August 9, 2017
One Health Happenings! 

Second Annual Global One Health Day 2017, November 3, 2017 
Remember to plan your event for 2017 One Health Day! 
See the 2016 Event Map ( and descriptions of over 156 events in over 35 countries. Anyone can plan and implement a One Health Day event and it doesn't have to fall right on November 3.  Student Event Competition Awards of $2,000 each will go to one winning team in each of four global regions. Register your event! Get on the  OH Day 2017 map!

88 days and counting!
July 27, 2017    'One Health in Action' 
         At the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology Summer meeting (New York City), this forum featured physician dermatologists, veterinarian dermatologists and dermato-pathologists and scientists asking how a collaborative approach across these disciplines can benefit both human and animal arenas. Summary of Event
AAD derm
        An innovative and ambitious One Health training and research program has been launched to build a regional network of individuals and institutions able to deliver high-quality research into the linkage of human health / wealth to livestock and the environment, in the context of how people interact now and how they interacted in the past. 
July 17, 2017   New Guidelines published for One Health Studies: Checklist for One Health Epidemiological Reporting of Evidence (COHERE)
        To date there has been "considerable heterogeneity of approach and quality of reporting in One Health studies. In addition, many researchers who publish such studies do not include or integrate data from all three domains of human, animal, and environmental health. This points to a critical need to unify guidelines for One Health studies. This new report details the Checklist for One Health Epidemiological Reporting of Evidence (COHERE) to guide the design and publication format of future One Health studies." 
July 9, 2017    G-20 Summit declaration tackles antimicrobial resistance based on One Health approach
 (news link, The New Indian Express) 
        The G20 nations pledged to combat antimicrobial resistance through the implementation of their respective national action plans based on the "one health" approach. 
July 8, 2017    One Health, Many Threats - on Future Tense
Radio Interview with Dr. William Karesh (EcoHealth Alliance), Dr. John Mackenzie (Curtin University), Dr. Matthew Stone (OIE), Dr. Alyssa Pyke (Department of Health, Queensland)   About this radio segment.

     Karesh                             MacKenzie                                Stone                                   Pyke                                                 
July 7, 2017   The World we Need - Review efforts led by the One Health Education Task Force (OHETF)  to take One Health Education to young children and beyond on the new webpage launched for the Commission's One Health Education Initiative. 

J une 1, 2017   Dublin Charter for One Health proposed in Dublin, Ireland ,
by the InterAction Council
, (final communiqué, InterAction Council)
The InterAction Council was established in 1983 to mobilize the experience, energy and international contacts of a group of statesmen who have held the highest office in their own countries. Council members jointly develop recommendations and practical solutions for the political, economic and social problems confronting humanity. 
May 23, 2017   One Health in the OIE    (YouTube video)
  "The Future for One Health is Very Strong.  This idea has taken here to stay "
      Dr. Matthew Stone, Deputy Director General of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), discusses global priorities, challenges, and the future of the One Health concept. 
May 16, 2017   
One Health, Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse Veterinary Study Examines Animal Abuse Within Domestic Violence , presented at the 10th Annual Veterinary Forensic Sciences Conference, New York City 
The One Health movement has brought veterinarians and physicians together over a wide range of common interests.  We hear often about animals serving as sentinels for human exposures to environmental hazards and zoonotic diseases and many are familiar with the 'canary in the coal mine' saying. But pets can also be sentinels for domestic violence. 
( The LINK-Letter, National Link Coalition)
'You can't make this stuff up'. The National Link Coalition has started a new feature in its LINK-Letter: each month they will share dramatic, first-person accounts of life (and death) inside the cycles of violence such as stories from abuse victims whose pets were targeted by their abusers to hold the entire family hostage. If you'd like to share your personal stories or (Veterinarians and Physicians those of your clients/patients, anonymity guaranteed), please contact Phil Arkow.

Nov 29-30, 2017      Pain in Animals Workshop 2017: Creating a Roadmap for Measuring Chronic Pain in Dogs and Cats

Hosted by NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, this
workshop will promote translational research for developing new therapies for humans and animals. 
Aug 27-28, 2017      One Health Innovations Symposium: "Preventing the Next Pandemic." , Kansas City, MO 
     The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, in collaboration with Kansas State University and the University of Missouri, has arranged for over 20 speakers addressing the topic from two perspectives, predictive biology and vaccine platforms.
    International Symposium Co-Organised by the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium and the Zoological Society of London with support from the Royal Society of London, this event brought together leading experts from different fields to discuss 'healthy ecosystems, healthy people'. New interdisciplinary frameworks for a real-world One Health approach were presented, evidence from field-based settings in Africa and beyond were highlighted and the implications of a One Health approach for policy and practice was debated.

