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One Health Project 2013 – Report : Northeast Branch of the American Society for Microbiology in association with The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine of Tuf

December 12, 2013

One Health Project 2013 – Report   Northeast Branch of the American Society for Microbiology in association with The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine of Tufts University and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) University   “One Health is:…

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November 29, 2013

New 2013 One Health textbook available… Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets Please see: http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Products/zoonoses-protecting-people-and-their-pets.php?lang=en First Edition, 2013: The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) – Iowa State University, USA Edited by: Glenda Dvorak, DVM, MS, MPH, DACVPM James A. Roth, DVM, PhD, DACVM Gregory C. Gray, MD, MPH, FIDSA Bruce Kaplan, DVM…

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November 26, 2013

Outstanding “One Health” program at Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (USA) One Health explores efforts to address the links between animal health, human health, and our environment. At Ohio State, the concept of one health allows us to address a triple threat to health in an integrated way. The College of Veterinary Medicine recognizes the…

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Extraordinary One Health Comparative Medicine Researchers and Visionary One Health Leaders Honored by Puccini Foundation

November 24, 2013

Extraordinary One Health Comparative Medicine Researchers and Visionary One Health Leaders Honored by Puccini Foundation   October 29, 2013—President and Founder of the Puccini Foundation Puccini Foundation in New York City (USA), Linda Cohen Wassong, BS, honored two extraordinary cancer researchers, a veterinarian Philip J. Bergman, DVM, MS, PhD and physician Jedd D. Wolchok, MD,…

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President and Founder of the Puccini Foundation in New York City (USA) Endorses and Supports One Health

November 23, 2013

President and Founder of the Puccini Foundation in New York City (USA) Endorses and Supports One Health   “The Puccini Foundation has a mission centered upon the One Health approach, and is dedicated towards eliminating cancer of all types in both people and animals through educational outreach and providing support towards comparative oncology research programs. …

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Dean of Major U.S. College of Veterinary Medicine Endorses One Health

November 18, 2013

Dean of Major U.S. College of Veterinary Medicine Endorses One Health   One Health Initiative – University of Florida (USA)   As most of us would agree, the ‘One Health’ concept is a global strategy to enhance human, animal, and environmental health from an interdisciplinary perspective.  It recognizes and seeks to leverage the synergies between…

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The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) – 2014 Annual Conference on Vaccine Research (ACVR) – April 28-30, 2014

November 16, 2013

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) welcomes abstract submissions for oral or poster presentation at the 2014 Annual Conference on Vaccine Research (ACVR), scheduled for April 28-30, 2014 in Bethesda, MD COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH), One Health Initiative, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists The 2 ½…

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In Memoriam, James H. Steele, DVM, MPH: Dr. Steele, a One Health leader, died November 10, 2013

November 15, 2013

In Memoriam, James H. Steele, DVM, MPH:  Dr. Steele, a One Health leader, died November 10, 2013    James H. Steele, DVM, MPH, considered by many as the doyen of veterinary medical public health in the 20th and early 21st centuries, died November 10, 2013 in Houston, Texas.   Dr. Steele received his Doctor of…

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Antibiotic Resistance Complex, Open to Misinterpretation – National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA)

November 14, 2013

National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA)   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                               November 14, 2013                                                                                              Contact: Teres Lambert  970-689-3653 lambert@animalagriculture.org   Antibiotic Resistance Complex, Open to Misinterpretation   KANSAS CITY, MO.—The sharing of science-based antibiotic use and resistance information continued among experts and leaders from the animal, human and public health communities during the “Bridging…

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One Health Leader At University of Florida (USA) Receives Fogarty Framework Innovations Grant

