September 25, 2019
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13th World Rabies Day, September 28, 2019 - 'Vaccinate to Eliminate!'
World Rabies Day is an international awareness campaign coordinated by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control. It is endorsed by the WHO, PAHO), the OIE and the US CDC.
Dr. Yoenten Phuentshok, awardee in the 2018 World Rabies Day Awards Individual category, believes that Bhutan, a fast developing small nation in the Himalayan region, can achieve the global ‘Zero by 30’ goal through One Health.
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  • NFELTP is founded and implemented on the One World, One Health paradigm. This ensures that residents of the programme are trained in the three tracks that make up the One Health: medical, veterinary, and laboratory.
  • The conference was preceded by eight workshops simultaneously on topics like leadership management, data management, specimen collection and referral, One Health, biosafety and biosecurity among others.
  • The conference participants and speakers were unanimous in the fact that for One Health to be achieved, all stakeholders had to work together, from the environment to food safety, agriculture and health experts.
Established January 2017, the Africa CDC is a new public health agency of the African Union that seeks to make Africa safer and healthier by strengthening its health institutions, particularly its National Public Health Institutes (NPHIs).

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA. Open to the public, this seminar series offers a place for the community to come together to discuss pressing issues that impact everyone. Speakers will explore topics such as environmentalism and the media, climate change and agriculture, climate change adaptation, and local and regional conservation efforts. See the fall series Program .


Hosted by the Minnesota (MN) One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative (MOHASC) and Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), in collaboration with MN Board of Animal Health, Department of Health and UMN College of Veterinary Medicine. Watch this five-part webinar series for veterinarians on the MVMA YouTube channel.
  • Realities of Antibiotic Resistance and Stewardship in Small Animal Practice,
  • Use of Peer-Reviewed Treatment Guidelines to Improve Prescribing in Small Animal Medicine,
  • Antibiotic Stewardship in Production Animal Medicine: Regulations and Practice
  • Antibiotics in the Environment: What do we know, and what is the veterinary role?
  • Antibiotic Stewardship and Prescribing in Equine Practice       
Guelph, Canada. The new One Health Institute (OHI) will bring together multidisciplinary researchers from across campus along with external partners to address problems at the intersection of people, animals and the environment. “Looking at how human, animal and environmental health interact is key to stemming many emerging vector-borne ailments such as Lyme disease or combatting the growing health threat posed by drug-resistant microbes”, said Dr. Jeff Wichtel, Chair of the planned OHI advisory board.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine will use a $3 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health ( for five-year research fellowships working across health disciplines to bring physicians and veterinarians together in support of human and animal health. These fellowships will be available at 15 veterinary colleges and will also fund research training for early-career veterinary faculty and summits for researchers who are studying similar diseases in human and veterinary medicine. Expected topics include skin allergies, cancer-related pain, osteoarthritis, and epilepsy.

Free 6 Week Online One Health Course starts September 30, 2019

Since the first run in 2016, over 5000 learners worldwide have participated. Learn how collaborations of veterinarians and physicians makes a lot of sense, saving more human and animal lives than either field ever could alone, and even saving money. Learn theoretical foundations and hands-on practical methods for planning and implementing integrated approaches to health care. Enroll now . Join the discussion #FLonehealth
November 2-6, 2019   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The APHA Veterinary Public Health Special Interest Group (VPH SPIG) is leading sessions at the annual APHA Conference providing up to 15 hours of CE for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians.
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September 24-26, 2019  
Quebec City, Canada. 5th International Congress of Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI). Organized by The Ohio State University and University de Montreal. Scientific Program .  
September 25, 2019 Webinar

Climate Changes Health: The One Health approach to vector-borne diseases in a changing climate
APHA Members Only
Hosted by the Leadership of the American Public Health Association (APHA) Climate Change Topical Group, How climate change increases the risk of certain vector-borne diseases in human and animal populations in the US and abroad.
October 3, 2109 W e binar
1:00 - 2:15 PM Eastern 
Co-hosted with Climate for Health, Blessed Tomorrow, the Center for the Study of World Religions, and the Harvard Divinity School this webinar will bring together faith leaders and health professionals to discuss the moral imperatives of planetary health and channels of cross-sectoral action. Register here .
October 25, 2019
One Planet, One Health, One Future Conference
Berlin, Germany. Hosted by The German Federal Foreign Office and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). With the historic Manhattan Principles as a foundation, this conference will further incorporate climate change and other global health security challenges at the human-animal-environment interface to create a new set of principles as a call to action: The Berlin Principles. Discussions on global health threats, challenges, opportunities and solutions will emphasize holistic approaches, such as One Health and Planetary Health. Moderator Sir Andrew Haines. Web presence and program coming soon. 
October 27-31, 2019 
Kansas State University, Kansas City Missouri.
RITA provides an opportunity for researchers, health profes-sionals, international, national and local managers of rabies programs, wildlife biologists, laboratory personnel and other people interested in advancing knowledge of rabies.
October 30-November 3, 2019 
Salzburgh, Austria. Invitational Salzburg Global Seminar and Ending Pandemics program. 

Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia. Hosted by the Africa CDC, organized by the One Health Platform, this invitational forum will focus on streng-thening the public health practice of national public health institutes (NPHIs) in Africa. Substantial consensus building for One Health public health practice has already been done by WHO, FAO, OIE, US CDC, and other partners and many African countries have conducted disease prioritization workshops and initiated programmes for surveillance and control of specific zoonotic diseases. While NPHIs serve the human health sector, this One Health Forum will ensure adequate representation from animal and environmental sectors to reach balanced recommendations for prioritization, surveillance, and risk assessment.

November 22-23, 2019  
Montería, Córdoba, Colombia. Hosted by One Health Colombia. # OHCIS2019

Coming in 2020
March 11-14, 2020  
One Health, One Future 2020 International Conference
Fairbanks, Alaska, USA. Hosted by the Center for One Health Research at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks
March 29-April 1, 2020
Baltimore, Maryland, USA at the 112th National Shellfisheries Association (NSA)Annual meeting. Student travel awards available. Contact

April 6-8 2020
Auckland, New Zealand. Hosted by WVA in conjunction with the NZVA Annual Conference. WVA embraces One Health. The WVAC 2020 will bring together veterinarians from all over the world. Abstract deadline Oct 1.

J une 22-26, 2020
Durban, South Africa. The EcoHealth Conference series is finally coming to Africa! The conference will showcase on-the-ground initiatives and impacts in the field of EcoHealth and provide opportunity to exchange knowledge, to network, and to capacity build.
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July 11-12-, 2019
Around forty collaborators from Myanmar participated in a workshop on detecting novel respiratory viruses. Afterward professionals from Myanmar’s public health, human health, and veterinary sectors worked together in conducting One Health-oriented surveillance for novel influenza A viruses at three live bird markets in Yangon.
Bridgehampton, New York, USA. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, animal adoption wall, dinner, live artwork auction, drumming, bonfire on the beach and more.
September 3, 2019
Stockholm, Sweden. Leading physicians and veterinarians will turn to the natural world as a source of insights to accelerate innovation in health. This event at the KI Nobel Conference in collaboration with the DEVREG Doctoral Programme offers attendees opportunities to observe and participate in bio-inspired research focused on two major challenges in women’s health: Cardiovascular Disease and Reproductive health, including fertility Preservation.
September 7, 2019 
at the 4 th Annual Southern Cross Travel Medicine Conference
Sydney Australia.This conference will build on a strong platform of professional development for health practitioners working in the field of travel medicine with stimulating, succinct and novel sessions covering a range of important travel and tropical medicine topics.
September 17, 2019  
Learn from the experts and writers of VET09. Recording available for a fee.

September 18-19, 2019
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Organized by various institutions in Mongolia and Duke University, this symposium provides an opportunity for foreign scientists to interact closely with high-ranking Mongolian leaders who specialize in human and animal research leading to numerous research collaborations and discoveries. 
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April 7–8, 2015  
The Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) in the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, sponsored a workshop on the NIH campus. The purpose of the workshop was to identify how the concept of One Health can advance the NIH mission in regard to both basic and applied research including training of the biomedical workforce concentrating on the veterinarian scientist.
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Call for Papers

Health is intricately connected to the health of natural systems within the Earth’s biosphere—and the health of all species depends on the health, biodiversity and stability of whole systems. Submissions for this open access collection are invited that consider aspects of these complex systems as they pertain to the broader context of planetary health.

Peer reviewed open access journal is calling for papers on the health outcomes and risks associated with climate change. Submissions may include both indirect and direct health outcomes mediated by climate change that affect other organisms, the food supply, and the degradation of the natural environment. Deadline March 1, 2020. Learn more .

University Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine Department of Pathobiological Sciences. Develop independent, extramurally funded research program in the mathematical, statistical, or computational modeling of infectious disease-associated processes at any scale (molecular to population). Minimum requirement PhD and 2 years of postdoctoral or equivalent experience in a relevant field. Details .

Atlanta, Georgia, USA. One Health Office within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Offered by the Clinical Translational Science Award ( CTSA) One Health Alliance (COHA) to veterinarians after residency training. COHA is comprised of veterinary schools partnered with medical and other colleagues through a National Institutes of Health Clinical Translational Science Award. Prepare a brief research plan with specific aims that leverage the strengths of disease in companion or other domestic animals to answer questions relevant to human health. Applications due January 8, 2020. More information click here . Learn more .
For teachers and educational leaders interested in bringing public health sciences into middle- and high-school classrooms. This competitive fellowship includes a 5-day summer course at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and a 1-year distance-based professional development opportunity. Be sure to also explore CDC’s Public Health Educational Activities that Primary and Secondary / K-12 Teachers can take into their classrooms.
2 Postdoc Opportunities to work at the cutting edge of public health and climate change.
London, U.K. at U of Reading. The Lancet Countdown is a collaboration of 27 world-class academic institutions and UN agencies, dedicated to tracking the world's response to climate change and public health. The initiative operates at the nexus of science, communications, and policy engagement. Online applications only. Questions, contact and

U.S. National Institutes of Health(NIH). Central theme must be quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. Projects will focus on the determinants and interactions of transmission among humans, non-human animals, and/or plants. Multidisciplinary teams will include for example, modelers, ecologists, bioinformaticians, genomics researchers, social scientists, economists, epidemiologists, evolutionary biologists, entomologists, parasitologists, microbiologists, bacteriologists, virologists, pathologists or veterinarians, with the goal of integrating knowledge across disciplines to enhance our ability to predict and control infectious diseases.
Journal Articles
Barton Behravesh C, MedScape, September 16, 2019.

Lucey D, BMJ 2019;366:l5371, doi: 

Environ Sci Technol. 2019 Aug 6;53(15):9203-9213. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b02226. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Friedson-Ridenour S, Dutcher TV, Calderon C, et al. EcoHealth (2019) 16: 306.

Johnson RA, Mo Med. 2013 May-Jun; 110(3): 197–200. PMCID:PMC6179839

Wenham C, International Affairs, Volume 95, Issue 5, September 2019, 1093–1110

Commentary / Opinion

Gray GC, Mazet JAK, Clin Infect Dis . 2019. ciz729, .

Borkenhagen LK, Salman MD, Ma M-Juan, Gray GC, International Journal of Infectious Diseases (2019), doi:

Jonas O, Seifman R, The Lancet-Global Health, Volume 7, ISSUE 10, October 01, 2019

Jonas O, Nature 572, 285 (2019), doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02415-9

Washington, DC, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 2019. The National Academies Press.

New Books

By Dr. Craig Cormick. Published this month jointly by CABI and CSIRO, this book helps to solve a major problem that many scientists face at some point in their career: how do I communicate my work to society?


By Walton M et. al, Sydney University Press, Apr 1, 2019
Provides a multidisciplinary reflection on the state of our planet, human and animal health, as well as the critical effects of climate change on the environment and on people. Climate change is already affecting many poor communities and traditional aid programs have achieved relatively small gains. Going beyond the narrow disciplinary lens and an exclusive focus on human health, a planetary health approach puts the ecosystem at the centre.
Popular Media/Trade Magazines

By John Maday, 8-23-19 in DROVERS Magazine, Driving the (US) Beef Market.

Save the World Project’s Metta Spencer hosts Dr. Laura Kahn and Dr. Ronald St. John in a public online conversation about many complex, intertwined One Health issues.
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