One Health News

New Acting Director Named for National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases at CDC (USA)

August 19, 2009

New Acting Director Named for National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases at CDC (USA) I am pleased to announce that RADM Ali Khan, M.D., M.P.H., will be Acting Director of the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (NCZVED), effective September 1.  Ali will replace Lonnie King, D.V.M., who is leaving to…

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NEW One Health Network website (Belgium)

August 6, 2009

NEW One Health Network website (Belgium)  www.onehealthnet.be “Why? Because… Human welfare and health relies much on animal health…Animals and human beings share a great number of pathogens…Human and veterinary medicine use the same molecules and face similar drug resistance problems…Animal health and epidemiology help understand better public health and epidemiology…The world has become a global…

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August 5, 2009

New National (USA): One Health Commission website launched…   Please see:   http://www.onehealthcommission.org/ CONTACT Roger K. Mahr, DVMOne Health Project Director Phone: 630-222-8877 Fax: 630-377-8336 Email: rkmahr@onehealthcommission.org

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One Health Giant and Great Leader to Leave the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009   One Health Giant and Great Leader to Leave the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)   –         Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA to become Dean at the Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine   The One Health Initiative website learned today that Dr. Lonnie King, Director of the National Center for…

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Breaking News: World Rabies Day Challenge to Climb Mt Snowdon!!!

July 27, 2009

July 30, 2009   Breaking News: World Rabies Day Challenge to Climb Mt Snowdon!!!   Raising Funds for World Rabies Alliance   Dear Friends and Colleagues:   The Alliance has just received word that two groups within the Veterinary Laboratories Agency in Weybridge U.K. have thrown down the gauntlet , as it were, in an…

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Vermont (USA) Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Resolution Endorses One Health

July 18, 2009

Vermont (USA) Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Resolution Endorses One Health   July 2, 2009 – Provided to One Health Initiative website by:                                         John Trumper, MD                                         P.O. Box 7, Brattleboro                                         Vermont 05302   Passed July 1, 2009 – RESOLVED:     That the Vermont Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics continue…

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Vermont (USA) Pediatrician Describes Activist One Health Collaborative Educational Efforts – June 26, 2009

July 17, 2009

Vermont (USA) Pediatrician Describes Activist One Health Collaborative Educational Efforts   June 26, 2009   John Trumper, MD, a retired Vermont pediatrician, updated the One Health Initiative website regarding physician efforts to expand and utilize One Health principles by educating fellow practicing physicians and veterinarians statewide.  This hopefully represents a significant and efficacious blueprint [in…

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IMPORTANT – Request for Information on Veterinary Vaccine Utilization in Sub-Saharan Africa

July 4, 2009

July 4, 2009 Important!   Request for Information on Veterinary Vaccine Utilization in Sub-Saharan Africa   By Thomas P. Monath, MD   We need help from the veterinary community in solving a critical problem for human vaccines. This is a major opportunity for One Health.   A novel vaccine for protection of infants against malaria,…

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One Health advocate on board the USNS Comfort representing the Alliance for Rabies Control

July 3, 2009

Date: July 13, 2009 Location: NICARAGUA – Robin Hughes, DVM Reports For more please see:   http://www.rabiescontrol.net/EN/Programs/Projects-Overview/USNS_Comfort.html Date: July 5. 2009 Location: NICARAGUA  As reported June 15, 2009 by Robin Hughes, DVM:   …”The Surgeon General of the United States made a brief visit to the ship to learn about Operation Continuing Promise and visited us at…

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June 30, 2009

New ProMED “One Health” Initiative Launched Targeting Physicians, Veterinarians and other public health workers in Anglophone Africa – June 30, 2009   I am pleased to announce this new enterprise targeting physicians and veterinarians in Anglophone Africa, complementing ProMED-FRA which does the same for francophone Africa.  These are not duplicates from the English ProMED lists,…

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Death of Former CDC Employee and noted Rabies Expert – George M. Baer, DVM, MPH

