One Health Publications

Goop Talks One Health and We Love It!

September 10, 2020

So, you can imagine our surprise when Goop recently published a piece on One Health featuring an interview with animal and human health expert, …

 

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As Threat of Valley Fever Grows Beyond the Southwest, Push Is On for Vaccine

September 9, 2020

“… The same vaccine could one day prove effective in humans, though trials are years and many millions of dollars away. “It’s a great candidate for human immunization,” said Dr. Tom Monath*, managing partner and chief scientific officer of Crozet BioPharma, which is working on the vaccine. “It’s hard to offer any promises, but it could take less than 10 years.”

*Note: Dr. Monath is a co-founder of the One Health Initiative Team and website.

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05 September 2020 – A New Way to Move Ahead from COVID-19

September 8, 2020

“… My government and most importantly our people have recognized the need to better prepare to deal with viruses, bacteria, and parasites.  For us, a future epidemic might well come from a viral transfer from an animal, probably a bat, to an intermediary specie, and then cross over to humans.   As a result, some years ago we invited UN technical agencies, including WHO, FAO, UNEP, to help us understand  the challenges and prepare a strategy to deal with the interface of human, animal, and environmental health, often referred to as One Health [https://www.onehealthinitiative.com]. With their assistance  we developed a strategy which includes strengthening intersectoral coordination at national and district levels; enhancing  surveillance and risk analysis systems for prioritized zoonotic diseases; improving  the effectiveness of our communication tools and networks; strengthening coordinated joint field outbreak investigation and response; and investing in human, animal, and wildlife professionals. …”

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One Health: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

September 6, 2020

One Health recognises that the health of humans, animals and our environment are all inter-connected. …

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One Health – Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (USA)

September 4, 2020

In recognition of each stakeholder’s mission and its contribution to the One Health concept, the task force articulates a clear mission: to bring professions, stakeholders and citizens together in multiple ways to share knowledge, find common ground, refine planning and policies and take actions to coordinate definitive gains in human, animal, plant and ecosystem health.

 

 

 

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National Institute for Animal Agriculture to host 10th annual antibiotic symposium

September 2, 2020

“Animal, human and environmental health leaders gather to explore insights and derive solutions using the One Health approach to responsible antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance. …”

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Fangcang shelter hospitals are a one health approach for responding to the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China

August 31, 2020

“… In a One Health perspective, Fangcang Shelter hospitals, with its functions of isolation and treatment of confirmed COVID-19 patients, engaged professionals from many disciplines, such as medicine, engineering, architecture, psychology, environmental health, and social sciences. The results of this study provide a valuable reference for health policy makers in other countries.”

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U.S. CDC Releases First Report on Animal Contact Outbreaks

August 25, 2020

Conclusions

The findings in this report can be considered in conjunction with other public health data to detect emerging trends and inform interventions to prevent further animal contact outbreaks. The 59 enteric disease outbreaks that were linked to animals or their living environments in 2017 indicate the need to better understand enteric diseases using a One Health approach. Successful public health interventions rely on integrating human, animal and environmental health efforts to achieve optimal health outcomes. Outbreaks can be prevented by using data-driven interventions, such as proper handwashing after contact with animals or their environments, regardless of the setting or the type of animal.3

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The University of Glasgow: ONE HEALTH

August 22, 2020

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University of Glasgow researchers and Colombian collaborators are working towards community-led responses to the challenges of COVID-19 within indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities.

The World Health Organisation defines ‘One Health’ as “an approach to designing and implementing programmes, policies, legislation and research in which multiple sectors communicate and work together to achieve better public health outcomes”. …”

 

 

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Junior Doctors Network Newsletter Issue 19 July 2020

August 19, 2020

Please see One Health article “One Health Research, Education, and Mentorship during the COVID-19 Pandemic” on pages 22-25.

“This current global health crisis has demonstrated that junior doctors are – and will continue to be – influential leaders in One Health research applications, educational outreach activities, and academic mentorship opportunities.”

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Research shows coronavirus thrives in dry air (and August is coastal Australia’s least humid month)

August 18, 2020

“We know some influenzas are seasonal, and the common cold is more common in winter. But what about COVID-19? Many people have been wondering whether the weather plays a role in its spread. …”

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Not Coronavirus, Study on Another Deadly Virus Reveals How Contact Patterns Play Key Role in Transmission

August 16, 2020

The study researchers believe that their findings would help researchers to improve future virus outbreak preparedness

 

 

 

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