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Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research and One Health Initiative Team Establish Website Links

January 29, 2012

Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research and One Health Initiative Team Establish Website Links   Following a longstanding One Health liaison and mutual appreciation, the Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research has established a reciprocal website link http://www.iaavr.org/ with the One Health Initiative team/website www.onehealthinitiative.com today.  Please see Reciprocal Links page…

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Prominent One Health Advocate-Speaker-Author & Public Health Expert Joins One Health Initiative Team

January 27, 2012

Prominent One Health Advocate-Speaker-Author & Public Health Expert Joins One Health Initiative Team   January 26, 2012—The One Health Initiative team of Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Thomas P. Monath, MD and Jack Woodall, PhD proudly announces that Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH has officially joined with our autonomous pro bono…

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January 26, 2012

Unique North Carolina (USA) Collaborative Group Sponsors “One Health” Discussion Series   “The North Carolina (USA) One Health Collaborative sponsors the One Health Intellectual Exchange Group discussion series. These interdisciplinary sessions are designed to provide a forum for direct communications / collaborations between physicians, veterinarians, environmental, plant and wildlife researchers, public health and other local/global…

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January 23, 2012

“One Health: Information in an Interdependent World”   Plan now to attend the Medical Library Association 2013 Conference in Boston & meet your International Colleagues   The Medical Library Association annual meeting for 2013 (MLA ’13), will take place on May 3–8, 2013, in Boston, and will incorporate the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship…

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Visionary One Health Training Programs Planned for University of Florida (USA)

January 19, 2012

Visionary One Health Training Programs Planned for University of Florida (USA)   Please see video at http://youtu.be/InYc6qB-pKk     “While many organizations call for a cross-disciplinary One Health approach, there are no US degree programs that teach students to lead these complex collaborations.  Comprised of sixteen different health science, engineering, and agriculture colleges, the University of…

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A relevant One Health Issue…The National Link Coalition: Multi-disciplinary Human-Animal Partnerships to Prevent Family and Community Violence

January 18, 2012

A relevant One Health Issue…   The National Link Coalition: Multi-disciplinary Human-Animal Partnerships to Prevent Family and Community Violence   Provided to One Health Initiative website/team January 12, 2012:   By PHIL ARKOW Coordinator, National Link Coalition 37 Hillside Road, Stratford, NJ 08084 856-627-5118 arkowpets@snip.net   –   www.nationallinkcoalition.org   Please view original submission at http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One%20Health%20-%20description%20of%20NLC2.pdf  …

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Important One Health Endorsement January 12, 2012…SOCIETY OF JUNIOR DOCTORS – Athens, Greece

January 13, 2012

Important One Health Endorsement …   SOCIETY OF JUNIOR DOCTORS   SITE: MENALOU 5, MAROUSSI, ATHENS, GREECE ESTABLISHED: 2009, EMAIL: info@sni.gr One World, One Medicine: SJD is on board!   In a rapidly changing world, the only initiatives which make sense and could actually make a difference are the ones promoting a multidisciplinary approach. The…

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January 12, 2012

One Health Summit Feb 19-22, 2012 – Davos, Switzerland Programme Released! The international One Health Summit 2012, organized by the Global Risk Forum GRF Davos, features an integrative health risk management approach acknowledging the systemic interconnections between human-, animal-, and environmental health in close relation with food safety and security. The conference will contribute to…

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January 9, 2012

Important One Health issues…   National Foundation for Infectious Diseases – 15th Annual Conference for Vaccine Research    Monday, May 7, 2012 – Wednesday, May 9, 2012   Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor Hotel300 Light StreetBaltimore, Maryland 21202410-528-1234 The Annual Conference on Vaccine Research http://www.cvent.com/d/scqjyd?refid=ohi provides high-quality, current reports of scientific progress featured in both invited…

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Pig flu in humans more common than we think?