November 6, 2013

One Health Leader At University of Florida (USA) Receives Fogarty Framework Innovations Grant   Fogarty Framework Innovations Grant Thursday, October 31, 2013 One Health Leader At University of Florida (USA) Receives Fogarty Framework Innovations Grant http://www.fic.nih.gov/Programs/Pages/framework-innovations.aspx   Project Information: http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8598747&icde=17876817   ONE HEALTH INNOVATION FELLOWSHIPS FOR ZOONOTIC DISEASE RESEARCH IN MONGOLIA – Announced October 30,…

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November 2, 2013

  CANCER Investigations for animals and humans…One Health in Action at University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. (USA)   “…. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the only veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The school is a proud member of the One Health Initiative, linking human, animal, and…

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The Animal Medical Center and Zoobiquity author endorse One Health (USA)

October 29, 2013

The Animal Medical Center and Zoobiquity author endorse One Health (USA)   “The Animal Medical Center www.amcny.org and Zoobiquity http://zoobiquity.com/ support the One Health concept.  One Health draws together experts in human, animal and environmental health.  As the interface between these three constituencies becomes blurred through globalization, loss of wildlife habitats and emergence of new…

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A signature One Health Program in the United Kingdom

October 27, 2013

A signature One Health Program in the United Kingdom   The University of Edinburgh – The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/vet/studying/postgraduate/taught-programmes/one-health/about     “The University of Edinburgh was the first United Kingdom University to address the need for One Health professional training. This [One Health] Master of Science (MSc) draws together Edinburgh’s multidisciplinary…

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October 22, 2013

The Drivers of Disease Consortium   Five new important research updates published by Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium…   Please see:  http://steps-centre.org/2012/blog/latest-publications/ SEPTEMBER 2013 – “The Drivers of Disease Consortium has published five research updates, one for each of its case study countries. Each update outlines the background to the case study disease…

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October 19, 2013

Important Reminder: Posted Wednesday, October 09, 2013 on One Health Initiative website: A potential large scale “One Health in Action” … another dynamic case for implementing One Health!   Vaccines against diseases transmitted from animals to humans: A one health paradigm “This review focuses on the immunization of animals as a means of preventing human…

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October 16, 2013

A signature One Health Program… One Health Institute – University of California, Davis (USA) Working at the interface of animals, people, and the environment to solve complex problems impacting health and conservation. “The UC Davis One Health Institute is home to many Centers, programs, projects and initiatives within the School of Veterinary Medicine and beyond.…

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Vaccines against diseases transmitted from animals to humans: A one health paradigm

October 9, 2013

A potential large scale “One Health in Action” … another dynamic case for implementing One Health!   Vaccines against diseases transmitted from animals to humans: A one health paradigm http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Thomas%20P.%20Monath,%20MD%20Sept%202013%20One%20Health%20Vaccine%20Article.pdf   Opinion by: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Thomas P. Monath, MD, Jack Woodall, PhD, and Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH…

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Prominent U.S. One Health Physician Leader and Public Health Authority Moves to New Location

October 2, 2013

Prominent U.S. One Health Physician Leader and Public Health Authority Moves to New Location      United States One Health physician leader, Peter M. Rabinowitz, MD, MPH, has moved from Yale University School of Medicine to the University of Washington School of Public Health in Seattle, Washington, where he is an associate professor in the Department…

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A signature One Health Program Promoting Global Health Security and Human/Animal clinical health (comparative medicine/surgery research)…

September 30, 2013

A signature One Health Program Promoting Global Health Security and Human/Animal clinical health (comparative medicine/surgery research)…   University of Missouri – Columbia, MO 65211 (USA)   “The University of Missouri offers unmatched opportunities for collaboration in animal and human health. MU is the state’s major public research university with the state’s only College of Veterinary…

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American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Recognizes One Health Initiative Team and One Health Initiative website

September 25, 2013

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Recognizes One Health Initiative Team and One Health Initiative website   On September 11, 2013, in a letter http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Kaplan_09-11-13.pdf, the current President of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Clark Fobian, DVM, notified the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team about “… the AVMA’s public support and recognition for…

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