One Health News

Vermont (USA) Pediatrician Provides Model for Advancing One Health Principles

March 13, 2010

Vermont (USA) Pediatrician Provides Model for Advancing One Health Principles   On March 8, 2010 an e-mail message to Dean Joan Hendricks, prominent One Health supporter/advocate at the University of Pennsylvania school of veterinary medicine in Philadelpia, Pennsylvania (USA) from John Trumper, MD, a longstanding valued One Health supporter in the state of Vermont modestly…

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Human-Animal Medicine – Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses and Other Shared Health Risks

March 12, 2010

Important REMINDER: Groundbreaking ‘One Health’ book now available:    Landmark ‘One Health’ book receives favorable review   “For public health professionals, human health and veterinary clinicians in the United States this book will be a must-read. Furthermore, I should recommend this book for all libraries of medicine, veterinary and public health schools and research centres from all over…

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March 12, 2010

Princeton University (USA) – Program of Science and Global Security   The Biosecurity Seminar Series – Spring 2009   All seminars were held at the Carl Icahn building in Princeton, New Jersey (USA) Any questions, please contact Laura Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP at lkahn@princeton.edu or 609-258-6763. http://www.princeton.edu/sgs/seminars/biosecurity/   Notable Example: March 27, 2009�-�Smallpox Eradication:� What…

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) provides link to One Health Initiative website

March 10, 2010

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) provides link to One Health Initiative website:  http://cstsp.aaas.org/content.html?contentid=22

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Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine links with One Health Initiative website

March 10, 2010

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine links with One Health Initiative website    Centers and Institutes: http://vetmed.iastate.edu/centers-and-institutesInternational Programs: http://vetmed.iastate.edu/outreach/international-programs

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March 7, 2010

NOTICE (March 15, 2010):   The One Health Initiative Website Welcomes …   Worldwide One Health Submissions for Posting on:   ·                         One Health News page ·                         Publications page ·                         Upcoming Events page  Comments and suggestions also appreciated…   Please send to kkm@onehealthinitiative.com

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University of Florida (USA) offers Unique Online Master of Public Health Degree to Busy Professionals

March 6, 2010

University of Florida (USA) offers Unique Online Master of Public Health Degree to Busy Professionals –e.g., physicians, veterinarians, nurses, researchers, pharmacists, dentists, health department employees and others– The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges has identified a need for veterinarians to be trained in public health. Now practicing veterinarians can earn a Master of Public…

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Wildlife Diseases News Digest – Spreads One Health Message

March 5, 2010

Wildlife Diseases News Digest (One of the essential elements of One Health)      Spreads One Health Message using One Health Initiative website   Please see: http://wdin.blogspot.com/2010/03/in-spotlight-one-health-initative.html

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March 4, 2010

Famous veterinarian Walter Plowright, CMG, FRS, FRCVS is dead (February 19, 2010): developed vaccine against rinderpest …a ‘One Health in Action’ example of where veterinary medicine has contributed significantly to human well-being Dr. Walter Plowright, a renowned veterinary medical scientist, was recognized with the 1999 World Food Prize for his development of tissue culture rinderpest…

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Cost of Foodborne Illness per Produce Safety Project – Food-borne illnesses cost USA $152 billion

March 3, 2010

Produce Safety Project http://www.producesafetyproject.org/ Cost of Foodborne Illness Food-borne illnesses cost USA $152 billion http://www.producesafetyproject.org/fact_sheets?id=0001 PDF version In addition to sickness, discomfort, and death, foodborne illnesses carry with them significant economic and social costs that extend far beyond the immediate victim. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that foodborne diseases cause approximately…

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Insightful Book Interview with: One Health Leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP

March 3, 2010

Princeton Community Television  –  Princeton, New Jersey (USA)   http://vimeo.com/9712129 – Online audio-video, 24 minutes duration   Insightful Book Interview with: One Health Leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP   Author of “Who’s In Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises” http://www.greenwood.com/catalog/C9485.aspx http://www.amazon.com/Whos-Charge-Leadership-Epidemics-International/dp/0275994856/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259598191&sr=8-1 

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American College of Veterinary Pathologists Approves One Health Resolution

March 2, 2010

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists recently approved the following resolution that adopts the One Health Initiative concept:   “The American College of Veterinary Pathologists, recognizes and endorses the One Health Initiative dedication to improving the lives of all animal species, and to improving environmental health through the integration of human and veterinary medicine and…

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Veterinary Practice News – “Researcher Combines Computers, Biology to Track Flu”

March 1, 2010

Veterinary Practice News Researcher Combines Computers, Biology to Track Flu Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 6:15 p.m. EST An assistant professor in systems biology at Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has combined computers and biology to track animal flu viruses. During graduate studies in China, Henry Wan, DVM, MS, Ph.D., became the first…

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One Health Initiative Unites Human and Veterinary Medicine

February 23, 2010

Humanitarian Resource Center – http://www.unarts.org/news/onehealth_2222010.html   Provided to One Health Initiative website by: Stephen Michael Apatow, Founder  23 February 2010Humanitarian Resource InstitutePhone: (203) 668-0282Url: www.humanitarian.net United Nations Arts InitiativeArts Integration Into EducationUrl: www.unarts.orgTwitter: unarts Pathobiologics International:Url: www.pathobiologics.org One Health Initiative Unites Human and Veterinary Medicine by Stephen Michael Apatow: Founder, Humanitarian Resource Institute, United Nations…

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Kansas State University receives $12M for zoonotic and animal disease research

February 22, 2010

Kansas State University receives $12M for zoonotic and animal disease research   Friday, February 19, 2010  |  Modified: Monday, February 22, 2010 Kansas City Business Journal http://kansascity.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2010/02/15/daily52.html

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Study Demonstrates Evolutionary Link between Plants and Humans

February 20, 2010

Study Demonstrates Evolutionary Link between Plants and Humans   Crop Biotech Update – February 19, 2010   http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=5467 “By demonstrating that a human protein important in cancer development can revive dying plants, researchers at Purdue University have shown an evolutionary link between plants and humans. The aminopeptidase M1 protein, or APM1, is critical for root development…

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Dolphin “Diabetes” Could Be Important Model for Humans

February 19, 2010

Science Now  Dolphin “Diabetes” Could Be Important Model for Humans by Erik Stokstad on February 18, 2010 8:21 PM   http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/02/dolphin-diabetes-could-be-import.html

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European Commission (EC) wants update on Q fever increase in humans

February 17, 2010

European Commission (EC) wants update on Q fever increase in humans “European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked by EC to provide urgent scientific advice to inform possible European Union (EU) risk management measures with regards to human Q fever cases.”   //15 Feb 2010   Vetsweb.com News item  http://www.vetsweb.com/news/ec-wants-update-on-q-fever-increase-in-humans-892.html

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February 9, 2010

“ONE HEALTH in Action” – First Flexible Coil Balloon Expandable Intracoronary Stent Development for Humans   The One Health initiative website has been advised by Peter G. Anderson, DVM, PhD, Professor & Director of Pathology Undergraduate Education and Pre-Clerkship Curriculum Coordinator at the Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine, that the “One…

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Please take our short online One Health Initiative survey…

February 8, 2010

:: PLEASE TAKE OUR [Short] ONLINE SURVEY ::  SEE OPENING PAGE OF One Health Initiative website. Thank you!

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