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Op-Ed Guest Column Sarasota Herald-Tribune (USA-Florida) – In age of pandemics, human and animal health intersect

December 2, 2008

Op-Ed Publication December 2, 2008 in Sarasota Herald-Tribune Newspaper: http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20081202/COLUMNIST/812020315/2080/OPINION?Title=In_age_of_pandemics__human_and_animal_health_intersect

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Handbook for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals Now Available

November 24, 2008

Zoonoses Handbook Now Available – February 2008With support from Bayer Animal Health, the Center for Food Security & Public Health (CFSPH) – IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY- has published the Handbook for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals. The Handbook is for veterinary and human medical professionals and addresses the etiology, prevention and liability issues for zoonoses of companion animals. It…

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Colombian Non-profit Organization Endorses ‘One Health’

November 19, 2008

Colombian Non-profit Organization Endorses ‘One Health’   November 19, 2008   Attentively and according to information available on One Health  Initiative Web page, I am attaching the requested information to be a  Supporter Organization.   The Corporación RedSPVet_, Red de Salud Pública Veterinaria (Veterinary  Public health Network, RedSPVet),is a non Profit Organization, that associates Veterinary…

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November 19, 2008

  National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Endorses “One World-One Health”                                                    http://www.neha.org/index.shtml   The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is a strong professional society with over 4,500 members across the nation. NEHA’s mission is “to advance the environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all”.   NEHA announced…

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Dean Emeritus of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Comments on Comparative Medicine’s Problematic Implementation in Veterinary Medical Education

November 17, 2008

Dean Emeritus of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Comments on Comparative Medicine’s Problematic Implementation in Veterinary Medical Education   In an October 30, 2008 letter to Dr. Michael Chaddock, Deputy Director of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges in Washington, D.C., Dr. J. Thomas Vaughan reflected upon the historical aspects of comparative medicine…

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November 8, 2008

Great 21st Century Physician ‘One Health’ Leader Dies   Date on November 6, 2008 Ronald M. Davis, MDPast President, American Medical Association It is with tremendous sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Ron Davis, past President of the AMA and a major supporter of the One Health Initiative.  Indeed, the AMA wouldn’t have…

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The Foundations of Medical and Veterinary Virology: Discoverers and Discoveries, Inventors and Inventions, Developoers and Technologies

November 7, 2008

The Foundations of Medical and Veterinary Virology: Discoverers and Discoveries, Inventors and Inventions, Developers and Technologies   Frederick A. Murphy, DVM, PhDUniversity of Texas Medical BranchDepartment of Pathology, Route 0609301 University BlvdGalveston, TX 77555-0609 famurphy@utmb.edu   Dr. Fred Murphy, the famous veterinary virologist who co-discovered the Ebola virus as etiologic agent of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever,…

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Exciting

November 4, 2008

Exciting New Website Launched   News Tracker, Health-Humanitarian-Tech   http://www.trackernews.net/     Provided by:   J.A. Ginsburg, editoreditor@trackernews.net  

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K-State and Kansas Health Foundation Team Up to Promote “One Health Kansas”

October 30, 2008

Sources: Lisa Freeman, 785-532-2844, freeman@vet.k-state.edu; BethMontelone, 7 85-532-1333, bethmont@k-state.eduNews release prepared by: Cheryl May, 785-532-6415, may@k-state.edu K-STATE AND KANSAS HEALTH FOUNDATION TEAM UP TO PROMOTE ‘ONE HEALTHKANSAS’ MANHATTAN — Kansas State University and the Kansas Health Foundationare collaborating to make Kansans healthier. A new venture, “One HealthKansas,” will promote awareness and understanding of theinterconnections among…

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AVMA Executive VP Addresses American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting

October 29, 2008

On Saturday, October 25th, 2008, Dr. Ron DeHaven, Executive Vice President of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) opened the plenary session of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD)annual meeting with a presentation entitled:  “The AVMA One Medicine Initiative–Overview and Opportunities.  This keynote talk was followed by several papers on antimicrobial resistance. Reported by: Craig N. Carter,…

