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:
Yipes! It’s like Lyme, but not. Check out this article on a new tick-borne disease discovered at Yale.
Check out this article on CSU’s diagnostic lab in the Denver Post.
CSU’s own Dr. Sue VandeWoude talks bobcats and ‘bugs’ with MSNBC:
Interesting article about West Nile Virus.
Some cool stuff happening on the One Health Scene!
Awesome article on One Medicine in action:
An article that our very own Dr. Olea-Popelka co-authored in Wildlife Disease News Digest (this is only the abstract, unfortunately):
A new Master’s in One Health at University of Florida:
Which also has a Ph.D. component: