirms Strong Support of One Health

August 30, 2010

American Medical Association (USA) President Reaffirms Strong Support of One Health     “The AMA strongly supports the One Health Initiative, the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines to attain optimal health for humans, animals, and our environment. More than 60 percent of human infectious diseases and the preponderance of emerging infectious diseases have an animal vector. Better collaboration is…

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August 26, 2010

A second good reason to attend the … “One Health” Session Scheduled for the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), in Orlando, Florida (USA) Monday, January 17,  2011 www.navc.com Remember the first good reason to attend was described about and by Dr. Paul P. Calle.   It was posted on August 13, 2011 (scroll down). Here is…

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August 16, 2010

U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Bernadette Dunham, DVM, PhD Supports AVMA/AMA “One Health” Initiative FDA Veterinarian Newsletter 2007 Volume XXII, No IV – Dr. Dunham Supports AVMA/AMA “One Health” Initiative http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/FDAVeterinarianNewsletter/ucm109489.htm –         Last Updated Version below: 10/28/2009 Dr. Bernadette Dunham, [Current] Director of the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (USA), is a strong proponent…

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August 13, 2010

A good reason to attend the … “One Health” Session Scheduled for the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), in Orlando, Florida (USA) Monday, January 17,  2011 www.navc.com One of the outstanding featured speakers, a noted wildlife veterinarian will be:   Paul P. Calle, VMD, Dipl ACZMDirector, Zoological Health Global Health Program Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern…

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Eco-epidemiology and control of Chagas disease in northern Argentina

August 10, 2010

Eco-epidemiology and control of Chagas disease in northern Argentina   A long-term One Health collaborative effort of the University of Buenos Aires (led by Ricardo Gürtler, PhD), Rockefeller and Columbia University (Joel E. Cohen, PhD) and Emory University (Uriel Kitron, PhD, MPH) on the ecology, epidemiology and suppression of Chagas disease in the Argentinean Chaco.…

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Cancer clue found in animal diseases

August 6, 2010

UPI.com   Science News   Cancer clue found in animal diseases VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 26 (UPI) — Canadian researchers say an unexpected connection between an animal disease and human cancers could lead to effective cancer therapies. … Read more:   http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2010/07/26/Cancer-clue-found-in-animal-diseases/UPI-23611280190685/

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August 3, 2010

An OPINION:   One Health or… some health?   When the eagles are silent, parrots begin to jabber. – Winston Churchill    Bruce Kaplan, DVM   The international One Health movement has expanded during the early 21st century.  It even sports the name “One Health” in most circles instead of “One Medicine”, the phrase promoted…

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One Health Article Appears in International Innovation Magazine

July 31, 2010

  One Health Article Appears in International Innovation Magazine: Research Media Ltd.   http://www.research-europe.com/   The One Health concept was elucidated in a Question and Answer piece that was recently widely distributed online and in a hard copy format through International Innovation magazine, published June 2010.   Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, a prominent…

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The Alliance for Rabies Control’s July 2010 newsletter

July 30, 2010

The Alliance for Rabies Control’s July 2010 newsletter is now available at:www.rabiescontrol.net/ARCnewsletter18

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UN agriculture agency adopts new strategy to combat animal disease outbreaks

July 29, 2010

UN News Center   UN agriculture agency adopts new strategy to combat animal disease outbreaks 26 July 2010 – Strengthening measures to prevent and control outbreaks of animal diseases could result in the saving of large amounts of money for governments, the United Nations agriculture agency said today, announcing a new strategy to more effectively…

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Experts say H5N1 picture not greatly improved since 2003

July 28, 2010

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy Academic Health Center — University of Minnesota Experts say H5N1 picture not greatly improved since 2003 http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/avianflu/news/jul2310avian2.html Robert Roos   News Editor Jul 23, 2010 (CIDRAP News) – The global H5N1 avian influenza situation has not improved very much since the virus began spreading widely in 2003, and many…

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July 26, 2010

  OPEN NOTICE (Contact Us):  The One Health Initiative Website Welcomes …  Worldwide One Health Submissions for Posting on: ·                         One Health News page ·                         Publications page ·                         Upcoming Events page Comments and suggestions also appreciated…  Please send to kkm@onehealthinitiative.com c/o Contents Manager _____________________________________ Bottom line of One Health Implementation:  “Untold millions of lives will be…

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One Health: The Intersection of Humans, Animals and the Environment – Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal Volume 51, Number 3

July 23, 2010

One Health: The Intersection of Humans, Animals and the Environment   Please see the current issue of the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal Volume 51, Number 3.   http://www.ilarjournal.com/index.html   The One Health Initiative website team considers this to be a significant and important contribution to One Health literature.  In toto, it provides…

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July 19, 2010

“One Health in Action” pearl from a Veterinarian who teaches in a U. S. Medical School   An article in The Scientist.com  http://www.the-scientist.com/2010/7/1/22/1/  entitled ‘Litter bug’ presents some interesting stories about the transmission of the protozoan disease toxoplasmosis caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii.  It occurs worldwide in mammals and birds and is a common…

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July 15, 2010

1st International One Health Congress – REMINDER  Human Health, Animal Health, the Environment and Global Survival   Call for Abstracts Now Open …   Melbourne Convention Centre Victoria, Australia February 14 -16, 2011    See Website for More information http://www.onehealth2011.com/  Welcome to the 1st International One Health Congress! For the last few years, the One…

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Multidisciplinary Speaker Line-up for Zoonoses Conference

July 12, 2010

PRESS RELEASE – For immediate release July 12, 2010     Multidisciplinary Speaker Line-up for Zoonoses Conference   OAK BROOK, IL  July 12, 2010:  Experts from across the professional disciplines of human health, disease control and veterinary medicine will be featured at the Sept. 23-24 symposium, Zoonoses: Understanding the Animal Agriculture and Human Health Connection.…

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July 10, 2010

“One Health” Session Schedule Announced for North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), in Orlando, Florida (USA) Monday, January 17,  2011 It was recently announced that The North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) www.navc.com would present a new session in 2011 which focuses on the important and timely topic of One Health. The One Health initiative is a…

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