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The Infectious Disease Committee of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV) Publishes Infectious Diseases of Concern to Captive and Free-ranging Wildlife in North America – Provided October 23, 2011

October 24, 2011

Please see Important publication with free access…of significant One Health [interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary] interest:   The Infectious Disease Committee of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV) Publishes Infectious Diseases of Concern to Captive and Free-ranging Wildlife in North America   Napier JE, Gamble KC (editors):  Infectious diseases of concern to captive and free-ranging animals in North…

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Global Handwashing Day was October 15, 2011

October 19, 2011

Global Handwashing Day was October 15, 2011   But it is never too late to wash your hands!!   Please see: http://www.globalhandwashingday.org/

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October 16, 2011

One Health interest… Comments on Abstract “ Professional exposure to goats increases the risk of pneumonic-type lung adenocarcinoma: Results of the IFCT-0504-Epidemio study “ by Magnin-Lutringer et al, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress meeting in the Netherlands, September 25, 2011 https://www.ersnetsecure.org/public/prg_congres.abstract?ww_i_presentation=53083:   Brian Henderson MD1 This is an interesting clinical series of…

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A One Health Milestone…U. S. Veterinary Journal Establishes Visionary One Health Policy and One Health Section

October 12, 2011

A One Health Milestone…   U. S. Veterinary Journal Establishes Visionary One Health Policy and One Health Section   The official journal of the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), Clinician’s Brief http://www.cliniciansbrief.com/journal/october-2011: see View this Issue, a peer reviewed journal, has established a unique, visionary and seminal One Health policy…the journal is primarily designed to…

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National Symposium Focus: 360-Degree View of Antibiotic Use in Food Animals

October 10, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            October 10, 2011 Contact: Katie Ambrose   719-538-8843                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     katie.ambrose@animalagriculture.org     National Symposium Focus: 360-Degree View of Antibiotic Use in Food Animals – The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA)   Colorado Springs, Colo. (Oct. 3)—Antibiotic use in food animals has been dissected in the media, online and among consumers for the past…

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U.S. American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Endorses One Health – October 5, 2011

October 6, 2011

U.S. American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Endorses One Health      Provided to One Health Initiative team October 5, 2011 “The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) strongly believes that pet ownership provides many emotional and physical health benefits to humans. Studies show that people are more likely to exercise with their pets than by themselves or…

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October 3, 2011

University of California, Davis, CA (USA) – School of Veterinary Medicine   One Health Project   Dr. Calvin Schwabe, Veterinarian, Coined “One Medicine”, now called One Health   UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine SEE: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/onehealth/about/schwabe.cfm http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/onehealth/local-assets/pdfs/schwabe_coins_onemedicine#schwabe_coins_onemedicine

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Annual number of deaths from rabies hits 70,000 worldwide – News Release September 28, 2011

October 2, 2011

Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) News Release    Annual number of deaths from rabies hits 70,000 worldwide Economic burden of disease hits US$4 billion “Geneva, Glasgow 28 September 2011: The Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) today announces that preliminary data released this month at the OIE Global Conference on Eliminating Rabies has estimated…

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September 30, 2011

See important September 30, 2011 Huffington Post (USA) column that includes One Health implications:  ‘Contagion’ Connections: How Links Among Humans, Animals And The Environment May Be Spawning A New Class Of Infectious Diseases By Lynne Peeples lynne.peeples@huffingtonpost.com PLEASE SEE:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/30/contagion-infectious-disease-animals-environment-health_n_987455.html?1317396819

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Animal Clinic (USA) Promotes One Health on Website

September 29, 2011

Animal Clinic (USA) Promotes One Health on Website   Bennett Porter III, DVM, owner of the Westgate Pet Clinic in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA), posted a One Health promotional website News item on September 7, 2011.  Dr. Porter is one of the early visionary private practice veterinarians to recognize the importance of appreciating and engaging the…

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Contagion Movie was One Health Deficient…making it Unrealistic! – Review September 29, 2011

September 28, 2011

Contagion Movie was One Health Deficient…making it Unrealistic!   What Contagion missed By Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP | 29 September 2011 “It’s not often that Hollywood ventures into the realm of epidemics and public health, and when it does, the outcome is usually laughably out of touch with reality — like Outbreak, the 1995…

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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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