March 22, 2017
One Health Happenings! 
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Global Students for One Health Happenings! One Health Week for World TB Day, March 24!

March 22 and 24
IVSA students at the University of Pretoria, (South Africa) and the Texas A & M University Student One Health Association (USA) are partnering to implement their first joint One Health Week:
"One Health Week. One Health, One Disease".
A series of lectures will be streamed live online through Facebook Live culminating on Friday, March 24, World TB Day. For real-time discussions, questions will be taken from an online Google Form, and any student from anywhere can submit questions to the form:
March 22, 5:30 p.m. GMT-5 (12:30 p.m. Central)   
Presentation: How students can prepare for a future in a One Health field.  By Aqil Jeenah, SOH Rep on OHC Board of Directors, Vet Student/2018, U. Pretoria
Panel Discussion: Dr. Krecek, Dr. Logan, Mr. Jeenah, Dr. Budke, Dr. Dominguez, and Mr. Eastes.
Location: Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, VENI 107A
March 24, 4:00 PM GMT + 2 (9:00 a.m. Central) 
Presentation: One Health and TB: Where in the world are we? 
by Prof. Darrell Abernethy, Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, U. Pretoria.  
Location: University of Pretoria , Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort, ATB 1-35
All are welcome! Learn more and join the conversation:
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The Pet Effect!  Zoetis has launched the Human-Animal Bond project.  The Pet Effect provides scientific information on the health benefits of pets.  Visit to learn more about the campaign; download the infographics and materials; watch hilarious  DOG and  CAT videos; like  The Pet Effect Facebook page
April 7:  Premiering on CNN, New Documentary Film, Unseen Enemy, It Takes All of Us, Narrated by Emmy® and Golden Globe award-winning actor, Jeffrey Wright, written and directed by filmmaker, Janet Tobias.
Watch the Trailer, Follow on Twitter #UnseenEnemy, Facebook @takesallofus
Editorial Commentary
On February 16 the American Public Health Association, The Climate Reality Project, Harvard Global Health Institute and the University of Washington Center for Health co-hosted a Climate Change and Health Meeting. It was live streamed free to the public and the   recording is available. Recognizing the inextricable interactions between animal, human and environmental health, many One Health advocates are concerned that we are missing the boat if we don't also focus on the animal component relative to food security. The world needs to know the threat that climate change poses to agriculture and food security. 
Meetings / Events : (Visit the Events page on the OHC website)
Mar 7A Can of Worms: One Health Studies on Baylisascaris procyonis, Berry College (Georgia, USA) Undergraduate Biology Seminar presentation by Sarah G.H. Sapp, PhD Candidate at the University of Georgia, former Berry College undergrad student, Class of 2013. See information on the Berry College One Health Center's Undergrad Minor degree program in One Health.

Mar 21 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time Zone, Webinar- Emerging Tick-Borne Pathogens , DC Public Health Grand Rounds.  Registration is not required. Watch live and archived broadcasts

Mar 21 5:30 p.m. Eastern. Notice of free Live Streaming,  Physicians, Farmers, and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance , presentation by Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP in honor of Dr. Roger Mahr, former CEO of the One Health Commission. Hosted by One Health at Iowa State. Watch for recording.

April 3 Abstract deadline extended: One Health | One Global Environment Conference to be held October 22-26, Montego Bay, Jamaica, hosted by the Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors and the Americas Group of the International Federation of Environmental Health.


