One Health News

October 28, 2010

One Health Newsletter Fall Issue now online – October 28, 2010   A product of the Florida Department of Health (USA), Division of Environmental Health   Editor: Mary Echols, DVM, MPH  http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Environment/medicine/One_Health/OneHealth.html

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) One Health Office Launches Historic ONE HEALTH Website

October 26, 2010

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) One Health Office Launches Historic ONE HEALTH Website The One Health Initiative website was notified October 25, 2010 that the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) office of One Health has launched their new ONE HEALTH website: http://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/ Please see the website’s related links…

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October 22, 2010

The following is a preview abstract of a “Rinderpest” presentation to be given by Dr. Paul Gibbs at:   The One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases   American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – 59th Annual Meeting – www.astmh.org   November 3-7, 2010 Marriott Atlanta Marquis…

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One Health History Study Award Granted To London Imperial College (UK) from Wellcome Trust

October 20, 2010

One Health History Study Award Granted To London Imperial College (UK) from Wellcome Trust     “The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at Imperial College London, England, has won a prestigious, 5-year award from the Wellcome Trust to study the history of One Health. Worth over £0.5m [over $792,000 at current U.S.…

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October 18, 2010

One Health in ACTION – 2nd Article in Tuberculosis Series   Human tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean   By de Kantor I N,  LoBue P A, Thoen C O.  [Dr. Isabel de Kantor is a PhD; Dr. Philip LoBue is a physician; and Dr. Charles Thoen…

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October 13, 2010

One Health in ACTION:   Significant New One Health Oriented “Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology Network (IEE)” Established in Sweden Read More on Home page: www.infee.se “Combating and controlling zoonotic infections effectively, requires an approach where researchers use the “One World – One Health” perspective. The purpose of the IEE network is to stimulate interdisciplinary projects resulting…

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One Health – 2010 AAVLD/USAHA Plenary Sessions – Nov 13 & 15

October 11, 2010

2nd Reminder: IMPORTANT ONE HEALTH MEETING SESSIONS ANNOUNCED August 7, 2010: November 11-17, 2010 United States Animal Health Association (USAHA)114th Annual Meeting – Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA) http://www.usaha.org/meetings/2010/ American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD)53rd Annual Conference For more information on AAVLD programs, please go to www.aavld.org   One Health – 2010 AAVLD/USAHA Plenary Sessions  …

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Press Release (received October 6, 2010): Agricultural Science and Politics

October 7, 2010

Press Release (received October 6, 2010): Agricultural Science and Politics October 5, 2010—Dr. Juergen A. Richt [DVM, PhD], Kansas State University Regents Distinguished Professor and Director of CEEZAD, (Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases), speaking at the Farm Foundation Conference on September 24, 2010, “Zoonoses: Understanding the Animal Agriculture and Human Health…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month This October – One Health in ACTION: Human Breast Cancer Comparative Medicine Research Advances at MD Anderson Cancer Center

October 6, 2010

Breast Cancer Awareness Month This October   http://www.thepinkagenda.org/   This previous News item is how “One Health” comparative medicine has advanced critical scientific knowledge about Breast Cancer:  think of what full One Health implementation and institutionalization could achieve!   One Health in ACTION: Human Breast Cancer Comparative Medicine Research Advances at MD Anderson Cancer Center…

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One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases – November 3-7, 2010 – Atlanta, GA (USA)

October 5, 2010

2nd REMINDER:  A Highly Significant … One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases   American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – 59th Annual Meeting – www.astmh.org   November 3-7, 2010 Marriott Atlanta Marquis Hotel Atlanta, Georgia (USA)   A symposium organized jointly by members of the ASTMH…

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Maasai Vets [veterinarians] Carry Out Disease Surveillance of 86,000 Animals With Google Mobile Phones

