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Quadripartite Call to Action for One Health for a Safer World

March 28, 2023

Recent international health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic, mpox, Ebola outbreaks and continued threats of other zoonotic diseases, food safety, antimicrobial resistance, as well as ecosystem degradation and climate change clearly demonstrate the need for resilient health systems and accelerated action. One Health is seen as the main approach for tackling these pressing and…

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One Health concept/approach Being Recognized Worldwide – March 2023

March 28, 2023

UN officials call for holistic health approach amid crises | The Manila Times SEE: https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/03/28/news/world/un-officials-call-for-holistic-health-approach-amid-crises/1884685 “FOUR United Nations agencies on Monday called for global action to balance and optimize the health of people, animals and the environment as part of a new “One Health” approach. This, after the heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization…

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Quadripartite call to action for One Health for a safer world (who.int)

March 27, 2023

“One Health is seen as the main approach for tackling these pressing and complex challenges facing our society.”    27 March 2023   Joint News Release  SEE: https://www.who.int/news/item/27-03-2023-quadripartite-call-to-action-for-one-health-for-a-safer-world Rome/Paris/Geneva/Nairobi  Recent international health emergencies such as COVID-19 pandemic, mpox, Ebola outbreaks, and continued threats of other zoonotic diseases, food safety, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges, as well as…

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Origin of Covid: A Mystery Resolved? – Impakter

March 19, 2023

One Health Publications Origin of Covid: A Mystery Resolved? – Impakter This week news came out that a French scientist had “discovered” genetic data from the Wuhan market where wildlife is sold, pointing to a possible “natural spillover” from animals rather than a “lab leak”; what if both theories were correct? Here are the facts…

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Humanimal Trust podcast showcases One Medicine topics (dvm360.com)

March 17, 2023

… benefit from sustainable and equal medical progress, but not at the expense of an animal’s life, also known as One Medicine or One Health. SEE: https://www.dvm360.com/view/humanimal-trust-podcast-showcases-one-medicine-topics    

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A healthy planet for healthy people: new UNESCO online course focuses on the One Health Approach in biosphere reserves | UNESCO

March 11, 2023

SEE: https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/healthy-planet-healthy-people-new-unesco-online-course-focuses-one-health-approach-biosphere 10 March 2023 Summary Register now! Conserving biodiversity is an imperative for global health Biosphere reserves, collaboration platforms to implement One Health The risk of pandemics is rising, with five new emergent diseases discovered each year. Our unchanged pattern of biodiversity habitat destruction has led to a 30% upsurge in emerging diseases since…

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Pandemic preparedness on all fronts – The Lancet Planetary Health

March 7, 2023

“ … it is also highly encouraging that there is a section dedicated to One Health. …  It will be vitally important that the treaty takes One Health, at an operational level, to mean more than surveillance, if it is to meaningfully help prevent future pandemics.  …” SEE: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(23)00030-X/fulltext “… The INB has published its initial…

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World can learn from digital systems India has created for health care, Bill Gates says | Mint 

March 6, 2023

SEE: World can learn from digital systems India has created for health care, Bill Gates says | Mint  [https://www.livemint.com/news/india/world-can-learn-from-digital-systems-india-has-created-for-health-care-bill-gates-says-11677902929270.html] ‘The digitisation of the system was effective; the public communication was quite effective,’ the billionaire said in an interview with Hindustan Times “I’m very pleased to see that India has a One Health initiative that says…

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The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX (USA) Opens Hiring Opportunities with Interdisciplinary, One Health-Oriented Team

March 1, 2023

The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston is world-famous for its excellence in emerging infectious disease research and training. We are looking for new team members who have a passion to protect the world against today’s and tomorrow’s emerging infectious disease threats. If you want to make the world a better place by fighting these…

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University of Washington (USA) Searching for Chair Department of Global Health – Outstanding Opportunity for One Health Oriented Candidate!

