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A pandemic agreement is within reach | Science

April 30, 2024

“… The text illuminates two contentious issues at a high level. One is upstream prevention and a One Health approach to prevention, preparedness, and response, which recognizes links between the health of people, animals, and ecosystems. The other commits parties to establishing a new WHO Pathogen Access and Benefits Sharing system (PABS). An accompanying draft…

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Overview of Sweden’s One Health response to Antibiotic Resistance – The Public Health Agency of Sweden (folkhalsomyndigheten.se)

April 27, 2024

“Sweden has a relatively low use of antibiotics per capita and a comparatively favourable situation with regards to antibiotic resistance. This situation is influenced by factors such as a longstanding adherence to evidence-based guidelines, strong local commitment, and strategic efforts at both regional and national levels, in human as well as in animal health. Everyone…

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Pitt is launching an Office of Sustainability in the Health Sciences

April 25, 2024

“… Beyond the National Academy of Medicine’s Climate Collaborative, the Pitt office also will play a role new to the University: In coordination with the Office of Sustainability in the Health Sciences, the School of Public Health will be part of a novel Pennsylvania One Health consortium, serving as the coordinating academic institution of a…

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Addressing antimicrobial resistance with a One Health approach invite-only symposium and workshop | The Academy of Medical Sciences (acmedsci.ac.uk)

April 24, 2024

“09.00, Wednesday 29 May 2024 This is an invite-only two day symposium, followed by a one day policy workshop taking place in New Delhi. If you would like more information, please contact jessamyn.briers@acmedsci.sc.uk. This joint symposium and policy workshop hosted by the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) will…

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A One Health Approach to Preventing Human Trafficking: The Interconnected Health of Humans, Animals, and the Environment

April 23, 2024

“In public health circles, One Health is a collaborative approach that acknowledges the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health. A typical One Health intervention includes the prevention of communicable diseases.  For example, One Health collaborations seeking to interrupt transmission of malaria or lime disease would integrate vector management strategies for mosquitoes and ticks (e.g., habitat modification, insecticide use)…

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New “One Health and the Politics of COVID-19” book coming out October 2024!

April 18, 2024

Unpacks the mysteries of COVID-19’s origins to impart important lessons for future outbreaks. In this timely book, leading public health expert Laura H. Kahn uses the comprehensive One Health approach to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The concept of “One Health” recognizes the interconnected links among the health of humans, animals, plants, and the environment. By…

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Secretary Becerra Statement on U.S. Global Health Security Strategy [“This strategy promotes a One Health approach …”]

April 17, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2024 Contact: HHS Press Office 202-690-6343 media@hhs.gov Secretary Becerra Statement on U.S. Global Health Security Strategy The United States must be in position to prevent, detect, and respond to public health crises – including infectious disease threats at home and abroad.  The Global Health Security Strategy does that. This strategy promotes a One…

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Messages to Prospective Authors/Readers from Leaders of new ‘Journal of Global, Public and One Health’ (JGPOH)

April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024 Dear colleagues and friends, we are pleased to announce our new Journal of Global, Public and One Health at jgpoh.com published the first time end of last year with Jacobs Publishing House. JGPOH is an open-access, peer reviewed journal with interdisciplinary and international orientation. JGPOH welcomes contributions on the global health sciences,…

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Addressing public health challenges through behavioral interventions [using “One Health concept/approach”]

April 15, 2024

“The concept of “One Health” – which emphasizes the relationship between human, animal, plant and environmental health – has been gaining ground in scientific discussions in recent years. Brazilian and North American researchers developing research using this approach presented their work on Tuesday (April 9th), in Chicago (United States), during FAPESP Week Illinois.  …” SEE: Addressing…

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Navrongo Integrated Surveillance Project: DOD promotes STEM and One Health Concept in Ghana classroom

