One Health News

April 8, 2010

Co-author/editor of Landmark One Health book named “Florida (USA) Outstanding Woman in Public Health”   April 7, 2010 – University of South Florida, College of Public Health—The Dean of the college of public health, Donna J. Petersen, MHS, ScD presented Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH—a graduate of the USF college of public health—with the prestigious…

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One Health Commission (USA) website links to One Health Initiative website

April 6, 2010

One Health Commission (USA) website links to One Health Initiative website http://www.onehealthcommission.org/community-exchange.html and www.onehealthcommission.org The autonomous, pro bono One Health Initiative website team of Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Thomas P. Monath, MD, and Jack Woodall, PhD supports the One Health goals of the One Health Commission. This One Health Initiative…

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One Health: Improving Global Health by Building Bridges Between Human and Animal Health

April 5, 2010

One Health: Improving Global Health by Building Bridges Between Human and Animal Health  Tuesday, April 6th @ 4:30pm – 016 Robertson Hall – Princeton, N.J. (USA) Sponsored by the Center for Health and Wellbeing The One Health concept seeks to integrate human, animal, and ecosystem health in order to improve health for all species. Two…

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BIODEFENSE POSITION (USA)

April 3, 2010

BIODEFENSE POSITION (USA)   “We will interview several candidates for this position within the next 5 days only. Multiple positions are available. Interested parties should email their resumes to Isaiah.mcpeak@bvti.com”   The job is to provide program management and technical support to DHS Office of Health Affairs BioDefense and WMD functional programs. Details of four…

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Use of a Reduced (4-Dose) Vaccine Schedule for Postexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Human Rabies – U.S. CDC/MMWR (March 19, 2010)

March 28, 2010

Use of a Reduced (4-Dose) Vaccine Schedule for Postexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Human Rabies Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Morbidity and Mortality Report – March 19, 2010 / 59(02);1-9   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5902a1.htm

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United States Animal Health Association (Executive Committee) Approves Support of One Health Initiative

March 24, 2010

United States Animal Health Association (Executive Committee) Approves Support of One Health Initiative   The One Health Initiative website was notified today (March 24, 2010) that The Executive Committee of the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) recently approved the organization to become an official supporter of the One Health Initiative.  We would appreciate being…

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March 20, 2010

Landmark ‘One Health’ book receives favorable review   For public health professionals, human health and veterinary clinicians in the United States this book will be a must-read. Furthermore, I should recommend this book for all libraries of medicine, veterinary and public health schools and research centres from all over the world. This book will bring…

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Favorable Book Review for Important Public Health Crisis Management Text – Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

March 19, 2010

Favorable Book Review for Important Public Health Crisis Management Text:  Book written by Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP  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 (JAVMA), 2010;236(5):642.    Who’s In Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror…

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Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies (USA) March 12, 2010 – Infectious Disease Movement in a Borderless World. Workshop Summary

March 16, 2010

Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies (USA): Infectious Disease Movement in a Borderless World. Workshop Summary Released: March 12, 2010 Type: Workshop Summary Topics: Diseases, Global Health, Public Health Activity: Forum on Microbial Threats Board: Board on Global Health   http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2010/Infectious-Disease-Movement-in-a-Borderless-World-Workshop-Summary.aspx

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Pappaioanou: Veterinary Crisis Has Implications for Human Health

March 15, 2010

 Pappaioanou: Veterinary Crisis Has Implications for Human Health [USA] By Dr. Marguerite PappaioanouSpecial to Roll Call March 11, 2010, 2:41 p.m. Please see ‘Roll Call’:  http://www.rollcall.com/news/44112-1.html  Marguerite Pappaioanou, DVM, MPVM, PhD, DACVPM is:   Executive Director, American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Washington, D. C.  

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Vermont (USA) Pediatrician Provides Model for Advancing One Health Principles

March 13, 2010

Vermont (USA) Pediatrician Provides Model for Advancing One Health Principles   On March 8, 2010 an e-mail message to Dean Joan Hendricks, prominent One Health supporter/advocate at the University of Pennsylvania school of veterinary medicine in Philadelpia, Pennsylvania (USA) from John Trumper, MD, a longstanding valued One Health supporter in the state of Vermont modestly…

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Human-Animal Medicine – Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses and Other Shared Health Risks

March 12, 2010

Important REMINDER: Groundbreaking ‘One Health’ book now available:    Landmark ‘One Health’ book receives favorable review   “For public health professionals, human health and veterinary clinicians in the United States this book will be a must-read. Furthermore, I should recommend this book for all libraries of medicine, veterinary and public health schools and research centres from all over…

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March 12, 2010

Princeton University (USA) – Program of Science and Global Security   The Biosecurity Seminar Series – Spring 2009   All seminars were held at the Carl Icahn building in Princeton, New Jersey (USA) Any questions, please contact Laura Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP at lkahn@princeton.edu or 609-258-6763. http://www.princeton.edu/sgs/seminars/biosecurity/   Notable Example: March 27, 2009�-�Smallpox Eradication:� What…

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) provides link to One Health Initiative website

March 10, 2010

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) provides link to One Health Initiative website:  http://cstsp.aaas.org/content.html?contentid=22

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Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine links with One Health Initiative website

March 10, 2010

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine links with One Health Initiative website    Centers and Institutes: http://vetmed.iastate.edu/centers-and-institutesInternational Programs: http://vetmed.iastate.edu/outreach/international-programs

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March 7, 2010

NOTICE (March 15, 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

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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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