One Health News

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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Chatham House and PANDORA-ID-NET: One Health approaches to global health security – YouTube

January 26, 2023

How can a One Health approach improve global health security? … the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), Chatham House and PANDORA-ID-NET, … SEE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMp5vBIloTE How can a One Health approach improve global health security? The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated a clear need for revitalized efforts to prevent and better prepare for future global health emergencies. Recognizing the urgency for new…

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Impakter Magazine: An extraordinary visionary major media resource of pertinent “One Medicine-One Health”

January 24, 2023

Impakter: An extraordinary visionary major media resource of pertinent “One Medicine-One Health” national and international informational News/Publication/historical items contained in Health, Politics & Foreign Affairs since 2019. SEE: One Health Archives – Impakter

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THE LANCET: Experts call for greater cooperat | EurekAlert! … The Lancet Series on One Health and Global Health Security [https://www.thelancet.com/series/one-health-and-global-health-security]  

January 20, 2023

“The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in the world’s global health security networks, says a new four paper Series published in The Lancet. The Series authors argue we must implement a ‘One Health’ approach globally, with human, animal and environmental health organisations working together to prevent, monitor and respond to public health emergencies.  …” SEE: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/976802…

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Biodefense Headlines – 17 January 2023 – Global Biodefense

January 18, 2023

News highlights on health security threats and countermeasures curated by Global Biodefense “ … Congress Approves Development of One Health Coordination Plan, Veterinary Funding Priorities The One Health concept is a recognition that human, animal, and environmental health do not exist independently of each other but rather are deeply connected. An AVMA-backed provision that Congress…

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Eagle Genomics’ Scale-Up Funding from OMRON Ventures to Drive Sustainability Innovation in Microbiome R&D (prnewswire.com)

January 16, 2023

NEWS PROVIDED BY  Eagle Genomics   Jan 16, 2023, 04:32 ET OMRON Ventures joins existing investors abrdn, Environmental Technologies Fund and consortium led by Granpool Innovative Investments Scale-up focused on enabling novel, sustainable scientific innovations that harness the microbiome to solve for ‘One Health’ challenges, through development of AI-augmented knowledge discovery platform, e[datascientist]™ SEE: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/eagle-genomics-scale-up-funding-from-omron-ventures-to-drive-sustainability-innovation-in-microbiome-rd-301722240.html

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Univ. of Idaho Letter to Editor from President – January13, 2023

January 14, 2023

SEE: Univ. of Idaho Letter to Editor from President – January13, 2023 ” … In the College of Science, the Computational One Health initiative brought on four data scientists, with another on the way, using P3 funding. As part of One Health, the researchers use data to model and forecast health outcomes, specifically from animal-borne…

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Congress approves development of national One Health coordination plan, other veterinary funding priorities

January 12, 2023

American Veterinary Medical Association “The One Health legislation passed by Congress will help strengthen … Dr. Kaplan continued: “As my One Health Initiative team colleagues and I … SEE: Congress approves development of national One Health coordination plan, other veterinary …      

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USDA APHIS | APHIS Extends Deadline to Apply for $25 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding Supporting Research on SARS-CoV-2 in Animals

January 11, 2023

“… APHIS is offering two additional webinars on Jan. 17 from 1-2 p.m. EST, and Jan. 19 from 11a.m. to 12 p.m. EST, to assist applicants with technical questions related to ezFedGrants. Links to these webinars, various documents, information on how to apply, and Grants.gov, are located on APHIS’ One Health funding site under the “American Rescue…

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Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Environmental Health – Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada

January 8, 2023

“… From a teaching perspective, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching in the undergraduate Medical Sciences “One Health” program (https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/pathol//undergraduate/bmsc/onehealth/index.html), the graduate “One Health” program (https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/pathol//gps/research_programs/index.html) and/or the “Global Health Systems” graduate program (https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/global_health_systems/).  … ”   The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University invites applications from outstanding early career investigators…

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A compendium of indicators for monitoring and evaluating progress of the road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021–2030 (who.int)

January 7, 2023

These indicators will also support reporting on strategies described in other road map companion documents to guide action against neglected tropical diseases include the sustainability framework, the global strategy on water, sanitation and hygiene, the One Health approach and the strategic framework for integrated control and elimination of skin-related neglected tropical diseases.

