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Global Initiative Outlines a “One Health” Approach to Reforming Wildlife Trade Laws

September 7, 2020

"We must take a collaborative global approach to wildlife trade, one that brings together animal, human and environmental health -- a "One Health" approach -- and embed it into the international legal framework if we want give ourselves the best chance of averting future wildlife-related pandemics." ...

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Americans…listen and take heed of what Dr. Fauci says today, Friday September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

Americans…listen and take heed of what Dr. Fauci says today Fauci warns 7 states to take extra holiday precautions against COVID-19 surge https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020/09/04/fauci-warns-7-states-to-take-extra-holiday-precautions-against-covid-19-surge/24610832/ REMINDER: Dr. Anthony Fauci Gives New Guidance On Coronavirus Spread, Issues Warning – via DailyWire.com March 11, 2020 March 10th, 2020 BREAKING: Dr. Anthony Fauci Gives New Guidance On Coronavirus Spread, Issues…

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One Health Day 2019 Student event winner – University of California, Davis

September 3, 2020

https://onehealthplatform.com/cnt/article/one-health-day-2019-student-event-winner-university-california-davis

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One Region, One Health: Limiting threats to food and health security

September 2, 2020

https://www.crawfordfund.org/events/one-region-one-health-limiting-threats-to-food-and-health-security/  

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World Veterinary Association (WVA): Press Release – Veterinary Student Scholarship Program 2020

September 1, 2020

September 1st 2020, Brussels, Belgium: 2020 WVA_MSD Scholarship Press Release “ …Through promotion and practice of the One Health concept, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) strives to protect the health and welfare of humans, animals, and the environment. …”  

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Evidence for action: a One Health learning platform on interventions to tackle antimicrobial resistance

August 27, 2020

The integration of the One Health learning platform within the governance mechanism will help to maximise its usefulness and sustainability.”

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2020 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Virtual Convention Daily News Saturday: White House adviser Fauci delivers thanks, updates on COVID-19

August 22, 2020

https://www.avma.org/journals/white-house-adviser-fauci-delivers-thanks-updates-covid-19?utm_source=email-optins&utm_medium=daily-news-sat-2008&utm_campaign=convention2020&utm_term=link&utm_content=Fauci Published on August 22, 2020 Anthony Fauci, MD White House adviser and infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci, MD, thanked veterinarians for aiding human health through the study of animals. In a recorded message to attendees of the AVMA Virtual Convention 2020, Dr. Fauci delivered thanks for veterinarians’ contributions to the nation’s health and expressed hope…

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Human-animal health link explored at global convention: American Veterinary Medical Association ’s (AVMA’s) upcoming virtual event will feature a video briefing, discussing COVID-19 and One Health

August 18, 2020

“We are delighted and honored to have Dr. Fauci share this update on COVID-19 and One Health with our members on the closing day of our first-ever virtual gathering,” says AVMA’s president, Douglas Kratt, DVM.

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AMD and One Health: Responding to a multistate, multidrug-resistant disease outbreak

August 14, 2020

Antibiotic resistance is a One Health problem best addressed with a One Health approach

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PENN STATE NEWS (USA): Brooks named Forensic Science program director

August 12, 2020

" ... I hope to bring a new dimension to the group and contribute my expertise in medicine and veterinary forensic pathology, creating some interdisciplinary bridges and forging new collaborations in the spirit of the One Health Initiative.” ...

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One region, one health: Preparing Central Asia for future pandemics

August 8, 2020

SEE: https://www.timesca.com/index.php/news/26-opinion-head/22784-one-region-one-health-preparing-central-asia-for-future-pandemics One Health Among the uncertainty enveloping the world today, what remains clear is that zoonotic disease outbreaks will continue to occur. Zoonotic diseases (zoonoses) are animal diseases and infections that transmit to humans – for example, SARS, Ebola, H1N1 (swine flu), brucellosis, and rabies. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) estimates that…

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PBD Biotech welcomes BVA [British Veterinary Association] ‘one health’ approach to eradication of Bovine TB [Tuberculosis]

August 6, 2020

“Allowing farmers with Official Tuberculosis Free (OTF) status to use APHA approved but currently un-validated tests for Bovine TB (bTB) is one of the recommendations of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) in its recent policy statement. PBD Biotech, developers of Actiphage, a rapid blood test for bTB, has welcomed this ‘one health’ approach as it empowers farmers and their vets to…

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Amid the pandemic, doctors [from India] highlight ‘One Health’ principle

August 5, 2020

The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) along with over 100 doctors have raised the issue of ‘One Health’ with Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.

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S.3759 – Global Wildlife Health and Pandemic Prevention Act [Using One Health Approach]

August 4, 2020

A bi-partisan BILL to close high risk wildlife markets and prevent wildlife disease transmission globally, and for other purposes...that incorporates utilization of the One Health approach

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The origin of COVID-19 and why it matters August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020

The origin of COVID-19 and why it matters August 4, 2020 Co-authors: David M. Morens, Joel G. Breman, Charles H. Calisher, Peter C. Doherty, Beatrice H. Hahn, Gerald T. Keusch, Laura D. Kramer, James W. LeDuc, Thomas P. Monath and Jeffery K. Taubenberger   The COVID-19 pandemic is among the deadliest infectious diseases to have emerged in recent history. As with all past pandemics, the specific…

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A Framework for the Future

August 3, 2020

Researchers collaborate on a strategy for sustainable aquaculture, the world’s fastest growing food sector...[utilizing a One Health framework]

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“One Health implementation will help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.”

August 2, 2020

Why should we all push for “One Medicine-One Health” implementation?  See: https://onehealthinitiative.com/ and https://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/index.html Answer: “One Health is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment.” “One Health implementation will help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation…

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One Health legislation: Contributing to pandemic prevention through law

August 2, 2020

This brief identifies some of the legal areas involved in One Health in the food and agriculture sectors. It analyses the impact of each area on One Health and how laws, regulations and institutions can contribute to the creation of appropriately designed emergency preparedness mechanisms to prevent, respond and control emerging pests, disease outbreaks and…

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Medical Trials at the time of COVID-19: Informed Consent and ERBs

July 31, 2020

“... Simply put, there is the need to be concerned and care for the people who serve as test cases. ...”

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Prominent Educational Advisor in Higher and Medical Education Joins One Health Initiative Advisory Board 

July 28, 2020

Dr. George Lueddeke is an educational advisor in higher and medical education and chairs the global One Health Education Task Force for the One Health Commission (OHC) https://www.onehealthcommission.org/ and the One Health Initiative (OHI) http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/).

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