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Seychelles – Suspected Plague (Ex- Madagascar)

On 10 October 2017, the Seychellois Ministry of Health notified WHO of a probable case of pneumonic plague. The probable case is a 34-year-old man who had visited Madagascar and returned to Seychelles on 6 October 2017. He developed symptoms on 9 October 2017 and presented to a local health centre. Based on a medical examination and reported history of recent travel to Madagascar, pneumonic plague infection was suspected and ...

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FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (FAN) 57 is out

ABSTRACT This issue of FAN contains an invited editorial on considerations related to nutrition and aquaculture vision for the future and four main sections on: (1) Global aquaculture updates with an article from statistician's desk presenting some considerations on collection of aquaculture statistics; one contribution from the fish health specialist on Tilapia Lake Virus (TLV). Three articles on important events particularly, Outcomes of the ...

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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

Between 31 August and 26 September 2017, the national IHR focal point of Saudi Arabia reported nine additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including four deaths. In addition, four deaths from previously reported cases were reported. Source:: WHO-Disease

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Oceans: our allies against climate change

It is well known that forests, especially rainforests, are key allies in our fight against climate change as they absorb greenhouse gas emissions. But did you know that oceans are the earth's main buffer against climate change? In fact, about 25 percent of the greenhouse gases that we emit actually gets absorbed by the oceans, as does over 90 percent [...] Source:: FAO-Zero Hunger

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Plague – Madagascar

From 23 August to 30 September 2017, a total of 73 suspected, probable, and confirmed cases of pneumonic plague, including 17 deaths have been reported in Madagascar. The diagnosis was confirmed by the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar by polymerase chain reaction test or using rapid diagnostic test. Source:: WHO-Disease

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Plague – Madagascar

On 23 August 2017, a 31-year-old male from Tamatave, visiting Ankazobe District in central highlands, developed malaria-like symptoms. On 27 August, he developed respiratory symptoms during his journey in a shared public taxi from Ankazobe District to Tamatave (via Antananarivo). His condition worsened and he died. His body was prepared for a funeral at the nearest hospital, Moramanga District Hospital, without safety procedures. Additionally, 31 people who came into contact ...

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Chikungunya – Italy

As of 26 September, 183 cases have been notified to the Lazio Region of Italy, which includes the coastal areas of Anzio and Latina as well as the city of Rome. Of the notified cases, 109 are confirmed and 74 additional cases are being investigated (all with an epidemiological link to the Lazio Region). Three more confirmed cases have also been notified from other areas with a travel history to ...

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Seven examples of nuclear technology improving food and agriculture

Some of the most innovative ways being used to improve agricultural practices involve nuclear technology. Nuclear applications in agriculture rely on the use of isotopes and radiation techniques to combat pests and diseases, increase crop production, protect land and water resources, ensure food safety and authenticity, and increase livestock production. FAO and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have been expanding [...] Source:: FAO-Zero Hunger

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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates

On 23 August 2017, the national IHR focal point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection. Source:: WHO-Disease

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CWP - Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Aquaculture Subject Group and the Twenty-sixth Meeting of the Fisheries Subject now available

Click for enlarged image The CWP Subject Groups - Aquaculture (CWP-AS) and Fisheries (CWP-FS) met in June 2016 to address matters related with the intersessional program for each Subject Group. The meeting reviewed the progress made since the Twenty-fifth session of the CWP and agreed on the actions for the second part of the intersessional period prior to the upcoming Twentysixth session of the CWP to be ...

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[COMING SOON] Global Health True Leaders 2016

[COMING SOON] Global Health True Leaders 2016 DOWNLOAD PDF FILE

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[COMING SOON] One Health Community Empowerment

[COMING SOON] One Health Community Empowerment DOWNLOAD PDF FILE

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In-Collaboration with BBPK Ciloto

Continuing a plan of cooperation between the Center for Health Training Ciloto with INDOHUN, held a meeting on Saturday, February 9, 2016 between INDOHUN and BBPK Ciloto. The meeting agreed that INDOHUN will support the government in preparing and enhancing the capacity of the human resources for health in terms of infectious disease control in Indonesia, and there will be another meeting for MOU signing. In doing so, INDOHUN and BBPK Ciloto will cooperate with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Universities and Professional Association, ...

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International Grant Writing Workshop & Conference

Research and publication are needed to support and foster the policies and strategies development. However, Indonesia has low number of scientific publication. This condition indicates the lack of capability of Indonesian academics in writing fundable grant proposal and journal articles. In order to facilitate the writing capability enhancement of Indonesian academics, Indonesia One Health University Network (INDOHUN) conducts The International Grant Writing Workshop on One Health on 24-26 May 2016 in ...

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Grant Writing Workshop

INDOHUN had successfully conducted The Grant Writing Workshop on One Health on September 2-3, 2015 in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia responding the real needs of Indonesia lectures on developing research proposal. Fifty six lecturers from 32 faculty members attended this workshop with 4 distinguished resource person. Read more...

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Global Health True Leaders Batch 5

Global Health True Leaders is a leadership training that aim to address the lack of leadership skill as well as collaboration across sector and profession within One Health Workforce in tackling zoonotic disease. GHTL Batch 5 was conducted with 5-days-in class training followed by 2-days field work and leadership initiative program in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia on August 19-25, 2015. Read more ...

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One Health Community-Empowerment

In order to control zoonotic disease, INDOHUN need to collaborate with all stakeholders across sector, One of the most important part is community, particularly community that located in area with high rate of zoonotic disease. Read more...

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Consolidation Meeting of One Health Community-Empowerment

Consolidation Meeting of One Health Community-Empowerment is a meeting to consolidate INDOHUN member that have conducted community empowerment program in their university. Read more…

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Indonesia Strategic Planning and Coordination Meeting

USAID Indonesia, together with FAO, held a meeting to discuss coordination among partner EPT2 (Emerging Pandemic Threat 2) in Indonesia and develop a strategic plan that can be done together. Read more…

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Consolidation Meeting for Training of Trainers

INDOHUN have two One Health guidelines to be adopted at the university. To implement the guidelines, INDOHUN plans to hold the Training of Trainers activities. Read more…

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