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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General’s opening remarks at Virtual Event on Climate Change and its Link to Health, Labour and Human Rights

February 11, 2021

SEE: https://www.who.int/director-general/speeches/detail/who-director-general-s-opening-remarks-at-virtual-event-on-climate-change-and-its-link-to-health-labour-and-human-rights  “ … The COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder of the intimate and delicate relationship between people and planet, which we can only address with a “One Health” approach. Recently WHO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Organisation for Animal Health and the UN Environment Programme joined…

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2021 ERANET JPIAMR-Action Co-Fund Call on One Health Interventions to Prevent or Reduce the Development and Transmission of Antimicrobial Resistance (HARISSA)

February 10, 2021

From Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Published on 10 February 2021 “The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) invites eligible Irish Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) to submit research proposals under the ERANET JPIAMR-Action Research call: One Health interventions to prevent or reduce the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance (HARISSA).  …” SEE: gov.ie…

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One Health – Nipah Vaccine

February 5, 2021

SEE: https://nipahvaccine.com/one-health/  One Health Public Health Vaccines and Crozet BioPharma proudly sponsor and endorse the One Health Initiative. The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment. The synergism achieved will advance health care for the 21st century and…

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History of the One Health Initiative team and website (April 2006 through September 2015) and the One Health Initiative website since October 1, 2008 … revised to June 2020 and again to date February 2021

February 4, 2021

 Note: There have been many inquiries requesting an accurate updated historical account of the “One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team” and the One Health Initiative website…   https://www.onehealthinitiative.com   AND  www.archive.onehealthinitiative.com  History of the One Health Initiative team and website (April 2006 through September 2015) and the One Health Initiative website since October 1, 2008 … revised to June…

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One Medicine-One Health: an Historic Perspective

February 2, 2021

One Medicine One Health An Historic Perspective FEB1 2021  

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For the first time, Budget mentions of ‘One Health’ institution on the back of Covid-19 pandemic PT Jyothi Datta  Mumbai | Updated on February 01, 2021  Published on February 01, 2021

February 1, 2021

Budget 2021 SEE: For the first time, Budget mentions of ‘One Health’ institution on the back of Covid-19 pandemic – The Hindu BusinessLine [https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/budget/for-the-first-time-budget-mentions-of-one-health-institution-on-the-back-of-covid-19-pandemic/article33719738.ece]  “ … There is also mention of a national institution for One Health, a concept that looks at health from an all-inclusive human, animal and environment perspective. …”

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Duke One Health Monthly Newsletter (USA) – Issue 35 February 2021

February 1, 2021

See: https://mailchi.mp/efce37b9ce1f/oh-newsletter-september-issue-5131928 https://sites.globalhealth.duke.edu/dukeonehealth/monthly-newsletters/ February: Assessing the Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 in Aerosols Captured Among COVID-19 Patients in Singapore | Gathering Evidence for Animals as Dengue Reservoirs | Duke One Health Partner Laboratory Provides COVID-19 Testing Support for Sarawak, Malaysia

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University of Georgia (UGA) develops saliva test for COVID-19 to replace nasal swabs

January 25, 2021

SEE: https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/uga-develops-saliva-test-covid-19-replace-nasal-swabs/NMDFHELFJRH27JNDF4Y7WUMLZU/ By: WSBTV.com News Staff Updated: January 24, 2021 – 11:52 AM ATHENS, Ga. — A group of UGA researchers have developed a saliva-based COVID-19 test that the university plans to make the primary type of test across campus this semester. The new test was developed by UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine and started being offered…

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This is the first real image of SARS-CoV-2 in history

January 23, 2021

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter SCIENCE  This is the first real image of SARS-CoV-2 in history by Explica.co January 22, 2021, 8:23 pm

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State [Oklahoma USA] leaders hold ribbon-cutting ceremony for new pandemic center and relocated public health lab; health officials clarify drastic drop in COVID cases

January 23, 2021

SEE: https://kfor.com/news/state-leaders-hold-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-for-new-pandemic-center-and-relocated-public-health-lab-health-officials-clarify-drastic-drop-in-covid-cases/  “STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – Gov. Kevin Stitt, Cabinet Leaders and the State Health Department held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for new the new Oklahoma Pandemic Center of Innovation and Excellence and the relocated Public Health Lab. … “This facility will focus on using a ‘one health’ approach, which recognizes that the health of humans…

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National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness January 21, 2021 (USA)

January 21, 2021

Download: https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/National-Strategy-for-the-COVID-19-Response-and-Pandemic-Preparedness.pdf

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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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