One Health News

Plan launched to reduce risk of emerging zoonoses

January 17, 2021

Food Safety News Breaking news for everyone’s consumption By News Desk on January 17, 2021 A drive to prevent emerging zoonotic risks and diseases such as COVID-19 has been unveiled and is being led by France. SEE: https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2021/01/plan-launched-to-reduce-risk-of-emerging-zoonoses/ “It is designed to incorporate and reinforce networks on human health, animal welfare and the environment in line with the…

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Minister Heydon announces Major Research Call in the area of Antibiotic Resistance

January 15, 2021

Press release Minister Heydon announces Major Research Call in the area of Antibiotic Resistance See: https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/904ff-minister-heydon-announces-major-research-call-in-the-area-of-antibiotic-resistance/    From Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Published on 14 January 2021 The ‘One Health‘ concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for … “this call will lead to innovative…

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WHO Team Arrives in Wuhan, But Will We Ever Know the Origin of Coronavirus?

January 14, 2021

To read complete article, please see: https://www.newsweek.com/who-team-arrives-wuhan-will-we-ever-know-origin-coronavirus-1561629 “… “I think it’s possible we could put it together but the trail has grown cold with so much time between the first major cases and now,”*Dr. Gregory Gray, a Duke University professor, told Newsweek. “I’m not optimistic that it’s going to be clear cut at least. … Complicating the investigation…

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Highlights from science policy Interface sessions at the one health congress 2020

January 13, 2021

See: https://onehealthoutlook.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s42522-020-00033-4 “The 6th One Health Congress took place online between 30th October and 3rd November 2020 – the latter date coinciding with World One Health Day. The Congress was organised by the One Health Platform, which summarises here in this Meeting report its interpretation of the key messages from the individual talks at the…

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Environmental organizations issue 7 policy recommendations on biodiversity and One Health

January 12, 2021

SEE: https://news.globallandscapesforum.org/49297/environmental-organizations-issue-7-policy-recommendations-on-biodiversity-and-one-health/ “… The biodiversity policy recommendations were created as an applicable output of the scientific discussions that took place in the GLF’s two-day forum held digitally in October 2020, which focused on biodiversity conservation’s role in preventing future emerging infectious diseases such as COVID-19 through the One Health approach. Similar to the landscape approach, One Health advocates…

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A One Health Perspective

January 10, 2021

A One Health Perspective https://onehealthinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/A-One-Health-Perspective-Peng-Gao-PhD-to-One-Health-Initiative-website.pdf Exclusive to One Health Initiative team website, January 9, 2021 (may be reprinted ad libitum) By Peng Gao, PhD There is an urgent need for multidisciplinary research to solve today’s complex environmental and human health challenges. Fortunately, research on One Health can ensure a comprehensive and holistic risk assessment of…

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One Health

January 5, 2021

SEE: https://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-policy/one-health ‘One Health’ is an approach to designing and implementing programmes, policies, legislation and research in which multiple sectors communicate and work together to achieve better public health outcomes. The ‘One Health’ approach is critical to addressing health threats in the animal, human and environment interface. …

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DUKE One Health Newsletter – Issue 34 January 2021

January 1, 2021

   SEE: https://mailchi.mp/e95a61c023b4/oh-newsletter-september-issue-5100092  

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World must be ready for the next pandemic, UN says on first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness [with ONE HEALTH APPROACH]

December 28, 2020

UN News Global perspective Human stories SEE World must be ready for the next pandemic, UN says on first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness | | UN News https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/12/1080922 One Health Approach  WHO Video | WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the International Day for Epidemic Preparedness In a separate message, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the…

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COVID-19 Reignites Drive For A “One Health” Approach To Tackle Preventable Illnesses

December 24, 2020

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 7:53 pm Press Release: UN FAO  SEE: https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO2012/S00236/covid-19-reignites-drive-for-a-one-health-approach-to-tackle-preventable-illnesses.htm COVID-19 Reignites Drive For A “One Health” Approach To Tackle Preventable Illnesses At The Animal-Human-Ecosystems Interface Stronger Together: FAO, OIE and WHO commit to joint multi-sectoral efforts in Asia and the Pacific  

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Science and Scientists are Out to “Getcha”!

