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The Concept of One Health Turns Global in 2021: How it was Born

December 25, 2021

HEALTH The Concept of One Health Turns Global in 2021: How it was Born BY CRAIG CARTERAND1 OTHERS  DECEMBER 25, 2021 2021 was a special year for One Health, the year in which it turned global and became a public health… READ MORE

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The Concept of One Health Turns Global in 2021: How it was Born

December 25, 2021

The minds and books behind One Health, the guiding principle adopted this year by the G7, G20 and World Health Assembly to reform public health SEE: https://impakter.com/concept-one-health-global-how-born/ 

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US contributes $10 million to support UN food agency efforts on COVID-19 response, future pandemics

December 24, 2021

23 December 2021  Health A $10 million contribution from the United States will assist the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in its work on COVID-19 response and addressing threats to human, animal and environmental health, including future pandemics.   “The funding, announced on Thursday, will support the UN agency’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme, part of its…

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Should we worry about animals with COVID-19?

December 22, 2021

SEE: https://www.healio.com/news/infectious-disease/20211221/should-we-worry-about-animals-with-covid19 By Dan Teres, MD      Diana Stone, MPH, DVM, PhD      Martin Strosberg, MPH, PhD Conclusions: The animal-human interface The likelihood of zoonotic transmission from animal to human of a mutant SARS-CoV-2 strain is unclear. What is clear is that we need to encourage and support surveillance and monitoring of both domestic and…

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Reflections on the Future of the Planet: Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Leadership and Humanity 

December 15, 2021

Home  Society  Climate Change Excerpts from George Lueddeke’s latest book SURVIVAL: One Health, One Planet, One Future  Editor’s Note: After “War and Peace?”, “Close to the Edge: Climate Change: Focus on Africa, Asia and the Coastal Poor”,  “The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Intelligence Era: What Next?” and “One Health and Wellbeing (OHW) – Inspiring a Global Unity…

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Hyderabad Gandhi Medical College part of ‘One Health Consortium’

December 11, 2021

A total of 27 other organisations across the country will also be part of this consortium. SEE: https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/telangana/2021/dec/11/gandhi-medical-college-part-of-one-health-consortium-2394189.html

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EU One Health report: drop in reported zoonotic diseases in humans and foodborne outbreaks in 2020

December 9, 2021

SEE: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/news/eu-one-health-report-drop-reported-zoonotic-diseases-humans-and-foodborne-outbreaks-2020 Campylobacteriosis was the most reported zoonosis in the EU in 2020, with 120,946 cases compared to more than 220,000 the previous year. It was followed by salmonellosis, which affected 52,702 people compared to 88,000 in 2019. The number of reported foodborne outbreaks also fell by 47%. These findings are based on the annual…

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Rx One Health Field Institute 2022 June 19 – July 2, 2022 | California – Scholarships Available APPLY NOW!

December 7, 2021

Rx One Health Field Institute 2022 June 19 – July 2, 2022 | California APPLY NOW! Scholarships Available Join us! BUILD your One Health skills and knowledge base while exploring California’s vibrant and diverse ecosystems. LEARN about biodiversity conservation, pathogen transmission, health inequities, epidemiology, infectious disease surveillance, biosafety, biosecurity, laboratory and research methods, agriculture, land-to-sea pathogen transmission, communications, community…

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Nominate an Expert for Workshop Committee: Integrating Public and Ecosystem Health Systems to Foster Resilience Deadline: December 10, 2021

December 6, 2021

SEE: Public-Ecosystem Health_Call for Noms_List Serv Flyer_updated and https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/integrating-public-and-ecosystem-health-systems-to-foster-resilience-in-social-ecological-systems-a-workshop-to-identify-research-to-bridge-the-knowledge-to-action-gap Provided by: Julie Liao, PhD (she/her) Director, Forum on Microbial Threats Program Officer Board on Global Health | Health and Medicine Division (202) 334-2191 | jliao@nas.edu

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Health Threats: Can We Do Better in the Future?  – Impakter

