One Health News

Repeat: One Health, one cure – Landscape News October 27, 2020

June 21, 2021

Repeat: LANDSCAPE NEWS – October 27, 2020 The history of the approach to health that promises to prevent future pandemics SEE: https://news.globallandscapesforum.org/47955/one-health-one-cure/ “…The pandemic has shown us that the veneer of civilization is very thin,” says Laura Kahn, physician and co-founder of the One Health Initiative, who decided to dedicate her career to biodefense research after the…

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Exotic Diseases: From Animals to Humans

June 16, 2021

FROM THE LECTURE SERIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES June 15, 2021   By Barry C. Fox, M.D., University of Wisconsin Seventy percent of infectious diseases originate from wildlife. It is important to be aware of the many ways you can contract infections from animals, and know of the ways you can protect yourself. What do we know…

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CARBIS BAY G7 SUMMIT COMMUNIQUÉ – (Includes One Health approach …)

June 14, 2021

The White House CARBIS BAY G7 SUMMIT COMMUNIQUÉ JUNE 13, 2021•STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Improving integration, by strengthening a “One Health” approach across all aspects of pandemic prevention and preparedness, recognising the critical … SEE: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/06/13/carbis-bay-g7-summit-communique/

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Seismic Shift by G7 in Recognizing One Health as Critical to Everyone’s Health – June 13, 2021

June 13, 2021

HEALTH, POLITICS & FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SOCIETY SEE: https://impakter.com/g7-recognizing-one-health/

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G7 Summit: 26 International experts to kickstart One Health High Level Expert Panel

June 11, 2021

SEE: https://www.miragenews.com/26-international-experts-to-kickstart-one-576500/ Recognizing the complex and multidisciplinary issues raised by the interface of human, animal and ecosystem health (“One Health”) that require enhanced coordination and collaboration among sectors and agencies, nationally and internationally, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World…

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G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting, communique, Oxford, [Published] 4 June, 2021 – [strong endorsement for applying One Health approach]

June 9, 2021

News & Media G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting, communique, Oxford, [Published] 4 June, 2021 G7 Statements & Communiques   [strong endorsement for applying One Health approach – see below]  “ … 5. We commit to continue to support science-based responses to COVID-19, and to promote high quality, interdisciplinary research and development that is not limited to medical…

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Invitation to Contribute to the Special Issue “One-Health meets Omics: the way forward to investigate zoonosis”  in Journal of Applied Microbiology

June 8, 2021

SEE:    https://sfamjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/hub/journal/13652672/homepage/callforpapers.html We would like to encourage your group to consider submitting an original paper or a review article for a Special Issue focused on One-Health meets Omics: the way forward to investigate zoonosis. Zoonoses are diseases or infections that can be transmitted from animals to humans and vice versa. Overall, they represent up to…

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On World Food Safety Day, Adopt A One Health Approach To Ensure Food Is Safe To Consume | Scoop News

June 7, 2021

Monday, 7 June 2021 Press Release: FAO   SEE: https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO2106/S00086/on-world-food-safety-day-adopt-a-one-health-approach-to-ensure-food-is-safe-to-consume.htm “On World Food Safety Day, Everyone From Growers To Supply Chains To Consumers Across Asia And The Pacific Must Adopt A One Health Approach To Ensure Food Is Safe To Consume”

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Expanding the Undergraduate One Health Program

June 5, 2021

With a vision to expand the One Health Program, the Faculty of Science, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (One Health) brought their expertise together to develop and officially launch the undergraduate One Health Major in the fall of 2021. Students will be required to complete…

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Oliver R Tambo Africa Research Chair at SACIDS Foundation for One Health

June 4, 2021

Open Access News Health & Social Care News “ … The Chair will be integrated into the SACIDS Foundation for One Health, an institute of Sokoine University of Agriculture on behalf of member institutions from the SADC region that founded SACIDS in 2008, initially as a regional programme, until 2018 when it was transformed into its current status.…