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Household Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from Humans to Pets, Washington and Idaho, USA

January 6, 2023

SEE: Household Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from Humans to Pets, Washington and Idaho, USA – Volume 28, Number 12—December 2022 – Emerging Infectious Diseases journal – CDC Abstract SARS-CoV-2 likely emerged from an animal reservoir. However, the frequency of and risk factors for interspecies transmission remain unclear. We conducted a community-based study in Idaho, USA, of…

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Will we be hearing more about the Nipah virus in the future? – Horsetalk.co.nz

January 2, 2023

“… A “One Health” approach, considering humans and animals as well as the environment, is required to control the disease effectively. …” Will we be hearing more about the Nipah virus in the future? – Horsetalk.co.nz SEE: https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2023/01/02/nipah-virus-future/

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UN chief issues global ‘wake-up call’ on Day of Epidemic Preparedness | UN News

December 28, 2022

“… Integrated approach The UN also recalled the value of a One Health approach, which fosters the integration of human, animal and plant health, as well as environmental and other relevant sectors. International cooperation and multilateralism play an important role in responding to epidemics. Partnership and solidarity among every individual, community, State, and region, in all…

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One Health on the 2023 Wish List  – Impakter

December 26, 2022

Could this be a featured social responsibility priority for the New Year? It requires a watershed change in the views held by politicians, scientific communities and the public at large but there are hopeful signs SEE: https://impakter.com/one-health-2023-wish-list/ By *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA  and **Claude Forthomme, BA, MA – Senior Editor December 26, 2022 in Health, Politics &…

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One Health in G20 countries (who.int)

December 24, 2022

23 December 2022  – Departmental news  – Geneva The G20 countries are looking for guidance from the One Health Quadripartite in operationalizing One Health (OH) approaches. In 2022, the Quadripartite supported the Indonesian G20 Presidency by developing the Lombok G20 One Health Policy Brief. Multiple consultations with governments and input from the One Health High-Level…

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AVMA-championed One Health legislation passes Congress

December 24, 2022

AVMA-championed One Health legislation passes Congress (prnewswire.com) NEWS PROVIDED BY American Veterinary Medical Association  Dec 23, 2022, 16:19 ET   WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A provision directing the development of a One Health Framework across the federal government was included in the final spending bill of the year. The legislation passed derives from the AVMA-championed…

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Highlighting U.S. Efforts to Combat the Biodiversity Crisis – United States Department of State

December 23, 2022

Promoting Healthy Communities and a Healthy Planet Promoting a One Health Approach and Combatting Zoonotic Disease: The United States is heavily engaged in global efforts to promote a One Health approach and address issues at the nexus of human, animal (wild and domestic), and environmental health, including climate sensitive diseases and zoonotic spillover.  For example, via…

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One Health Joint Plan of Action launched and presented by WHO and the Quadripartite partners

December 23, 2022

23 December 2022 – Departmental news – Geneva “2022 has been a busy and productive year for WHO’s One Health Initiative, together with the other Quadripartite members, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), launched the One Health Joint…

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Texas Tech Doctorate in One Health Sciences receives approval (dvm360.com)

December 22, 2022

The new doctoral program will help students engage, train, and collaborate in One Health Sciences scholarship SEE: https://www.dvm360.com/view/texas-tech-doctorate-in-one-health-sciences-receives-approval    Note: The first recognized worldwide PhD in Public Health with a concentration in One Health was established at the University of Florida (USA) in 2012.  As a result OHI NEWS item PDF November 18, 2013.pdf (onehealthinitiative.com).

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