Brigadier General John Poppe, the highest ranking military officer with a veterinary degree, will be visiting CSU on Thursday, Feb 12! He will be providing a “One Health in Operation” seminar starting at 11am in Room 101 at the CSU Diagnostic Medical Center (Map of DMC). Please come join us! Pizza will be served after the lecture, and if you plan to attend, please RSVP HERE!
Researchers at ILRI have identified areas where One Health can create a tangible difference, even providing associated financial gains for our investments in collaboration!
The literature reviewed suggests that every dollar invested in One Health would yield five dollars worth of benefits. Therefore, increased investment in One Health on a large scale has the potential to transform the management of emerging and neglected zoonotic diseases and save the lives of millions of people and animals.
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This piece in the Huffington Post succinctly helps to dispel some common misconceptions surrounding the frightening novel viruses and “super bugs” frequenting the media as of late. CSU One Health Club hosted the lead author, Dr. William Karesh, for a student luncheon this past February.
Kagondu Njagi, an environmental writer based in Nairobi, discusses the pressures faced by those living in arid and semi-arid lands and the contentious debate as to whether or not the increased incidence of zoonoses is in fact linked to climate change in these regions.
“With the opportunity to make a difference in this fight, human and animal healthcare experts from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Surgeon Cell, 411th Civil Affairs Battalion (CA Bn), the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF), and their civilian counterparts recently launched a program called One Health in Luwero District, Uganda.” Click here to read more!
Click here to learn what scientists, doctors, and veterinarians are doing to locate and combat outbreaks of emerging infectious disease – many of them zoonotic – worldwide.
Increased support for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) via the Animal and Public Health Protection Act, which would “restore full funding for this vital early-warning system for emerging and high-consequence diseases detrimental to both animal and public health.”
Learn more about the One Health Initiative and how they are helping to advance One Health Research: