One Health Publications

Theobald Smith [A One Health Physician Researcher of Historical Significance]

December 21, 2010

Theobald Smith [A One Health Physician Researcher of Historical Significance] Myron Schultz, DVM, MD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA – Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal Volume 14, Number 12–December 2008 http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/14/12/1939.htm Dr. Schultz is Senior Medical Officer, Global Disease Detection Operations Center, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA 30333 (USA).  

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A brief mention of One Health Initiative in Government Accounting Office (GAO) -USA report: November 2010

December 16, 2010

A brief mention of One Health Initiative in Government Accounting Office (GAO) -USA report:   http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d119.pdf   Report to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate:   Live Animals Imports – Agencies Need better Collaboration to Reduce Risk of Animal Related Diseases

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Epidemic Anthrax in the Eighteenth Century, the Americas

December 13, 2010

Epidemic Anthrax in the Eighteenth Century, the Americas   David M. Morens, MD   Emerg Infect Dis. 2002 October; 8(10): 1160–1162. doi: 10.3201/eid0810.020173. PMCID: PMC2730311 | Abstract | Full Text | PDF–167K |   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2730311/?tool=pmcentrez

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Rudolf Virchow

December 8, 2010

Many refer to Dr. Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902), a physician, as the “father” of comparative medicine, cellular biology, and veterinary pathology.  Virchow coined the term “zoonosis”.  He said “between animal and human medicine there are no dividing lines—nor should there be.  The object is different but the experience obtained constitutes the basis of all medicine”. Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) - Volume 14, Number 9–September 2008 Please see the attached historical paper about “One Medicine” (now commonly referred to as One Health) ground breaking and visionary physician Rudolf Virchow: http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/14/9/1479.htm written by Myron G. Schultz, DVM, MD.   Dr. Schultz is Senior Medical Officer, Global Disease Detection Operations Center, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA 30333 (USA).

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Full table of contents

December 5, 2010

Eurosurveillance, Volume 15, Issue 48, 02 December 2010   Full table of contents:  http://www.eurosurveillance.org/

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Charles-Jules-Henri Nicolle

November 29, 2010

    Charles-Jules-Henri Nicolle   By Myron G. Schultz, DVM, MD and David M. Morens, MD   Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 September; 15(9): 1519–1522. doi: 10.3201/eid1509.090891. PMCID: PMC2819868 | Full Text | PDF–328K | http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2819868/?tool=pmcentrez

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November 26, 2010

Promoting the “One Medicine, One Health” concept in Nigeria   http://www.sciquest.org.nz/elibrary/download/68268/T3-P12_-_Promoting_the_One_medicine,_one_health_initiative_in_Nigeria

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Building Bridges to Protect Health: Enhanced Partnerships among Animal, Human and Ecosystem Health Sectors in New Zealand

November 21, 2010

Building Bridges to Protect Health: Enhanced Partnerships among Animal, Human and Ecosystem Health Sectors in New Zealand   By Hillery A. Harvey, PhD   http://www.fulbright.org.nz/voices/axford/2010_harvey.html   http://www.fulbright.org.nz/voices/axford/docs/axford2010_harvey.pdf   Provided by:   Dr. Hillery A. Harvey Special Assistant to the Director National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health Bldg. 31 Rm. 7A-03 Bethesda, MD  20892 ph 301.496.2263 fx 301.451.5476 hharvey@niaid.nih.gov   Permission for One Health Initiative website to reprint granted by Andy Mitchell, communications Adviser, Fulbright New Zealand, www.fulbright.org.nz, November 7, 2010.  

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1st International One Health Congress – Melbourne Convention Center, Victoria, Australia – February 14-16, 2011

November 20, 2010

More about:    1st International One Health Congress   Human Health, Animal Health, the Environment and Global Survival   Melbourne Convention Center, Victoria, Australia   February 14-16, 2011   http://www.onehealth2011.com/email/index9.html

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Tuberculosis in wild animals [Serialised article. Tuberculosis: a re-emerging disease in animals and humans. Number 4 in the series]

