Save the Date 2nd Global Conference on One Health November 10-11, 2016 Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan Following the successful Global Conference on One Health (GCOH) that was held in Madrid in May 2015, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (WMA) in close collaboration with the Japan Medical Association (JMA) and the […]
In 2013, Maria Andrea Martinez participated in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) through the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, a DHS Science and Technology Center of Excellence, and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. During the internship, Martinez became increasingly interested in […]
Jessica Rowland, a 2011 Career Development Program recipient, traveled to Kisumu, Kenya in June to participate in a two-week One Health training course as part of her Certificate Program in One Health. The course was a collaborative effort between the University of Florida (UFL), where Rowland is pursuing her Ph.D. in the department of Environmental and […]
In China, more cases of H7N9 and H10N8 avian influenza strains are being confirmed in both bird flocks and humans. South Korea is battling to stem a surge in the H5N8 bird flu outbreak. On the North American continent, Canada confirmed its first death from the H5N1 strain of avian flu in January. Today’s society […]
Texas A&M University’s FAZD Center will serve as a co-representative of the One Health Initiative at the Farm Foundation’s international symposium on zoonoses Sept. 23-24 in Washington, D.C.
The One Health Initiative’s web site has added a summary of findings from a FAZD Center task force to its online collection of One Health publications.
Portfolio: Risk Prevention Project Title: A Comparative Assessment of the Insitutionalization of Enhanced Biosecurity Plans: Implications for the Secure Food Supply Plans Status: In progress Overview: Secure Food Supply Plans promote continuity of business during a high-consequence transboundary animal disease (TAD) outbreak to facilitate movement of uninfected animals and animal products through marketing supply chains. […]