Ongoing: Available year-round
This course provides an opportunity for veterinary, medical/public health professionals, and students to refresh and gain knowledge of key zoonotic diseases of companion animals. It is approved for 10 hours of CE for veterinarians or veterinary technicians in jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB RACE approval. All participants receive a copy of the book by the same title as the course. Registration cost is $250 USD. Register.

T his One Health Field School program takes place yearly in May/June in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. Veterinary students work in an interdisciplinary team to improve the livelihood of the pastoralist Maasai population that primarily depends on livestock production for their survival.

Student Externship

Science Extern  Earthjustice Sustainable Food & Farming Program, work in the New York office Fall 2017. A graduate student in a program related to public health and/or climate change is preferred, but any talented student will be considered.

 Jobs / Fellowships   
  Fellowship  for early career scientists to attend the 5th International One Health Congress
June 22-25, Saskatoon, Canada

Staff Scientist - Health & Environment Program
(San Francisco, California, USA),Natural Resources Defense Council  
Posted:  June 14, 2017
     NRDC seeks a scientist (PhD, MD, DrPH, ScD, etc. preferred) to serve as a scientific expert and policy advocate on issues related to the impact of toxic chemical exposures on human health. Work is focused on improvement of government regulation and policy, litigation, and legislation, as well as changes in products sold in the private sector.  
Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. ,

Inquiries: Dr. Armando E. Hoet, phone +1 614 292 1206;  

Professor - Climate Change and Health
(Berlin, Germany)  Charité Center 1 for Health and Human Sciences / Berlin School of Public Health (BSPH) / Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) 
This new joint professorship connects the fields of climate impact research and public health and is responsible for teaching and research at the interface of these disciplines, and will investigate the effects of climate change on public health. In addition to the professorship at Charité, the appointee will become joint head (Co-Chair) of Research Domain 2 - Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities - at PIK.

Extension Assistant Professor / Veterinarian - Wildlife Health 
University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture
(Nashville, Tennessee, USA)
The Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries (FWF) invites applications for a 12-month non-tenure-track faculty position to support and collaborate with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). The successful candidate will address local, state, and regional issues/concerns related to the juncture of wildlife, domestic animal, and human health (One Health) as they relate to the welfare of wildlife populations.

Assistant / Associate Professor
Environmental Epidemiology
Yale School of Public Health, Dept. Environmental Health Science
(New Haven, Connecticut, USA)
Deadline:  Aug 20, 2017
Preference for experience studying health impacts from exposures to chemical or physical environmental stressors in air, water, food, or dust; occupational exposures; climate change; gene-environment interactions; and/or developing methodology for exposure and risk assessment.

Assistant  Professor
Community and Environmental Sociology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Madison, Wisconsin, USA)
Deadline:  Sept 15, 2017  
Junior research and teaching position, 9-month appointment. The successful candidate will carry out a vigorous research program at the forefront of environment and health, and be able to secure external funding.
July 31, 2017   Alternatives to antibiotics: Why and how. Blog Post by Allen H. K, 2017, NAM Perspectives. Discussion Paper, National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC.

July 27, 2017      Webinar - Climate Changes Health:
How Climate is Changing Your Dinner Plans
Hosted by the American Public Health Association and Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Public health experts discussed topics including food systems, food production, energy in food distribution, and how all affect our health. 
     Heather Fowler, VMD, PhD, recently received her PhD in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences through the Center for One Health Research at the University of Washington. Mentored by Peter Rabinowitz, M.D., MPH, she received the coveted Gilbert S. Omenn 2017 Award for Academic Excellence among hundreds in the UW School of Public Health, and gave the student address at the June graduation ceremony. See the video and transcript of her speech.  
June 8, 2017    Webinar -    Operationalizing One Health in the Arctic: Tackling Emerging One HealthChallenges in a Regional Diplomatic Forum , by  Joshua Glasser,  Presented by One Health Academy, Washington, D.C., Webinar platform provided by One Health Commission.
Recording unavailable at this time.  Online Report by this title. 
April 28, 2017    Webinar - Climate Changes Health: Community Design and Transportation  
How climate change strategies can improve community design and transportation practices to support healthy, equitable communities. This is the third webinar supporting the American Public Health Association's Year of Climate Change and Health .  Recording - 
April 19, 2017   Webinar -  Overlooked health synergies: How combining perspectives on the health of animals, people and environments can enhance our responses to big-picture environment, community and health challenges. Hosted by Communities of Practice in Ecosystem Approaches to Health (CoPEH)-Canada, part of   EkoSanté, a collaboration arising from CoPEH in Latin America and the Caribbean ( CoPEH-LAC ) and in Canada ( CoPEH-Canada )
April 13, 2017   Webinar - One Health in the U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), Presentation by Jack Shere, DVM, MS, PhD at the One Health Academy, Washington, DC   with webinar support provided by the One Health Commission. Recording unavailable.
Plenary Session keynote presentation by Dr. Andrew Maccabe, CEO of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and One Health Commission Board member. Dr. Maccabe spoke on livestock production, sustainability and poverty reduction at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health's (CUGH) eighth annual Global Health Conference, held in Washington, DC. 
  Ms. Maja Carrion, Assistant Director for ProMED, hosted by the Global Health Security Network NextGen Working Group. 

