Emergency Risk Communication Guideline Launched by WHO Recent public health emergencies, such as the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa (2014–2015), the emergence of the Zika virus syndrome in 2015–2016 and multi-country yellow fever outbreaks in Africa in 2016, have highlighted major challenges and gaps in how risk is communicated during epidemics and other health emergencies. The recommendations in these guidelines provide overarching, evidence-based guidance on how risk communication should be practiced in an emergency. The recommendations also guide countries on building capacity for communicating risk during health emergencies. ... See more
During public health emergencies, people need to know what health risks they face, and what actions they can take to protect their lives, their health, their families and communities. WHO releases first ever evidence-based guideline on Emergency Risk Communication to support countries in building ca... ... See more
Bats in China carry all the ingredients to make a new SARS virus - Dangerous strains may arise when viral genes mix inside a bat:https://www.sciencenews.org/article/bats-china-carry-all-ingredients-make-new-sars-virus?mode=topic&context=76 ... See more
SAVE THE DATE: SEAOHUN 2018 International Conference One Health Academic Challenges: Preparing today’s Workforce to Combat tomorrow’s Infectious Diseases, 6 – 9 November 2018, Hanoi, Vietnam.
iCOMOS is extending the abstract submission to January 30, 2018 ! Direct link to abstract submission: https://ccaps.umn.edu/icomos-2018/abstracts
Registration and Abstract Submission for "iCOMOS" is Now Available! The Consortium on One Medicine One Science (COMOS) is a global community of institutions, citizens, scholars and policy-makers fostering interdisciplinary collaborations across science, practice and policy to optimize the health of humans, animals and their ecosystems. Join the third International Conference on One Medicine One Science or " iCOMOS 2018" if you want explore new ways to solve pressing health issues, facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations, and promote science's role in influencing public policy at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment. The conference will be held on April 29 - May 2, 2018 at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Find out more: http://thohun.org/icomos-2018-registration-and-abstract-submission-is-available/ ... See more
Over the first 3 years of the project, the One Health Workforce Project has enriched the skills and experiences of human, animal, and environmental health workers and educators in areas heavily burdened with infectious disease concerns. As we begin 2018, the project is sharing key achievements from the first years of our project between 2014 and 2017. We wish all our partners the best in the new year! ... See more
Seeing the World Through Many Lenses
Nalaga Grace Celia, a software engineering student at Makerere University, shares her experiences at the One Health Institute field…
2017.11.09 / 4min read.
Recycling for Health
Students at the One Health Institute apply problem-solving skills to help villagers improve human and environmental health.
2017.11.03 / 3min read.
The story behind the beautiful baby orangutan named Myohun.
2017.09.20 / 3min read.
Students in Malaysia learn about the importance of tropical ecosystem health and the prevention of wildlife zoonoses.
2017.09.20 / 4min read.
Increasing People’s Awareness and Participation in Preventing Rabies through Culture and Arts in Bali
From Knowledge to Action
Dian Puspita Sari is currently the head of the Medical Education Unit at the Faculty of Medicine Mataram University (FMMU). She graduated…
2017.09.20 / 2min read.
Meeting on Strengthening One Health Cooperation in Vietnam in line with the National One Health…
Following the success of the two National Action Plans for the periods 2006–2011 and 2011–2015, the One Health Partnership recently held a…
One Health Implementation to Village Health and Village Livestock Volunteers
One Health Knowledge Transferring/Community Engagement
Future One Health Leaders in Action
“In the city where I work, there is no veterinarian,” said Gusti Ayu Putu Candra Dewi, a public health pharmacist who was assigned to work…
2017.09.20 / 5min read.