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National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians links website to One Health Initiative website

October 13, 2009

The National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV) http://www.nasphv.org/  helps direct and develop uniform public health procedures involving zoonotic disease in the United States and its territories. The NASPHV, a longstanding One Health supporter, now offers a link to the One Health Initiative website: http://www.nasphv.org/links.html

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October 7, 2009

  Ultrasound Discovery of the 20th Century – Unheralded as One Health Example http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/jjwild.html    [1982 Press Release]   John J. Wild, MD (physician) and William Reid, PhD (Electrical Engineer): working as an interdisciplinary team, Drs. Wild and Reid discovered and built the ultrasound instrument used commonly today to diagnose cancer in humans [and animals].  …

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Florida State Department of Health = One Health MS Power Point Presentation

October 4, 2009

  Florida State Department of Health                        Environmental Health Press Release – April 13, 2009   Dr. Lisa Conti’s One-Health MS Power Point Presentation. (11.5 MB zipped Power Point Presentation)

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A Unique One Health Perspective

September 28, 2009

A Unique One Health Perspective   Individuals holding degrees in veterinary medicine (DVM/VMD) and human medicine (MD) See comments below by Leonard C. Marcus, VMD, MD,  Larry R. Anderson, DVM, MD, Carey L. Renken, MD, (DVM Candidate), Steven W. Atwood, VMD, MD, MRCVS, MPH (Candidate) and Stephen F. Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD.     Quoted from an…

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NEWS RELEASE – Rabies is Still Deadliest Disease, Yet Preventable

September 27, 2009

News Release The Alliance for Rabies Control   For Immediate Release                                                    Monday, September 28, 2009  Contact: Peter Costa                                         00 + 1.919.830.2199                                                                                                 peter.costa@worldrabiesday.org   Rabies is Still Deadliest Disease, Yet Preventable   Manhattan, KS, September 28, 2009 – Rabies is a disease with the highest case fatality rate of any known infectious disease. Rabies exists…

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Judith A. Monroe, MD, Physician Health Commissioner of the Indiana State Department of Health Recently Announced New Assistant Commissioner, James Howell, DVM, MPH

September 25, 2009

Indiana State (USA) Epidemiologist— Public Health Veterinarian and One Health Supporter/Advocate—Accepts Position as Assistant Commissioner for the Public Health & Preparedness Commission   Judith A. Monroe, MD, Physician Health Commissioner of the Indiana State Department of Health  http://www.in.gov/isdh/  Recently Announced New Assistant Commissioner, James F. Howell, DVM, MPH (see below): , I am pleased to announce…

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More Sophisticated, Better Coordinated Global System Needed To Effectively Prevent, Detect, Respond to Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

September 23, 2009

     More Sophisticated, Better Coordinated Global System Needed To Effectively Prevent, Detect, Respond to Zoonotic Infectious Diseases   The National Academy of Science, Institute of Medicine issued a press release on September 22 in support of the recently-issued report entitled “Sustaining Global Surveillance and Response to Emerging Zoonotic Diseases.”  This effort was funded by…

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September 6, 2009

Started: August 25, 2009 (Tuesday)   Announcement:   A “Twitter” account is now available on this One Health Initiative website Home page or you may access it via https://twitter.com/OneHealthNews.  ** Access to this feature has been temperamental.  If so, try again repeatedly 2 to 4 times… and/or later.)

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September 1, 2009

Tuesday, September 01, 2009. Reprinted with permission from ALN Europe™ www.alneurope.com   http://www.alneurope.com/articles.asp?pid=55   The Case For A One Health Paradigm ShiftBy Bruce Kaplan, DVM and Mary Echols, DVM, MPHSeptember/October 2009 The One Health concept calls for a merging of perspectives from within human and veterinary medical disciplines. A public health emergency declared due to the…

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Editorial: ‘ONE HEALTH’ and Parasitology

August 25, 2009

“ONE HEALTH” Editorial Published on ‘Parasites and Vectors’ … ‘One Health’ and Parasitology   http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/   Please see http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/2/1/36 or PDF at http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/pdf/1756-3305-2-36.pdf Editorial    ‘ONE HEALTH’ and parasitologyBruce Kaplan, Laura H Kahn, Thomas P Monath, Jack WoodallParasites & Vectors 2009, 2:36 (12 August 2009)[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [PubMed] [Related articles]

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August 23, 2009

Remembering a Great One Health Physician Giant in History …   Richard Shope, MD   Submitted by: Russell W. Currier, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVPMExecutive Vice President EmeritusAmerican College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine1864 NW 151 CourtDes Moines IA 50325-7850Cell (515) 710-2331; home (515) 987-5541Email: ruscurrier@yahoo.com   In honor of the late great physician researcher, Dr. Currier…

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Winner Announcement: 2008 Latin America – Caribbean Award

August 20, 2009

Winner Announcement: 2008 Latin America – Caribbean Award   The Alliance for Rabies Control and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) are proud to announce the winners of the 2008 World Rabies Day Latin America – Caribbean Award!!!  We received 66 reports from projects in 16 participating countries and 25 abstracts were submitted for consideration for…

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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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