April 26 Abstract deadline: One Health: zoonoses - emerging threats - 5th International Scientific Conference  June 27th-29th, Hosted by the Med-Vet-Net Association at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.
June 5 Epidemiology in Complex Systems: One Health approaches to solving complex issues in Public Health, Productions Animal Health, and Ecosystem Health at the Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (CAVEPM), Conference hosted by the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

June 30 Abstract Deadline, One Health International Conference 2017, Dec 14-15, hosted by the Medical Association of Thailand (MAT) and the Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

July 1 Abstracts Due Second Participatory Approaches in Animal Health, Public Health, One Health and Ecohealth Conference. Hosted by Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) January 10-12, 2018 - Chiang Mai, Thailand

Recordings of Recent Presentations Available

Jan-Feb  The Quest for One Healthy Planet 2017 Penn State Frontiers of Science Lecture Series State College, Pennsylvania, USA  

Jan 21 How to Heal Earth's Climate, by Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science, Director, Penn State Earth System Science Center, Press Release  

Jan 28 The Rise and Fall of Diseases Caused by Insects, by Matt Thomas, Professor and Huck Scholar in Ecological Entomology, Director, Ecology Institute, Penn State, Press Release  

Feb 4 New Technologies Against Infectious Diseases, by Nita Bharti, Assistant Professor of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics Research Associate, Society in Science Branco Weiss Fellow, Penn State, Press Release  

Feb 11  One World.....One Health, (wait one minute for sound), by Peter Hudson, Willaman Professor of Biology, Director, The Huck Institutes of Life, Penn State. Press Release  

Feb 18 The Race to Grow Enough Food for Everyone, by Jonathan Lynch, Professor of Plant Nutrition, Penn State,   Press Release 

Feb 25 Marine Mammals as Health Sentinels for Oceans and Us, by Gregory D. Bossart, Sr. Vice President for Animal Health, Research, and Conservation, Georgia Aquarium, Press Release

Mar 9  Cut, Copy and Paste: How antibiotic resistance genes move between bacteria by Patrick McGann, hosted by One Health Academy, Washington, D.C.  

Opportunities!   (Follow Opportunities on the OHC website, send us any opp's you know of)
Registration opened Mar 20 New interdisciplinary and multi-expert MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Global Health at the Human Animal Ecosystem Interface. Free on Coursera, available in English, French and Chinese! " Students who join the first cohort could come to Geneva in July 2015 for free. Watch course teaser.

Free online MOOC, One World, One Health, One Medicine, St. Georges University 2017 MOOC Seminar Series
June 14-15 Course Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health, Toronto, ON, Canada.  Held in conjunction with the North American Refugee Health Conference (NARHC),  Registration

AMP/Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach, Apply through May 15. Fellows help design and launch a program to inform their peers about the important role of animals in research.  $5,000 stipend and project support.
Funding Opportunities
April 19:  Shope International Fellowship / $25,000  for a research experience in the tropics. Are you a full-time post-doctoral fellow (PhD, DVM, MD or the equivalent with a position at a North American institution) who studies tropical infectious disease in arbovirology and/or emerging tropical infectious diseases?
Apply by May 23:  The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their research network and develop essential skills to become leaders. Scholars are researchers in the first five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world.
One Health Program Director  For the Global Health Delivery program at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Kigali. A partner initiative with Partners in Health.
Photo Competition
Through May 21: OIE Photo Competition 2017

Summer Workshop  
July 17-19:  Summer Workshop on Pandemics, Bioterrorism, and Global Health Security: From Anthrax to Zika, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, USA
The CDC Learning Connection  keeps you informed about training opportunities, including many that offer free continuing education (CE) through website features, social media, and an e-newsletter.
Always there!  CDC's Emergency preparedness and response training , scheduled and on-demand resources offered by CDC, other federal agencies, and COCA ( Clinician Outreach and Communication) partners.
July 31 - Aug 3:  One Health Training School  One Health: Potential risks for human health associated with Dermanyssus gallinae and dissemination strategies to communicate recommendations to professionals.  Itea, Greece
Travel Grant
May 15   European Scientific Working Group on Influenza (ESWI)  will provide some 50 travel grants to early career scientists who are interested in presenting their latest work at the Sixth ESWI Influenza Conference in Latvia, Riga.
One Health Library:
Hot off the press!
Jan 29:  Bartonellosis, One Health and all creatures great and small. Breitschwerdt, E. B.   Vet Dermatol, 28: 96-e21. doi:10.1111/vde.12413

