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Renowned Sociologist Discusses Synergy of Project Save the World and the One Health Approaches

January 19, 2020

Renowned Sociologist Discusses Synergy of Project Save the World and the One Health Approaches Submitted to the One Health Initiative website January 18, 2020 by Metta Spencer, PhD https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metta_Spencer.  Dr. Spencer is president of Science for Peace, a Canadian organization of natural and social scientists based in Toronto.  The One Health Initiative team is pleased…

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January is now officially One Health Awareness Month!

January 16, 2020

One Health: It’s for All of Us January is now officially One Health Awareness Month! The Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution designating January as ‘National One Health Awareness Month’ to promote collaboration between public, animal, and environmental health scientists. See the One Health Awareness Month GuideExternal Link SEE: https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-health-literacy/one-health-its-all-us

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January 15, 2020

  Rep. Schrader Introduces Bipartisan Resolution To Designate January As “National One Health … The Lund Report Today, Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan H. Res. 794 to designate January 2020 as “National One Health … SEE: https://www.thelundreport.org/content/rep-schrader-introduces-bipartisan-resolution-designate-january-national-one-health  

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The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE) To Administer One Health Certified Animal Protein Process Verified Program

January 14, 2020

The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education Media Contact: Valyn Bodensteiner, PCM, Marketing Communications Specialist, NIAMRRE, 515-294-3104, valynb@niamrre.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NIAMRRE To Administer One Health Certified Animal Protein Process Verified Program Leading chicken producer, Mountaire Farms, first to offer retail products under program label AMES, IA (Jan, 14, 2020) – A new program…

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ONE HEALTH Implementation Time is now!

January 12, 2020

“Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.” John Greenleaf Whittier “One Health implementation will help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.”  One Health Initiative team                           “The time has come,” the walrus said …”  Lewis Carroll  …

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One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Pakistan

January 10, 2020

One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Pakistan CDC One Health Zoonotic Disease. Prioritization & One Health. Systems Mapping and. Analysis Resource Toolkit™ for Multisectoral Engagement. SEE: https://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/pdfs/Pakistan-508.pdf “ SUMMARY Zoonotic diseases are diseases capable of spreading between animals and humans. Most known human infectious diseases and about three-quarters of newly emerging infections…

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Tracking the Nipah virus – See The Hub at Johns Hopkins (USA)

January 4, 2020

Tracking the Nipah virus The Hub at Johns Hopkins https://hub.jhu.edu/2020/01/03/nipah-virus-tracking-2499-em1-art1-rea-health/ At least one virus infects every species that scientists have identified. …. The work gave Gurley and other One Health–oriented scientists, including … “… The project is called PREEMPT, which stands for Preventing Emerging Pathogenic Threats, and it has brought together an international team of researchers…

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New Year NEWS: DUKE One Health Team News, Issue 22 – January 2020

January 1, 2020

   ISSUE 22                                                                                            January 2020   SEE: https://mailchi.mp/7bf5e05d54f4/oh-newsletter-january-issue-2562711 and https://sites.globalhealth.duke.edu/dukeonehealth/monthly-newsletters/

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December 29, 2019

A One Health milestone…introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) U.S. Senate Passes Bipartisan ‘One Health’ Awareness Month Resolution for January 2020, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein Reports – Focuses On the Linkages Between Human, Animal and Environmental Health December 28, 2019 – Washington – The Senate on December 20th, unanimously passed a bipartisan…

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Stopping Rabies in its Tracks: How Canine Vaccines are Saving Lives in Kenya

December 27, 2019

Stopping Rabies in its Tracks: How Canine Vaccines are Saving Lives in Kenya Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release) Access to canine rabies vaccines and public health campaigns are highly … The principle of One Health means that the health of domestic animals, … “Dec. 26, 2019 Rabies is one of the oldest…

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December 20, 2019

U.S. Senate Passes Bipartisan ‘One Health’ Awareness Month Resolution Please see complete press release https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?ID=D986D0A7-0FFE-463A-86BE-7C745149D5F0 Dec 20 2019         Washington, DC (USA)—The Senate yesterday unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) designating January as “National One Health Awareness Month” to promote collaboration between public, animal and environmental health…

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World Health Organization (WHO) commemorates the 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication – December 13, 2019

December 18, 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) commemorates the 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication   Historic milestone underscores urgent need to invest in global health security and universal health coverage   13 December 2019 News release Geneva, Switzerland   The World Health Organization commemorated the 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication today, recognizing the historic moment on 9 December…

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Press Release – Nigeria Launches One Health Strategic Plan – December 11, 2019

December 16, 2019

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Protecting the health of Nigerians Please see: https://ncdc.gov.ng/news/207/press-release—nigeria-launches-one-health-strategic-plan and NCDC Nigeria One Health Strategic Plan 2019-2023 https://ncdc.gov.ng/themes/common/docs/protocols/93_1566785462.pdf   Press Release – Nigeria Launches One Health Strategic Plan 11 December, 2019 | Abuja – NIGERIA LAUNCHES ONE HEALTH STRATEGIC PLAN Nigeria has launched a national One Health strategic plan that integrates…

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A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance: Confronting the Resistome in Humans, Animals, and the Environment -NIAID conference: March 16th and 17th, 2020, at NIAID 5601 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20852

December 14, 2019

  A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance: Confronting the Resistome in Humans, Animals, and the Environment This meeting will explore a One Health approach to antimicrobial resistance. Discussions will include an overview of One Health, and explore methods of detection and surveillance, comparisons of data and surveillance systems, diagnostic platform technologies, and strategies which…

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ONE HEALTH Recognition Advancing…2019 & 2020

December 12, 2019

Medical Education – Research American Association of Medical Colleges What medical students can learn about health from animals SEE: https://www.aamc.org/news-insights/what-medical-students-can-learn-about-health-animals Patrick Boyle , Staff Writer December 11, 2019   “…Medical schools are partnering with veterinary schools and zoos on cross-species education and research… The push for more cross-species research While doctors [physicians] and veterinarians have…

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World Veterinary Association [A One Health Advocate/leader] announces Dr. Zeev Noga as CEO, December 2019

December 10, 2019

World Veterinary Association appoints Dr Zeev Noga as CEO   The World Veterinary Association (WVA) is happy to announce that per January 1st 2020, Dr Zeev Noga will take up the position of WVA Executive Secretary. He succeeds Dr Jan Vaarten whom, after having served the Association for 10 years, will step back.   Zeev…

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Three monumental challenges to our health: “… inextricably linked is the basis of a concept known as One Health. …”

December 6, 2019

  Three monumental challenges to our health Newsroom The idea that the health of humans and animals and the viability of ecosystems are inextricably linked is the basis of a concept known as One Health. SEE: https://www.newsroom.co.nz/@ideasroom/2019/12/06/926072/three-monumental-challenges-to-our-health “…The idea that the health of humans and animals and the viability of ecosystems are inextricably linked is…

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Duke One Health Newsletter – December Issue

December 1, 2019

Duke One Health Newsletter – December Issue SEE: https://sites.globalhealth.duke.edu/dukeonehealth/

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November 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE – 25th November, 2019   SOULSBY FOUNDATION CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 “ONE HEALTH” FELLOWSHIPS The Soulsby Foundation has opened a call for applications for the 2020 Travelling Fellowships Programme. The Foundation supports talented veterinary and medical researchers at an early stage in their careers through these competitively awarded Travelling Fellowships in “One…

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