One Health News

August 3, 2010

An OPINION:   One Health or… some health?   When the eagles are silent, parrots begin to jabber. – Winston Churchill    Bruce Kaplan, DVM   The international One Health movement has expanded during the early 21st century.  It even sports the name “One Health” in most circles instead of “One Medicine”, the phrase promoted…

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One Health Article Appears in International Innovation Magazine

July 31, 2010

  One Health Article Appears in International Innovation Magazine: Research Media Ltd.   http://www.research-europe.com/   The One Health concept was elucidated in a Question and Answer piece that was recently widely distributed online and in a hard copy format through International Innovation magazine, published June 2010.   Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, a prominent…

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The Alliance for Rabies Control’s July 2010 newsletter

July 30, 2010

The Alliance for Rabies Control’s July 2010 newsletter is now available at:www.rabiescontrol.net/ARCnewsletter18

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UN agriculture agency adopts new strategy to combat animal disease outbreaks

July 29, 2010

UN News Center   UN agriculture agency adopts new strategy to combat animal disease outbreaks 26 July 2010 – Strengthening measures to prevent and control outbreaks of animal diseases could result in the saving of large amounts of money for governments, the United Nations agriculture agency said today, announcing a new strategy to more effectively…

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Experts say H5N1 picture not greatly improved since 2003

July 28, 2010

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy Academic Health Center — University of Minnesota Experts say H5N1 picture not greatly improved since 2003 http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/avianflu/news/jul2310avian2.html Robert Roos   News Editor Jul 23, 2010 (CIDRAP News) – The global H5N1 avian influenza situation has not improved very much since the virus began spreading widely in 2003, and many…

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July 26, 2010

  OPEN NOTICE (Contact Us):  The One Health Initiative Website Welcomes …  Worldwide One Health Submissions for Posting on: ·                         One Health News page ·                         Publications page ·                         Upcoming Events page Comments and suggestions also appreciated…  Please send to kkm@onehealthinitiative.com c/o Contents Manager _____________________________________ Bottom line of One Health Implementation:  “Untold millions of lives will be…

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One Health: The Intersection of Humans, Animals and the Environment – Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal Volume 51, Number 3

July 23, 2010

One Health: The Intersection of Humans, Animals and the Environment   Please see the current issue of the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal Volume 51, Number 3.   http://www.ilarjournal.com/index.html   The One Health Initiative website team considers this to be a significant and important contribution to One Health literature.  In toto, it provides…

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July 19, 2010

“One Health in Action” pearl from a Veterinarian who teaches in a U. S. Medical School   An article in The Scientist.com  http://www.the-scientist.com/2010/7/1/22/1/  entitled ‘Litter bug’ presents some interesting stories about the transmission of the protozoan disease toxoplasmosis caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii.  It occurs worldwide in mammals and birds and is a common…

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July 15, 2010

1st International One Health Congress – REMINDER  Human Health, Animal Health, the Environment and Global Survival   Call for Abstracts Now Open …   Melbourne Convention Centre Victoria, Australia February 14 -16, 2011    See Website for More information http://www.onehealth2011.com/  Welcome to the 1st International One Health Congress! For the last few years, the One…

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Multidisciplinary Speaker Line-up for Zoonoses Conference

July 12, 2010

PRESS RELEASE – For immediate release July 12, 2010     Multidisciplinary Speaker Line-up for Zoonoses Conference   OAK BROOK, IL  July 12, 2010:  Experts from across the professional disciplines of human health, disease control and veterinary medicine will be featured at the Sept. 23-24 symposium, Zoonoses: Understanding the Animal Agriculture and Human Health Connection.…

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July 10, 2010

“One Health” Session Schedule Announced for North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), in Orlando, Florida (USA) Monday, January 17,  2011 It was recently announced that The North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) www.navc.com would present a new session in 2011 which focuses on the important and timely topic of One Health. The One Health initiative is a…

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Notice on Vacancies on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods – United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS), Washington, D.C. 20250 – July 8, 2010

July 8, 2010

United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) Washington, D.C.  20250         July 8, 2010 Subject:   Notice on Vacancies on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods      We are working to recruit new members for the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF).  The Committee provides scientific advice and recommendations…

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July 7, 2010

“One Health in Action” – Veterinarian Earns Professor Promotion at School of Medicine in Lubbock, Texas (USA)   Ronald D. Warner, DVM, MPVM, PhD and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) with a specialty in epidemiology was promoted to Professor at Texas Tech Universitys School of Medicine (TTUHSC) – Lubbock, TX…

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July 5, 2010

Wellcome Trust & Wolfson Foundation Funds Establishment of ‘Laboratory of Comparative & Veterinary Virology’ at new Centre for Virus Research at University of Glasgow, Scotland (UK)     Prof. Massimo Palmarini, DVM, PhD, Director of the Medical Research Centre, University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research notified the One Health Initiative website team today (July…

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One Health Submissions Welcomed for Posting…

July 4, 2010

NOTICE (July 5, 2010):  The One Health Initiative Website Welcomes …  Worldwide One Health Submissions for Posting on: ·                         One Health News page ·                         Publications page ·                         Upcoming Events page Comments and suggestions also appreciated…  Please send to kkm@onehealthinitiative.com c/o Contents Manager Bottom line of One Health Implementation: “Untold millions of lives will be protected…

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Praecipio International Team Endorses One Health – June 30, 2010

July 1, 2010

Praecipio International Team Endorses One Health  In a June 30, 2010 message to the One Health Initiative website team, *physician director and co-founder of Praecipio International              http://praecipiointernational.org/ and http://praecipiointernational.org/?page_id=852, James M. Wilson V, MD endorsed One Health and wrote:   “One Health has the full support of our team at Praecipio and an open offer…

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June 30, 2010

Brazilian Virologist Responsible for the Isolation of Dengue fever (“breakbone fever”) Virus Dies   Dr. Hermann Gonçalves Schatzmayr (1936 – June 21, 2010), was a Brazilian veterinarian, virologist and researcher of Austrian descent. He was 75 and was the head of the Department of Virology at the Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (IOC / Fiocruz) in Rio…

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U. S. Food and Drug Administration says Antibiotics in Animals Need Limits

June 29, 2010

Antibiotics in Animals Need Limits, F.D.A. [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] Says By GARDINER HARRIS  New York Times Published: June 28, 2010  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/29/health/policy/29fda.html?hp Also see WebMD: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/news/20100628/fda-antibiotics-in-livestock-affects-human-health?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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One Health Book Reviewed Favorably in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) -USA

June 25, 2010

One Health Book Reviewed Favorably in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) -USA   *This book review has been reprinted with the permission of the American Veterinary Medical Association.  It originally appeared in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVA), 2010;236:1304-1305 [http://avmajournals.avma.org/loi/javma].  To quote from this review, please Reference the…

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20th Century Public Health Leader and unheralded early One Health Practitioner Dies

June 23, 2010

20th Century Public Health Leader and unheralded early One Health Practitioner Dies   June 23, 2010   The One Health Initiative website recently became aware of the death of Oscar Sussman, DVM, MPH, JD on March 25, 2010.  He was 92 years old.   In an obituary published online, Dr. Sussman was noted for his…

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