December 4, 2021

 SEE https://impakter.com/health-threats-can-we-do-better-in-the-future/ “… The Need for a Geopolitical Shift in Global Health In September 2021, this video message from the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom was recorded for “Toward a pandemic treaty”, a meeting hosted by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, USA. He broadly delineated what was needed for…

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The Vaccine Ecosystem (The Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative) and One Health Initiative team Join in Liaison

November 30, 2021

NOVEMBER 30, 2021: Today, the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team is proud to announce a supportive liaison with The Vaccine Ecosystem as a pro bono Institutional Partner. The Vaccine Ecosystem (The Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative): “One Health and Leadership: the role of vaccines and vaccine acceptance” was posted on the One Health Initiative website…

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Liberia Makes Strides towards One Health Goals

November 30, 2021

By Contributing Writer Last updated Nov 30, 2021 “Liberia has made tremendous strides towards its One Health agenda—efforts that prompted international partners who gathered at this year’s World One Health Day celebration, to lavished praise on the country. The partners, including the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), GIZ and AFENET-Liberia lauded the country for adapting and advancing…

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Sites for ONE MEDICINE/ONE HEALTH Information

November 29, 2021

“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 and for those to come.” SEE: https://www.onehealthinitiative.com   and    www.archive.onehealthinitiative.com    https://www.onehealthcommission.org/ SAVING LIVES BY…

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Soulsby Foundation 2022 Fellowships in One Health – call for applications

November 26, 2021

SEE: Announcement 2022 applications and Soulsby Fellowships 2022 A5 poster The Soulsby Foundation recognises the importance of linking human health with animal health as well as the underlying social, structural, economic and environmental factors that determine health and well-being outcomes around the globe. As human populations grow, we live in closer contact with animals giving more…

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How experts have deployed data to tackle Covid-19 and plan for future pandemics

November 25, 2021

NewsNational The concept of One Health is now widely embedded in the life sciences community. It brings in a range of disciplines to improve the health of people, as well as animals and the environment. “It is a mixture of different aspects, concepts and ideas,” says Professor Bruce Whitelaw, interim director of the University of…

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The world must act now to be prepared for future health emergencies

November 24, 2021

Opinion Options for a Global Pandemic Treaty — Thirty two ministers of health “… we must recognise the importance of One Health. Our health is a continuum across human, animal, plant, and planetary health. To reduce the risk of zoonotic diseases in the future, the human, anima and environmental health sectors must cooperate more closely.…

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U.S. Senator proposes Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “One Health Center of Excellence Amendment” to National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

November 17, 2021

United States Senator Diane Feinstein has submitted to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal year 2022, a reasonable and very useful amendment CREC-2021-11-01-pt1-PgS7542.pdf (congress.gov), see SA 4087 that would essentially help strengthen our nation’s public health security by: Establishing a One Health Center of Excellence at the FDA to develop programs and enhance strategies to research, monitor, prevent, and respond to…

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State [Missouri, USA] considers creation of laboratory campus near MSP: A collaborative effort among state agencies …

November 17, 2021

“A collaborative effort among state agencies could bring a new laboratory campus to Jefferson City. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture are working together on a project proposal that would create multi-agency labs focused on human, animal and environmental testing. Specifically, the research campus is…

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Health Brief: One Health, One Earth – EURACTIV.com

November 17, 2021

“The COVID pandemic has raised more awareness of how closely our health is interconnected with animals and the environment, the chief scientist of EU’s Food Safety Agency (EFSA) told EURACTIV. Last week, we sat with Marta Hugas, who is leading the scientific team at EFSA, for an exclusive interview for EURACTIV’s Health Brief. We spoke…

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Preparing for the next pandemic: What will it take?

November 16, 2021

NOVEMBER 15, 2021 – SEE: https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/preparing-next-pandemic-what-will-it-take “ … The World Bank, though IDA and IBRD, has a strong track record in providing the long-term, predictable, sustained financing that countries need to prepare for pandemics, often requiring multi-sectoral interventions. For example, using a One Health approach, that recognizes the linkages between human and animal health, and…

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