June 17, 2009

  June 17, 2009   Death of Former CDC Employee and noted Rabies Expert – George M. Baer, DVM, MPH Dr. George Martin Baer, a former CDC employee in the Division of Viral & Rickettsial Diseases, died on June 2, 2009, in Mexico City, Mexico, at the age of 73. He was an eminent virologist,…

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June 14, 2009

Centre for Public Health, Zoonoses Launched at University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College May 04, 2009 – News Release http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2009/05/centre_for_publ.html   As stated in the News Release (please see entire notice in link above) and repeated in full on this One Health Initiative’s website Publication page …A one-of-a-kind centre aimed at preventing and controlling emerging animal-related…

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Orthopedic Surgeons (a veterinarian and physician) Research Creative Hip and Knee Replacements for Dogs and Humans Together

June 3, 2009

One Health in ACTION!  Orthopedic Surgeons (a veterinarian and physician) Research Creative Hip and Knee Replacements for Dogs and Humans Together Veterinarian James “Jimi” Cook, DVM, PhD, a University of Missouri- Columbia college of veterinary medicine professor of orthopedic surgery and physician B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery college of medicine…

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AVIAN Influenza Toolkit – May 25, 2009 – The Australian Government Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry (DAFF)

May 25, 2009

AVIAN Influenza Toolkit  –  May 25, 2009   http://www.aitoolkit.org/Default.aspx   The Australian Government Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry (DAFF) has conducted a project aimed at assisting APEC member economies to enhance their social, political and institutional arrangements to better prepare for and respond to the threat of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and…

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The SAPUVETNET III Project Contributing to the Millennium Development Goals through the One Health Concept

May 25, 2009

The SAPUVETNET III Project Contributing to the Millennium Development Goals through the One Health Concept    (http://www.sapuvetnet.org/), funded by the European Union (DCI-LA/2008/75), aims to contribute to the discussion of various aspects of Public Health that require a multidisciplinary approach. Rabies is a serious problem in many African and Latin American countries. Although it has…

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May 19, 2009

An Important Newsweek Letter-to-the Editor from:  Laura H. Kahn, MD – May 16, 2009  (Scroll down to third letter)   http://www.newsweek.com/id/197887?tid=relatedcl   In response to the following:   The Path of a Pandemic How one virus spread from pigs and birds to humans around the globe. And why microbes like the H1N1 flu have become…

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Book Signing Announced for Jim Steele Biography

May 16, 2009

  Press Release January, 2009   Book Signing Announced for Jim Steele Biography American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Meeting, Seattle, 2009   Dr. Craig N. Carter, author of One Man, One Medicine, One Health—the James H. Steele Story and Dr. Cynthia Hoobler, editorial assistant, hereby announce a book-signing to be hosted by the American College…

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May 16, 2009

ONE HEALTH Project: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Government of the People’s Republic of China Information is public domain from the website: www.agriteam.ca/projects/profile/livestock-health-extension-services-project-lhesp Can be posted and distributed.   Provided May 15, 2009 by: Jane Pritchard BA, DVM, MVetSc Site Manager/LTTA Gansu and Chongqing  Livestock Health Extension Services Project  Agriteam Canada Rm 408/413…

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New One Health Website Launched from Antwerp, Belgium…

May 11, 2009

Dear Colleagues,   We are pleased to inform you that we recently launched our “One Health Network” website (www.onehealthnet.be). The objective of this website is to stimulate interactions between the medical and the veterinary sectors, particularly in low-resource regions.   Practically, the website suscitates discussions on “One Health” issues through literature reviews. Reactions on the…

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The American Physiological Society ENDORSES One Health – May 11, 2009

May 11, 2009

 The One Health Initiative has been endorsed by the American Physiological Society.       Please see published letter from President Dr. Irving H. Zucker and Executive Director Dr. Martin Frank below and on the Publication page of this website:  Dear Drs. Kahn, Kaplan, and Monath:      After reviewing the mission statement of the…

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