Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association NEWS – October 1, 2012   Stepping up to one-health challenge   “Twenty-two veterinary colleges took on the challenge to educate students, faculty, and the public about vector-borne diseases this past year. Most events focused on educational programming, but some included charitable components. This collective effort was a student initiative through the AVMA student chapters and was overseen by the SAVMA One Health Project, a program created and run by the SAVMA House of Delegates and SAVMA Executive Board to stimulate awareness of the global one-health movement. Every two years, this group chooses an initiative and encourages students to organize and participate in events to increase community awareness and collaboration within the health professions. ... “   Please read more: