One Health News

July 14, 2012

North American Veterinary Conference’s *Clinicians Brief Journal (USA) Features One Health Initiative Capsules   July 2012 issue – Please see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/CBJuly2012OneHealthCapsules.pdf     *Clinician’s Brief, the official Journal of the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), adopted support and advocacy of the One Health concept in its October 2011 issue.  The NAVC http://www.navc.com/ conducts a prominent and…

View Article

Tracks: Nurses and the Tracking Network – Created & Released June 6, 2012

July 11, 2012

Tracks: Nurses and the Tracking Network This podcast highlights the utility of the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network for nurses in a variety of work settings. It features commentary from the American Nurses Association and includes stories from a public health nurse in Massachusetts. Created: 6/6/2012 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/Division of…

View Article

One Health Commentary: Human Bartonellosis significance and diagnosis

July 8, 2012

One Health Commentary: Human Bartonellosis significance and diagnosis A short popular media news article, published in the Raleigh News and Observer on June 25, 2012 http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/06/25/2151203/sharper-infection-detection.html#storylink=misearch, brought public attention to the significance of Bartonella infection in humans and development of an enhanced diagnostic procedure.  Bartonellosis is an emerging zoonotic disease recently recognized to be prominent…

View Article

July 6, 2012

Book Review by Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH.  Dr. Conti is a member of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team.  One World – the Health and Survival of the Species in the 21st Century “In the Introductory Statement of the book, One World – the Health and Survival of the Species in the…

View Article

PEOPLE, PATHOGENS AND OUR PLANET – The Economics of One Health – Important economic justification for worldwide One Health implementation

July 3, 2012

Important economic justification for worldwide One Health implementation…   PEOPLE, PATHOGENS AND OUR PLANET – The Economics of One Health     “The report has two target audiences: (a) project planners, who will benefit from the information of the costs of setting up surveillance and control systems to be used as benchmarks when planning preparedness…

View Article

June 28, 2012

American Academy of Pediatrics’ Official News Magazine Encourages One Health Support   “To promote better awareness of zoonotic infections, identify animal-related allergies, understand the health benefits of human-animal relationships and recognize animals as sentinels in environmental risk exposures, the Academy is supporting a collaborative effort of human and veterinary medical organizations called the One Health…

View Article

Is it One Health…or “Zoobiquity”?

June 26, 2012

  Is it One Health…or “Zoobiquity”?   Numerous queries to this effect have been coming into the One Health Initiative website since a recent New York Times (USA) “zoobiquity” piece was published June 9, 2012 and later the Diane Rehm National Public Radio (USA) show featured interviews with the co-authors of a new book on…

View Article

June 22, 2012

Two Outstanding One Health Programs: Schools of Veterinary Medicine (USA) – see links   (Second of a continuing series)     Ohio State: http://vet.osu.edu/cvm/one-health-college-veterinary-medicine   University of Pennsylvania: http://www.vet.upenn.edu/PennVet/AboutUs/tabid/247/Default.aspx

View Article

One Health Endorsed by American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) President-elect

June 19, 2012

One Health Endorsed by American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) President-elect     Provided exclusively to the One Health Initiative website June 18, 2012   “The scientific basis for seeing the biological world through the lens of One Health is clear to us as veterinarians, although not always as obvious to physicians, other human health  and…

View Article

June 17, 2012

Outstanding One Health Program Established at Massey University – New Zealand Statement provided June 14, 2012 exclusively to the One Health Initiative website by*Dr. Joanna McKenzie   Recognising the importance of increased co-operation between animal and human health communities to meet future public health challenges, Massey University has embraced One Health collaborative approaches in multiple…

View Article

June 13, 2012

North American Veterinary Conference’s *Clinicians Brief Journal (USA) Features One Health Initiative Capsules   June 2012 issue – Please see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/CBJune2012OneHealthCapsules.pdf   *Clinician’s Brief, the official Journal of the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), adopted support and advocacy of the One Health concept in its October 2011 issue.  The NAVC http://www.navc.com/ conducts a prominent and outstanding…

View Article

June 10, 2012

Two Outstanding-Visionary One Health Programs: Schools/Colleges of Veterinary Medicine (USA) – see links   June 10, 2012   (First of a series to be posted on the One Health Initiative website www.onehealthinitiative.com)   University of California-Davis (USA): http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/onehealth/links.cfm; http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/clubs/scavma/dognjog.html    University of Missouri (USA): http://cvm.missouri.edu/news/onehealthinitiative.htm; http://www.columc.missouri.edu/

View Article

One Health Leader Named President of National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (USA)

June 6, 2012

One Health Leader Named President of National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (USA)   June 5, 2012—TALLAHASSEE, FL (USA) – Florida Department of Health’s (DOH), Dr. Carina Blackmore, was recently appointed as the incoming president of the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (SPHVs). The association is made up of state public health…

View Article

May 30, 2012

Practicing “One Health” for the Human Health Clinician   (Physicians, Osteopaths, Physician Associates, Nurse Practitioners, Other Human Health Care Providers) For distribution:  http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/PracticingOneHealthHumanHealthCareProvidersApril2012.pdf     Practicing “One Health” for the Human Health Clinician  Produced April 2012 by One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas…

View Article

The 2012 Biosecurity Conference – Boston, MA (USA) June 20-21, 2012

May 25, 2012

The 2012 Biosecurity Conference – Boston, MA (USA) – June 20-21, 2012 SEE: www.globalbiosecurity.org Co-located with the 2012 BIO International Convention Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Register now for next month’s dialogue on the impact of life sciences on global security The 2012 Biosecurity Conference builds on the cross-sector dialogue begun at the 2010 and…

View Article

May 20, 2012

North American Veterinary Conference’s *Clinicians Brief Journal (USA) Features One Health Initiative Capsules   May 2012 issue – Please see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/CBMay12OHICapsules.pdf     *Clinician’s Brief, the official Journal of the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), adopted support and advocacy of the One Health concept in its October 2011 issue.  The NAVC http://www.navc.com/ conducts a prominent and…

View Article

Annual Meeting & Sixth State Environmental Laboratory Conference – May 20-23, 2012

May 18, 2012

Reminder… Annual Meeting & Sixth State Environmental Laboratory Conference – May 20-23, 2012   The Westin Hotel in Seattle, WA (USA)   Mark your calendars for the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) 2012 Annual Meeting & Sixth State Environmental Laboratory Conference on May 20-23, 2012 at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, WA.   The…

View Article

One Health History Survey Request

May 16, 2012

One Health History Survey Request   As part of a Wellcome Trust funded project investigating the histories of One Health, we are undertaking a mapping exercise to chart the recent development of the approach within research, practice and policy.   We are contacting you because of your involvement in One Health-related activities; an earlier interaction…

View Article

American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses One Health

May 11, 2012

American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses One Health   Statement issued to One Health Initiative team/website www.onehealthinitiative.com May 10, 2012     “The American Academy of Pediatrics is a not-for-profit medical association of more than 60,000 member pediatricians in the United States and throughout the world.  For more than 80 years, the Academy has devoted its energies…

View Article

World Veterinary Association (WVA) joins World Medical Association (WMA)

May 10, 2012

World Veterinary Association (WVA) joins World Medical Association (WMA) On April 26 – 28, 2012 WVA Past President Dr Tjeerd Jorna was invited to the meeting of the Council of the World Medical Association (WMA), which was held in Prague. The meeting, was attended by more than 100 WMA-Councillors coming from all corners of the…

View Article