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An Urgent Call to Make One Health Work for People and Our Planet – MEDICC REVIEW January 2020, Vol 22, No 1 / Editorial | Editors’-Choice

February 21, 2020

January 2020, Vol 22, No 1 / Editorial | Editors’-Choice  An Urgent Call to Make One Health Work for People and Our Planet The Editors “January 2020 begins a new decade, a chance for the international health community to take a hard look at where we are, where we stand, what we stand for and…

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NC State Collaborating Center to Aid WHO [World Health Organization] in Combating Antimicrobial Resistance – Feb18 2020

February 19, 2020

NC State Collaborating Center to Aid WHO [World Health Organization] in Combating Antimicrobial Resistance February 18, 2020 For Immediate Release – NC State News, Raleigh, North Carolina (USA) Tracey Peake  tracey_peake@ncsu.edu  919/515-6142 The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated North Carolina State University’s Department of Population Health and Pathobiology as a collaborating center. The new…

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Reminder: Frequent Media Expert Physician/Public Health Spokesperson for Coronavirus Epidemic (potential Pandemic) Threat Status in World Supports a One Health Approach

February 19, 2020

Reminder: Frequent Media Expert Physician/Public Health Spokesperson for Coronavirus Epidemic (potential Pandemic) Threat Status in World Supports a One Health Approach CBS News February 16, 2020, 11:25 AM Transcript: Dr. Anthony Fauci on “Face the Nation,” February 16, 2020 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/transcript-dr-anthony-fauci-on-face-the-nation-february-16-2020/   U.S. National Institute of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) Director Dr. Anthony…

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Coronavirus: ECOWAS Health Ministers Issue Joint Preparedness

February 17, 2020

17.02.2020 Health Coronavirus: ECOWAS Health Ministers Issue Joint Preparedness “…The communiqué called on countries to promote multi-sectoral national efforts using one-health approach to maximise impact. …”  By News Desk LISTEN 2 HOURS AGO Health ministers from member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have issued joint regional preparedness plan for the…

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Introduction to One Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Planetary Health – Book Review

February 16, 2020

ISBN-13: 978-1119382867 ISBN-10: 1119382866 SEE: https://www.amazon.com/Introduction-One-Health-Interdisciplinary-Planetary/dp/1119382866/ref=asc_df_1119382866/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=317170508585&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=16219716441380135880&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1015192&hvtargid=pla-626242419545&psc=1   The short introductory review on the publisher’s website generally reflects what this book is about.  The following brief commentary uses their description while including some additional observations. Introduction to One Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Planetary Health offers a reasonably good introduction to the exponentially expanding field of…

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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 14, 2020 from CIDRAP

February 15, 2020

Connect with Us FEATURED NEWS TOPICS Novel Coronavirus Ebola MERS-CoV Chronic Wasting Disease Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 14, 2020 BD announces contract to help fight AMR in developing countries See: http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2020/02/stewardship-resistance-scan-feb-14-2020 In a related development, the medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co.) yesterday announced a $6 million contract with the Fleming…

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How to see the next viral threat coming…Published in THE HILL, Feb10, 2020

February 10, 2020

How to see the next viral threat coming By Gregory C. Gray [MD, MPH], opinion contributor — 02/10/20 02:30 PM EST 12 The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has followed an eerily familiar pattern. First recognized just weeks ago…

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Implementing a One Health culture in undergraduate education to tackle current and future health …

February 8, 2020

Implementing a One Health culture in undergraduate education to tackle current and future health … CPME … call on policy makers, academics and professionals to promote an interdisciplinary exchange under the One Health[1] approach in education. SEE: https://www.cpme.eu/implementing-a-one-health-culture-in-undergraduate-education-to-tackle-current-and-future-health-challenges/

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New “One Health Interest Group” on the scene

February 5, 2020

New “One Health Interest Group” on the scene …   See CORE Group information at: https://coregroup.org/announcing-our-new-one-health-interest-group/ “Announcing Our New One Health Interest Group February 3, 2020   We are pleased to announce the development of a new CORE Group Interest Group on One Health. One Health is a multisectoral, transdisciplinary approach that promotes the interconnections…

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Coronavirus: Fear of a pandemic, or a pandemic of fear? [One Health approach essential!]

