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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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Consideration of an International Society for One Health (ISOH) – Chatham House Meeting Summary- July 2011

August 7, 2011

Chatham House Meeting Summary   Consideration of an International Society for One Health (ISOH)   Prepared by Professor Martyn Jeggo and Professor John Mackenzie   July 2011 [meeting conducted in London, England]   http://www.chathamhouse.org/sites/default/files/public/Research/Global%20Health/0611summary.pdf   “The mission of Chatham House is to be a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on…

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Florida Medical Association (USA) Adopts One Health Resolution – July 31, 2011

August 4, 2011

Florida Medical Association (USA) Adopts One Health Resolution   “The Florida Medical Association (FMA) http://www.flmedical.org/HomePage.aspx adopted a resolution on Sunday July 31, 2011 in support of One Health”, according to John J. Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP of the Florida Department of Health.  Dr. Lanza is the Director of the Escambia County Health Department www.EscambiaHealth.com, Pensacola, Florida…

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One Health Articles Published in Australian New South Wales (NSW) Public Health Bulletin Issue – July 25, 2011

August 3, 2011

One Health Articles Published in Australian New South Wales (NSW) Public Health Bulletin Issue   The latest issue of NSW Public Health Bulletin (volume 22, no 5–6, for May–June 2011, published online on Monday 25 July 2011) contains several articles on ‘One Health’ approaches to recent public health issues in New South Wales, Australia. Each…

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Making Sense of One Health – Cooperating at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Health Interface April 2011 By Aline Leboeuf, PhD

July 31, 2011

Making Sense of One Health Cooperating at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Health Interface April 2011 By Aline Leboeuf, PhD Download the document Or click on link below:http://www.ifri.org/?page=contribution-detail&id=6553&id_provenance=88&provenance_context_id=13⟨=uk “This study aims at showing and making sense of the One Health approach, according to which it is impossible to defeat infectious disease without working at the interface between human…

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July 27, 2011

Major “One Health” Oriented Breakthrough for Veterinary Medical Education in the USA     Washington, DC July 17, 2011: “Looking to the Future, American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Board of Directors Approves North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium (NAVMEC) Report –“Roadmap for Veterinary Medical Education in the 21st Century: Responsive, Collaborative, Flexible”  …

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Updated One Health Article Appears in International Innovation Magazine: Research Media Ltd. – –

July 22, 2011

Updated One Health Article Appears in International Innovation Magazine: Research Media Ltd. – “Ground Breaking” Health Care: Issue 10   http://www.research-europe.com/   The One Health Initiative team of Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Thomas P. Monath, MD, and Jack Woodall, PhD were interviewed about the international status of One Health in…

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One Health Initiative Website Links with World Veterinary Association (WVA) website – July 21, 2011

July 21, 2011

One Health Initiative Website Links with World Veterinary Association (WVA) website   The World Veterinary Association’s website http://www.worldvet.org/ maintains an impressive One Health section http://www.worldvet.org/taxonomy/term/19 and has established reciprocal links http://www.worldvet.org/node/8416 with the One Health Initiative website’s Reciprocal Links page http://alturl.com/fvm9w.   Courtesy of Jim Edwards, BVSc, MRCVS, Dip. Bus. Studs.: a New Zealand veterinarian,…

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One Health in ACTION! Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) study explains why men are at higher risk for stomach cancer than women – July 16, 2011

July 16, 2011

One Health in ACTION!   Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) study explains why men are at higher risk for stomach cancer than women   Cancer research studies by MIT researchers demonstrated how the hormone estrogen protects women from gastric (stomach) inflammation that can lead to cancer.  See MIT News item of July 13, 2011 http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2011/gastric-cancer-0713.html.…

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The need for one health degree programs – by Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP (Published: 14 July 2011) – Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology Journal

July 14, 2011

The need for one health degree programs by Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP (Published: 14 July 2011)   Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology Journal http://www.infectionecologyandepidemiology.net SEE: http://www.infectionecologyandepidemiology.net/index.php/iee/article/view/7919/pdf_185     Citation: Infection Ecology and Epidemiology 2011, 1: 7919 – DOI: 10.3402/iee.v1i0.7919

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