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Stanley, Pinkin, Conaway & Houghtaling Bill Establishing ‘New Jersey One Health Task Force’ Passes Assembly: Legislation Promotes Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration to Improve Health of People, Animals & Environment

March 2, 2021

SEE: Stanley, Pinkin, Conaway & Houghtaling Bill Establishing ‘New Jersey One Health Task Force’ Passes Assembly – Insider NJ Legislation Promotes Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration to Improve Health of People, Animals & Environment (TRENTON, New Jersey – USA) – In recognition of the interconnected nature of people’s health with that of animals and the environment, several Assembly…

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Kudos to One Health Commission’s “One Health Happenings News Notes”

February 27, 2021

The One Health Commission, under the Direction of Dr. Cheryl Stroud,  produces an outstanding monthly “One Health Happenings News Notes” that is routinely re-posted on this One Health Initiative website. Cheryl M. Stroud, DVM, PhD Executive Director  Biography  Please Meet the One Health Happenings Team: K. Blair Budd, Chair Blair is an MPH Candidate in the…

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A GDP for nature: How measuring the health of the natural world might prevent the next pandemic

February 26, 2021

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists SEE: https://thebulletin.org/2021/02/a-gdp-for-nature-how-measuring-the-health-of-the-natural-world-might-prevent-the-next-pandemic/ One Health is a term used to describe the inextricable linkages between human, animal, plant, environmental, and ecosystem health. A One …

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Post-COVID: Let’s Prevent the Nipah Virus Becoming Another Infectious Disease Nightmare 

February 19, 2021

HEALTH, SOCIETY February 19, 2021 SEE: Post-COVID: Let’s Prevent the Nipah Virus Becoming Another Infectious Disease Nightmare  – Impakter “To succeed with Nipah and other known and unknown diseases, we will certainly need a vaccine, but coupled with a better understanding of how it gets from animals to humans, the transmission environment, and the role of…

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Point of View: New Public Health Lab ushers in bright future for Oklahoma health [RE: One Health Approach]

February 19, 2021

SEE: http://oklahoman.com/article/5682631/point-of-view-new-public-health-lab-ushers-in-bright-future-for-oklahoma-health “ … The new Public Health Lab combines the very best of agriculture, animal and human medicine, food safety, public health testing, and pandemic preparedness without $1 expended in state appropriated funds. The new lab will focus on a “One Health” model, which recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to…

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Strengthen ‘One Health approach’ to prevent future pandemics – WHO chief

February 18, 2021

SEE: https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/02/1084982  17 February 2021 Health The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates “intimate” linkages between the health of humans, animals and ecosystems, as zoonotic diseases spread between animals and people, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief said on Wednesday.  While the concept of One Health – where multiple sectors communicate and work together to achieve better public health outcomes…

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Canine Osteosarcoma – Cancer in Dogs | The Bark  [Underlying One Health research advances = Human health and animal health are inextricably oftentimes interconnected]

February 15, 2021

 [Underlying One Health research advances = Human health and animal health are inextricably oftentimes interconnected] SEE:  https://thebark.com/content/canine-osteosarcoma “ … Research like this is part of something called comparative medicine. Using resources created by evolving technology, scientists look for similarities and differences in canine and human cancers that will lead to better ways to prevent, diagnose and…

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STATEMENT OF THE LANCET COVID-19 COMMISSION: Enhancing Global Cooperation to End the COVID-19 Pandemic – February 2021

February 13, 2021

Enhancing Global Cooperation — Lancet Commission on COVID-19 (covid19commission.org) and SEE:   INVESTIGATING THE ORIGINS OF COVID-19, PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS, AND ONE HEALTH – Page 20 & 21: https://covid19commission.org/origins-of-the-pandemic In order to prevent future pandemics, it is essential to understand the origins and emergence of COVID19 and to undertake a One Health approach for preserving and enhancing ecosystem…

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General’s opening remarks at Virtual Event on Climate Change and its Link to Health, Labour and Human Rights

February 11, 2021

SEE: https://www.who.int/director-general/speeches/detail/who-director-general-s-opening-remarks-at-virtual-event-on-climate-change-and-its-link-to-health-labour-and-human-rights  “ … The COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder of the intimate and delicate relationship between people and planet, which we can only address with a “One Health” approach. Recently WHO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Organisation for Animal Health and the UN Environment Programme joined…

