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The One Health concept arose from the realization that human health and animal health are inextricably linked and that a holistic approach is needed to understand, to protect, and to promote the health of all species. Whether it is emerging infections diseases, antibiotic resistance, globalization, natural disasters, or climate  change, human and veterinary medical communities must work together to successfully combat the serious health threats of the 21st century. One Health seeks to improve communication and encourage collaboration between veterinarians, physicians, environmental scientists and public health professionals to find multidisciplinary solutions to these shared challenges. This newsletter was created to lend support to the One Health Initiative and is dedicated to enhancing the integration of animal, human, and environmental health for the benefit of all by demonstrating One Health in practice.

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Current Issue - Summer

Summer 2014-Volume 7 Issue 3 (PDF 3.4 MB)

In this issue:

  • One Health and Rabies Management in North American WildlifeAn Analysis of the Linkages between Public Health & Ecosystem Integrity, part 4 of 6
  • One Health Collaboration Methods and Systems Analysis
  • Chikungunya Fever Cases Detected in Florida
  • Excerpts from “How to Prevent the Next Ebola Outbreak”
  • Will Ebola Strike the USA?
  • One Health Example During U.S. CDC Laboratory Accident Reports
  • One Health Perspectives from International Health Professionals
  • ProMED Quarterly Update
  • Advancements in One Health
  • Upcoming Events
  • Publications in One Health

Spring Issue

Spring 2014-Volume 7 Issue 2 (PDF 3.1 MB)

In this issue:

  • The Natural History of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Florida
  • One Health in Action: Reducing Feral Swine Damage and Disease
  • An Analysis of the Linkages between Public Health & Ecosystem
    Integrity, part 3 of 6
  • Graduate-level Certificate in One Health Training at the
    University of Florida
  • One Health Innovation Fellowships for Zoonotic Disease Research
    in Mongolia
  • ProMED Quarterly Update - Camels, bird flu, and Ebola
  • Advancements in One Health
  • Upcoming Events
  • Publications in One Health
  • References

Winter Issue

Winter 2014-Volume 7 Issue 1 (PDF 1 MB)

In this issue:

  • Transition Announcement
  • Texas National Veterinary Stockpile Exercise
  • Coming (Back) to America? What 2013 Can Teach Us about Dengue in the United States
  • An Analysis of the Linkages between Public Health & Ecosystem Integrity, part 2 of 6
  • ISAAH-7: One Health Focus on Environmental and Aquatic Animal Health
  • One Health in Practice: The Florida Interagency Wildlife Disease Working Group
  • ProMED Quarterly Update
  • Advancements in One Health
  • Upcoming Events     
  • Recent One Health Publications

One Health Resources

One Health Initiative: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com

One Health Commission: http://www.onehealthcommission.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Confronting Infectious Diseases in an Interconnected World: People, Animals, and the Environment: http://www.cdc.gov/nczved/framework/

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