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DUKE One Health Newsletter – Issue 34 January 2021

January 1, 2021

   SEE: https://mailchi.mp/e95a61c023b4/oh-newsletter-september-issue-5100092  

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World must be ready for the next pandemic, UN says on first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness [with ONE HEALTH APPROACH]

December 28, 2020

UN News Global perspective Human stories SEE World must be ready for the next pandemic, UN says on first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness | | UN News https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/12/1080922 One Health Approach  WHO Video | WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the International Day for Epidemic Preparedness In a separate message, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the…

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COVID-19 Reignites Drive For A “One Health” Approach To Tackle Preventable Illnesses

December 24, 2020

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 7:53 pm Press Release: UN FAO  SEE: https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO2012/S00236/covid-19-reignites-drive-for-a-one-health-approach-to-tackle-preventable-illnesses.htm COVID-19 Reignites Drive For A “One Health” Approach To Tackle Preventable Illnesses At The Animal-Human-Ecosystems Interface Stronger Together: FAO, OIE and WHO commit to joint multi-sectoral efforts in Asia and the Pacific  

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Science and Scientists are Out to “Getcha”!

December 17, 2020

See: https://impakter.com/covid-19-vaccines-scientists-getcha/ “There is widespread concern about how fast the current COVID-19 vaccines were produced compared to other past conventional vaccines such as polio, measles, and other contagious diseases – and this has nothing to do with being “health illiterate”. The concern is dangerously fanned by anti-vaxxer movements taking advantage of a natural distrust many of…

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Stepping up the fight on AMR: European Public Health Alliance [“One Health” goal]

December 17, 2020

Stepping up the fight on AMR by European Public Health Alliance | Dec 17, 2020 | Antimicrobial Resistance | Analysis & Opinion, Antimicrobial Resistance | Publications SEE: https://epha.org/stepping-up-the-fight-on-amr/ “… In the  updated paper , EPHA proposes a set of recommendations to complement those of the AMR Stakeholder Network (which brings together more than 60 leading organisations and individuals committed to tackling…

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Pinkin, Conaway & Houghtaling Bill Establishing ‘New Jersey One Health Task Force’ Passes Committee

December 11, 2020

Legislation Promotes Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration to Improve Health of People, Animals & Environment

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One Health Clinic starts with the pets but gives care to their people, too

December 11, 2020

SEE: https://www.knkx.org/post/one-health-clinic-starts-pets-gives-care-their-people-too “ … The free clinic is the brainchild of the dean of the WSU veterinary school, Bryan K. Slinker [DVM, PhD], and *Peter Rabinowitz [MD, MPH], who is a physician and a professor at the University of Washington. “A lot of times people come and they say, ‘I need care for my animal…

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Rethinking European Health Systems Priorities, – FM represented! [One Health; and Health, Sustainable Development, and the Economy. ]

December 4, 2020

“ … Thematically, the working groups are tasked with Political and Societal Resilience; Technology and Innovation; International Governance for Health; One Health; and Health, Sustainable Development, and the Economy. … It is a huge achievement that family medicine is represented on the Commission, as the only clinical specialty. It is recognition of the importance of primary…

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ASEAN’s ‘One Health’ Approach: Cost of preventing pandemics is 2% of COVID-19 damage

December 2, 2020

SEE https://pia.gov.ph/press-releases/releases/1060631 Published on December 2, 2020 “Spending about USD 266 billion in 10 years would substantially reduce the risks of another pandemic,” Dr. Gongal stressed, noting that this amount can be allocated to priority actions such as law enforcement, technical responses to early warning and surveillance systems, adequate funding, and policy advocacy efforts such as…

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Health Illiteracy – Why a Silent Epidemic Needs a “One Health” Approach

November 28, 2020

November 27, 2020  VIEW PUBLICATION “…If we are all going to get ahead of future “Silent Epidemics”, it must be done with the active and sustained collaboration of veterinarians, physicians, environment specialists and other health scientists—in short, we all need a One Health approach, and now is the right time to make it happen.”  …

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Soulsby Foundation calls for applications for 2021 One Health Fellowships

November 26, 2020

SEE: Soulsby Foundation calls for applications for 2021 One Health Fellowships | RSTMH 25 Nov 2020 “The COVID-19 pandemic and response has highlighted the importance of interdisciplinary research and scientific cooperation at local, regional, national and global levels. It has increased public awareness and understanding of the interactions between people, animals and the environment, and galvanised…

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COVID-19 Alert: Cases are Rising and  Thanksgiving & COVID-19 – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

November 24, 2020

SEE: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/?ACSTrackingID=USCDC_2067-DM43154&ACSTrackingLabel=Celebrating%20Thanksgiving%20%20%7C%20COVID-19&deliveryName=USCDC_2067-DM43154  Protect Yourself Wear a mask because… Vaccines    &         People at Increased Risk HEALTHCARE & PUBLIC HEALTH Healthcare Professionals Laboratories Health Departments COMMUNITIES & ORGANIZATIONS Businesses & Workplaces Schools & Childcare Colleges & Universities Health Equity View More

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Weaker germs, stronger cures

November 24, 2020

‘One Health’ is the optimum approach to counter the impact of antimicrobial resistance SEE: https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/weaker-germs-stronger-cures/article33163281.ece

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Webinar on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)-World Antimicrobial Week

November 22, 2020

IAAVR-INFAH-WAAW (3) We invite you to join us at 10.30 A.M. to 12.30 P.M. (IST) on 24th November 2020 access webinar: “WORKING TOGETHER TO TACKLE ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE” in collaboration with Indian Federation of Animal Health Companies (INFAH). This live webinar will highlight the concern and stand of India towards antimicrobial resistance containment. Click the link: www.streamtech.in/IAAVR-INFAH-WAAW-webinar Hosted by Dr. Rishendra Verma,…

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World Veterinary Association (WVA) SUPPORTS WORLD ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS WEEK – Across the world, veterinarians are united in the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance

November 20, 2020

SEE WVA – PR – WAAW 2020 One Health Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance The establishment of a One Health Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance was recommended by the Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on Antimicrobial Resistance. The Global Leaders Group includes members from Member States, civil society and the private sector. https://www.who.int/groups/one-health-global-leaders-group-on-antimicrobial-resistance   

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Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2

November 19, 2020

“... Masks also help reduce inhalation of these droplets by the wearer (“filtration for personal protection”) ..."

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COVID-19: Why More than Vaccines are Needed – One Health Approach

November 15, 2020

 “Simply put, we need a universally employed One Health approach in place now so we can more effectively deal with future health challenges, ones we will surely face, possibly next year or the next decade, whenever.”

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Presentation of the work of the Alliance for Multilateralism: the One Health High-Level Expert Council and the Fight against Infodemics at the Paris Peace Forum (12 Nov. 20)

November 13, 2020

“The Covid-19 crisis has reminded us of the links between health and the environment. On 12 November, during the third edition of the Paris Peace Forum, the Ministerial Meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism inaugurated the One Health High-Level Expert Council. This Council aims to collect and disseminate reliable information on the links between human,…

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Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2

November 12, 2020

SEE: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/masking-science-sars-cov2.html  Background SARS-CoV-2 infection is transmitted predominately by respiratory droplets generated when people cough, sneeze, sing, talk, or breathe. CDC recommends community use of masks, specifically non-valved multi-layer cloth masks, to prevent transmission of SARS-CoV-2. Masks are primarily intended to reduce the emission of virus-laden droplets (“source control”), which is especially relevant for asymptomatic or…

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