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One Health Academy Meeting Oct 13, 2016 - Thursday, March 17, 2016


One Health Academy Meeting





Thursday Night, 

October 13th, 2016 at 6:30 PM




Capital Yacht Club 

660 Water St. SW, Washington DC, 20024 

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Upcoming Events



October 13 - Laura Kahn


November 10 - Juli Trtanj


December 8 - Bernadette Dunham



Please join One Health Academy on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the Capital Yacht Club (660 Water St SW) in Washington, DC  where our guest speaker will be Dr. Laura KahnPlease RSVP, by e-mailing Onehealthacademy@gmail.com.


Dr. Kahn will discuss Physicians, Farmers, and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance. We are excited to have her back after not seeing her in April.


Upcoming One Health events are also listed on our website here.


The first annual One Health Day is November 3rd. Get excited and find out more here!!


Dr. Laura H. Kahn is a physician and research scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. In April 2006, she published Confronting Zoonoses, Linking Human and Veterinary Medicine in Emerging Infectious Diseases, which helped launch the One Health Initiative (www.onehealthinitiative.com). She is the author of Who's in Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises published in 2009 by Praeger Security International. She writes columns for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and just published her second book, One Health and the Politics of Antibiotic Resistance, this August with Johns Hopkins University Press. 


In 2010, the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) awarded her with an honorary diploma for her work in One Health. In 2014, she received a Presidential Award for Meritorious Service from the American Association of Public Health Physicians. This spring, she is teaching the course, "Hogs, Bats, and Ebola: An Introduction to One Health policy," that she developed for Princeton University freshmen.



There is a 50 person limit to our meeting so we suggest you register early. The cost of the evening is $20.00 per person and includes dinner, discussion with colleagues and networking. Students (with identification) may attend for $10.00.


Please RSVP by emailing Onehealthacademy@gmail.com with your name and the name of any guests attending. Payment will be taken at the door by cash or check. All RSVPs should be in by the Monday before the meeting, April 11th. If you end up not being able to make it after your RSVP, please let us know at onehealthacademy@gmail.com

as we factor in the cost for food based on RSVP count.


The nearest Metro station is Waterfront-SEU.

The entrance to the club is facing the water where the old Channel Inn used to be.


Free Parking is now available to the left of the building in the surface lot labeled for Capital Yacht Club members.


If you have any questions about this event you can contact us at Onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

Looking forward to seeing you!


To find out more about our speakers and our events go to our website at www.OneHealthAcademy.org.


One Health Academy







"One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance" presentation by One Health leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP - Denver, Colo. (USA) October 31,2016 - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting – October 29 to Nov. 2, 2016 - Denver, Colo. (USA)

2016 Annual Meeting Theme - Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health

"One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance" presentation by One Health leader Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP


Scheduled for session 3377.0, One Health: Environmental impacts and zoonotic diseases on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.   

For general information about the APHA Annual Meeting or to find out about other sessions and presentations visit the Annual Meeting (http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual) home page. Registration and Housing are now open. Take advantage of the early-bird discount and register by August 11.

2016 NIAA Antibiotics Symposium - November 1-3, 2013 - Saturday, March 12, 2016

November 1-3, 2013

The  2016 NIAA Antibiotics Symposium will be held in Herndon, Virginia. NIAA’s website, www.animalagriculture.org,  has information on presenters, agenda and registration.

Hyatt Regency Dulles
Herndon, VA
View complete symposium information on the
NIAA website.

Kansas City One Health Day – November 3, 2016 - Thursday, March 10, 2016

Kansas City One Health Day – November 3, 2016

See: http://olathe.k-state.edu/onehealthday

On Nov. 3, individuals and groups from around the world will celebrate a collaborative approach to improving human, animal and planetary health called One Health. Kansas City is celebrating, too.

The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, BioKansas and K-State Olathe are partnering to hold activities from 4-7 p.m. at the Kauffman Foundation. Activities include Collaborate2Cure, networking at a BioBreak and then a keynote presentation by world-renowned Zika expert, Dr. Stephen Higgs.

The event also will be livestreamed on Zoom. 

Schedule of events 

4-5 p.m. — 

KCALSI Collaborate2Cure

5-6 p.m. —

BioBreak featuring networking, open bar and hors d'oeuvres

6-7 p.m. —

Keynote presentation about Zika virus research by Dr. Stephen Higgs, director of the Biosecurity Research Institute at Kansas State University. 

 What is Collaborate2Cure?

Collaborate2Cure is a KCALSI program designed to stimulate collaboration across our region and solve specific scientific challenges. The program is geared for scientists, entrepreneurs, students and the general public. Programs will be held every Thursday in November and are dedicated to a specific topic, such as immunotherapy.

Who is Stephen Higgs?

Stephen Higgs is director of Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute — a biosafety level-3 and biosafety level-3 ag facility that studies infectious diseases affecting the food supply. 

Higgs researches mosquito-borne viruses, such as the Zika virus, and has studied chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has a similar transmission cycle to that of Zika virus. Recently, he and colleagues developed a promising vaccine for the Zika virus

Read more about Higgs. 

 Kansas City One Health Day is free.  

Kansas City One Health Day is brought to you through a collaborative partnership of Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, BioKansas and Kansas State University Olathe.


