One Health News

November 7, 2010

Canadian Physicians Publish Outstanding “One Health Editorial” in Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases   A notable “One Health Editorial” was published in the current edition of The Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology Autumn 2010, Volume 21 Issue 3 entitled “The One Health paradigm: Time for infectious diseases clinicians to take note?”.    The…

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One Health [for young students]

November 6, 2010

One Health   By Lynn Lauterbach, BS Science teacher and curriculum coordinator Loveland, Colorado (USA)   I’ve heard it said that “none of us are as smart as all of us.” My role as a teacher reinforces this each day in the triumphs of successful moments and the failures when cooperation falls short. Additionally, this…

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Reaction from Prominent Nigerian Virologist/Educator to Death of One Health Leader, virologist Dr. Graham Kemp

November 4, 2010

Reaction from Prominent Nigerian Virologist/Educator to Death of One Health Leader, virologist Dr. Graham Kemp   By Oyewale Tomori, DVM, PhD       Redeemer’s University, Redemption Camp,       Km. 46 Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State       P. O. Box 7914, Ikeja, Lagos State       TEL: 234 1-7931780,      website:www.run.edu.ng   The news of Graham’s death is another…

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Last Reminder: American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) The One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases NOVEMBER 4 & 5, 2010

November 2, 2010

Last Reminder: You won’t want to miss this one! The One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) – 59th Annual Meeting – www.astmh.org November 3-7, 2010 Marriott Atlanta Marquis Hotel Atlanta, Georgia (USA)   A symposium organized jointly by members…

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One Health Initiative Website team Joins U.S. National Vet2011 Committee

October 31, 2010

One Health Initiative Website team Joins U.S. National Vet2011 Committee In the spirit of “One Health”, the One Health Initiative website team, composed of two physicians, a veterinarian and a research scientist, has happily accepted an invitation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to join the U.S. National Vet2011 committee, in order to participate…

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October 30, 2010

One Health Leader – Outstanding Veterinary Medical Epidemiologist/Virologist Dr. Graham Kemp Dies   By Thomas P. Monath, MD   Graham Kemp, DVM, MPH, who died in Ft Collins CO on October 25, 2010, was a leader in One Health and some of his accomplishments are highlighted in the One Health in Action series (see http://www.izs.it/vet_italiana/2009/45_1/195.pdf). …

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October 29, 2010

“Two new tools… designed to advance One Health …” Wildlife Health Reporting Tools May Help Prevent Human Illness Released: 10/25/2010 9:00:00 AM Two new tools that enable the public to report sick or dead wild animals could also lead to the detection and containment of wildlife disease outbreaks that may pose a health risk to…

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October 28, 2010

One Health website launched for “The Yale Human Animal Medicine Project”: a center for One Health studies at Yale The One Health Initiative website has been notified on October 26, 2010 by physician, Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH about a valuable new One Health project and website launched at Yale. Please see http://tools.medicine.yale.edu/humananimalmedicine/index.html “Recent events have highlighted the convergence…

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October 28, 2010

One Health Newsletter Fall Issue now online – October 28, 2010   A product of the Florida Department of Health (USA), Division of Environmental Health   Editor: Mary Echols, DVM, MPH  http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Environment/medicine/One_Health/OneHealth.html

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) One Health Office Launches Historic ONE HEALTH Website

October 26, 2010

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) One Health Office Launches Historic ONE HEALTH Website The One Health Initiative website was notified October 25, 2010 that the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) office of One Health has launched their new ONE HEALTH website: http://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/ Please see the website’s related links…

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October 22, 2010

The following is a preview abstract of a “Rinderpest” presentation to be given by Dr. Paul Gibbs at:   The One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases   American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – 59th Annual Meeting – www.astmh.org   November 3-7, 2010 Marriott Atlanta Marquis…

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One Health History Study Award Granted To London Imperial College (UK) from Wellcome Trust

October 20, 2010

One Health History Study Award Granted To London Imperial College (UK) from Wellcome Trust     “The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at Imperial College London, England, has won a prestigious, 5-year award from the Wellcome Trust to study the history of One Health. Worth over £0.5m [over $792,000 at current U.S.…

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October 18, 2010

One Health in ACTION – 2nd Article in Tuberculosis Series   Human tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean   By de Kantor I N,  LoBue P A, Thoen C O.  [Dr. Isabel de Kantor is a PhD; Dr. Philip LoBue is a physician; and Dr. Charles Thoen…

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October 13, 2010

One Health in ACTION:   Significant New One Health Oriented “Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology Network (IEE)” Established in Sweden Read More on Home page: www.infee.se “Combating and controlling zoonotic infections effectively, requires an approach where researchers use the “One World – One Health” perspective. The purpose of the IEE network is to stimulate interdisciplinary projects resulting…

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One Health – 2010 AAVLD/USAHA Plenary Sessions – Nov 13 & 15

October 11, 2010

2nd Reminder: IMPORTANT ONE HEALTH MEETING SESSIONS ANNOUNCED August 7, 2010: November 11-17, 2010 United States Animal Health Association (USAHA)114th Annual Meeting – Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA) http://www.usaha.org/meetings/2010/ American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD)53rd Annual Conference For more information on AAVLD programs, please go to www.aavld.org   One Health – 2010 AAVLD/USAHA Plenary Sessions  …

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Press Release (received October 6, 2010): Agricultural Science and Politics

October 7, 2010

Press Release (received October 6, 2010): Agricultural Science and Politics October 5, 2010—Dr. Juergen A. Richt [DVM, PhD], Kansas State University Regents Distinguished Professor and Director of CEEZAD, (Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases), speaking at the Farm Foundation Conference on September 24, 2010, “Zoonoses: Understanding the Animal Agriculture and Human Health…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month This October – One Health in ACTION: Human Breast Cancer Comparative Medicine Research Advances at MD Anderson Cancer Center

October 6, 2010

Breast Cancer Awareness Month This October   http://www.thepinkagenda.org/   This previous News item is how “One Health” comparative medicine has advanced critical scientific knowledge about Breast Cancer:  think of what full One Health implementation and institutionalization could achieve!   One Health in ACTION: Human Breast Cancer Comparative Medicine Research Advances at MD Anderson Cancer Center…

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One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases – November 3-7, 2010 – Atlanta, GA (USA)

October 5, 2010

2nd REMINDER:  A Highly Significant … One Health Initiative Symposium: Vaccination of Animals for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic Diseases   American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – 59th Annual Meeting – www.astmh.org   November 3-7, 2010 Marriott Atlanta Marquis Hotel Atlanta, Georgia (USA)   A symposium organized jointly by members of the ASTMH…

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Maasai Vets [veterinarians] Carry Out Disease Surveillance of 86,000 Animals With Google Mobile Phones

October 1, 2010

News – London International Development Centre   Maasai Vets [veterinarians] Carry Out Disease Surveillance of 86,000 Animals With Google Mobile Phones 05 August 2010 “Mobile phones enable vets to upload information about diseases and vaccinations (shown by the coloured markers) to a project website. Credit: EpiCollect Maasai vets in East Africa are using mobile phones…

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Important Rabies Webinars: Tuesday, September 28, 2010

September 24, 2010

Reminder… Important Rabies Webinars: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 The Global Alliance for Rabies Control and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are co-hosting four Webinars on World Rabies Day 2010. There is no cost to attend the Webinars but you must register for each Webinar separately, using the links provided, e.g.: Webinar #2: 9:00-11:15am (EST)…

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