April 6, 2024

“NAVRONGO, Kassena-Nankana District, Ghana — Scientists from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research’s (WRAIR) One Health Branch partnered with the Henry Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine and Ghana’s Navrongo Health Research Centre to teach a STEM curriculum on collecting climate data for zoonotic disease prevention in three Ghanaian high schools. Through…

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DSHS Reports First Human Case of Avian Influenza in Texas | Texas DSHS

April 2, 2024

NEWS RELEASE   April 1, 2024 Person Had Direct Contact With Dairy Cattle The Texas Department of State Health Services is reporting a human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus in Texas. The case was identified in a person who had direct exposure to dairy cattle presumed to be infected with avian influenza. The patient, who…

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United States, Vietnam Celebrate Improvements to Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance  – U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

March 30, 2024

“… “USAID is proud to support the GVN to strengthen Vietnam’s core public health capacities to effectively prevent, detect, and respond to epidemic-prone emerging infectious diseases, and other public health events at all levels, through a One Health approach. We hope that USAID- supported activities, such as expanding use of the Vietnam Animal Health Information…

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NEWS… Urinary superbugs: Are we going about it wrong?

March 29, 2024

A new study investigating rates of antimicrobial resistance in aged care highlights the need for a potential overhaul of antibiotic guidelines. “…  At the heart of OUTBREAK is the One Health AMR Knowledge Engine – a world-first AI-powered system designed to track, trace and tackle drug-resistant infections. By generating, integrating and analysing data from humans,…

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Silver Lining of the COVID Pandemic—Advancing the One Health Concept – University of Kentucky (UK), Vanzant Animal Science Lecture March 26, 2024

March 26, 2024

By **Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD  University of Kentucky   Department ofAnimal & Food Sciences   Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment SEE: https://onehealthinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Silver-Lining-of-the-COVID-Pandemic-Advancing-the-One-Health-Concept-Vanzant-An-Sci-Lecture-3-26-2024.pptx [Initially presented at the annual One Health meeting for the Kentucky One Health Conference 2024 on Feb 28, 2024.]  **Member, One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪…

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The USGS One Health Approach to Infectious Diseases of Wildlife and Environmental Change

March 22, 2024

By Ecosystems Mission Area March 21, 2024 One Health is a collaborative approach – working at the local, regional, national, and global levels – with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection between people, animals (terrestrial and aquatic), plants, and their shared environment. “Many emerging human infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, are zoonotic meaning they…

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One Health Conference Explores Pressing Global Health Issues

March 21, 2024

March 21, 2024 | Jason Sheldon – College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) CAHNR is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to build connections and take actionable steps to improve global human, animal, plant, and environmental health “The UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) is hosting a One Health Conference at the Storrs campus to promote and lead…

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The Quadripartite announces proposed members of its One Health High Level Expert Panel (OHHLEP) (who.int)

March 20, 2024

Deadline: 2 April 2024, 17:00 CET 19 March 2024  Call for consultation Background “The One Health High-Level Expert Panel is the scientific and strategic advisory group to the Quadripartite organizations – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World…

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One Health” concept promoted in ten pilot high schools | Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world

March 16, 2024

The Southeast Asia One Health University Network (SEAOHUN) and Kasetsart University, with the support of Chevron, have joined forces to promote the “One Health” model and knowledge on how to handle epidemics. “The initial stage will be implemented in ten pilot high schools under the “Piloting the One Health Core Competency Course for High School…

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One Health at UTMB and the 2024 International Symposium on One Health Research

March 15, 2024

SEE: One Health at UTMB and the 2024 International Symposium on One Health Research (mailchi.mp) https://mailchi.mp/utmb/international-symposium-on-one-health-research-14153562?e=ef8dea5531

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One Health: Connections and Collaborations – Graduate Studies – Simon Fraser University (sfu.ca)

March 7, 2024

“Human health isn’t just about humans. Our health is intimately and inextricably interconnected with the health of our local and global ecosystems and our planet. By mapping connections among people, animals, and environments, “One Health” reveals opportunities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emerging and ongoing health threats. This concept isn’t new. It is…

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