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American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP) Announces Appointment of One Health Representative

January 16, 2013

American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP) Announces Appointment of One Health Representative   The President of the American Association of Public Health Physicians, Virginia Dato, MD, MPH, FACPM, FAAP, recently requested that “lifetime” AAPHP member Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/LauraKahnBiography2012.pdf serve as an AAPHP “One Health” representative http://www.aaphp.org/OneHealth.  Dr. Kahn has accepted…

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World Research and Innovation Congress – Pioneers in Healthcare – June 5th and 6th, 2013

January 12, 2013

Notice: Important Groundbreaking Event Scheduled for 2013 in Brussels, Belgium!   June 5th and 6th, 2013   World Research and Innovation Congress – Pioneers in Healthcare    The Steigenberger Grand Hotel  Brussels, Belgium “World Research and Innovation Congress – Pioneers in Healthcare promises to provide a unique opportunity for those facilitating and effecting change within their…

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January 9, 2013

Australian One Health Leader Responds to Previous One Health Initiative team’s Opinion NEWS Commentary of January 4, 2013: “Advance One Health or… Impede One Health? – An opinion”   “Whilst I absolutely support your sentiments I am not sure that it is as bad as you suggest and I am equally not sure of the…

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January 8, 2013

U.S. One Health Leader Responds to Previous Opinion NEWS Commentary of January 4, 2013: “Advance One Health or… Impede One Health? – An opinion”   “Well said…!   Over the last decade, due to the interconnectivity provided by the internet and social media, peoples expectations have dramatically changed. The new standard is that everyone expects to…

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January 4, 2013

Advance One Health or… Impede One Health? – An opinion     By One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH        Posted One Health Initiative website NEWS page January 4,…

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December 28, 2012

Physician and Veterinarian Jointly Present “Introduction to One Health” at Canadian Family Medicine ForumDr. David Fisman, a physician and Dr. Erin Leonard, a veterinarian presented an introduction to One Health at the Family Medicine Forum, in Toronto, Ontario on November 15, 2012, entitled Enhancing Family Health Connections in Clinical Practice – A One Health Approach…

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One Health Leaders: Physician and U.S. Mayor Speak at Annual National League of Cities (NLC) 2012 Congress of Cities and Exposition

December 21, 2012

One Health Leaders: Physician and U.S. Mayor Speak at Annual National League of Cities (NLC) 2012 Congress of Cities and Exposition   Dr. Peter Rabinowitz, Associate Professor in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program at Yale School of Medicine, delivered a presentation about One Health to the University Communities Council of the National League of…

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December 19, 2012

An Important One Health Dutch project – Funded by the Ministry of Health, The Netherlands OneHealth portal Zoonoses may pose a health risk to humans and animals. Signaling of a zoonosis is important for timely action can be taken in both the human and the veterinary domain. Outbreaks of avian influenza and Q fever have…

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Coughs and sneezes, bats, birds, pigs and you – by Jack Woodall, PhD

December 14, 2012

Coughs and sneezes, bats, birds, pigs and you   By Jack Woodall, PhD   Posted on One Health Initiative website December 14, 2012   In 1998, pig farmers in northern Peninsular Malaysia noticed that their pigs were getting a disease that caused loud coughing.  Next, people started coming down with fatal encephalitis, which was attributed…

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Why Should Physicians Be Interested in One Health? – James M. Hughes, MD, FIDSA

December 7, 2012

Posted One Health Initiative website December 7, 2012 http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/JMH%20Edits%2012%2005%2012%20FINAL.pdf   Why Should Physicians Be Interested in One Health? By James M. Hughes, MD, FIDSA   Alert health professionals (physicians, veterinarians, laboratorians, public health officials) have played important roles in initial recognition of new and emerging infectious diseases over the past 40 years.  Reviews of the…

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December 3, 2012

Now—Two State Medical Associations (USA) Endorse One Health Concept   Massachusetts Medical Society (USA) Adopts Landmark “One Health” oriented Resolution – First Posted on One Health Initiative website Friday, November 16, 2012 Massachusetts Medical Society (USA) Adopts Landmark “One Health” oriented Resolution   ‘Collaboration between Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and the Environmental Sciences’   In December…

