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Kansas State University receives $12M for zoonotic and animal disease research

February 22, 2010

Kansas State University receives $12M for zoonotic and animal disease research   Friday, February 19, 2010  |  Modified: Monday, February 22, 2010 Kansas City Business Journal http://kansascity.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2010/02/15/daily52.html

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Study Demonstrates Evolutionary Link between Plants and Humans

February 20, 2010

Study Demonstrates Evolutionary Link between Plants and Humans   Crop Biotech Update – February 19, 2010   http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=5467 “By demonstrating that a human protein important in cancer development can revive dying plants, researchers at Purdue University have shown an evolutionary link between plants and humans. The aminopeptidase M1 protein, or APM1, is critical for root development…

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Dolphin “Diabetes” Could Be Important Model for Humans

February 19, 2010

Science Now  Dolphin “Diabetes” Could Be Important Model for Humans by Erik Stokstad on February 18, 2010 8:21 PM   http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/02/dolphin-diabetes-could-be-import.html

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European Commission (EC) wants update on Q fever increase in humans

February 17, 2010

European Commission (EC) wants update on Q fever increase in humans “European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked by EC to provide urgent scientific advice to inform possible European Union (EU) risk management measures with regards to human Q fever cases.”   //15 Feb 2010   Vetsweb.com News item  http://www.vetsweb.com/news/ec-wants-update-on-q-fever-increase-in-humans-892.html

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February 9, 2010

“ONE HEALTH in Action” – First Flexible Coil Balloon Expandable Intracoronary Stent Development for Humans   The One Health initiative website has been advised by Peter G. Anderson, DVM, PhD, Professor & Director of Pathology Undergraduate Education and Pre-Clerkship Curriculum Coordinator at the Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine, that the “One…

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Please take our short online One Health Initiative survey…

February 8, 2010

:: PLEASE TAKE OUR [Short] ONLINE SURVEY ::  SEE OPENING PAGE OF One Health Initiative website. Thank you!

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Canary Database website links to One Health Initiative website – February 5, 2010

February 6, 2010

    Canary Database website links to One Health Initiative website – February 5, 2010 The Canary Database website has notified the One Health Initiative (OHI) website that they have now linked with our website on their front page making it the 35th major website to link with OHI website.  See  http://canarydatabase.org/ “Animals as Sentinels…

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February 5, 2010

   Ohio State University’s (USA) College of Veterinary Medicine Links with One Health Initiative website  *The One Health Initiative website was notified that effective today, February 5, 2010, the Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has linked the One Health Initiative website on their website’s front page http://vet.osu.edu: UNDER News Stories One Health at…

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February 4, 2010

National Institute of Animal Agriculture (NIAA) 2010 Annual Meeting – March 15 -17, 2010   http://www.animalagriculture.org/Solutions/AnnualMeeting/2010/Home.html   ONE HEALTH: Implications for Animal Agriculture Learn more about the One Health Initiative… “The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans and animals:  but…

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European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) Links with One Health Initiative website

February 3, 2010

European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) Links with One Health Initiative website   The One Health Initiative website has been notified that the European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) has linked our website on their links page http://www.ewda-2010.nl/Pages/Links.aspx.  There are now 33 websites, worldwide, linked to this One Health Initiative website.  Mission of EWDA: “The European Wildlife…

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January 31, 2010

  Princeton University to Offer ‘First Ever’ Undergraduate One Health Course Tuesday, February 2, 2010   Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP will begin teaching the first known undergraduate course in “One Health” offered at any major university in the United States (or elsewhere in the world) beginning February 2, 2010.  The course website includes…

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ProMED-mail and ONE HEALTH

January 22, 2010

  Reprinted from One Health Newsletter Winter Issue, January 2010 http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Environment/medicine/One_Health/OHNLWinter2010.pdf ProMED-mail and ONE HEALTH  By Jack Woodall, PhD, Lawrence C. Madoff, MD, Alison Bodenheimer, MPH*, Peter Cowen, DVM, MPVM, PhD, Dipl. AVES (Hon), Thanis Damrongwatanapokin, DVM, PhD, Fabian Ekue, DVM, MSc, PhD, Tam Garland, DVM, PhD, D.ABVT, Martin Hugh-Jones, VetMB, MPH, PhD, FACE, MRCVS,…

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One Health – At the Crossroads – By Ted Cohn, DVM – Reprinted from One Health Newsletter, Winter issue, January 2010

January 21, 2010

  **One Health – At the Crossroads   Ted Cohn, DVM   Dr. Ted Cohn represents the District IX—(Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Utah) as an Executive Board member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  Dr. Cohn practices small animal and exotics veterinary medicine at University Hills Animal Hospital at 4040 E.…

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January 20, 2010

One Health Newsletter…Winter Issue Posted Today – January 20, 2010   http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Environment/medicine/One_Health/OHNLWinter2010.pdf   Another outstanding Florida (USA) Department of Health Division of Environmental Health quarterly “One Health Newsletter”, the quarterly January 2010 Winter issue is now posted.  Per usual, it will also be referenced shortly in full on the One Health Initiative website http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/newsletter.php, which works in tandem with…

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NEW Fogarty Funding Opportunities: Upcoming Deadlines

January 5, 2010

NEW Fogarty Funding Opportunities: Upcoming Deadlines ·         NEW International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) – Deadline March 1, 2010      http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-066.html Purpose:  This program supports U.S. postdoctoral biomedical, epidemiological, clinical, social and behavioral scientists in the formative stages of their careers to conduct research in developing countries.  These awards will support three- to five-years…

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8th Annual Scientific Conference of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh

January 2, 2010

  8th Annual Scientific Conference of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh.    Date of Conference: 16-18 March, 2010 The theme of this year’s conference is “Networking for promoting change towards One World One Health”.   Please see details on website’s Upcoming Events page http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/events.php Provided by:   Amam Zonaed Siddiki, PhDAssociate ProfessorDept…

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New Year’s Resolution!

December 30, 2009

New Year’s Resolution: “One Health” Recognition and Implementation without delay. Protect and save human and animal life today and tomorrow!

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Florida Department of Health (USA) Director of Environmental Health Division Presented One Health Paper at Doha, Qatar Scientific Program December 16, 2009

December 23, 2009

  Florida Department of Health (USA) Director of Environmental Health Division Presented One Health Paper at Doha, Qatar Scientific Program December 16, 2009 (view PowerPoint Slides on Publication page http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications.php):   Lisa Conti, DVM, MPH, Director of the Florida Department of Health’s (USA) Environmental Health Division and One Health Newsletter editorial board member, presented a…

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December 22, 2009

International Society of Infectious Diseases (IDSD)/ProMED-Mail Wins Chase Community Giving Award – Round 1 ($25,000 Grant) – December 16, 2009   IDSD/ProMED-mail was notified that they have been awarded a $25,000 grant from the ‘Chase Community Giving program – Round 1’ http://apps.facebook.com/chasecommunitygiving/.  This resulted from a vote of Facebook users who recognized the significant contribution…

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Florida Department of Health (USA) Director of Environmental Health Division to Present One Health Paper at Doha, Qatar Scientific Program December 16 (this Wednesday)

December 13, 2009

  Florida Department of Health (USA) Director of Environmental Health Division to Present One Health Paper at Doha, Qatar Scientific Program December 16 (this Wednesday):   Lisa Conti, DVM, MPH, Director of the Florida Department of Health’s (USA) Environmental Health Division and One Health Newsletter editorial board member, is scheduled to present a talk entitled…

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