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Food Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Health Organization (WHO), and World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) launch new online course on joint response to zoonotic disease outbreaks

October 31, 2023

Zoonotic diseases can have far-reaching impacts on the health of people, animals, environments, economies and health systems globally. A multidisciplinary and multisectoral collaboration, through a One Health approach is required to effectively prepare for, detect, assess, and respond to emerging and endemic zoonotic diseases. However, during outbreaks of zoonosis, countries usually have limited time to…

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Innovative Teaching Tackles Climate Change and Health | Carle Illinois College of Medicine | UIUC

October 31, 2023

“… “Future physicians will be at the forefront of dealing with the interconnectedness of the environment and human health. Plausible cases like this one help students explore how real people in real communities are impacted,” said Dr. Grace Park, the director of CI MED’s Health Systems Science thread. Park led an interdisciplinary team that developed…

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One Health Day 2023 via the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

October 31, 2023

November 3, 2023 is the eighth annual One Health Day, a global campaign that celebrates and brings attention to the need for a One Health approach to address shared health threats at the human-animal-environment interface. This year, we look forward to the publication of the first ever “National One Health Framework to Address Zoonotic Diseases…

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Nipah virus outbreak in India renews calls to protect bat roosts (reuters.com) – The state government issued a “One Health” Order in 2022 …

October 30, 2023

“… WHO WILL LEAD? The state government issued a “One Health” Order in 2022 in response to recurrent outbreaks of Nipah, H1N1 and other zoonotic diseases. One Health, endorsed by the WHO and the United Nations, is a zoonotic disease control and prevention approach that links human health to animal health and protection of the natural…

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Experts Recommend Attention to Key Global Health Matters: Will It Make a Difference? – Impakter

October 30, 2023

The just-released Report of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board points to a systemic lack of coordination at all levels and among countries exacerbated by global mistrust and compounded by lack of funding  “ …  Yet, all things considered, it is a very good and rich effort, including its realistic assessment of the impediments to future…

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Dr. Gregory D. Bossart Memorial One Health Scholarship – 2023 Winner Announced

October 30, 2023

October 30, 2023 In Celebration of One Health Day Announcing Winner of the 2023 Dr. Gregory D. Bossart Memorial One Health Scholarship Funded by Georgia Aquarium, Administered by the One Health Commission The Dr. Gregory D. Bossart Memorial One Health Scholarship was launched in 2021 by the One Health Commission and Georgia Aquarium for one student, from anywhere in…

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Countries in the WHO European Region commit to action on antimicrobial resistance by endorsing a new European Roadmap https://www.who.int/europe/news/it

October 26, 2023

“The Roadmap advocates looking at AMR from a ‘One Health’ perspective as well as taking a whole-of-government approach, rallying all sectors to reform their ways of working and experimenting with new approaches at all levels, from global to local. “ 26 October 2023  News release  Health ministers and delegates from WHO/Europe’s 53 Member States have endorsed…

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Air, Land and Water – A One Health Seminar

October 25, 2023

“The Norwegian Veterinary Institute and NMBU invite you to a joint One Health Day seminar 3rd of November, the international day for One Health. The program span virus, bacteria, parasites, immunology and plant health – a true One Health cocktail. See full program below. Use the following link to register. The International One Health Day…

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News Briefs | Basin Republican Rustler … One Health awarded $583k grant

October 19, 2023

“… One Health awarded $583k grant One Health has been awarded $583,547 from the Covid-19 Health Disparities Grant Programs. Wyoming has dedicated $8.1 million of federal funding to help eligible entities build up the health care infrastructure and address historical inequities in their communities.  The funding is part of Wyoming’s $38.8 million allocation from the…

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CDC’s One Health framework progresses as One Health Day nears | American Veterinary Medical Association

October 17, 2023

October 16, 2023 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are seeking public comment on the draft proposal titled, “National One Health Framework to Address Zoonotic Diseases and Advance Public Health Preparedness in the United States: A Framework for One Health Coordination and Collaboration across…

