One Health News

February 8, 2011

CEO of “One Health Commission” Announces Establishing Headquarters at Iowa State University (USA)   Please see press release at http://www.onehealthcommission.org/news.html   To see CEO, Dr. Roger Mahr’s announcement letter, please view Publications page http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications.php attachment.

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American Medical Association (AMA) President Posts AMA Website Blog about One Health

February 3, 2011

American Medical Association (AMA) President Posts AMA Website Blog about One Health    Dr. Cecil B. Wilson, AMA President posted the following blog on the American Medical Association website on January 28, 20011:    Click below to read or see Publications page http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications.php with attachment.   We are in it together Posted at 1/28/2011 8:56…

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February 2, 2011

Idaho (USA) Mayor Cites “One Health” When Appointed to A National League of Cities’ Steering Committee   PRESS RELEASE   Title:  Mayor Nancy Chaney Appointed to National League of Cities’ Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Steering Committee   January 31, 2011 – Washington, DC – National League of Cities President James Mitchell, Jr., has announced…

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January 29, 2011

Breaking One Health News!  …   For Immediate Release:     “International Society of One Health” Proposed by One Health 2011 Congress Leaders   Eminent leaders of the 1st International One Health Congress meeting from 14 – 16 February 2011 http://www.onehealth2011.com/ are proposing establishment of a visionary “International Society of One Health”.  Drs. Martyn Jeggo and…

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The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Invites Nominations for Representative on U.S. One Health Commission

January 28, 2011

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Invites Nominations for Representative on U.S. One Health Commission   The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is inviting nominations to fill the position of AVMA’s Representative to the One Health Commission, for a term from April 2011-July 2014.    The mission of the One Health Commission is “the establishment…

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January 25, 2011

American Medical Association (AMA) President and Leading Florida Department of Health (USA) Officials Discuss One Health at North American Veterinary Conference – January 17, 2011    The physician President of the American Medical Association (AMA), Cecil B. Wilson, MD, a strong One Health advocate, and three prominent One Health leaders from the Florida Department of…

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American Nurses Association (USA) Website Links with One Health Initiative Website

January 23, 2011

American Nurses Association (USA) www.nursingworld.org Website Links with One Health Initiative Website   Holly Carpenter, BSN, RN, Senior Staff Specialist, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, American Nurses Association notified the One Health Initiative website that the American Nurses Association (ANA) has posted a reciprocal website link: http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OccupationalandEnvironmental/environmentalhealth/EnvironmentalResources/OtherResources.aspx   The American Nurses Association officially recognized…

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Important One Health Meeting – Los Angeles, California (USA) – Saturday, January 29, 2011

January 20, 2011

Last Notice:  Important One Health Meeting – Los Angeles, California (USA) – Saturday, January 29, 2011   “Zoobiquity” – A Species Spanning Approach to Medicine   “Comparative medicine once occupied a primary position in medical thought and education. Today, although the spectrum of clinical illness in animals and humans overlaps tremendously, veterinary and human clinical…

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Lessons from the Netherlands – [Demonstrates Need for One Health approach]

January 18, 2011

Lessons from the Netherlands – [Demonstrates Need for One Health approach] By Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP | 10 January 2011 “With more than 4,000 people falling ill since 2007, the Netherlands is experiencing one of the world’s worst outbreaks of Q fever. A zoonotic disease (meaning it can be transmitted from animals to people),…

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January 15, 2011

Last Reminder: North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) – 2011 (USA) – ONE HEALTH Program    January 15 – 19, 2011—Orlando, Florida (USA)   *A “One Health” program section is planned for Monday, January 17, 2011 at the Marriot Hotel Crystal Salon G1 and requires conference registration: 8:00 a.m. to 4:50 P.M. (EST).   Please see December…

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Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) Express Support for One Health – January 11, 2011

January 12, 2011

Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) Express Support for One Health   On January 11, 2011, the prominent Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) expressed their support for One Health to the One Health Initiative website team from their Executive Director, Dr. Jan Vaarten via Francesco Proscia, MSc, Veterinary Policy Officer from Brussels, Belgium in…

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January 6, 2011

Primary Pneumonic Plague, 2009, China CID 2011:52 (15 January – 185)   http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/52/2/185.abstract   Permission to Post link granted by Mubashar Khattak, Permission Assistant, Journals.Permissions@oup.com on January 6, 2011.   Note: Also posted on Publications page.

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1st International Biosafety and Biocontainment Symposium – February 6-9, 2011

January 4, 2011

1st International Biosafety and Biocontainment Symposium – February 6-9, 2011   1st International Biosafety & Biocontainment Symposium http://arssymposium.absa.org/   United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Animal Research Service (ARS)   Animal Production & Protection: Challenges, Risks, and Best Practices Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden YardsBaltimore, Maryland (USA) Symposium Hotel Rates are only $119.00!…

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Make plans to attend the 1st International One Health Congress – February 14-16, 2011 – Victoria, Australia

January 3, 2011

Make plans to attend the 1st International One Health Congress  Human Health, Animal Health, the Environment and Global Survival   Melbourne Convention Centre Victoria, Australia February 14 -16, 2011    See Website for More information http://www.onehealth2011.com/ Welcome to the 1st International One Health Congress! For the last few years, the One Health concept has brought…

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announcement: CDC Pioneer, Arbovirologist and Entomologist, Dr. Wm. Daniel Sudia Dies

December 30, 2010

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announcement:  CDC Pioneer, Arbovirologist and Entomologist, Dr. Wm. Daniel Sudia Dies   William Daniel Sudia, 1922-2010 ______________________ Born in Ambridge, Pennsylvania on 19 Aug 1922, resided in Decatur, Georgia, USA, departed this life on 25 Dec 2010.   Dr Sudia obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida,…

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December 28, 2010

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service “White-Nose Syndrome: Something is killing our bats” This serious ecosystem threat to bats can indirectly threaten aspects of life for farmers, loggers and homeowners.  Bats ingest billions of insects (bugs) thereby helping to diminish the use of more pesticides for protecting trees, crops and other concerns. http://www.fws.gov/WhiteNoseSyndrome/?sid=ST2010122203289

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December 21, 2010

Reminder: North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) – 2011 (USA) – ONE HEALTH Program  January 15 – 19, 2011—Orlando, Florida (USA)   A “One Health” program section is planned for Monday, January 17, 2011 at the Marriot Hotel Crystal Salon G1 and requires conference registration: 8:00 a.m. to 4:50 P.M. (EST).   Please see December 7, 2010…

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One Health Leader, Veterinarian Dr. Jean Blancou Dies – November 10, 2010

December 20, 2010

One Health Leader, Veterinarian Dr. Jean Blancou Dies Obituary: Jean Blancou (1936-2010) Dr. Jean Blancou, former Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) from 1991 to 2000, died in Paris on 10 Nov 2010 at the age of 74. Son of wildlife expert Lucien Blancou, Jean qualified as a veterinarian from the…

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December 16, 2010

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Presents Thoughts on ‘One Health’   http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/news_archive/2010_one-health.html Thoughts of FAO on ‘One Health’ The number of emerging infectious diseases and pandemic threats at the animal-human interface is increasing. In recent past the world has witnessed the emergence of novel diseases such as Nipah virus in Malaysia,…

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American Nurses Association Supports and Endorses One Health

December 13, 2010

American Nurses Association Supports and Endorses One Health     The One Health Initiative website team was notified on December 9, 2010 that the president of the American Nurses Association www.nursingworld.org, Karen A. Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN supports the One Health concept.  The following is President Daley’s endorsement statement:   “Nurses recognize all forms…

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