One Health News

How experts have deployed data to tackle Covid-19 and plan for future pandemics

November 25, 2021

NewsNational The concept of One Health is now widely embedded in the life sciences community. It brings in a range of disciplines to improve the health of people, as well as animals and the environment. “It is a mixture of different aspects, concepts and ideas,” says Professor Bruce Whitelaw, interim director of the University of…

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The world must act now to be prepared for future health emergencies

November 24, 2021

Opinion Options for a Global Pandemic Treaty — Thirty two ministers of health “… we must recognise the importance of One Health. Our health is a continuum across human, animal, plant, and planetary health. To reduce the risk of zoonotic diseases in the future, the human, anima and environmental health sectors must cooperate more closely.…

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U.S. Senator proposes Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “One Health Center of Excellence Amendment” to National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

November 17, 2021

United States Senator Diane Feinstein has submitted to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal year 2022, a reasonable and very useful amendment CREC-2021-11-01-pt1-PgS7542.pdf (congress.gov), see SA 4087 that would essentially help strengthen our nation’s public health security by: Establishing a One Health Center of Excellence at the FDA to develop programs and enhance strategies to research, monitor, prevent, and respond to…

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State [Missouri, USA] considers creation of laboratory campus near MSP: A collaborative effort among state agencies …

November 17, 2021

“A collaborative effort among state agencies could bring a new laboratory campus to Jefferson City. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture are working together on a project proposal that would create multi-agency labs focused on human, animal and environmental testing. Specifically, the research campus is…

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Health Brief: One Health, One Earth – EURACTIV.com

November 17, 2021

“The COVID pandemic has raised more awareness of how closely our health is interconnected with animals and the environment, the chief scientist of EU’s Food Safety Agency (EFSA) told EURACTIV. Last week, we sat with Marta Hugas, who is leading the scientific team at EFSA, for an exclusive interview for EURACTIV’s Health Brief. We spoke…

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Preparing for the next pandemic: What will it take?

November 16, 2021

NOVEMBER 15, 2021 – SEE: https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/preparing-next-pandemic-what-will-it-take “ … The World Bank, though IDA and IBRD, has a strong track record in providing the long-term, predictable, sustained financing that countries need to prepare for pandemics, often requiring multi-sectoral interventions. For example, using a One Health approach, that recognizes the linkages between human and animal health, and…

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One Health: A Closer Look at Selected Resources Revised October 2021

November 14, 2021

SEE: https://appliedsciences.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/2021-10/NASA_Handout_OneHealth_Oct2021.pdf  Developed by *Helena Chapman, MD PhD, Associate Program Manager, Health and Air Quality Applications, NASA Applied Sciences Program (helena.chapman@nasa.gov).   *Dr. Chapman is a member, One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ *Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH…

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Newly established One Health Research Centre by Therme One Health, the University of Greifswald and IKEM aims to bolster health and wellbeing of our society and planet

November 12, 2021

Press release 11-12-2021 01:29 PM CET | Energy & Environment Press release from: Therme One Health “… Through the incorporation of the diverse resources of the partners, the One Health Research Centre will conduct research projects on the interactions and correlating elements in the health of humans, animals, and the environment (“One Health”). The aim of the One…

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1st Porto One Health Day: “Climate change is the existential threat that civilization faces” – One Health Initiative, Dr. Laura H. Kahn [MD, MPH, MPP]

November 9, 2021

November 8, 2021 Events, Internationalization, One Health On November 3, ICBAS celebrated the International One Health Day. The “1st Porto One Health Day” brought together experts from various areas of health to discuss the One Health approach. An event that featured a diverse range of experts from various areas of health (human, animal and environmental): from food safety,…

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A visionary unanimous worldwide institutionalization of One Health

November 9, 2021

A visionary unanimous worldwide institutionalization of One Health is the goal.  This would significantly and exponentially “help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.”

