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One Health: A Closer Look at Selected Resources Revised October 2021

November 14, 2021

SEE: https://appliedsciences.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/2021-10/NASA_Handout_OneHealth_Oct2021.pdf  Developed by *Helena Chapman, MD PhD, Associate Program Manager, Health and Air Quality Applications, NASA Applied Sciences Program (helena.chapman@nasa.gov).   *Dr. Chapman is a member, One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ *Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH…

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Newly established One Health Research Centre by Therme One Health, the University of Greifswald and IKEM aims to bolster health and wellbeing of our society and planet

November 12, 2021

Press release 11-12-2021 01:29 PM CET | Energy & Environment Press release from: Therme One Health “… Through the incorporation of the diverse resources of the partners, the One Health Research Centre will conduct research projects on the interactions and correlating elements in the health of humans, animals, and the environment (“One Health”). The aim of the One…

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1st Porto One Health Day: “Climate change is the existential threat that civilization faces” – One Health Initiative, Dr. Laura H. Kahn [MD, MPH, MPP]

November 9, 2021

November 8, 2021 Events, Internationalization, One Health On November 3, ICBAS celebrated the International One Health Day. The “1st Porto One Health Day” brought together experts from various areas of health to discuss the One Health approach. An event that featured a diverse range of experts from various areas of health (human, animal and environmental): from food safety,…

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A visionary unanimous worldwide institutionalization of One Health

November 9, 2021

A visionary unanimous worldwide institutionalization of One Health is the goal.  This would significantly and exponentially “help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.”

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One Health Teaching Resources for Schools of Public Health

November 9, 2021

LAUNCH OF ONE HEALTH TEACHING RESOURCES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATORS (and the world) In October 2016 the U.S. Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) included One Health in the Accreditation Criteria for Schools of Public Health and Public Health Programs. On pages 16, 30, 33 and 35 of that year’s accreditation criteria updates is noted…

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Financial Assistance Available to Tennessee Streamside Landowners [“through One Health Initiative approach”]

November 6, 2021

“Today’s TRIP launch and strategic tree planting is an approach to further healthy environments through the One Health Initiative. One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral approach to address health challenges that affect people, animals, plants, and their shared environment.” SEE: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/2021/11/5/financial-assistance-available-to-tennessee-streamside-landowners.html

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Eminent National and Internationally Recognized Physician Neurologists Endorse One Health Approach for Brain Health

November 2, 2021

The One Health Initiative team received the following welcomed letter from physician neurologists, Drs. David O. Wiebers, Valery L. Feigin and Andrea Winkler November 2, 2021: Thank you for your kind remarks about our recent paper entitled “Brain Health, One Health and COVID-19” (DOWNLOAD FULLTEXT PDF) and for all of the outstanding work that you and…

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The Vaccine Ecosystem (Economist’s Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative): “One Health and Leadership: the role of vaccines and vaccine acceptance”

October 31, 2021

ONE HEALTH and “vaccine hesitancy” addressed cogently in: The Vaccine Ecosystem  (Economist’s Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative) The Economist Group’s Vaccine Ecosystem Initiative aims to promote a sustainable vaccine ecosystem by examining and reimagining elements critical for vaccine development, deployment, and adoption. As the development and deployment of covid-19 vaccines unfold around the world, we will take a comprehensive…

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Joint G20 Finance and Health Ministers Meeting Communiqué – October 29, 2021, Rome, Italy [One Health Approach included]

October 30, 2021

Joint G20 Finance and Health Ministers Meeting Communiqué “ … We are determined to advance pandemic, prevention, preparedness and response, as well as to prepare the way for stronger post-pandemic recovery, in line with the comprehensive One Health approach, taking into account work of the Tripartite and UN Environment Programme and their newly established One…

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Two new positions at University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Texas) – emphasis on One Health research and training

October 29, 2021

Two new positions at University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Texas)Both will have an emphasis on One Health research and training:  Laboratory Supervisor, Infectious Disease 🔍Galveston, Texas, United States 📁 Clinical Laboratory 💼 Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and Senior Research Associate, Internal Medicine – Infectious Disease 🔍Galveston, Texas, United States 📁 Research Academic…

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One Health Workforce Overview (usaid.gov)

October 29, 2021

One Health Workforce Overview (usaid.gov) OR SEE: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1864/OHW_Overview_Handout_2016-ct-508-1.pdf

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Fact Sheet: New Initiatives to Expand the U.S.-ASEAN Strategic Partnership – [includes One Health Workforce etc.]