Feb 16:  A Blueprint to Evaluate One Health, Simon R. Rüegg et al, Frontiers in Public Health, A new journal article describing a conceptual framework of what OH approaches can encompass and the added values they can provide. This framework was developed during a workshop conducted by the Network for Evaluation of One Health (NEOH).
Rabinowitz PM, Natterson-Horowitz BJ, Kahn LH, Kock R, Pappaioanou M, , BMC Medical Education, BMC series  DOI: 10.1186/s12909-017-0883-6.  First Author quote: This One Health article, "... is a great way to explain to MD [physician] colleagues why medical students need to know about One Health!"

March:  Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection among Asian Elephants in Captivity , Simpson G, Zimmerman R, Shashkina E, Chen L, Richard M, Bradford CM, Dragoo GA, Saiers RL, Peloquin CA, Daley CL, Planet P, Narachenia A, Mathema B, Kreiswirth BN, Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal (EID) Volume 23, Number 3-March 2017.  Quote by first author: "TB disease of elephants has been shown to be an infectious risk to animal care workers, and to other elephants in congregate settings.  Study of these occurrences has provided insights into TB transmission and pathogenesis in elephants and humans, as well as issues of species preservation of Asian elephants".
One Health Music
Jan 22, 2017 ONE HEALTH Listenmi News - Bay-C. One Health, One Caribbean, One Love.
Recent new book!
One Health Case Studies, Addressing Complex Problems in a Changing World . Cork S, Hall D, Liljebjelke K, Eds. 5M Publishing, Ltd, 2016.

Review by Cheryl Stroud, DVM, PhD, Executive Director, One Health Commission -- 
This book is a significant contribution to the world's understanding of One Health.  It is rich in history of this concept/approach revealing not only the impact that taking a One Health approach can provide for 'health' of regional societies, but also the bottom line economic value of integrating it into all levels of governmental policy decisions and academic / corporate research. Refreshingly it moves beyond zoonotic infectious diseases to highlight many of the broader arenas under the One Health purview such as climate change, environmental disruption, food security and wildlife health. Chapter 27 is an excellent overview of several current global OH training initiatives.  Used with the series of articles on One Health Training, Research and Outreach, (published December 2016 in Infection Ecology and Epidemiology), it provides excellent guidance and insight for those seeking to start their own One Health training programs. Chapter 28 provides a poignant discussion of structural and systemic forces that threaten relationships of indigenous populations to their land and animals.  This book is a must read and dynamic resource for both 'dyed in the wool' One Health advocates and newcomers to the concept as it arms the world with examples of the comprehensive 'value' of One Health.
(Re-)Discover Past One Health Publications

2016 One What? Why GI Researchers Should Know and Care About the One Health Initiative  Wells, Rebecca G. Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Volume 2 , Issue 6 , 701 - 703
2015 Implementing a One Health approach to emerging infectious disease: reflections on the socio-political, ethical and legal dimensions. Chris Degeling, Jane Johnson, Ian Kerridge, Andrew Wilson, Michael Ward, Cameron Stewart and Gwendolyn Gilbert, BMC Public Health2015, 15:1307, DOI:10.1186/s12889-015-2617-1
2005 The Role of Veterinary Research in Human Society  Report of the National Research Council (US) Committee on the National Needs for Research in Veterinary Science. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US) .
More Useful (and fun) One Health Videos   (Check out the Video Page in the OHC Library)

Jan 9, 2017 How to build an Owl box: Get Rid of Rodents and Avoid Poisoning Wildlife  Using toxic chemicals to control rodent populations can poison and kill birds of prey like barn owls. Here's an easy way to let the owls handle the rodents for you, chemical free, courtesy of the California Raptor Center! (In just 90 seconds!)

Mar 11, 2015  One World, One Health by Health for Animals


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