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2021 ERANET JPIAMR-Action Co-Fund Call on One Health Interventions to Prevent or Reduce the Development and Transmission of Antimicrobial Resistance (HARISSA)

February 10, 2021

From Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Published on 10 February 2021 “The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) invites eligible Irish Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) to submit research proposals under the ERANET JPIAMR-Action Research call: One Health interventions to prevent or reduce the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance (HARISSA).  …” SEE: gov.ie…

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One Health – Nipah Vaccine

February 5, 2021

SEE: https://nipahvaccine.com/one-health/  One Health Public Health Vaccines and Crozet BioPharma proudly sponsor and endorse the One Health Initiative. The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment. The synergism achieved will advance health care for the 21st century and…

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History of the One Health Initiative team and website (April 2006 through September 2015) and the One Health Initiative website since October 1, 2008 … revised to June 2020 and again to date February 2021

February 4, 2021

 Note: There have been many inquiries requesting an accurate updated historical account of the “One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team” and the One Health Initiative website…   https://www.onehealthinitiative.com   AND  www.archive.onehealthinitiative.com  History of the One Health Initiative team and website (April 2006 through September 2015) and the One Health Initiative website since October 1, 2008 … revised to June…

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One Medicine-One Health: an Historic Perspective

February 2, 2021

One Medicine One Health An Historic Perspective FEB1 2021  

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For the first time, Budget mentions of ‘One Health’ institution on the back of Covid-19 pandemic PT Jyothi Datta  Mumbai | Updated on February 01, 2021  Published on February 01, 2021

February 1, 2021

Budget 2021 SEE: For the first time, Budget mentions of ‘One Health’ institution on the back of Covid-19 pandemic – The Hindu BusinessLine [https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/budget/for-the-first-time-budget-mentions-of-one-health-institution-on-the-back-of-covid-19-pandemic/article33719738.ece]  “ … There is also mention of a national institution for One Health, a concept that looks at health from an all-inclusive human, animal and environment perspective. …”

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Duke One Health Monthly Newsletter (USA) – Issue 35 February 2021

February 1, 2021

See: https://mailchi.mp/efce37b9ce1f/oh-newsletter-september-issue-5131928 https://sites.globalhealth.duke.edu/dukeonehealth/monthly-newsletters/ February: Assessing the Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 in Aerosols Captured Among COVID-19 Patients in Singapore | Gathering Evidence for Animals as Dengue Reservoirs | Duke One Health Partner Laboratory Provides COVID-19 Testing Support for Sarawak, Malaysia

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University of Georgia (UGA) develops saliva test for COVID-19 to replace nasal swabs

January 25, 2021

SEE: https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/uga-develops-saliva-test-covid-19-replace-nasal-swabs/NMDFHELFJRH27JNDF4Y7WUMLZU/ By: WSBTV.com News Staff Updated: January 24, 2021 – 11:52 AM ATHENS, Ga. — A group of UGA researchers have developed a saliva-based COVID-19 test that the university plans to make the primary type of test across campus this semester. The new test was developed by UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine and started being offered…

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This is the first real image of SARS-CoV-2 in history

January 23, 2021

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter SCIENCE  This is the first real image of SARS-CoV-2 in history by Explica.co January 22, 2021, 8:23 pm

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State [Oklahoma USA] leaders hold ribbon-cutting ceremony for new pandemic center and relocated public health lab; health officials clarify drastic drop in COVID cases

January 23, 2021

SEE: https://kfor.com/news/state-leaders-hold-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-for-new-pandemic-center-and-relocated-public-health-lab-health-officials-clarify-drastic-drop-in-covid-cases/  “STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – Gov. Kevin Stitt, Cabinet Leaders and the State Health Department held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for new the new Oklahoma Pandemic Center of Innovation and Excellence and the relocated Public Health Lab. … “This facility will focus on using a ‘one health’ approach, which recognizes that the health of humans…

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National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness January 21, 2021 (USA)

January 21, 2021

Download: https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/National-Strategy-for-the-COVID-19-Response-and-Pandemic-Preparedness.pdf

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