Mark your calendar

Kansas City One Health Day
4-7 p.m. | Nov. 3

Provided by:

Ralph C. Richardson, DVM

Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology, Internal Medicine)

Dean and CEO

K-State Olathe

22201 W. Innovation Dr.

Olathe, KS 66061

Phone: 913-541-1220

Cell: 785-770-7679

Fax: 913-541-1488

E-mail: rcr@ksu.edu


StrengthsFinder Signature Themes: Maximizer, Belief, Positivity, Arranger, Adaptability

Dr. Richardson

is a member of the One Health Initiative team’s Advisory Board



One Health, One Medicine: A Sustainable Approach - St. George's University - NOVEMBER 3, 2016–DECEMBER 4, 2016 - Thursday, March 10, 2016

One Health, One Medicine: A Sustainable Approach - NOVEMBER 3, 2016–DECEMBER 4, 2016

St. George's University's Department of Public Health and  Preventive Medicine is pleased to offer a One Health, One Medicine  massive open online course (MOOC) in honor of the inaugural One Health  Day, which will be celebrated worldwide on November 3. Titled "One  Health, One  Medicine: A Sustainable Approach", the course will cover a  wide range of topics, including global health burden, determinants of  health, strategies toward promoting health, and applications toward a  sustainable approach for the health of humans, animals, and the environment. The course will also discuss the important specter of vector-borne diseases such as Zika, chikungunya, and dengue fever.

Free to audit; $50 for certificate and 8 CPH credits

Register Now



 * Embrace a definition of One Health, One Medicine that captures the unique characteristics of how humans, animals, and the environment are inextricably linked.

 * Apply broad global health tools needed to solve health problems with an emphasis on sustainability.

 * Demonstrate effective oral skills for communicating with different audiences in the context of sustainable approaches to health.

 * Communicate effective sustainable approaches to health to lay and professional audiences.


Please see: http://online.sgu.edu/courses/course-v1:SGU+OHOM4+2016/about

Provided by:

Satesh Bidaisee, DVM, MSPH, EdD, CPH, FRSPH 


Associate Professor

St. George's University, Grenada

ONE HEALTH DAY - NOVEMBER 3, 2016 - Thursday, March 10, 2016

ONE HEALTH DAY -  November 3, 2016 

  For more information see:



Created and Hosted by: One Health Commission-One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team-One Health Platform



6th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance - November 4-7, 2016 - Tuesday, March 01, 2016

November 4-7, 2016: 6th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance

 The 6th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance will be held in Vienna, Austria on November 4-7, 2016. This conference will bring together leading scientists, clinicians and policy makers to discuss information regarding the outbreak and response of emerging pathogens. The conference committee is currently accepting abstracts that are related to emerging diseases and surveillance. For more information about the conference and abstract submission details, please visit their website (http://imed.isid.org). 

ONE HEALTH: CONNECTING HUMANS, ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT - Free Online Course - November 7, 2016 - Thursday, February 25, 2016


"In collaboration with Swiss TPH and FutureLearn, the University of Basel in Switzerland has produced the free online course ONE HEALTH: CONNECTING HUMANS, ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT. The course explores an integrative approach to human and animal health and examines the value of it - as well as explain how One Health strategies work in practice.

For further information see https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/one-health/. Enrollment is now open. The course starts on 7 Nov 2016."

Provided by:

Gaudenz Metzger MA

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

New Media Center Universität Basel

Kornhausgasse 2 | 4051 Baselgaudenz.metzger@unibas.ch

PREVENTING OBESITY IN PEOPLE AND THEIR PETS: A ONE HEALTH APPROACH - November 9-11, 2016 - Saturday, February 20, 2016


Vision: A world where regular activity, a balanced diet and healthy weight are part of every family’s life.

NOVEMBER 9–11th, 2016

 For details see www.wsava-obesity.com

World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (WMA) - 2nd GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH 10th - Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan - 10th & 11th November 2016 - - Wednesday, February 10, 2016

2nd Global Conference on One Health - REGISTRATION SITE IS OPEN NOW


November 10-11, 2016 Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


The World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (WMA) in close collaboration with the JMA and JVMA are preparing the 2nd GCOH to be held on November 10th-11th in Kitakyusyu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.


SEE: http://www.worldvet.org/news.php?item=289 and http://www.wma.net/en/50events/20otherevents/81onehealth/index.html


Save the date


See http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/STD%202%20GCOH.pdf

10th - 11th November 2016

Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Moving forward from One Health Concept to One Health Approach

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 Japan Veterinary Medical Association (JVMA) are preparing the 2nd GCOH to be held on 10t-11th November in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

The 2nd GCOH aims to bring together Veterinarians, Physicians, Students, Public Health Officers, Animal Health Officers, NGOs and other interested parties from the different world regions to learn, discuss and to address critical aspects of the 'One Health' Concept.

The main objectives of the conference are to strengthen the links and communications and to achieve closer collaboration between Physicians, Veterinarians and all appropriate stakeholders to improve the different aspects of health and welfare of humans, animals and the environment.

The main conference sessions will focus on the issues of:

• Zoonotic diseases

• Foodborne diseases

• Antimicrobial resistance

• Environmental hazards exposure to humans and animals

More details regarding the conference and registrations will be published soon on WVA www.worldvet.org and WMA www.wma.net websites

Note: The first landmark World Veterinary Association (WVA)/World Medical Association (WMA) Global Conference on One Health which was held in Madrid, Spain on May 21-22, 2015, brought together 330 delegates from 40 countries around the world to discuss the One Health Concept. http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/news.php?query=World+Veterinary+Association%2FWorld+Medical+Association+Global+Conference+on+One+Health+%96+Report+and+Presentations

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