RCVS Knowledge announces winner of the Plowright Prize

June 22, 2022

Dr. Herman Barkema, the One Health at UCalgary Director and Professor in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases from the University of Calgary, has been awarded the prestigious Plowright Prize for his research on Mastitis, Johne’s disease and antimicrobial resistance. 

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Kathy McCoy discusses how the microbiome interacts with the immune system

November 8, 2021

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6th annual One Health Day

November 3, 2021

Today marks the 6th annual One Health Day, a global campaign that celebrates and brings attention to the need for a One Health approach to address shared health threats at the human-animal-environment interface.

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Why A One Health Approach Is Vital In Pandemic Management

November 03, 2021

When COVID-19 started making headlines in early 2020, public health officials were consumed with human-to-human transmission of a novel coronavirus, and many were quick to dismiss concerns that the virus also posed a risk to livestock, pets and wildlife. But ruling out the potential for animals to contract and transmit emerging diseases before the research has been done could have a disastrous impact on current and future health issues.

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Herman Barkema receives 2021 Killam Research Excellence Award

October 2021

Congratulations to Herman Barkema, Scientific Director of the AMR - One Health Consortium and One Health at UCalgary, for being awarded the 2021 Killam Research Excellence Award. Dr. Barkema helps oversee dozens of projects, works to reduce antimicrobial use in the dairy industry, advises scientists around the world about AMR research, and is recognized internationally for his research into mastitis and Johne’s disease.

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UCalgary researchers at work on a vaccine against a fatal infectious disease affecting deer and potentially people

July 19, 2021

“Our new data show that there is the potential for chronic wasting disease (CWD) to infect people,” says Dr. Hermann Schaetzl, MD, PhD, professor of prion biology and immunology and associate dean, research at UCVM.

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UCalgary team contributes to national research for future pandemics

July 16, 2021  

Early warning and response systems proposed under ‘One Health’ model

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Innovators flourish in Entrepreneurial Thinking in One Health course

July 16, 2021

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Deadly wildlife disease might threaten humans, new Canadian research suggests

July 15, 2021 

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Preventing the next pandemic - Zoonotic diseases and how to break the chain of transmission

July 6, 2021

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G7 Health Ministers’ Declaration, Oxford

June 4, 2021

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Tip of the iceberg: The true state of drinking water advisories in First Nations

May 7, 2021

Until recently, a boil-water advisory had been in place in the First Nation of Shoal Lake 40 community for more than 20 years, writes Kerry Black, Schulich School of Engineering, in Conversation Canada.

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Why and how to educate your clients about One Health

April 28, 2021

How to implement this global initiative at your veterinary practice, plus some strategies to get you started.

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How do horses feel about being in rodeos?

February 23, 2021

Watch what Dr. Ed Pajor, one of the OH@UCalgary working group members have to say about the new University of Calgary study that looks at animal welfare.

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WHO Director-General's opening remarks at 27th Tripartite Annual Executive Committee Meeting World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

February 17, 2021

"For many people, One Health may have once seemed simply a concept. It is no longer."

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Immigrant women face ‘dangerous’ working conditions in long-term care

Jan 14, 2021

This article is featuring Dr. Naomi Lightman, Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary and the speaker of webinar #3 of the OH Circle on the impact of COVID-19 on immigrant and racialized women.

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What is #OneHealth?

June 19, 2021

Meet Moussa & find out! 

A video from the World Organisation for Animal Health

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After U.S. infections, Calgary Zoo steps up COVID-19 vigilance

Jan 13, 2021

This article is featuring Dr. Doug Whiteside, member of the Infectious Diseases and the Microbiome working group at the One Health at UCalgary, the speaker at the first OH Circle, and senior veterinarian at the Calgary Zoo, and his work at the Calgary Zoo during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to include Indigenous researchers and their knowledge

January 12, 2021

Researchers from Native American and Indigenous communities explain how colleagues and institutions can help them to battle marginalization.

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Take the Plunge to Become Water Wise

A study by Dr. Lee Jackson, a professor in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary and Scientific Director at Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets (ACWA)

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Inclusion in Northern Research

This interactive conversation was proposed in the context of the Arctic Change 2020 meetings. With the challenges associated with social distancing during the COVID-19 epidemic, and our collective rallying to the #BlackLivesMatter and #IndigenousLivesMatter movements, we felt it was important, more than ever, to also come together and uplift members of our community.

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Is trypanosomiasis a health risk for translocated wildlife in Malawi?

A research project by Heather AnholtMatthews Elias MumbaPeter NambalaLynn CliffordMichael Labuschagne, and Janelisa Musaya

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