January 4, 2012

Pig flu in humans more common than we think?  Prepared for publication on the One Health Initiative website and submitted January 3, 2011 by:   John Friary, MPH, MS Global Pathogens Laboratory http://gpl.phhp.ufl.edu Emerging Pathogens Institute Department of Environmental and Global Health College of Public Health and Health Profession University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (USA)…

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World Veterinary Association (WVA) One Health Section Now Available on Home Page Tab – January 3, 2012

January 3, 2012

World Veterinary Association (WVA) One Health Section Now Available on Home Page Tab   January 3, 2012—The One Health Initiative team is proud to announce that through our longstanding liaison with the World Veterinary Association’s Contents Manager Jim Edwards, ONZM, BVSc, MRCVS, Dip.Bus.Studs http://www.worldveterinaryconsultants.com/?Directors:Jim_Edwards and a past President of WVA, we have added a Tab to…

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An important unique example of One Health in ACTION…International Laboratory on Vector Borne Diseases Established in West Africa

December 30, 2011

An important unique example of One Health in ACTION…   International Laboratory on Vector Borne Diseases Established in West Africa     “The LAMIVECT (Laboratoire mixte international sur les maladies à vecteurs”, or international laboratory on vector-borne diseases) Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) was born in May 2011. It gathers the main actors on research, training and…

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Book Review Requested by One Health Initiative Website Team: Animals, Diseases, and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future

December 26, 2011

Book Review Requested by One Health Initiative Website Team: Animals, Diseases, and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future Reviewed by Lisa Ann Conti, DVM, MPH, Diplomate ACVPM, CEHP, CPM, AVES (Hon) Animals, Diseases, and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future presents some of the more common dilemmas…

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December 22, 2011

One Health “AHEAD” – Wildlife Conservation Society & Partners   What is AHEAD? –  www.wcs-ahead.org“Animal & Human Health for the Environment And Development (AHEAD) was launched at the 2003 IUCN World Parks Congress in Durban, South Africa.  By assembling a dream team of veterinarians, ecologists, biologists, social and economic scientists, agriculturists, wildlife managers, public health…

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December 19, 2011

“One Health” Air Force Veterinarian Receives U.S. Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Fellowship   Major Thomas Doker (DVM, DACVPM, MPH, CPH), the public health flight chief for the 82nd Aerospace Medical Squadron at Sheppard Air Force Base in Frederick, Oklahoma, was recently chosen for a fellowship with the…

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Kentucky (USA) Veterinary Medical Association History Book contains One Health Feature

December 14, 2011

Kentucky (USA) Veterinary Medical Association History Book contains One Health Feature   Please see PDF link http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One_Health_from100_Year_book.pdf to read complete One Health chapter…     “Celebrating 100 Years of Compassionate Care, 1911 – 2011, a new book released by the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA), is now available for online purchase www.kvma.org.  Its 120 pages…

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One Health Program Progress Report from the Netherlands

December 10, 2011

One Health Program Progress Report from the Netherlands   Reported by: Arno Vermeulen PhD, Managing Director, Immuno Valley ALTANT programme, Yalelaan 42, 3584 CM Utrecht, The Netherlands P: +31 30 253 1142 –  M: +31 6 46311342   Please see December 7, 2011 PRESS RELEASE – PDF link http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Press%20Release%20Immuno%20Valley%20ALTANT%2020111207%20(2).pdf   … ‘One Health’: animals and humans…

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National League of Cities – Adopted [One Health Resolution] at the 2011 Congress of Cities – November 12, 2011 (USA)

December 4, 2011

Historic One Health Resolution (USA)…   National League of Cities · Adopted at the 2011 Congress of Cities · November 12, 2011 (USA)  2012 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources  Pg.68 & 69   NLC RESOLUTION #2012-17 – ONE HEALTH INITIATIVE [Please see http://alturl.com/tz5gx and http://alturl.com/zh45j]   WHEREAS, cities depend on the health and vitality of their…

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One health national programme across species on zoonoses: a call to the developing world

December 2, 2011

Infection Ecology and Epidemiology Journal – Citation: Infection Ecology and Epidemiology 2011, 1: 8293 – DOI: 10.3402/iee.v1i0.8293 CASE STUDY One health national programme across species on zoonoses: a call to the developing world Asokan G. V., Dr1*, Vanitha Asokan, Dr2 and Prathap Tharyan, Dr3 1College of Health Sciences, Kingdom of Bahrain; 2American Mission Hospital, Kingdom of Bahrain; 3South Asian Cochrane Network &…

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One Health Initiative website team Honorary Advisory Board Joined by New Member – November 25, 2011

November 25, 2011

One Health Initiative website team Honorary Advisory Board Joined by New Member   November 25, 2011—The One Health Initiative honorary Advisory Board was established on December 1, 2010. Today, we are pleased to announce that among the current outstanding One Health supporters/advocates and recognized leaders, The Mayor of Moscow, Idaho (USA), Nancy Chaney, RN, BA,…

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