December 17, 2020

See: https://impakter.com/covid-19-vaccines-scientists-getcha/ “There is widespread concern about how fast the current COVID-19 vaccines were produced compared to other past conventional vaccines such as polio, measles, and other contagious diseases – and this has nothing to do with being “health illiterate”. The concern is dangerously fanned by anti-vaxxer movements taking advantage of a natural distrust many of…

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Stepping up the fight on AMR: European Public Health Alliance [“One Health” goal]

December 17, 2020

Stepping up the fight on AMR by European Public Health Alliance | Dec 17, 2020 | Antimicrobial Resistance | Analysis & Opinion, Antimicrobial Resistance | Publications SEE: https://epha.org/stepping-up-the-fight-on-amr/ “… In the  updated paper , EPHA proposes a set of recommendations to complement those of the AMR Stakeholder Network (which brings together more than 60 leading organisations and individuals committed to tackling…

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Pinkin, Conaway & Houghtaling Bill Establishing ‘New Jersey One Health Task Force’ Passes Committee

December 11, 2020

Legislation Promotes Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration to Improve Health of People, Animals & Environment

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One Health Clinic starts with the pets but gives care to their people, too

December 11, 2020

SEE: https://www.knkx.org/post/one-health-clinic-starts-pets-gives-care-their-people-too “ … The free clinic is the brainchild of the dean of the WSU veterinary school, Bryan K. Slinker [DVM, PhD], and *Peter Rabinowitz [MD, MPH], who is a physician and a professor at the University of Washington. “A lot of times people come and they say, ‘I need care for my animal…

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Rethinking European Health Systems Priorities, – FM represented! [One Health; and Health, Sustainable Development, and the Economy. ]

December 4, 2020

“ … Thematically, the working groups are tasked with Political and Societal Resilience; Technology and Innovation; International Governance for Health; One Health; and Health, Sustainable Development, and the Economy. … It is a huge achievement that family medicine is represented on the Commission, as the only clinical specialty. It is recognition of the importance of primary…

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ASEAN’s ‘One Health’ Approach: Cost of preventing pandemics is 2% of COVID-19 damage

December 2, 2020

SEE https://pia.gov.ph/press-releases/releases/1060631 Published on December 2, 2020 “Spending about USD 266 billion in 10 years would substantially reduce the risks of another pandemic,” Dr. Gongal stressed, noting that this amount can be allocated to priority actions such as law enforcement, technical responses to early warning and surveillance systems, adequate funding, and policy advocacy efforts such as…

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Health Illiteracy – Why a Silent Epidemic Needs a “One Health” Approach

November 28, 2020

November 27, 2020  VIEW PUBLICATION “…If we are all going to get ahead of future “Silent Epidemics”, it must be done with the active and sustained collaboration of veterinarians, physicians, environment specialists and other health scientists—in short, we all need a One Health approach, and now is the right time to make it happen.”  …

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Soulsby Foundation calls for applications for 2021 One Health Fellowships

November 26, 2020

SEE: Soulsby Foundation calls for applications for 2021 One Health Fellowships | RSTMH 25 Nov 2020 “The COVID-19 pandemic and response has highlighted the importance of interdisciplinary research and scientific cooperation at local, regional, national and global levels. It has increased public awareness and understanding of the interactions between people, animals and the environment, and galvanised…

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COVID-19 Alert: Cases are Rising and  Thanksgiving & COVID-19 – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

November 24, 2020

SEE: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/?ACSTrackingID=USCDC_2067-DM43154&ACSTrackingLabel=Celebrating%20Thanksgiving%20%20%7C%20COVID-19&deliveryName=USCDC_2067-DM43154  Protect Yourself Wear a mask because… Vaccines    &         People at Increased Risk HEALTHCARE & PUBLIC HEALTH Healthcare Professionals Laboratories Health Departments COMMUNITIES & ORGANIZATIONS Businesses & Workplaces Schools & Childcare Colleges & Universities Health Equity View More

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