February 1, 2020

Academic rigor, journalistic flair Coronavirus: Fear of a pandemic, or a pandemic of fear? January 31, 2020 11.11am EST SEE full article at http://theconversation.com/coronavirus-fear-of-a-pandemic-or-a-pandemic-of-fear-130934 “… International response to this coronavirus also demonstrates considerable improvement, with rapid information flow and reporting of cases by Chinese authorities. But governance challenges remain, along with a growing awareness of the importance…

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Seattle clinic treats people and pets together [a One Health clinic]

January 31, 2020

Seattle clinic treats people and pets together VIN News Service Every other Wednesday, New Horizons hosts what’s called a One Health Clinic, which brings together a veterinarian and veterinary students, a nurse … SEE: https://news.vin.com/VINNews.aspx?articleId=55970

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Healthy Rangelands, Healthy Livestock and Healthy People: A Fully Integrated One Health Approach in Pastoral Ethiopia

January 29, 2020

  Healthy Rangelands, Healthy Livestock and Healthy People: A Fully Integrated One Health Approach in Pastoral Ethiopia       <img typeof=”foaf:Image” class=”img-responsive” src=”https://www.agrilinks.org/sites/default/files/styles/a2-profilepicture-content/public/social_media_agrilinks_2017_0.jpg?itok=7_lMjxs2&c=351c263ddee22348dee14b0b87d2ef01″ width=”100″ height=”100″ alt=”” /> Agrilinks Team January 16, 2020 SEE: https://www.agrilinks.org/post/healthy-rangelands-healthy-livestock-and-healthy-people-moving-towards-fully-integrated-one  “In recent years in the pastoral areas of developing countries, One Health is gaining increasing credibility and visibility as an approach…

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Coronavirus Outbreak Could Impact Agriculture – Audio Interview Recording

January 29, 2020

          An important One Health message…a One Health approach needed to combat Coronovirus outbreak: Coronavirus Outbreak in China Could Impact Agriculture January 27, 2020 by Southern Farm Network   Coronavirus Outbreak in China Could Impact Agriculture An infectious disease researcher [Gregory C. Gray, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Duke Medicine Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Global…

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China’s Coronavirus: How Do We Stop Such Deadly Threats? U.S. News & World Report, January 27, 2020

January 28, 2020

U.S. News & World Report – January 27, 2020 China’s Coronavirus: How Do We Stop Such Deadly Threats? SEE entire article at: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2020-01-27/commentary-chinas-coronavirus-how-do-we-stop-such-deadly-threats U.S. News & World Report Often, the best that public health officials can hope for it to slow down … Often, such an interdisciplinary collaboration is termed the “One Health … “… How…

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U.S. Senators Klobuchar, Smith announce $180,000 in animal disease prevention funding [for One Health approach] via Brainerd Dispatch

January 26, 2020

 Government and Politics Klobuchar, Smith announce $180,000 in animal disease prevention funding SEE complete article at: https://www.brainerddispatch.com/news/government-and-politics/4880415-Klobuchar-Smith-announce-180000-in-animal-disease-prevention-funding Written By: Brainerd Dispatch | Jan 25th 2020 – 11am.          A Google Alert… Sen. Tina Smith (left) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar are the U.S. senators representing Minnesota. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, D-Minn., announced Friday, Jan. 24,…

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A One Health Approach to Tackle Cryptosporidiosis (Cell Press)

January 25, 2020

  A One Health Approach to Tackle Cryptosporidiosis Cell Press SEE: https://www.cell.com/trends/parasitology/fulltext/S1471-4922(20)30009-X Highlights Development of new vaccines for livestock and people to reduce disease and shedding of Cryptosporidium oocysts is a key One Health goal. An integrated genotyping approach to detect and differentiate Cryptosporidium parasites in both veterinary and public health will inform source tracking,…

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Renowned Sociologist Discusses Synergy of Project Save the World and the One Health Approaches

January 19, 2020

Renowned Sociologist Discusses Synergy of Project Save the World and the One Health Approaches Submitted to the One Health Initiative website January 18, 2020 by Metta Spencer, PhD https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metta_Spencer.  Dr. Spencer is president of Science for Peace, a Canadian organization of natural and social scientists based in Toronto.  The One Health Initiative team is pleased…

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January is now officially One Health Awareness Month!

January 16, 2020

One Health: It’s for All of Us January is now officially One Health Awareness Month! The Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution designating January as ‘National One Health Awareness Month’ to promote collaboration between public, animal, and environmental health scientists. See the One Health Awareness Month GuideExternal Link SEE: https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-health-literacy/one-health-its-all-us

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January 15, 2020

  Rep. Schrader Introduces Bipartisan Resolution To Designate January As “National One Health … The Lund Report Today, Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan H. Res. 794 to designate January 2020 as “National One Health … SEE: https://www.thelundreport.org/content/rep-schrader-introduces-bipartisan-resolution-designate-january-national-one-health  

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The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE) To Administer One Health Certified Animal Protein Process Verified Program

January 14, 2020

The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education Media Contact: Valyn Bodensteiner, PCM, Marketing Communications Specialist, NIAMRRE, 515-294-3104, valynb@niamrre.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NIAMRRE To Administer One Health Certified Animal Protein Process Verified Program Leading chicken producer, Mountaire Farms, first to offer retail products under program label AMES, IA (Jan, 14, 2020) – A new program…

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