November 17, 2010

Another One Health in ACTION – 3nd Article in Tuberculosis Series Tuberculosis in wild animals [Serialised article. Tuberculosis: a re-emerging disease in animals and humans. Number 4 in the series] Kaneene J B, Miller R, de Kantor I N, Thoen C O.   http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iuatld/ijtld/2010/00000014/00000012/art00005 or directly to the pdf or click on “View PDF” above:   http://docstore.ingenta.com/cgi-bin/ds_deliver/1/u/d/ISIS/59768688.1/iuatld/ijtld/2010/00000014/00000012/art00005/352260E8051AFEDA129000643984AE0FF61832B129.pdf?link=http://www.ingentaconnect.com/error/delivery&format=pdf   Provided by: Clare Pierard | Managing EditorInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD)International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease68, boulevard Saint-Michel | 75006 Paris | France Tel: (+33) 1 44 32 03 60 | Fax: (+33) 1 43 29 90 83CPierard@theunion.org | journal@theunion.org | www.theunion.orghttp://www.ingentaconnect.com/journals/browse/iuatld/ijtld

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An Historical Antecedent of Modern Guidelines for Community Pandemic Influenza Mitigation

November 13, 2010

An Historical Antecedent of Modern Guidelines for Community Pandemic Influenza Mitigation   David M. Morens, MD,  Jeffery K. Taubenberger, MD, PhD,  Gregory K. Folkers, MS, MPH  and Anthony S. Fauci, MD   NIH Public Access: Author manuscript - Public Health Rep. 2009 Jan–Feb; 124(1): 22–25.   aNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Address correspondence to: David M. Morens, MD, National Institutes of Health, Bldg. 31, Room 7A-10, 31 Center Dr., MSC 2520, Bethesda, MD 20892-2520; tel. 301-496-2263; fax 301-496-4409; e-mail: dmorens@niaid.nih.gov.   Public Health Rep. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2009 September 28. PMCID: PMC2602927 Published in final edited form as: Manuscript: | Full Text | PDF–149K |   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2602927/?tool=pmcentrez   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2602927/pdf/nihms-128857.pdf?tool=pmcentrez

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Rabies Webinar: September 28, 2010 – Jack Woodall, PhD

November 10, 2010

Rabies Webinar: September 28, 2010 The Global Alliance for Rabies Control and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention co-hosted four Webinars on World Rabies Day, September 28, 2010. *One Health Initiative website www.onehealthinitiative.com team member Jack Woodall, PhD, spoke about –“Global Clearinghouse for Activities involving Rabies and other Zoonoses” (please see attached PowerPoint Slide presentation by clicking on PDF View icon). Dr. Woodall is the websites ProMED page contents manager and a co-founder and associate editor of ProMED-mail.  Bio/CV Note: According to Peter J. Costa, MPH, CHES, Director, Global Communications, Global Alliance for Rabies Control,  “The first-ever World Rabies Day Webinar data indicates that more than 2000 people from 34 countries participated in the webinars!” “One Health in ACTION” World Rabies Day Webinar available at http://www.worldrabiesday.org/EN/Events/wrd-webinar.html

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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 target readership of the journal is primarily infectious diseases physicians and clinical microbiologists.  However, the piece is written in a manner easily understood by any intelligent, educated audience including news media and the general population as well as the scientific communities.   It was written by two prominent physician One Health supporters/activists David N. Fisman, MD, MPH and Kevin B. Laupland, MD, MS.    The journal is open access at: http://www.pulsus.com/journals/toc.jsp?sCurrPg=journal&jnlKy=3&fold=CurrentIssue   Please Click on Free PDF of above link to read the second listed article in Table of Contents at “Adult Infectious Disease Notes.”  

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Pandemic influenza control in Europe and the constraints resulting from incoherent public health laws

November 5, 2010

Pandemic influenza control in Europe and the constraints resulting from incoherent public health laws   Robyn Martin1 , Alexandra Conseil2 , Abie Longstaff1 , Jimmy Kodo1 , Joachim Siegert3 , Anne-Marie Duguet4 , Paula Lobato de Faria5 , George Haringhuizen6 , Jaime Espin7 and Richard Coker2   Published 3 September 2010 1  Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, UK 2  Communicable Diseases Policy Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK 3  Technische Universität Dresden, Mommsenstraße 13 01069 Dresden, Germany 4  INSERM 558 Unit/Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, 3 Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Toulouse, France 5  Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Avenida Padre Cruz 1600-560 Lisboa, Portugal 6  National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Disease Control, RIVM, Ant. van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands 7  Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública (Andalusian School of Public Health) Campus Universitario de Cartuja, 4 Apdo de correos 2.070 Granada 18080, Spain     BMC Public Health 2010, 10:532doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-532 The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/532   © 2010 Martin et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/532    

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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 in a collaborative global effort to organize and celebrate—World Veterinary Year/2011—the 250th year since the founding of veterinary medicine in Lyon, France.  The veterinary medical profession (worldwide) has played and continues to play a crucial role in achieving implementation of One Health principles including advancement of more expeditious, efficacious public health practices, biomedical research and protecting the environment and biodiversity. The AVMA is heading the United States National “Vet2011 Committee” http://vet2011.org/en_about3.php.  To date, there are 23 members http://www.avma.org/Vet2011/Vet2011_MemberOrgs.asp of the U.S. National Vet2011 Committee.  Please see what it is all about http://vet2011.org/about.php.

