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One Health Community News / One Health Topics 'in' the News

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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October 2022

Oct 21
October 21
U.S. SENATOR GILLIBRAND INTRODUCES GROUNDBREAKING ONE HEALTH BILL TO PREVENT, DETECT, AND RESPOND TO BIOLOGICAL THREATS

The One Health bill would create a federal council charged with preventing, detecting and responding to biological threats that significantly impact our national health, economy, and national security.

 

August 2022

Aug 5
August 5
Rutgers University Hosts Regional One Health Consortium Conference

A group of scientists, experts, and representatives from New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, and West Virginia convened for a mid-Atlantic Regional One Health Consortium Conference at Rutgers University

 

June 2022

Jun 30
June 30
World Bank Board Approves New Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR)

The goal of the FIF is to provide financing to address critical gaps in pandemic PPR to strengthen country capacity in areas such as disease surveillance, laboratory systems, health workforce, emergency communication and management, and community engagement.

 

Jun 23
June 23
One Health Commission Launches new One Health Tools and Toolkits webpage

Many governmental and non-governmental organizations, academics, and other individuals have created a diverse array of tools to assist One Health practitioners and lifelong learners. These aid in health systems management, disease surveillance, research, learning, and much more. To help streamline awareness of and access to them, the One Health Commission has gathered tools and toolkits from across the globe and compiled them on one webpage freely open to the world.

 

March 2022

Mar 31
March 31
One Health is Critical in Dealing with Infectious Diseases But Few People Know It

Author:  Richard Seifman    In:  IMPAKTER

A new global entity should be created to focus on effective communication to promote One Health with the general public

Such a broader “process and promotional” answer could be to create an entity singularly mandated to focus on One Health science, information, and performance on a sustained and multidisciplinary basis. This body would exist outside technical entities such as WHO, FAO, or OIE, drawing on their expertise as appropriate. 

Mar 17
March 17
Quadripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed for a new era of One Health collaboration

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), have signed a groundbreaking agreement to strengthen cooperation to sustainably balance and optimize the health of humans, animals, plants and the environment…..

Mar 9
March 9
How pet cancer data sheds light on human cancers – and speeds the development of new treatments

Author: Rodney Lee Page   In:  The Conversation

Mar 8
March 8
Celebrating Caribbean Women in One Health for International Women's Day 2022

The newly forming Caribbean One Health Alliance shines a light on female trailblazers in their region who are working to implement One Health related solutions, encouraging systems thinking and empowering others to work collaboratively on the Caribbean's most urgent, complex health issues

Mar 6
March 6
One Health approach needed to address bird flu
Author: Jonathan Mayuga    In: Business Mirror
 
“The health of humans, domestic and wild animals, plants and the wider environment are interlinked………
.....in response to recent large-scale outbreaks of HPAI [Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza] in wild birds, the Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) convened the Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds….......The scientific group said authorities with responsibility for animal health should apply the “One Health” approaches for communicating and addressing avian influenza, the task force said. This means recognizing that the health of humans, domestic and wild animals, plants and the wider environment are interlinked and acting with a coordinated and unified approach.”
 
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