February 26, 2023

“The UW Department of Global Health (DGH) is seeking a transformative leader to serve as the new Chair. The Department bridges the schools of Medicine and Public Health, with a mandate to harness the expertise and interdisciplinary power of all 16 UW schools and colleges. The leader of DGH is expected to support the mission of improving…

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D6.5 Report on the first One Health Continuing Professional Development module (Y2) : WP6: education and training – WUR

February 23, 2023

The theme of the module was ‘Outbreak Preparedness’- a very timely topic. We all know that outbreaks or events involving new or re-emerging zoonoses can occur anytime and everywhere. The One Health concept recognises that human health is tightly connected to the health of animals and the environment. Therefore, strengthening the human-veterinary collaboration is essential…

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Biodefence Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.78% by 2033: Visiongain Reports Ltd

February 22, 2023

Favourable government initiatives in the developing countries will … Brazil through its integrative ‘One Health‘ initiative aims to achieve …SEE: https://www.investorsobserver.com/news/qm-pr/5875991769844598 ” … Growing International Collaborations to Tackle Biological Threats     __________________ The 2023-24 Budget: Health Workforce Budget Solutions – Legislative Analyst’s Office Legislative Analyst’s Office – CA.gov Health Workforce Initiatives in 2022-23 Budget Package … planned spending on one health workforce initiative focused on increasing…

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Service Announces Zoonotic Disease Initiative Funding Opportunity: Funds Will Support Critical Zoonotic Disease Prevention and Preparedness Activities

February 18, 2023

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service PRESS RELEASE Feb 16, 2023  Media Contacts  Christina Meister Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity for a second round of Zoonotic Disease Initiative grants. Authorized under the American Rescue Plan, this additional funding will provide up to $9 million in grants to states, Tribes and…

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The Global Governance of Emerging Zoonotic Diseases – Council on Foreign Relations

February 14, 2023

Council on Foreign Relations This, in turn, has influenced efforts to advance a “One Health” approach, which brings together human, animal, and environmental health. ______________ “… A third and related challenge is the limited scope of activities deemed legitimate for the global governance of emerging zoonotic diseases to undertake. These emphasize secondary prevention through disease…

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SPECIAL PUBLICATION OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF VETERINARY RESEARCH (IAAVR) IN COLLABORATION WITH FEDERATION OF ASIAN VETERINARY ASSOCIATION (FAVA) – NEWSLETTER ONE HEALTH

February 11, 2023

23rd Indian Veterinary Congress & National Symposium on “Advances in Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance and Ensuring Food Safety under One Health Perspective” 3-4 February, 2023 at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Kamdhenu University, Anand (Gujarat) SEE: NEWSLETTER ONE HEALTH  VIEW PUBLICATION https://onehealthinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Final-Onehealth-Newsletter-11.02.2023.pdf

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One Health approach focus of new interdisciplinary certificate program | University of Hawaiʻi System News (hawaii.edu)

February 11, 2023

UH Mānoa One Health team at the 2023 Mānoa Research Day. The curriculum consists of 15 credits in One–Health related coursework, including a research … “The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is expanding on statewide efforts to promote One Health by launching the One Health Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Certificate Program. One Health is a proactive approach that considers the health of people as connected…

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College of Veterinary Medicine to launch first undergraduate degree program in Public and One Health (auburn.edu)

February 8, 2023

The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is one step closer to offering a new curriculum after the Auburn University Board of Trustees approved a proposal to establish the college’s first undergraduate degree program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Public and One Health, or PAOH. Pending review and endorsement by the Alabama Commission…

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Bracing for Superbugs: Strengthening environmental action in the One Health … – ReliefWeb

February 8, 2023

Analysis in English on World about Climate Change and Environment and Health; published on 7 Feb 2023 by UNEP. To reduce superbugs, world must cut down pollution Up to 10 million deaths could occur annually by 2050 due to antimicrobial resistance (AMR), on par with the 2020 rate of global deaths from cancer Pollution in key…

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international_ghs-report-2022_en.pdf (europa.eu)

January 27, 2023

GUIDING PRINCIPLE 9. Negotiate an effective legally binding pandemic agreement with a One Health approach and strengthened International Health Regulations. This fills the gaps in the international rulebook for pandemic preparedness and response, requiring countries and empowering the WHO to report and investigate pandemic threats rapidly. The pandemic agreement should include concrete provisions on anti-microbial…

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