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View articles of interest about One Health topics gathered from media around the world here. Send One Health related news to: ohc@onehealthcommission.org

See also COVID-19 and One Health that has taken over the news since January, 2020.

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February 2021

Feb 4
February 4
History of the One Health Initiative (OHI) Autonomous pro bono team and website

The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team (OHI) was created in April 2006 when Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP published the CDC article, ‘Confronting Zoonoses, Linking Human and Veterinary Medicine. Her article prompted Bruce Kaplan, DVM to contact her and that year they started the One Health Initiative team. Thomas P. Monath, MD, joined the team in March of 2007 and suggested that they create a website. Together on October 1, 2008 they launched the OHI website with Dr. Kaplan as the designated contents manager / editor.

 

January 2021

Jan 24
January 24
Wildlife Trade, Pandemics and the Law: Fighting This Year’s Virus with Last Year’s Law.

Wingard, J., S. Belajcic, M. Samal, K. Rock, M. L. Custodio, M. Heise, S. Fiennes,C. Machalaba, A.A. Aguirre. (2020).  Legal Atlas, LLC. January 2021.

Jan 16
January 16
Bird Flu Outbreak: Another call for the One Health Approach

Still fighting COVID-19 and its socio-economic impact, another health hazard quite significant from One Health perspective is knocking our doors though transmission to humans is quite low (Sporadic) but who knows what next? Particularly, when scientists across the globe are predicting more severe than COVID-19 outbreaks in future, often referred to as “Disease X”.

Jan 15
January 15
‘One Health’ approach to nasal bacteria could lead to new treatments for bovine respiratory diseases

Author not stated.     In:  Innovation News Network

New research by the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools, UK, has used a ‘One Health’ approach to study three bacterial species in the noses of young cattle, which could lead to bovine respiratory diseases.

Jan 14
January 14
One Health Awareness Month: Bringing One Health to the World

It’s One Health Awareness Month so Science Rendezvous is partnering with One Health Lessons to talk about how people, other animals and the environment are all interconnected. We impact each other perhaps more than we realize. 

Jan 12
January 12
FAO Director-General stresses crucial role of biodiversity in combating zoonotic diseases
Emphasizing the interconnectedness of environmental, animal and human health, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu reiterated FAO's commitment to continue supporting the mainstreaming of biodiversity across agriculture and food sectors also by the Hand in Hand Initiative.
"The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the close links between human, animal and environmental health, in a context of increased human-livestock-wildlife contacts and ecosystem degradation," the Director-General said Monday, noting the "importance of environmental sustainability as a key determinant of a long term "One Health for All".
Jan 1
January 1
January is One Health Awareness Month

The One Health Awareness Month Campaign was launched December 31, 2019 on Facebook by the One Health Commission and Louisiana One Health in Action.   It was conceived in response to U.S. Senate Resolution S. 462 declaring January 2020 to be U.S. National One Health Awareness Month. (See more background

Help raise awareness about the critical power of and urgent need for One Health! Each year during the month of January join the One Health Commission Louisiana One Health in Action and One Health Lessons in leading the annual One Health Awareness Month campaigns via social media and innovative outreach.

 
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