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One Health Teaching Resources for Schools of Public Health

November 9, 2021

LAUNCH OF ONE HEALTH TEACHING RESOURCES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATORS (and the world) In October 2016 the U.S. Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) included One Health in the Accreditation Criteria for Schools of Public Health and Public Health Programs. On pages 16, 30, 33 and 35 of that year’s accreditation criteria updates is noted…

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Financial Assistance Available to Tennessee Streamside Landowners [“through One Health Initiative approach”]

November 6, 2021

“Today’s TRIP launch and strategic tree planting is an approach to further healthy environments through the One Health Initiative. One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral approach to address health challenges that affect people, animals, plants, and their shared environment.” SEE: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/2021/11/5/financial-assistance-available-to-tennessee-streamside-landowners.html

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Eminent National and Internationally Recognized Physician Neurologists Endorse One Health Approach for Brain Health

November 2, 2021

The One Health Initiative team received the following welcomed letter from physician neurologists, Drs. David O. Wiebers, Valery L. Feigin and Andrea Winkler November 2, 2021: Thank you for your kind remarks about our recent paper entitled “Brain Health, One Health and COVID-19” (DOWNLOAD FULLTEXT PDF) and for all of the outstanding work that you and…

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The Vaccine Ecosystem (Economist’s Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative): “One Health and Leadership: the role of vaccines and vaccine acceptance”

October 31, 2021

ONE HEALTH and “vaccine hesitancy” addressed cogently in: The Vaccine Ecosystem  (Economist’s Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative) The Economist Group’s Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative aims to promote a sustainable vaccine ecosystem by examining and reimagining elements critical for vaccine development, deployment, and adoption. As the development and deployment of covid-19 vaccines unfold around the world, we will take a comprehensive…

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Joint G20 Finance and Health Ministers Meeting Communiqué – October 29, 2021, Rome, Italy [One Health Approach included]

October 30, 2021

Joint G20 Finance and Health Ministers Meeting Communiqué “ … We are determined to advance pandemic, prevention, preparedness and response, as well as to prepare the way for stronger post-pandemic recovery, in line with the comprehensive One Health approach, taking into account work of the Tripartite and UN Environment Programme and their newly established One…

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Two new positions at University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Texas) – emphasis on One Health research and training

October 29, 2021

Two new positions at University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Texas)Both will have an emphasis on One Health research and training:  Laboratory Supervisor, Infectious Disease ?Galveston, Texas, United States ? Clinical Laboratory ? Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and Senior Research Associate, Internal Medicine – Infectious Disease ?Galveston, Texas, United States ? Research Academic…

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One Health Workforce Overview (usaid.gov)

October 29, 2021

One Health Workforce Overview (usaid.gov) OR SEE: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1864/OHW_Overview_Handout_2016-ct-508-1.pdf

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Fact Sheet: New Initiatives to Expand the U.S.-ASEAN Strategic Partnership – [includes One Health Workforce etc.]

October 27, 2021

THE WHITE HOUSE   The White House BRIEFING ROOM Fact Sheet: New Initiatives to Expand the U.S.-ASEAN Strategic Partnership “ … Transform ASEAN states’ health workforces and university public health curricula and train the next generation of health professionals through multi-disciplinary approaches through the One Health Workforce – Next Generation project. …” SEE:  https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/10/26/fact-sheet-new-initiatives-to-expand-the-u-s-asean-strategic-partnership/

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New department unites veterinary medicine and public health | Cornell University Chronicle (USA)

October 26, 2021

“The College of Veterinary Medicine launched its new Department of Public and Ecosystem Health Oct. 25 after extensive campus consultation. This is the college’s sixth academic department and its first new department in more than 20 years. “This department unites the programs and activities at the College of Veterinary Medicine that already leverage a One…

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History, In the beginning…FIRST One Health Newsletters issued

October 25, 2021

History In the beginning: “It’s a New Day in Public Health. The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.”  FIRST One Health Newsletters …  SEE: Volume 1 – 2008 | Florida Department of Health (floridahealth.gov) http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-from-animals/one-health-newsletter/volume-1.html

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