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A One Health Perspective on Antimicrobial Resistance

During the 2017 Annual Fall Conference, the Class of 1963 Distinguished Lectureship featured Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, FACP. Kahn shared her research on One Health and the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance in “A One Health Perspective on Antimicrobial Resistance.” Kahn has spent years investigating the history, science and politics behind the [...]

By | 2017-11-29T14:12:00+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Thohun Blog|0 Comments

THOHUN Annual Meeting 2017

  [dropcap color="" boxed="no" boxed_radius="8px" class="" id=""]C[/dropcap]ompleting of THOHUN Year 3 implementation, “THOHUN Annual Meeting 2017” was aimed to present the implemented THOHUN projects and activities. The meeting also served as a venue for those engaged One Health-related activities to present their work through oral presentations. The meeting was organized in Bangkok on August 21-22, [...]

By | 2017-08-28T21:45:33+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Previous Activities|0 Comments

The new gens are getting ready to be future One Health workforce

[dropcap color=”#1e73be” boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”8px” class=”” id=””]D[/dropcap]ue to the increase in the number of emerging pandemic threats, students (future workforce) must be experienced in the detection, surveillance, control and response of these EIDs under real situations. Since 2016, training course call “International Short Course on Ecosystem Health” or “THOHUN-TELI” was developed to integrate “One Health approach” [...]

By | 2018-02-08T15:13:38+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Previous Activities|0 Comments

Highly pathogenic avian influenza spreading in Europe, South Asia

It was less than two months ago that FAO issued a warning that H5N8 avian influenza virus had been detected in wild birds in Tyva Republic in southern Russia and would likely spread in a south-westerly direction with the autumn migration of waterbirds. The virus, which is highly pathogenic for poultry, appears already to have [...]

By | 2016-11-18T10:33:27+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Thohun Blog|0 Comments

Interventions in Wild Animal Health

This year marks the launch of the Interventions in Wild Animal Health Field Course, run by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and the University of Edinburgh (UoE) as a component of the on-line MVetSci in Conservation Medicine awarded by UoE. The Field Course, held predominantly in Sariska Tiger [...]

By | 2016-05-11T12:27:24+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Thohun Blog|0 Comments

Taking action: WHO responds to Ebola in West Africa

Since notifying the world of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa on 23 March 2014, WHO has, in partnership with the international health community, mobilized its largest response to the most severe and most complex outbreak in the history of this disease. WHO’s public health expertise, linkages with government and technical networks are unparalleled and [...]

By | 2015-06-29T07:00:00+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping Guinean communities fight Ebola

In May 2015, cases of Ebola began to appear in Tanene, Dubreka Prefecture, Guinea, an area that had previously been unaffected. To ensure the outbreak does not spread, WHO and partners have launched a surveillance campaign to find individuals who might be infected. Through household visits, a presence on prefecture streets and conversations with influential [...]

By | 2015-06-26T07:00:00+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Health Regulations: Ebola preparedness

Since 2014, over 110 countries have received support to strengthen public health response capacities in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD). Since October 2014, WHO has deployed over 230 individuals to support preparedness efforts in priority countries. As of May 2015, 7 of the 14 priority countries have successfully achieved a heightened level of preparedness, [...]

By | 2015-06-24T07:00:00+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of Sierra Leone's toughest slums beats Ebola

On a stretch of scenic coastline at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean sits one of Freetown, Sierra Leone’s, toughest neighbourhoods – Moa Wharf. It is a cluster of congested, tightly-packed corrugated iron and brick homes and shops. The passageways are narrow and crowded. Residents and visitors find themselves in close, intimate contact as they [...]

By | 2015-06-22T07:00:00+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments