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One Border One Health Symposium: San Diego, CA – June 23-24, 2011

June 6, 2011

Important Notice: Don’t Miss … One Border One Health Symposium (Details below) June 23 – 24, 2011 San Diego, CAOne Border One Health Symposium A Regional Symposium Advancing Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration and Border Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases Online Registration begins on May 11, 2011, and will continue through June 15, 2011.  See more: http://www.oneborderonehealth.com/ One…

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Prominent Netherlands Physician Appointed First One Health Professor for Utrecht Life Sciences Faculty of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

June 5, 2011

Prominent Netherlands Physician Appointed  First One Health Professor for Utrecht Life Sciences Faculty of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine   PRESS RELEASE   Roel Coutinho the first Professor for Utrecht Life Sciences   “Zoonoses form the new threat to public health”   Roel Coutinho has been appointed Professor for Utrecht Life Sciences at the Faculty of…

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Visionary Canadian Medical and Veterinary Medical College Deans Jointly Discuss One Health

June 2, 2011

Visionary Canadian Medical and Veterinary Medical College Deans Jointly Discuss One Health   A visionary joint meeting of Deans from the Canadian medical and veterinary medical colleges was held in conjunction with the Canadian Conference on Medical Education in Toronto, Canada, in May 2011.  The theme of the meeting, jointly organized by Elizabeth Stone (Dean,…

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Prominent Swedish Physician Advocates One Health Principles to Fight Global Infectious Disease

May 31, 2011

Prominent Swedish Physician Advocates One Health Principles to Fight Global Infectious Disease     “With humans seemingly fighting a losing battle against the invasion of an ever-changing army of infectious diseases, how do we predict and prepare for the next epidemic?  Björn Olsen, MD, PhD, Professor and Senior Physician of Infectious Diseases at Uppsala University,…

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May 27, 2011

General Invitation to One Health open forum discussion – RE: International Society of One Health Proposal   During the first International Congress on One Health held in Melbourne in February 2011, it was agreed to hold a one day meeting to discuss the best way forward for the One Health initiative. The possibility was discussed of…

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Symposium: One World, One Health, One Medicine – Boston, MA (USA) – October 21, 2011

May 25, 2011

Notice: Don’t Miss Important One Health Symposium Scheduled in October 2011 49th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)  Symposium: One World, One Health, One Medicine – Boston, MA (USA) Friday, October 21, 2011: 2:15 PM-4:15 PM  Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: ·                  describe…

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May 21, 2011

Reminder…   Important New “One Health” Oriented Journal Publication from Sweden   Infection Ecology and Epidemiology – This journal is now available and online.   Read more here.   Aims & Scope Infection Ecology & Epidemiology (IEE) is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal aiming to be a truly international forum for the free exchange of original,…

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May 17, 2011

One Health in ACTION …   “Conservation Through Public Health” (CTPH) Uganda Supports One Health   May 17, 2011–Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, BVM, MRCVS, Chief Executive Officer of Conservation through Public Health (CTPH) http://www.ctph.org/index.php from Kampala, Uganda notified the One Health Initiative website team today of CTPH’s strong “support of One Health and desire to develop some…

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The Biological Weapons Convention: Proceeding without a verification protocol – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – May 9 2011

May 16, 2011

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists The Biological Weapons Convention: Proceeding without a verification protocol [… “One Health” efforts including surveillance of human, animal, and plant diseases should be encouraged, expanded, and supported. …]   By Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP | 9 May 2011 The Seventh Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) will…

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May 12, 2011

International One Health leader/prominent Australian veterinarian to give Keynote address at Fourteenth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research – Baltimore, Maryland (USA): May 16-18, 2011   Martyn Jeggo, BVetMed, PhD is scheduled to present the “One Health-One Medicine” Keynote address at the Fourteenth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research in Baltimore, Maryland (USA) http://www.nfid.org/index.html / http://www.nfid.org/conferences/vaccine11/ on…

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May 11, 2011

One Health in ACTION …   Unheralded Veterinary Medical Research Doctor Contributes to Clinical Human and Animal Medical Health   Another prime example of interdisciplinary professionals collaborating and influencing the course of medical (health) research discoveries has been the important work by veterinarian George E. Lees, DVM, MS, currently with the Small Animal Clinical Sciences…

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ZOONOTIC DISEASE EXPERT [Veterinarian] ADVISES [U.S.] HOMELAND SECURITY OF THREATS TO AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY CHAIN – May 4, 2011

May 7, 2011

Source: Juergen Richt, 785-532-4408, jricht@k-state.eduhttp://www.k-state.edu/media/mediaguide/bios/richtbio.htmlNews release prepared by: Karinne Cortes, 785-532-461, kcortes@vet.k-state.edu Wednesday, May 4, 2011 ZOONOTIC DISEASE EXPERT [Veterinarian] ADVISES [U.S.] HOMELAND SECURITY OF THREATS TO AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY CHAIN See http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/may11/richt50411.html for original news release.   MANHATTAN [Kansas (USA)] — It has been estimated that a pound of meat — whether beef, chicken or…

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May 5, 2011

Unique “One Health” Tenure-track Faculty Job Position Offered at University of Florida (USA)   The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions, Environmental and Global Health Department http://egh.phhp.ufl.edu, located in Gainesville, FL (USA) advertised (posted) a unique and visionary position on April 27, 2011. Applications are invited for a tenure-tract Assistant/Associate/Full Professor…

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May 3, 2011

1st International One Health Congress Summary – February 14 – 16, 2011 – Victoria, Australia   SEE: Complete Official Summary Report posted (attachment released May 3, 2011) on Publications page http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications.php   Key messages arising from the inaugural International One Health Congress:   The One Health approach          Recognises the interdependence of, and seeks…

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1st International One Health Congress Abstracts – EcoHealth Journal

May 1, 2011

1st International One Health Congress Abstracts – EcoHealth Journal      This historic first international One Health meeting http://www.onehealth2011.com/email/index11.html was held in Victoria, Australia February 14-16, 2011.  Its theme concerned “Human Health, Animal Health, the Environment and Global Survival”.   The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono website team strongly supported, endorsed, and publicized this…

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April 26, 2011

One Health Initiative Team and Advisory Board Urge United States Secretaries of Departments: Health and Human Services and Homeland Security to Help Provide Funding for “One Health” Institute of Medicine (IOM) Study/Report     The following letter was mailed to the U.S. Secretaries Kathleen Sebelius (Department of Health and Human Services) and Janet Napolitano (Department…

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One Health Meeting Initiated Between Local Physician and Veterinarian Associations in Florida (USA) – April 19, 2011

April 24, 2011

One Health in ACTION …   One Health Meeting Initiated Between Local Physician and Veterinarian Associations in Florida (USA)   A first ever local Capital Medical Society/Big Bend Veterinary Medical Association joint meeting was held in Tallahassee, Florida (USA) on April 19, 2011 to discuss “One Health.”  In addition to practicing clinicians (physicians and veterinarians),…

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Salmonella detected at frog breeder in 217-case outbreak – USA

April 21, 2011

Salmonella detected at frog breeder in 217-case outbreak Centers for Infectious Disease Research & Policy – University of Minnesota (USA) Jim Wappes  . Editorial Director Apr 8, 2011 (CIDRAP News) – “The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported yesterday that 217 people in 41 states since 2009 have become ill with Salmonella from…

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Are We All Sanitarians?

April 18, 2011

One Health in ACTION …   Are We All Sanitarians?    Larry Gordon, MS, MPH, DHL, DEAAS    Sanitarian   Jerrold M. Michael ScD, DrPH, DEE, Rear Admiral, USPHS (Ret.) recently wrote: “While doing research on an article on the National Board of Health, which existed between 1879 and 1883, I learned a lot more…

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One health: the importance of companion animal vector-borne disease

April 14, 2011

One health: the importance of companion animal vector-borne disease   By: Professor Michael J. Day, BSc, BVMS (Hons), PhD        Professor of Veterinary Pathology        School of Clinical Sciences        University of Bristol, United Kingdom   Dr. Day is Chair of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA) One Health Committee.   Parasites & Vectors…

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