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Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N4) virus – China

On 14 February 2018, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of one case of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N4) virus. This is the first human case of avian influenza A(H7N4) infection to be reported worldwide. Source:: WHO-Disease

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Lassa fever – Liberia

On 9 January 2018, a patient from Guinea with fever, neck pain, body pain and vomiting was admitted to a hospital in Ganta in Nimba County, Liberia. The patient was treated with Ribavirin until her death on 11 January 2018. The patient first experienced symptoms on 29 December 2017. Prior to hospitalization in Liberia, she sought medical care at a health facility in Diécké in N'Zérékore Region, Guinea where she ...

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Deadly Measles Outbreak and Malnutrition Striking Children in Asmat Regency, Province of Papua: The Role of the Indonesian Government

In the Depth of Asmat Regency, a part of the Larger Province of Papua, Indonesia Located on the southwestern coats of Papua, a regency which borders the Arafura sea, is the regency of Asmat—one of the nine major regency located on the Province of Papua. Asmat covered a total area of 29.000 square kilometers or as equal as 48 times the size of DKI Jakarta. This regency consists of many districts, ...

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Cholera – Mozambique

On 27 October 2017, the Ministry of Health in Mozambique notified WHO of an outbreak of cholera. From 14 August 2017 through 11 February 2018, 1799 cases and one death (case fatality rate = 0.06%) of cholera were reported from the two provinces; Nampula (1580 cases) and Cabo Delgado (219 cases). Underreporting of the number of cases and deaths is likely. This outbreak has been confirmed by Rapid Diagnostic Tests ...

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New FAO publication on women in fisheries: Women's participation and leadership in fisherfolk organizations and collective action in fisheries: a review of evidence on enablers, drivers and barriers

This paper summarizes analyses of a global literature review on women in fisherfolk organizations. The aim of the study was to identify positive examples and lessons learned by pointing to the drivers - as well as the enablers and entities identified in the literature - that have a key role in fostering increased women's participation and leadership in collective action in fisheries. Source:: FAO-Fisheries

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Health-care waste

Of the total amount of waste generated by health-care activities, about 85% is general, non-hazardous waste comparable to domestic waste. The remaining 15% is considered hazardous material that may be infectious, toxic or radioactive. Source:: WHO-News on Ebola

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New technical paper: Improving the performance of tilapia farming under climate variation: perspective from bioeconomic modelling

A bioeconomic model has been developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) based on experiences in China to show how optimal arrangements of farming operations can improve the technical and economic performance of tilapia pond aquaculture. This paper presents the methodology and results of the model. The results reveal the mechanisms and extent by which aquaculture performance can be improved through optimal farming arrangements. ... Source:: ...

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Plague in Madagascar—Remembering One of the World's Most Devastating Past

Citizens of Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, wearing face masks to protect themselves from the plague (2017) (http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/madagascar-plague-outbreak-1.4329327) The Devastating Story of Bubonic Plague Pandemic: A Past? In the year of 1346 C.E., one of the most devastating pandemic in human history occurred in Europe, killing 30-60% total of its population—reducing the world’s population from 450 million to 350-375 million in the 14th century. This pandemic is later called the Black ...

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

Between 9 December 2017 and 17 January 2018, the National IHR Focal Point of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported 20 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including eight deaths. In addition, one death from a previously reported case was reported to WHO. Source:: WHO-Disease

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Great hopes for climate-smart farming

Last year, Ashmita Thapa's husband left their hometown in southern Nepal to find work in Saudi Arabia. He had been working as a farmer and used to be able to grow enough food for the family. But now, Ashmita explains, the yields are poorer and poorer. “This is a part of climate change,” she adds. “There isn't as much rain as [...] Source:: FAO-Zero Hunger

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Sayembara Logo INDOHUN

KRITERIA LOGO 1. Logo mengacu pada tema “One Health: #LessMeMoreWe” dan harus menggambarkan 3 elemen utama One Health yaitu manusia, lingkungan, dan hewan. 2. Desain logo dapat mengikuti warna primer INDOHUN yaitu merah #F9423A, putih #FFFFFF, dan biru muda #2EC3E6. 3. Desain logo tidak boleh menyinggung SARA dan tidak bertentangan dengan norma-norma yang berlaku. 4. Desain logo dibuat dalam format AI/CDR/EPS/PSD/JPEG/PNG/BMP/TIFF dan dapat diperkecil hingga ukuran sisi terpanjang 2,5 cm. 5. Logo harus dapat diaplikasikan ...

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[COMING SOON] Global Health True Leaders 2016

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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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