October 27, 2021

THE WHITE HOUSE   The White House BRIEFING ROOM Fact Sheet: New Initiatives to Expand the U.S.-ASEAN Strategic Partnership “ … Transform ASEAN states’ health workforces and university public health curricula and train the next generation of health professionals through multi-disciplinary approaches through the One Health Workforce – Next Generation project. …” SEE:  https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/10/26/fact-sheet-new-initiatives-to-expand-the-u-s-asean-strategic-partnership/

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New department unites veterinary medicine and public health | Cornell University Chronicle (USA)

October 26, 2021

“The College of Veterinary Medicine launched its new Department of Public and Ecosystem Health Oct. 25 after extensive campus consultation. This is the college’s sixth academic department and its first new department in more than 20 years. “This department unites the programs and activities at the College of Veterinary Medicine that already leverage a One…

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History, In the beginning…FIRST One Health Newsletters issued

October 25, 2021

History In the beginning: “It’s a New Day in Public Health. The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.”  FIRST One Health Newsletters …  SEE: Volume 1 – 2008 | Florida Department of Health (floridahealth.gov) http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-from-animals/one-health-newsletter/volume-1.html

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A Reflection on Animals, Nature and the Human Condition:  A ONE HEALTH FOR ONE EARTH MANIFESTO

October 24, 2021

October 21, 2021 By Dr. Michael W. Fox* “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” –Helen Keller.   “ . . . ONE HEALTH AND THE RECOVERY OF OUR SANITY AND EARTH The recovery of our sanity and humanity to make informed, science and ethics-based decisions for the greater good…

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A perspective … some significant Historic Inspirations for advancing the One Medicine/One Health concept & movement – 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries 

October 23, 2021

Lest we forget…  A perspective … some significant Historic Inspirations for advancing the One Medicine/One Health concept & movement – 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries 

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DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY, One Health Video Series: Land Preservation, Natural Areas, and Social Emotional Learning – Free One Health Seminar on Zoom!

October 22, 2021

In this video by Michelle Glitzer ’20, students, faculty and staff on campus explain what the term One Health means and, why this concept is so important for the future of our world. SEE: https://delval.edu/community-members/one-health

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Outstanding-Extraordinary U.S. One Health Leader Making Significant One Health Contributions – Dr. Cheryl Stroud

October 21, 2021

 Cheryl M. Stroud, DVM, PhD, Executive Director, U.S. One Health Commission is also the Immediate Past Chair, North Carolina One Health Collaborative (NC OHC), Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Immediate Past American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Representative to the One Health Commission. Since 2013 Dr. Stroud has enthusiastically…

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Brain Health, One Health, and COVID-19

October 19, 2021

October 19, 2021 Neuroepidemiology  DOWNLOAD FULLTEXT PDF Editorial  The authors offer this concluding statement: “We call on decision-makers to seriously think about making One Health the new norm across the various sectors while inventing and implementing equitable economic systems that have human, animal and environmental health at their cores.  Our failure to heed the wake-up call…

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A giving opportunity to create the Dr. Lonnie King One Health Endowed Scholarship

October 12, 2021

“Veterinarians trained in public health are equipped to confront issues such as food  safety and security, emerging zoonoses, bioterrorism and infectious disease ecology. They are our first line of defense for promoting and protecting human health.” —Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, ACVPM Honoring *Dr. Lonnie King’s Legacy Visionary. Mentor. Leader. Ohio State’s College of Veterinary…

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