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COVID-19 & the urgent case for a greater focus on One Health

June 3, 2021

Open Access News Research & Innovation News SEE: https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/focus-on-one-health/111953/ “ … A greater focus on One Health One Health is a concept that recognises the interconnections between human, animal and environmental health, and that policies should be developed with these at front of mind. As an example, many governments in countries where rabies is endemic…

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World Health Assembly urges stronger public health emergency preparedness, WHO response

June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021 … “China agrees with the reports’ concept of building ‘One Health’ surveillance system and the ‘whole of government, whole of society’ pandemic response approach, which aims at improving the IHR and other international legal systems,” he said. … SEE: http://www.ecns.cn/news/2021-06-01/detail-ihamvkwq9614301.shtml

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April 22, 2007 Dr. D. A. Henderson, legendary leader of the worldwide smallpox eradication program ENDORSED “One Health”

May 28, 2021

D.A.Henderson, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine and Public Health, University of Pittsburgh. Resident Scholar, Center for Biosecurity, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Service Professor. Dean Emeritus, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Pier IV Building, Suite 210, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 April 22, 2007 Dr. D. A. Henderson, legendary leader of…

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Morrisville animal health firm raises $7M for move into the human diagnostic realm

May 26, 2021

… “AAD is a great example of the ‘One Health’ perspective,” said Nandini Mendu, senior director of agriculture sector development for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. One Health is a collaborative effort among different disciplines of medicine, including human, veterinary, and environmental. …     SEE: https://www.wraltechwire.com/2021/05/25/morrisville-animal-health-firm-raises-7m-for-move-into-the-human-diagnostic-realm/

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Panel to understand trigger of pandemics – Geneva/Paris/Rome – May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021

TOP NEWS – Tuesday, 25 May, 2021, 08 : 00 AM Geneva/Paris/Rome International organisations have come together to launch a new One Health High-Level Expert Panel to improve understanding of how diseases with the potential to trigger pandemics, emerge and spread. The panel will advise four international organisations – the World Health Organization (WHO), the…

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Full text of Rome Declaration of Global Health Summit (Part 1)

May 22, 2021

Source: Xinhua| 2021-05-22 01:50:12|Editor: huaxia  “… Welcome high-level political leadership for preparedness and response in relation to health emergencies. Note proposals on a possible international instrument or agreement with regards to pandemic prevention and preparedness, in the context of the WHO, and efforts by the WHO, World Organisation for Animal Health, Food and Agriculture Organisation, United…

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How Anti-science and Anti-vaxxers Cause Avoidable COVID Deaths 

May 21, 2021

EALTH, POLITICS & FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SOCIETY May 21, 2021 SEE: https://impakter.com/anti-science-anti-vaxxers-cause-covid-deaths/

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United Nations (U.N.) bodies set up “One Health” expert-panel to advise on animal disease risks

May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The World Health Organization and three other international bodies have formed a team of experts to help develop a global plan to prevent the spread of diseases from animals to humans, the WHO said on Thursday. The One Health High-Level Expert Panel was an initiative launched by France and…

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This nonprofit is helping communities stop pandemics in their tracks

May 17, 2021

Inside Development  Global Health: Tech and Innovation By Catherine Cheney // 17 May 2021 SEE: https://www.devex.com/news/this-nonprofit-is-helping-communities-stop-pandemics-in-their-tracks-99890 “… Because most emerging diseases are zoonotic — jumping from animals to humans — the organization takes a “one health” approach, which brings together disciplines focused on people, animals, plants, and their shared environments. Ending Pandemics partners across sectors in its efforts to prevent,…

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We must invest in pandemic prevention to build an effective global health architecture

May 13, 2021

MARTIEN VAN NIEUWKOOP MONIQUE ELOIT |MAY 12, 2021 See link: We must invest in pandemic prevention to build an effective global health architecture (worldbank.org)  “ … At the core of their appeal is the establishment of a new treaty intended to commit countries to better tackling diseases such as COVID-19, Ebola, influenza and SARS —…

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