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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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Q&A: H1N1 pandemic influenza – whats new?

October 27, 2010

Q&A: H1N1 pandemic influenza - whats new?   Stephen J Turner1 , Peter C Doherty1,2 and Anne Kelso3 1  Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3010, Australia 2  Department of Immunology, St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 332 Nth Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, USA 3  WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, 10 Wreckyn Street, North Melbourne, Victoria, 3051, Australia BMC Biology 2010, 8:130doi:10.1186/1741-7007-8-130 The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7007/8/130 Published October 11, 2010 © 2010 Turner et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7007/8/130 Note:  Peter Doherty, BVetMed, PhD, a veterinarian/immunologist and his co-Nobelist Rolf Zinkernagel, MD, PhD, a physician/immunologist were awarded the 1996 Nobel prize for physiology or medicine.  Both Drs. Doherty and Zinkernagel are longstanding One Health supporters (see http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/endorsements.php).    Dr. Doherty will be giving the Keynote address at the 1st International One Health Congress http://www.onehealth2011.com/ , Human Health, Animal Health, the Environment and Global Survival, in Victoria, Australia, February 14-16, 2011.    

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October 24, 2010

Rabies in the Americas Meetings (1990 – 2010) – next in San Juan, October 2011   Please See:  www.rabiesintheamericas.org   “The Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting is an annual event that has been held since 1990. It has been hosted in many countries across the Americas. For many years, RITA has grown in popularity and prominence with delegates now coming from more than 20 countries across five continents. The meeting provides an opportunity for researchers, health professionals [physicians, veterinarians, health scientists etc.], international, national and local managers of rabies programs, wildlife biologists, laboratory personnel and other people interested in advancing knowledge of rabies surveillance, prevention and control, to meet each other, to share their successes and also to discuss the challenges to be met.” …   Other important websites to visit: www.worldrabiesday.org;  www.rabiescontrol.net;  www.rabiesfree.org;  www.cdc.gov/rabies;  www.who.int/rabies/en/;  www.rabiesblueprint.com   Information provided by:   *Robert E. Dedmon, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah, WI 54956 Clinical Professor Population Health-Public Health Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Member Editorial Advisory Board, Asian Biomedicine,Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 333 Park Drive Neenah, Wisconsin 54956-2875   * “RITA XXI is 21st Rabies in The Americas MEETING-1990-2010 next mtg in San Juan-October 2011.  Actually it is broader with people from China, Africa, Iran, Europe, in addition to the Americas.  Many good papers, bright young people, and of utmost importance, ONE HEALTH (UNA SALUD!) was expressed both explicitly and implicitly throughout the week!”, said Dr. Dedmon.

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PHFI (Public Health Foundation of India) Launches a New Website on Zoonoses

October 20, 2010

PHFI (Public Health Foundation of India) Launches a New Website on Zoonoses   ”The Public Health Foundation of India was set up in March 2006 as a publicprivate partnership that collaboratively evolved through consultations withmultiple government and private organisations. It was set up in response toredress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengtheningtraining, research and policy development in the area of public health. TheFoundation focuses on broad dimensions of public health that encompasspromotive, preventive and therapeutic services, many of which are frequentlylost sight of in policy planning and popular understanding.”   For more information see website:http://www.phfi.org/zoonoses

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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 is a veterinarian]   [Serialised article. Tuberculosis: a re-emerging disease in animals and humans. Number 3 in the series]    http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iuatld/ijtld/2010/00000014/00000011/art00003 or directly to the pdf http://docstore.ingenta.com/cgi-bin/ds_deliver/1/u/d/ISIS/59172528.1/iuatld/ijtld/2010/00000014/00000011/art00003/B18398FF23C661B012873887676840D4A8D74F1D28.pdf?link=http://www.ingentaconnect.com/error/delivery&format=pdf   Provided by: Clare Pierard | Managing EditorInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD)International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease68, boulevard Saint-Michel | 75006 Paris | France Tel: (+33) 1 44 32 03 60 | Fax: (+33) 1 43 29 90 83CPierard@theunion.org | journal@theunion.org | www.theunion.orghttp://www.ingentaconnect.com/journals/browse/iuatld/ijtld      

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