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The Flu Contagion – One Health Initiative website

September 23, 2011

  The Flu Contagion   Prepared and submitted to the One Health Initiative website September 19, 2011 by:   Clint McDaniel MPH, CPH Virology Laboratory Technician 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)     While…

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One Health potential: Promising Animal model for Human Hepatitis C virus – September 21, 2011

September 21, 2011

One Health potential: Promising Animal model for Human Hepatitis C virus Canine [dog] Hepacivirus A report by Kapoor et al. (2011) recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) journal describes a canine homolog of hepatitis C virus (HCV), dubbed canine hepacivirus (CHV), which is closely related to HCV.[1]  CHV is a…

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National study on the prioritization of zoonotic diseases in the United States – September 19, 2011

September 19, 2011

National study on the prioritization of zoonotic diseases in the United States   September 19, 2011—The following message is being circulated on behalf of the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) Research Team at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, ON, Canada by the One Health Initiative Team. We encourage you to consider…

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Catalog of One Health Activities and Programs (USA) – September 2011

September 17, 2011

Important New – September 2011 Catalog of One Health Activities and Programs (USA) Please see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/One%20Health%20Catalog.pdf Provided by: Will Hueston, DVM, PhD Executive Director, Global Initiative for Food Systems Leadership Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine and      Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health University of Minnesota St. Paul, MN (USA)  Tel:  612-625-5900 Fax: 612-624-4906  Email: …

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September 15, 2011

Reminder…Symposium: One World, One Health, One Medicine – IDSA Annual Meeting Boston, MA (USA) Friday, October 21, 2011: 2:15 PM-4:15 PM, Room 153 ABC  http://idsa.confex.com/idsa/2011/webprogram/Session2361.html Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: ·                  describe the mission of the One Health initiative to unite physicians, veterinarians, and other health care…

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September 12, 2011

Important One Health Announcement    “One Health” Theme for General Medical Library Association Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA (USA)   “The 2013 Medical Library Association Boston, MA (USA) http://mlanet.org/ May 3-8 meeting will incorporate the Medical Library Association, the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML), the 7th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists…

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Panel Discussion NOTICE One Health: The Convergence of Human, Animal and Environmental Health – September 15, 2011

September 11, 2011

Panel Discussion NOTICE One Health: The Convergence of Human, Animal and Environmental Health September 15, 2011, 9:00 a.m.  –  Location: MassDiGI at Becker College, 80 William Street, Worcester, MA (USA) The One Health Commission is a call to action for collaboration and cooperation among health science professions, academic institutions, governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, and industries towards improved…

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European Union (EU) One Health Seminar for Veterinary Medical Students

September 9, 2011

European Union (EU) One Health Seminar for Veterinary Medical Students   As part of the European Union’s (EU) ongoing campaign to promote the importance of One Health, the Directorate General for Health & Consumers of the European Commission invited veterinary medical faculties from across Europe to nominate student ambassadors who would help spread the important…

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Medicine and Species: One Medicine, One History? – September 6, 2011

September 7, 2011

Important Essay on the History of One Medicine published in the United Kingdom (soon to be published in the USA): Contained within “The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine”   Medicine and Species: One Medicine, One History?               “University librarians may well be interested in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine, already…

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ProMED-mail Staff to Assist One Health Initiative Website with One Health ProMED Postings – September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011

ProMED-mail Staff to Assist One Health Initiative Website with One Health ProMED Postings   September 6, 2011 – Due to the current illness of prominent One Health Initiative website team member *Jack Woodall, PhD, the One Health Initiative website team requested assistance posting One Health related ProMED items on the website’s popular “ProMED Outbreaks Report”…

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One Health Initiative website team Honorary Advisory Board Joined by New Member – September 1, 2011

September 1, 2011

One Health Initiative website team Honorary Advisory Board Joined by New Member   September 1, 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, Greg Gray, MD, MPH, FIDSA has graciously agreed to serve…

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American Veterinary Medical Association President Expresses Strong Support for the One Health Initiative – August 23, 2011

August 29, 2011

American Veterinary Medical Association President Expresses Strong Support for the One Health Initiative   Dr. René A. Carlson, President of thé American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) sent a One Health testimonial message on August 23, 2011 stating thé AVMA’s strong support for the One Health Initiative’s activities promoting “One Health” nationally and globally.   “The…

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August 27, 2011

The “One Health 55-word story”   The One Health Initiative Team invites and encourages “55-word story” One Health submissions for publication on the One Health Initiative website’s News page, the most widely read page.  They must be exactly 55 words, excluding the title.  Appropriate 55-word examples of “One Health” in the experience of all health…

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August 24, 2011

Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences   One Health—One Medicine: unifying human and animal medicine within an evolutionary paradigm Article first published online: 8 AUG 2011 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06138.x © 2011 New York Academy of Sciences.   By Russell W. Currier, DVM, MPH and James H. Steele, DVM, MPH,   Readers have free complimentary full…

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Important One Health Conference: Global Risk Forum (GRF) One Health Summit 2012 – February 19-23, 2012 in Davos, Switzerland

August 21, 2011

  Important One Health Conference:   Plan to attend … Global Risk Forum (GRF) One Health Summit 2012One Health – One Planet – One FutureRisks and OpportunitiesFebruary 19-23, 2012 in Davos, Switzerland The Integrative Health Risk Management Perspective: Today’s human health management requires to be dealt with from a holistic “One Health” perspective that acknowledges…

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National Forum to Focus on Antibiotic Use in Food Animal Production – October 26-27, 2011

August 17, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       August 15, 2011                                                           National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA)  Contact: Katie Ambrose 719-538-8843  katie.ambrose@animalagriculture.org   National Forum to Focus on Antibiotic Use in Food Animal Production   COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The use of antibiotics in the production of food animals elicits polarizing opinions across the media today as consumers become more…

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August 14, 2011

One Health and the “55-Word Story”- New website feature offered   One Health supporter/advocate Ronald D. Warner, DVM, MPVM, PhD, a veterinarian, recently proposed a unique method of promoting “One Health”.  Dr. Warner discovered “a feature periodically published in Families, Systems, & Health, a journal of the American Psychological Association.”  The idea is for authors…

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August 11, 2011

Respiratory Virus Report – Summer 2011: Emerging “One Health” Principles   International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases (ISIRV) http://www.isirv.org/   “…Cross training, exchange programs and fellowships in “One Health” were noted as possible ideas to pursue.   Meeting attendees agreed to assume responsibility for outreach and educational endeavours, within the context of their…

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August 9, 2011

University of Florida (USA) Environmental and Global Health Department Works to Develop Progressive, New “One Health” Degree Programs:   College of Public Health and Health Professions Published August 8, 2011 — The Department of Environmental and Global Health is working to develop several new graduate degree programs with a One Health concentration. The One Health…

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