October 1, 2010

News – London International Development Centre   Maasai Vets [veterinarians] Carry Out Disease Surveillance of 86,000 Animals With Google Mobile Phones 05 August 2010 “Mobile phones enable vets to upload information about diseases and vaccinations (shown by the coloured markers) to a project website. Credit: EpiCollect Maasai vets in East Africa are using mobile phones…

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Important Rabies Webinars: Tuesday, September 28, 2010

September 24, 2010

Reminder… Important Rabies Webinars: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 The Global Alliance for Rabies Control and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are co-hosting four Webinars on World Rabies Day 2010. There is no cost to attend the Webinars but you must register for each Webinar separately, using the links provided, e.g.: Webinar #2: 9:00-11:15am (EST)…

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Why the environment and environmental change matter to One Health

September 23, 2010

Why the environment and environmental change matter to One Health   Submitted By: Meredith A. Barrett Meredith.barrett@duke.edu, Aaron H. Stoertz, Timothy A. Bouley   Human medicine and veterinary medicine demonstrate a long history of collaboration dating back to the 19th century.  Today, the One Health movement maintains this tradition, yet also increasingly incorporates environmental, public…

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CAPRINE ARTHRITIS/ENCEPHALITIS – PHILIPPINES: COMPARATIVE MEDICINE ASPECTS – ProMED Post

September 21, 2010

CAPRINE ARTHRITIS/ENCEPHALITIS – PHILIPPINES: COMPARATIVE MEDICINE ASPECTS   Please see a notable One Health ProMED-mail posting on One Health Initiative Website ProMED Page - Tuesday, September 21, 2010.  http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/promed.php http://www.promedmail.org/pls/apex/f?p=2400:1001:4788988141084359::NO::F2400_P1001_BACK_PAGE,F2400_P1001_PUB_MAIL_ID:1000,84924  

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One Health Advocate/Supporter Website Promotes Global Cancer Awareness

September 20, 2010

One Health Advocate/Supporter Website Promotes Global Cancer Awareness   A recent global call to action is now promoted on the “Millennium Medicine Project Global Cancer Initiative” of the Humanitarian Resource Institute.  This website’s One Health advocacy http://www.humanitarian.net/biodefense/fazdc/zdc1/ was previously reported on a One Health Initiative website News item April 24, 2010 (scroll down).  While scrolling…

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One Health in ACTION: Human Breast Cancer Comparative Medicine Research Advances at MD Anderson Cancer Center

September 17, 2010

One Health in ACTION: Human Breast Cancer Comparative Medicine Research Advances at MD Anderson Cancer Center   Physicians, PhDs, and Veterinarians working collaboratively and synergistically   Department of Veterinary Sciences, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research, The University of Texas    Provided September 13, 2010 by:   Christian R. Abee, DVM, MS,…

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A One Health Challenge – An Innovative Approach to Graduate Public Health Education

September 14, 2010

A One Health Challenge An Innovative Approach to Graduate Public Health Education The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas (USA) is not what one would normally expect from graduate public health education.  While a few other Master of Public Health programs in the United States are aligned with…

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One Health Poster Representation at Farm Foundation Symposium by Two Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence

September 9, 2010

One Health Poster Representation at Farm Foundation Symposium by Two Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence   Titled: “One Health – One Medicine – One Environment”   Two outstanding Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence—the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD), Kansas State University and National Center for Foreign…

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September 8, 2010

Two Important One Health Tuberculosis Articles – Published by “The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease” The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease publishes articles on all aspects of lung health, including public health-related issues such as training programmes, cost-benefit analysis, legislation, epidemiology, intervention studies and health systems research. The IJTLD is dedicated…

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American Medical Association (USA) President Reaffirms Strong Support of One Health

August 30, 2010

American Medical Association (USA) President Reaffirms Strong Support of One Health     “The AMA strongly supports the One Health Initiative, the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines to attain optimal health for humans, animals, and our environment. More than 60 percent of human infectious diseases and the preponderance of emerging infectious diseases have an animal vector. Better collaboration is…

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