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One Health ‘Supercourse’ Partnership Proposed

October 28, 2008

One Health ‘Supercourse’ Partnership Proposed                         www.pitt.edu/~super1 We propose that the One Health mission could partner with the Supercourse for broad, global distribution of education and outreach for Onehealth.   Supercourse:  The Supercourse began about 10 years ago as the result of the recognition that there has been a 25 year increase in life expectancy…

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Italian Society of Preventive Medicine Endorses One Health Initiative

October 27, 2008

Italian Society of Preventive Medicine Announces Support for ‘One Health Initiative’ On behalf of SIMeVeP, Società Italiana di Medicina Veterinaria Preventiva (Italian Society of Preventive Veterinary Medicine), after the notice from our member Romano Zilli DVM, in my capacity of President of the society itself, I give support to the “one health initiative”.   Wishing you the best…

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One Health Club at the University of Pennsylvania

October 22, 2008

One Health Club at the University of Pennsylvania    Over this past summer, a One Health graduate group at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) was formed through the initiative of Catherine Brinkley (Penn Vet) and Shadia Bel Hamdounia (Penn Med).  “We wanted to foster more communication between the health professional schools and to discuss key issues that overlap…

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One Health Endorsement – The Institute for Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Food Safety Lazio and Tuscany Regions of Italy

October 21, 2008

October 21, 2008   The Institute for Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Food Safety Lazio and Tuscany Regions [Italy]  (“Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Regioni Lazio e Toscana”) has advised us that they are supporting the One Health Initiative.   http://www.izslt.it/izs/   Provided by:   Romano Zilli, DVMIstituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale Regioni Lazio e ToscanaV. Appia Nuova 141100178 Rome…

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Colorado State University (CSU) Students Create

October 20, 2008

–News Release– Colorado State University (CSU) Students Create “One Health” Club – First of its Kind “The students at Colorado State University have been keeping their fingers on the pulse of the healthcare profession and its new direction.  With the release of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s One Health Initiative Task Force report, there is…

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Prominent Physician One Health Supporter Dies

October 16, 2008

As an alum of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, I am deeply saddened by the passing of Dean Emeritus Allan Rosenfield, MD.  Dean Rosenfield passed away on Sunday, October 12th after courageously battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for several years. He was a leading advocate for women’s health and was a supporter…

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Indian Veterinary Public Health Association Endorses One Health Initiative

October 13, 2008

October 12, 2012   Indian Veterinary Public Health Association Announces Endorsement [Support] of the One Health Initiative   Dr. P. V. Ramchandra Rao, President of the Indian Veterinary Public Health Association notified us today that the association supports the One Health Initiative.   Dr. P.V. Ramchandra Rao, President Indian Veterinary Public Health Association #313, Maheswari…

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CDC Signs North American Rabies Management Plan

October 8, 2008

http://www.cdc.gov/news/2008/10/rabies.html CDC Signs North American Rabies Management Plan Published: October 8, 2008 CDC Director, Julie Gerberding, M.d. MPH and Mrs. Cindy Smith, USDA APHIS Administrator, along with Mexican and Canadian authorities signed the first North American Rabies Management Plan. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant…

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New One Health Website launched

September 30, 2008

“May there never develop in me the notion that my education is complete but give me the strength and leisure and zeal continually to enlarge my knowledge.”– Maimonides – The pro bono “One Health” team of Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM, and Thomas P. Monath, MD announces that an autonomous free…

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September 30, 2008

http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Environment/community/One_Health/OneHealth.html “One Health” article submissions are welcomed and being accepted now. Anyone wishing to submit an article is encouraged to do so keeping the length to approximately 400 to 1000 words. If a piece has four references or less, they will appear in the main body of the newsletter directly following the article. If more…

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