One Health News

One Health: A Paradigm Whose Time Has Come? – Impakter

September 25, 2022

September 25, 2022 SEE: One Health: A Paradigm Whose Time Has Come? – Impakter — Finding common ground between countries and institutions to deal with our common health future is still an uphill road at the upcoming G20 in Indonesia    

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Support the One Health Security Act

September 21, 2022

Provided by Gil Ruiz [] Legislative Director | Office of Senator Gillibrand Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand “Senator Gillibrand will introduce the One Health Security Act on September 28, 2022 and invites you to support and amplify its rollout. Please see the attached letter from Senator Gillibrand requesting your support, together with the One Health Security Act’s bill…

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Collaborating for the sake of human and animal health [One Health approach] – Research in Germany (

September 20, 2022

“Animal health and various environmental factors have a bearing on human health. The One Health approach takes all the different aspects into consideration and explores connections between them. A One Health centre of international standing is now being established in Greifswald.  …” SEE:

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Global guidance framework for the responsible use of the life sciences: mitigating biorisks and governing dual-use research (

September 14, 2022

“… Overview The Global guidance framework for the responsible use of the life sciences: mitigating biorisks and governing dual-use research (the framework) aims to provide values and principles, tools and mechanisms to support Member States and key stakeholders to mitigate and prevent biorisks and govern dual-use research. The framework adopts the One health approach and focuses on…

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Update on SARS-CoV-2 variants detected in animals by USDA – News Medical

September 13, 2022

News Medical APHIS, which works at local, regional, national, and global levels, has followed a One Health strategy to eradicate and control diseases in … SEE:

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One Health at 30,000 feet: Measured Optimism – Impakter

September 11, 2022

September 10, 2022 New pandemic financing with over $1.4 billion in commitments and a United Nations high-level meeting planned for 2023: both acknowledge the One Health concept By *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA September 10, 2022  in Health, Politics & Foreign Affairs *Member One Health Initiative team VIEW PUBLICATION

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Training course on One Health in action against Neglected Tropical Diseases (

September 8, 2022


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Learning from the Past: Why One Health is Needed – Impakter

September 4, 2022

A new historical overview of how the One Health concept developed over 150 years brings home the fact that the time has come to adopt it worldwide    SEE: HEALTH Learn

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Mauritania officials report suspected Rift Valley fever and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever cases – Outbreak News Today

September 4, 2022

SEE: Outbreak News Today – “… within the “One Health” committee, took the initiative to strengthen … Finally, the “One Health” technical committee calls on all farmers to …”  

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One Medicine One Health: An Historic Perspective – September1 2022 [Revised from FEB1 2021]

September 1, 2022

“One Health” is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, and our environment. One Health implementation’s raison d’etre is to significantly help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.  … PLEASE SEE: By Bruce Kaplan,…

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U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker – KFF

August 27, 2022

Requires the heads of HHS, USDA, USAID, DoD, and certain other agencies to develop, publish, and submit to Congress a national One Health Framework … SEE:

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The Global Health System Needs More “Prevention” To Address Future Pandemics  – Impakter

August 27, 2022

“ … In recent G7 and G20 meetings, there has been greater awareness and support for doing so, with the endorsement of a “One Health” approach, one which considers the human, animal, plant, and the ecosystem interface as the most effective and sustainable route to wellbeing.   …” SEE:

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African health ministers adopt new regional strategy to transform health security | WHO | Regional Office for Africa

August 26, 2022

25 August 2022 “Lomé – Spurred by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fragile health systems, African health ministers this week adopted a new eight-year strategy to transform health security and emergency response in the region. … “… “COVID-19 is a wake-up call for the African region to prioritize building resilient health systems capable…

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It’s Time to Get Serious About Preventing Pandemics – Impakter

August 25, 2022

A new World Bank/WHO Fund could treat prevention as a priority and for which the One Health interdisciplinary approach is critical    By Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP and Richard Seifman, JD, MBA August 25, 2022  in Health, Politics & Foreign Affairs SEE:

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) One Health Initiative and One Health work

August 22, 2022

“The One Health concept works at the interconnection of three domains:  human, animal, and environmental health. One Health presents a more holistic view of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) mission. The FDA’s efforts to improve health go beyond recognizing disease transmission through an isolated lens of human health and acknowledge human-animal interactions and…

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New One Health research initiatives announced | Mirage News

August 19, 2022

SEE: “ Four research proposals have been selected as the inaugural projects for a new One Health research program in South-East Asia. The ACIAR/IDRC Research Program on One Health (AIRPOH) is a new co-investment between ACIAR and Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) that will form a portfolio of interconnected projects aiming to have…

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Is One Health at a Turning Point? – Impakter

August 18, 2022

COVID and Monkeypox infectious disease outbreaks heighten attention to the animal/human/environmental nexus By **Richard Seifman, JD, MBA **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  Thomas M. Yuill, PhD  Helena J. Chapman, MD, MPH, PhD  Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD  Becky Barrentine, MBA  Richard Seifman, JD, MBA *Deceased…

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WHO monkeypox lead on global health emergency and response – The Washington Post

August 16, 2022

SEE:  The Monkeypox Outbreak “As cities grow bigger, this urbanization, people move from rural areas into cities… The cities… encroach on natural habitats where animals no longer have enough space to live… This is certainly one of the features that is well recognized component of one, health [ONE HEALTH] and that a comprehensive approach…

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History of the One Health Initiative team and website (April 2006 through September 2015) and the One Health Initiative website since October 1, 2008 … revised to June 2020, February 2021 and again to date August 2022

August 10, 2022

Note: There have been many inquiries requesting an accurate updated historical account of the “One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team” and the One Health Initiative website… Currently: 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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Former Senior Health Adviser at the World Bank Joins One Health Initiative Team

August 5, 2022

August 2, 2022 Left to right: Jack Shere, DVM, PhD, President AVES presenting Honorary Diplomate Certificate to *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA August 5, 2022 – The One Health Initiative team is delighted to announce that Richard “Dick” Seifman, JD, MBA has accepted our invitation to join the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura…

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