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University of Florida (USA) offers Unique Online Master of Public Health Degree to Busy Professionals

March 6, 2010

University of Florida (USA) offers Unique Online Master of Public Health Degree to Busy Professionals –e.g., physicians, veterinarians, nurses, researchers, pharmacists, dentists, health department employees and others– The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges has identified a need for veterinarians to be trained in public health. Now practicing veterinarians can earn a Master of Public…

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Wildlife Diseases News Digest – Spreads One Health Message

March 5, 2010

Wildlife Diseases News Digest (One of the essential elements of One Health)      Spreads One Health Message using One Health Initiative website   Please see: http://wdin.blogspot.com/2010/03/in-spotlight-one-health-initative.html

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March 4, 2010

Famous veterinarian Walter Plowright, CMG, FRS, FRCVS is dead (February 19, 2010): developed vaccine against rinderpest …a ‘One Health in Action’ example of where veterinary medicine has contributed significantly to human well-being Dr. Walter Plowright, a renowned veterinary medical scientist, was recognized with the 1999 World Food Prize for his development of tissue culture rinderpest…

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Cost of Foodborne Illness per Produce Safety Project – Food-borne illnesses cost USA $152 billion

March 3, 2010

Produce Safety Project http://www.producesafetyproject.org/ Cost of Foodborne Illness Food-borne illnesses cost USA $152 billion http://www.producesafetyproject.org/fact_sheets?id=0001 PDF version In addition to sickness, discomfort, and death, foodborne illnesses carry with them significant economic and social costs that extend far beyond the immediate victim. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that foodborne diseases cause approximately…

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Insightful Book Interview with: One Health Leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP

March 3, 2010

Princeton Community Television  –  Princeton, New Jersey (USA)   http://vimeo.com/9712129 – Online audio-video, 24 minutes duration   Insightful Book Interview with: One Health Leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP   Author of “Who’s In Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises” http://www.greenwood.com/catalog/C9485.aspx http://www.amazon.com/Whos-Charge-Leadership-Epidemics-International/dp/0275994856/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259598191&sr=8-1 

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American College of Veterinary Pathologists Approves One Health Resolution

March 2, 2010

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists recently approved the following resolution that adopts the One Health Initiative concept:   “The American College of Veterinary Pathologists, recognizes and endorses the One Health Initiative dedication to improving the lives of all animal species, and to improving environmental health through the integration of human and veterinary medicine and…

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Veterinary Practice News – “Researcher Combines Computers, Biology to Track Flu”

March 1, 2010

Veterinary Practice News Researcher Combines Computers, Biology to Track Flu Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 6:15 p.m. EST An assistant professor in systems biology at Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has combined computers and biology to track animal flu viruses. During graduate studies in China, Henry Wan, DVM, MS, Ph.D., became the first…

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One Health Initiative Unites Human and Veterinary Medicine

February 23, 2010

Humanitarian Resource Center – http://www.unarts.org/news/onehealth_2222010.html   Provided to One Health Initiative website by: Stephen Michael Apatow, Founder  23 February 2010Humanitarian Resource InstitutePhone: (203) 668-0282Url: www.humanitarian.net United Nations Arts InitiativeArts Integration Into EducationUrl: www.unarts.orgTwitter: unarts Pathobiologics International:Url: www.pathobiologics.org One Health Initiative Unites Human and Veterinary Medicine by Stephen Michael Apatow: Founder, Humanitarian Resource Institute, United Nations…

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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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