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World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros calls for world to unite to prep for next pandemic

October 16, 2023

SOCIETY Nikkei/FT conference address touts ‘One Health approach,’ multiple sectors working for public benefit “…Tedros also pointed that not only humans but also the health of animals and environmental problems are closely linked, and therefore what he called a “One Health approach” — in which multiple sectors communicate and work together to achieve better public…

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Wenstrup to Hold Hearing on COVID-19 Biosafety and Biosecurity Failures – United States House Committee on Oversight and Accountability

October 12, 2023

Press ReleasePublished: Oct 12, 2023 WASHINGTON — Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic Chairman Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) will hold a hearing titled “Strengthening Biosafety and Biosecurity Standards: Protecting Against Future Pandemics” to evaluate the effectiveness of existing biosafety and biosecurity practices in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and to discuss future policy improvements. Current standards…

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Proposed solutions to anthropogenic climate change: A systematic literature review and a new way forward’

October 11, 2023

Abstract Humanity is now facing what may be the biggest challenge to its existence: irreversible climate change brought about by human activity. Our planet is in a state of emergency, and we only have a short window of time (7–8 years) to enact meaningful change. The goal of this systematic literature review is to summarize…

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“Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy”

October 10, 2023

The videos, learning objectives, and reading list will be freely available on YouTube here: SEE: Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy

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Halting pandemics at the source: The call for a proactive ‘One Health’ approach (news-medical.net)

October 10, 2023

“In a recent review published in the journal PLoS Pathogens, a group of authors prioritized the primary prevention of pathogen spillover, integrated a One Health approach, and harnessed global initiatives and investments for a comprehensive strategy to avert future pandemics at their source. …” SEE: Halting pandemics at the source: The call for a proactive ‘One Health’…

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Odisha to pilot ‘One Health’ mission aimed at curbing zoonotic diseases- The New Indian Express

October 7, 2023

One Health is an integrated and unifying approach that aims to sustainably balance and optimise the health of people, animals and ecosystems. SEE: Odisha to pilot ‘One Health’ mission aimed at curbing zoonotic diseases- The New Indian Express https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/2023/oct/07/odisha-to-pilot-one-health-mission-aimed-at-curbing-zoonotic-diseases-2621692.html

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World Bank: the importance of groundwater on climate resilience in the Sahel – Burkina Faso | ReliefWeb

October 5, 2023

“…Through the One Health approach, they should result in providing safe water, serving as meeting points for both human and animal vaccination campaigns, and reducing environmental pressure,” *he added. …”     “… *“This high-level meeting has highlighted the pressing need and promising opportunity to develop groundwater-based irrigation, which remains rare in the Sahel,” said Saroj…

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‘One Health’ Approach Needed To Make Health Accessible To All: Ravi Singh – YouTube

October 3, 2023

"... a more integrated 'One Health' approach is needed to make sure health is accessible to all"

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Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage “Universal Health coverage: expanding our ambition for health and well-being in a post-COVID world”

September 29, 2023

PGA Text as of 1 September 2023   United Nations   https://www.un.org › 2023/09 › UHC-Final-Text Sep 1, 2023 — Page 1. PGA Text as of 1 September 2023. 1. Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage. “Universal Health … SEE: https://www.un.org/pga/77/wp-content/uploads/sites/105/2023/09/UHC-Final-Text.pdf “41. Recognize that a coherent approach to strengthen the global health architecture as well as health system resilience and…

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ONE HEALTH LESSONS – Flyer for Saturday’s OPEN HOUSE, September 30, 2023

September 27, 2023

SEE Flyer for Saturday’s OPEN HOUSE:  Zoom ID: 262 240 7234  Zoom Passcode: OHL0930. Provided September 27, 2023 to One Health Initiative team by: Dr. Deborah Thomson One Health Lessons Home Lessons Webinars Gallery Reviews Get Involved Partners Donate About ©2023 One Health Lessons  All Rights Reserved Questions or feedback? Contact: DeborahThomson@OneHealthLessons.org

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