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3rd One Health Initiative team Interview Article in International Innovation Magazine February 2012

November 30, 2012

3rd One Health Initiative team Interview Article in International Innovation Magazine February 2012   Please see (entire magazine) “From FARM TO FORK-The Issues At Stake”: http://www.research-europe.com/magazine/EUROFOCUS/2012-7/pageflip.html.   Complete One Health article may be viewed on Pages 120 – 121 via the above link or see PDF http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One_Health_EF_03.pdf   _____________________________________   Previous International Magazine One Health…

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American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP) President Endorses One Health

November 26, 2012

American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP) President Endorses One Health   “Babies born today will be 88 years old in 2100.  Will we leave them a healthy planet with a diversity of species of animals and sufficient food sources?  At current usage rates, the fossil fuels that developed nations use to fill basic needs…

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Closer Co-operation between Physicians and Veterinarians More Urgent Than Ever

November 23, 2012

World Medical Association – Press Release – November 23, 2012 Closer Co-operation between Physicians and Veterinarians More Urgent Than Ever   Between physicians and veterinarians has never been more urgent because of the rise of antibiotic resistance and the fact that sixty per cent of the 1,500 human diseases are caused by pathogens affecting multiple…

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Reminder – World Medical Association and World Veterinary Association Sign Historic Collaborative One Health Memorandum of Understanding in Bangkok, Thailand

November 22, 2012

World Medical Association and World Veterinary Association Sign Historic Collaborative One Health Memorandum of Understanding in Bangkok, Thailand – First posted One Health Initiative website Friday, November 09, 2012 World Medical Association and World Veterinary Association Sign Historic Collaborative One Health Memorandum of Understanding in Bangkok, Thailand   See October 13, 2012 MOU in full:…

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18th November Antibiotics awareness day Bella Moss Foundation supports department of health PRESS RELEASE – November 18, 2012

November 21, 2012

Press Release…Bella Moss Foundation (UK)—a One Health Supporter/Advocate   18th November Antibiotics awareness day Bella Moss Foundation supports department of health PRESS RELEASE   Event     18th November 2012 European Antibiotic Awareness Day   Today is the day we need to think about antibiotics – Do you, your family and friends know when and how they…

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Antibiotic Use, Resistance Calls for Collaborative ‘One Health

November 19, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) http://www.animalagriculture.org/ Contact: Teres Lambert November 15, 2012                                   847-838-2966                                                             tlambert@animalagriculture.org     Antibiotic Use, Resistance Calls for Collaborative ‘One Health” Approach   COLUMBUS, OHIO— The message emerging from the “A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose” symposium, Nov.…

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November 16, 2012

Massachusetts Medical Society (USA) Adopts Landmark “One Health” oriented Resolution   ‘Collaboration between Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and the Environmental Sciences’   In December 2011 the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) adopted a landmark policy supporting the importance of collaboration between human medicine, veterinary medicine and the environmental sciences and encouraging dialogue between human medical, veterinary medical,…

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November 14, 2012

Australian Society for Microbiology Special “One Health” Issue Published   Articles include One Health topics, e.g. brief reviews of zoonotic diseases such as leptospirosis, hydatidosis, tuberculosis, Hendra virus and cat-scratch fever.   Please see: http://www.theasm.org.au/assets/Uploads/November-2012.pdf   Graciously provided to One Health Initiative website for posting by:   Professor Paul R. Young, PhD President, Australian Society…

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World Medical Association and World Veterinary Association Sign Historic Collaborative One Health Memorandum of Understanding in Bangkok, Thailand

November 9, 2012

World Medical Association and World Veterinary Association Sign Historic Collaborative One Health Memorandum of Understanding in Bangkok, Thailand   See October 13, 2012 MOU in full: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/WVA-WMA%20MOU%20(2).pdf   [ Section 1: Global Development Objective    The Parties will collaborate in the One-Health concept, which is a unified approach to veterinary and human medicine [veterinarians and…

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