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U.S. pushes global effort to fight antibiotic resistance at UN meeting

September 25, 2019

US pushes global effort to fight antibiotic resistance at UN meeting SEE: https://www.axios.com/antimicrobial-resistance-antibiotics-un-alex-azar-5881018f-4540-47f8-b06a-ef4c58c4cd67.html Axios The bottom line: Other experts in the field tell Axios they agree there’s an urgent need to focus on the AMR Challenge’s “one health” approach to target … “The bottom line: Other experts in the field tell Axios they agree there’s an…

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Do we need a Global Virome Project?…Important Implications to One Health

September 24, 2019

Important Implications to One Health… “…The big idea is to gradually build a global atlas of most of the planet’s naturally occurring potentially zoonotic viruses by systematically creating the missing maps. Broadening the knowledge base on viral sequences, geographical ranges, and host distributions would provide vital intelligence about humanity’s formidable microbial enemy. The three specific…

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Animal Lovers and Zoonotic Diseases: 5 Things to Know

September 20, 2019

Please see “Animal Lovers and Zoonotic Diseases: 5 Things to Know” [https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/918142#vp_1?src=par_cdc_stm_mscpedt&faf=1] Published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s (CDC) One Health Office in collaboration with MedScape, September 20, 2019 … Provided by: Laura (Smith) Murrell, MA, Health Communication Specialist, Health Communication Science Office & One Health Office, National Center for Emerging…

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Flu Hunter: Unlocking the Secrets of a Virus – U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal (EID)

September 18, 2019

One Health in Action… “…Two themes appear throughout the book. The first is that influenza is a quintessential One Health pathogen that can only be understood when studied in humans and other animals but especially in both its wild and domestic bird reservoirs. Throughout his career, Webster has championed this approach, which has led to…

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Louisiana One Health in Action (USA)…A Significant One Health example with Worldwide relevance!

September 15, 2019

A Significant One Health example (USA) … with Worldwide relevance! Louisiana One Health in Action                    https://www.louisianaonehealthinaction.org Louisiana One Health In Action is a community of advocates who not only want to spread the One Health Initiative in Louisiana, but also raise public awareness … Beating Bartonella Color Run Louisiana One Health in Action-Beating Bartonella Color Run.…

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One Health support announced by U.S. Skin Care products Company…The F.C. Sturtevant Company supports the One Health concept and approach

September 13, 2019

One Health support announced by U.S. Skin Care products Company… The F.C. Sturtevant Company supports the One Health concept and approach See: https://fcsturtevantcompany.com/blog/& https://fcsturtevantcompany.com/one-health-initiative/

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September 12, 2019

One Health support and recognition continues it’s worldwide expansion… Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association NEWS – October 01, 2019  https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/191001h.aspx JAVMANewsSubsection And now, the US surgeon general – Posted Sept. 11, 2019 U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams addressed an audience of veterinary professionals Aug. 3 during the opening session of AVMA Convention 2019…

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Study finds factors at national level more influential to combat antibiotic misuse

September 9, 2019

  Study finds factors at national level more influential to combat antibiotic misuse Kansas University (KU) Today USA That echoes the approach the World Health Organization has called for in its One Health Initiative, which advocates for health professionals, … http://today.ku.edu/2019/07/29/study-finds-factors-national-level-more-influential-antibioitc-misuse-individual   “…That finding is significant in that media campaigns have long focused on raising awareness…

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An important historical link between vaccination(s) and the One Health concept…D.A. Henderson, MD, MPH of Smallpox Eradication Fame Supported One Health

September 7, 2019

An important historical link between vaccination(s) and the One Health concept… Donald Ainslie Henderson was an American medical doctor, educator, and epidemiologist who directed a 10-year international effort that eradicated smallpox throughout the world and launched international childhood vaccination programs. From 1977 to 1990, he was Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.…

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DUKE (USA) ONE HEALTH Newsletter – ISSUE 18 September 2019

September 1, 2019

DUKE (USA) ONE HEALTH Newsletter – ISSUE 18 September 2019 … Duke One Health Team Members Publish a Commentary on Zoonotic Influenza Viruses in Domestic Animals  Recently, Duke One Health team members Laura Borkenhagen, Mai-Juan Ma, and Greg Gray and Professor Mo Salman (Colorado State University) published an important review article in the in the International Journal…

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Africa ramping up One Health efforts AND WHO Director-General Statement on the Role of Social Media Platforms in Health Information

August 29, 2019

  Africa ramping up One Health efforts IPPmedia With global efforts to support One Health programming to combat zoonotic diseases at the human-animal-ecosystem interface, the second tripartite … WHO Director-General Statement on the Role of Social Media Platforms in Health Information SEE https://www.ippmedia.com/en/features/africa-ramping-one-health-efforts World Health Organization Vaccines are one of the most powerful innovations in the…

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Confronting Emerging Zoonoses: The One Health Paradigm (2014)

