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One Health Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University

August 21, 2021

Research Focus Research in the One Health Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University examines the interface of bacteria and hosts to reduce microbe-mediated disease in humans and animals. We apply the principles of one health and microbial ecology, evaluating target microbes and bacterial genes specifically and the larger microbial community (microbiome) broadly. We also evaluate non-infection outcomes,…

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New report from Harvard and global experts shows investments in nature needed to stop the next pandemic

August 18, 2021

NEWS RELEASE 18-AUG-2021 Protecting forests and changing agricultural practices are essential, cost-effective actions to prevent pandemics Reports and Proceedings HARVARD T.H. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH “ … A key recommendation from the task force calls for leveraging investments in healthcare system strengthening and One Health to jointly advance conservation, animal and human health, and spillover prevention. A…

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Changing Global Health Paradigm: ONE HEALTH – The Mitchell Report

August 10, 2021

The Mitchell Report The Mitchell Report. Garrett Mitchell. Washington, D.C. Timely observation, commentary and analysis of cutting edge issues in American politics and public policy. About SEE: themitchellreport.typepad.com Changing Global Health Paradigm: ONE HEALTH The catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the importance of preparedness against zoonotic disease spillover events (or against laboratory accidents involving zoonotic pathogens).…

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Health and Wellness for Humans: Not Achievable in a Vacuum 

August 4, 2021

If the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us one difficult lesson, it’s this—we, humans, should promote harmony with the other species of Earth as well as protect our global environment if we’re to avoid these horrific events in the future. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. While specific interventions can be initially…

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CROW welcomes wildlife, conservation medicine interns

August 1, 2021

Sanibel-Captiva Islander Their year-long veterinary internships began on July 1. … The internship at CROW is centered around the “One World, One Health” concept and … the growing field of wildlife conservation medicine and the one health initiative.”. SEE: https://www.captivasanibel.com/2021/07/30/crow-welcomes-wildlife-conservation-medicine-interns/ http://www.crowclinic.org/articles/one-world-one-health 

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Rutgers Inspires Establishment of New Jersey One Health Task Force

July 29, 2021

New Jersey is the first state to legislate a task force to fight disease transmission from animals to people SEE:  https://www.newswise.com/articles/rutgers-inspires-establishment-of-new-jersey-one-health-task-force?ta=home 28-Jul-2021 1:35 PM EDT, by Rutgers University-New Brunswick Newswise — The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for scientists to address how humans, animals and the environment affect each other and to develop protocols to stop…

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Embracing the One Health Approach – Genome BC

July 28, 2021

SEE:  https://www.genomebc.ca/blog/embracing-the-one-health-approach  “… No one person, organization, or sector can address issues at the animal-human-environment interface alone. The “One Health” approach is a collaborative, multisectoral, and transdisciplinary approach— working at the local, regional, national, and global levels—with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes. Its foundation is the recognition that the health and wellbeing of…

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G20 Summit: Make One Health a Reality – July 23, 2021

July 27, 2021

HEALTH, POLITICS & FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SOCIETY SEE:  G20 Summit: Make One Health a Reality   by George Lueddeke – Rohini Roopnarine – Richard Seifman This is the summer of Italy on the World Stage–And recognition of One Health as a global concern: What happens in the Fall when the G20 meets? Will the G20 follow up on the…

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‘One Health’ concept recognizes that animal and human health are inter-dependent: Atul Chaturvedi, Health News, ET HealthWorld (indiatimes.com)

July 21, 2021

India has embarked upon establishing the One Health approach to leverage human capital and physical capital to prevent future pandemics, which is why implementing the One Health concept is now imminent and most urgent. Shahid Akhter ETHealthWorld Updated: July 20, 2021, 23:55 IST SEE  https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/policy/one-health-concept-recognizes-that-animal-health-human-health-and-the-environment-are-inter-dependent-atul-chaturvedi-secretary-dept-of-animal-husbandry-dairying-goi/84593264

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Final declaration – 5th France-Oceania Summit (19 July 2021)

July 20, 2021

SEE: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/asia-and-oceania/news/article/final-declaration-5th-france-oceania-summit-19-jul-21 “16. We recognize the urgent need to strengthen the implementation of the One Health approach and, in this regard, welcome initiatives such as the One Health High Level Expert Panel (OHHLEP) established by the WHO, FAO, OIE and UNEP and the PREZODE initiative.”

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One Health approach: a symphony of effort… a health exigency worldwide

July 16, 2021

July 15, 2021 Medical Science Please note, this article will also appear in the seventh edition of our quarterly publication AS https://onehealthinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/INN7-B-Kaplan-8888-atl-final.pdf VIEW PUBLICATION

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Developing a one health approach by using a multi-dimensional matrix

July 14, 2021

One Health Volume 13, December 2021, 100289 SEE: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352771421000793?via%3Dihub#bb0030  Developing a one health approach by using a multi-dimensional matrix Laura H.Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP Co-Founder,  One Health Initiative, New York, USA

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One Health Needs Global Recognition: A Call for Superstars to Come Forward

July 9, 2021

HEALTH, POLITICS & FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SOCIETY July 9, 2021 by Craig Carter, Rohini Roopnarine & Richard Seifman SEE: https://impakter.com/one-health-recognition-superstars/

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South Dakota One Health: COVID-19 and One Health

July 7, 2021

Home  Thursday, July 8 SEE: https://extension.sdstate.edu/event/south-dakota-one-health-covid-19-and-one-health Posted in Beef Cattle, Swine, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Animal Health, Goats, Horse, Poultry, Rabbit The South Dakota One Health: COVID-19 and One Health will be held July 8 at 9 a.m. CST at the USD Health Science Center (Room #106, 1400 W. 22nd St., Sioux Falls). The latest in a series looking at the interaction between people, animals and the…

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Preventing Future Pandemics Starts with Protecting Our Forests

July 7, 2021

STORY HIGHLIGHTS At least 60% of emerging infectious diseases are of zoonotic origin. It is estimated that around 1.7 million currently “undiscovered” viruses exist in mammals and birds, of which up to 827,000 could have the ability to infect people. Healthy forests are essential to reduce the risks of future zoonotic diseases. “… We need…

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Get vaccinated for COVID-19…and live.  Refuse and you are more likely to DIE from contracting the disease!!

July 5, 2021

Dr. Fauci Just Warned of COVID “Spikes” Here | Eat This Not … https://www.eatthis.com › news-fauci-delta-covid-spikes… 20 hours ago — Dr. Fauci warned that there will be new COVID–19 spikes in places with … Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Pinterest · Share via e-mail … die of COVID in this most recent month that we completed in June,” said Todd. ……

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Planetary health needs One Health

July 4, 2021

 One Health is a concept that recognises the links between human, animal, and environmental health.

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Researchers in cross-species disease transmission awarded One Health fellowships

June 30, 2021

Soulsby Foundation funds research into human and animal viruses, cross-species disease transmission and treatment for snake bites. Doctors and veterinarians working across a wide range of One Health issues have been awarded fellowships to enable them to progress their research. The fellowships are awarded by the Soulsby Foundation – a charity that supports early career…

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The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations-International Atomic Energy Agency (FAO-IAEA) meeting held focusing on prevention of animal disease outbreaks [needs One Health approach]

June 29, 2021

SEE: https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/technology/1631150-fao-iaea-meeting-held-focusing-on-prevention-of-animal-disease-outbreaks “… “The world is looking to us to produce synergies and provide leadership for a One Health approach that prevents future pandemics originating from animal sources,” FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said. With livestock production systems becoming more intensified in many parts of the world to meet demands for animal-based foods, the symposium will address the challenges and…

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