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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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PRESS RELEASE [One Health Spotlighted] – Mayor Nancy Chaney Participates in National League of Cities Conference (USA)

November 6, 2012

 PRESS RELEASE [One Health Spotlighted]   Mayor Nancy Chaney Participates in National League of Cities Conference (USA)   Nov. 5, 2012 (Moscow, Idaho) — *Mayor Nancy Chaney, Moscow, Idaho was recently appointed as one of 15 members of the National League of Cities (NLC) Nominating Committee that will be responsible for recommending a slate of officers…

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November 2, 2012

  One World, One Health: Infectious diseases in a changing world by *Björn Olsen, MD  –  October 31, 2012 – PS Public Service Europe   “Special report: Many treatments in modern medicine would be impossible without antibiotics but increased resistance to these drugs means there needs to be a shift in the focus of research and…

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October 31, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau (USA) An important radio commentary by three prominent USA “One Health” Veterinary Medical Experts  October 22, 2012 “When it comes to preventing and curing disease and illnesses, some new players are on the team. Human health experts are collaborating with their colleagues in animal health [veterinarians].” Length: 39:20 minutes.  Speakers are: Lonnie…

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One Health Principles Applied to Human Domestic Violence – by Kevin M. Sherin, MD, MPH

October 24, 2012

One Health Principles Applied to Human Domestic Violence   “Between animal and human medicine there are no dividing lines–nor should there be.”      Rudolf Virchow, MD (the father of cellular pathology)   Provided to the One Health Initiative website October 23, 2012 by:   *Kevin M. Sherin, MD, MPH     The way people treat their…

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Good Research Practice 2013 distance learning e-course is open for registration

October 19, 2012

See GOOD RESEARCH PRACTICE 2013 or Click on http://centaur.vri.cz/?page=grp_e-course Improve your skills… Good Research Practice 2013 distance learning e-course is open for registration.Download the following information and forms. Successful registration will be confirmed by e-mail.GRP 2013 INVITATIONGRP 2013 REGISTRATION FORMGRP 2013 LESSONS  updated 14 October 2012GRP 2013 ACTIVITY RECORD   Please, forward this information to your PhD students…

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The One Health solution – Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

October 16, 2012

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Column… The One Health solution By Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP | 27 September 2012 “The popular press is finally recognizing the important connections among human, animal, and environmental health. Environmental destruction, global trade and travel, intensive agriculture, and other human activities all lead to the emergence of previously unknown…

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October 12, 2012

Please see previous NEWS item on this page:   One Health Initiative website audience asking: “where is reference to One Health in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention  Stategic plan?”   Answer:   ONE HEALTH within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease Strategic Plan http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/strategicplan_NCEZID.pdf is specifically…

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Promote One Health approaches to prevent emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases – U.S. CDC, NCEZID Plan 2012-2017

October 10, 2012

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) Office of the Director NCEZID Plan 2012-2017   See Strategic Plan: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/strategicplan_NCEZID.pdf (Page 2) and also posted on CDC’s website at http://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/     Promote One Health approaches to prevent emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases   http://www.cdc.gov/oid/docs/ID-Framework.pdf  See…

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One Health Public Health Leader Appointed Deputy Commissioner of Florida Department of Agriculture (USA)

October 6, 2012

One Health Public Health Leader Appointed Deputy Commissioner of Florida Department of Agriculture (USA)     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sterling Ivey October 5, 2012 (850) 617-7737     Commissioner Putnam Announces Deputy Commissioner    Dr. Lisa Conti Appointed as Deputy Commissioner and Chief Science Officer   Tallahassee, FL (USA) – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture…

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One Health in ACTION…Vaccines and Diagnostics Workshop

October 3, 2012

One Health in ACTION…   Vaccines and Diagnostics Workshop   An interdisciplinary group of 160 scientists from academia, industry and government met from September 17th to 19th, 2012 in Ames, Iowa for a workshop on Vaccines and Diagnostics for Transboundary Diseases. The workshop was sponsored by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and…

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One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team/website Links and Collaborates with the Bella Moss Foundation …

October 2, 2012

One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team/website Links and Collaborates with the Bella Moss Foundation …   Please see: www.thebellamossfoundation.com and http://www.thebellamossfoundation.com/about-the-foundation/partners-collaborations/.     Educating, supporting, pet career’s and vets on the treatment of resistant bacteria “Whether you’re looking after an ill pet, a person with a serious infection, someone who has concerns about how…

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September 26, 2012

ProMED Editor Urges Attendance at Upcoming 2013 “International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance” (IMED)    Lawrence C. Madoff, MD, Editor of ProMED-mail http://www.promedmail.org/ is urging the One Health community and all others to “recognize the importance of and consider attending the IMED 2013 meeting, coming up in February in Vienna and co-sponsored by ProMED…

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Important Czech Republic Organizations Join Worldwide One Health Movement

September 20, 2012

Important Czech Republic Organizations Join Worldwide One Health Movement   Recently the One Health Initiative Autonomous Pro Bono team was contacted by Prof. MVDr. Karel Hruska, CSc., Manager and editor, CENTAUR Global Network and Editor-in-Chief of Veterinarni Medicina advising us that two major Czech Republic organizations are strong supporters of the One Health concept: Biomedical Technology,…

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One Health Initiative website Honorary Advisory Board Joined by U.S. Food and Drug Administration Official

September 18, 2012

One Health Initiative website Honorary Advisory Board Joined by U.S. Food and Drug Administration Official   September 14, 2012 — Today we proudly announce that among the current outstanding One Health supporter/advocates and recognized leaders, Kathleen F. Gensheimer, MD, MPH, has graciously agreed to serve as a participating member of the One Health Initiative website…

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