August 26, 2019

© 2014 Confronting Emerging Zoonoses The One Health Paradigm Editors: Yamada, A., Kahn, L.H., Kaplan, B., Monath, Th.P., Woodall, J., Conti, L. (Eds.) SEE: https://www.springer.com/us/book/9784431551195?gclid=Cj0KCQjwho7rBRDxARIsAJ5nhFpOtDgwaOzt7g1_ezbvanA-C-JNGEx7e6k0qBsEhBx4vPXjQTIZIpMaAoAaEALw_wcB Free Preview Furnishes a unique resource for everyone interested in the interface of human and veterinary medicine and public health Presents the latest understanding of the origin of human pathogens…

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One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Mozambique – CDC

August 25, 2019

One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Mozambique CDC APPENDIX C: Zoonotic Disease List Considered in One Health Zoonotic … the One Health process used to prioritize the top zoonotic diseases for … SEE: https://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/pdfs/Mozambique-508.pdf

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Center for ONE HEALTH Research-Univ. of Alaska (USA) AND What’s Killing Otters? Scientists Pinpoint Parasite Strain

August 23, 2019

Center for One Health Research UAF Catalog – University of Alaska Fairbanks The UAF Center for One Health Research seeks to engage participants from UAF, Alaska and the circumpolar North to build and support as well as … SEE: https://catalog.uaf.edu/overview/research-institutes-centers-consortia/center-for-one-health-research/ What’s Killing Sea Otters? Scientists Pinpoint Parasite Strain UC Davis … said corresponding author Karen Shapiro,…

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Tuberculosis in Animals: An African Perspective – The Control of Mycobacterium bovis Infections in Africa: A One Health Approach

August 23, 2019

    © 2019 Tuberculosis in Animals: An African Perspective   Editors: Bogale Dibaba, Asseged, Kriek, Nick P. J., Thoen, Charles O. (Eds.)         SEE: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030186883  The Control of Mycobacterium bovis Infections in Africa: A One Health Approach   Chapter 4 Pages 41-55 S. I. B. Cadmus, P. I. Fujiwara, J. A. Shere, B. Kaplan, C.…

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One Health Initiative: World medical Association and World Veterinary Association

August 20, 2019

A message worth repeating…from November 22, 2012  From The World Medical Association One Health Initiative: World medical Association and World Veterinary Association Please see https://www.wma.net/blog-post/one-health-initiative-wma-and-wva/  

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United States Department of Defense (DOD) – “Where Animal and Human Health Research Coincide”

August 15, 2019

United States Department of Defense (DOD) Where Animal and Human Health Research Coincide “…Since the 1940s, DOD has considered veterinary pathology interlinked with human health and environmental issues such as anthrax, Ebola and the West Nile virus, said Alves, who also is the veterinary pathology consultant to the Army surgeon general….” “One-Health Approach The relationship…

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August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019 An opinion regarding … “The Trump administration announced far-reaching revisions to the Endangered Species Act” [first enacted in 1973 by a Republican President and Administration] See: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/climate/endangered-species-act-changes.html?action=click&module=TopStories&pgtype=Homepage https://apnews.com/9bf4541d89e6444783814e53302ce479 https://www.npr.org/2019/08/12/750479370/trump-administration-makes-major-changes-to-protections-for-endangered-species Political pros and cons are currently and over the coming months will be engaged by this controversial fiat. “…Senator Tom Udall of New…

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World Veterinary Association (WVA): GLOBAL REPOSITORY OF AVAILABLE GUIDELINES FOR RESPONSIBLE USE OF ANTIMICROBIALS IN ANIMAL HEALTH – REVISION 1 (August 2019)

August 13, 2019

GLOBAL REPOSITORY OF AVAILABLE GUIDELINES FOR RESPONSIBLE USE OF ANTIMICROBIALS IN ANIMAL HEALTH – REVISION 1 (August 2019) See: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Revised%20list%20of%20available%20guidelines%20on%20AMU%20-AUG2019.pdf Provided by: Dr. Zeev Noga, Deputy Executive Director World Veterinary Association (WVA) Avenue de Tervueren 12 B-1040 Brussels, Belgium Tel: +32 (0) 2 533 70 22 zeev_noga@worldvet.org secretariat@worldvet.org http://www.worldvet.org

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August 2, 2019

DUKE (USA) ONE HEALTH Newsletter – ISSUE 17 August 2019 … Veterinarians Merged with Physician Educations: Past and Present Combined into One Individual “One Health” [opinion article] Please see newsletter link: https://mailchi.mp/f94b970e96b5/oh-newsletter-august-issue – Also available on Duke One Health Monthly Newsletter website: https://sites.globalhealth.duke.edu/dukeonehealth/monthly-newsletters/  Veterinarians Merged with Physician Educations: Past and Present Combined into One Individual “One Health”     Although veterinary medicine…

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