March 9, 2017      Webinar - Cut, Copy and Paste: How antibiotic resistance genes move between bacteria, by Patrick McGann, Presented by One Health Academy, Washington, D.C., Webinar platform provided by One Health Commission.  Recording

Richard Riegelman, lead author of books One Health: From AIDS to Zika  and Public Health 101  discusses the new One Health initiative-what is it and why is it needed?
One Health Publications
Recent Journal Articles 
 Checklist for One Health Epidemiological Reporting of Evidence (COHERE), Davis MF, Rankin SC, Schurer JM, Cole S, Conti L, Rabinowitz P,  One Health, July 17, 2017,
DOI: 10.1016/j.onehlt.2017.07.001.

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1704949114. Popular Media coverage of the article.

Piloting the One Health systems mapping and analysis resource toolkit in Indonesia
Errecaborde KM, Pelican KM, Kassenborg H, Prasarnphanich OO, Valeri L, Yuuzar E, Fauzi RPS, Budayanti NS,  Suwandono A, Artama WT, Adisasmito W, Dutcher T,  EcoHealth 14: 178.  Feb 8, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10393-017-1207-3.

Spatial dependence of genetic data related to human health and livestock disease resistance: a role for geography to support the One Health approach, Joost, S, International Journal of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety 4(1S), June 2017, DOI: 10.13130/2283-3927/8529 .

An integrated study of human and animal infectious disease in the Lake Victoria crescent small-holder crop-livestock production system, Kenya, Fèvre, Glanville, Cook, Kariuki, Wamae, BioMed Central, BMC Infectious Diseases, June 2017, 17:457, DOI: 10.1186/s12879-017-2559-6

One Health goes to IndiaLederman Z,
J. Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, June 2017, 
DOI: 10.1007/s10806-017-9671-x.

  One Health for a changing world: zoonoses, ecosystems and human well-being, Special Issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , Editors Cunningham A, Scoones I, Wood J, Volume 372, Issue 1725, July 2017,, Open Access
One world, one health: combating infectious diseases in the age of globalization, Qiu J, National Science Review, 4: 493-499, 2017, doi: 10.1093/nsr/nwx047,
      Transcript - National Science Review Forum at the World Life Science Conference in China in November, 2016. A panel of international scientists discussed the lessons learned from pandemics in recent years, why there is an urgent need to move towards the One-Health approach, and how China could play a leading role in the global effort to combat infectious diseases. 
Applying the One Health concept to mycobacterial research- overcoming parochialism, Thirunavukkarasu S, Plain KM, de Silva K, Marais BJ, Whittington RJ, Zoonoses and Public Health. Jan 13, 2017. DOI: 0.1111/zph.12334.
(Re-)Discover Past One Health Publications

One Health and Paradigms of Public Biobanking, Capps B, Lederman Z, 2014, Journal of Medical Ethics 41(3): 258-262. DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101828.
 A review of the metrics for One Health benefits. Haesler B, Cornelsen L , Bennani H, Rushton J (2014) Revue Scientifique et Technique de L Office International des Epizooties 33(2):453-464. DOI: 10.20506/rst.33.2.2294.
 Can we remain food secure amid climate change? Kahn L, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist, September 12, 2016.
New 2017

 Human-Animal Interactions: A Social Work Guide
 Hoy-Gerlach J, Wehman S, Washington, DC: NASW Press. ISBN: 978-0-87101-517-4. 2017.

New 2016

One Health: Science, politics and zoonotic disease in AfricaBardosh K(ed.) 2016. Taylor and Francis. ISBN-13: 978-1138961494; ISBN-10: 1138961493. 
Download full text pdf


Ecohealth Research in Practice: Innovative Applications of an Ecosystem Approach to Health, Charron D, (ed.) 2012. New York: Springer. Download full text pdf

 New Directions in Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health, Aguirre AA, Ostfeld R, and Daszak P, (ed) 2012. Oxford U. Press, New York, NY. 

Prepared by C. Stroud and E. Cheng
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