quarta-feira, 3 de julho de 2013

Veterinary Public Health: VPH E-Bulletin No. 22

ASIA (Indonesia) Avian Influenza H5N1Indonesia's health ministry announced that a 2-year-old boy died from an H5N1 avianinfluenza infection, according to a translated statement posted on Flu Trackers, an infectious disease message board. […]
ASIA (Taiwan) Avian Influenza A H6N1The National Influenza Center (NIC) at Taiwan CDC has identified a novel avian-origin influenza A (H6N1) virus human infection in Taiwan. […]
ASIA (Pakistan) Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic FeverFrom 1 January to 9 June 2013, a total of 16 suspected cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), including six deaths (case–fatality rate 37.5%) were reported from Pakistan. […]
EUROPE (Germany) Avian Influenza LPAI H7N7Low pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed in a poultry farm in Herzlake, Niedersachsen. […]
 To view reported cases of animal diseases visit the EMPRES-I website
EMPRES-i is a global animal health information system of the FAO's EMPRES programme that focuses on the user need to easily find and collect in one place all the information available for animal health and transboundary animal diseases. EMPRES-i compiles, stores and verifies animal diseases outbreaks data (including zoonoses) from numerous sources (e.g. FAO representatives, FAO reports, OIE reports, official government, European Commission, FAO reference centres and laboratories) for early warning and risk analysis.
H7N9 surveillance cases trended younger, milderJune 25, 2013. A report on five Chinese H7N9 cases that were detected during routine flu surveillance reveals that the patients had milder infections and were younger than most, shedding new light on the spectrum of illness and the challenges officials could face in controlling the disease. […]
H5N1 prevalence may surpass 10% in Egyptian backyard, market poultryAn Egyptian surveillance study found that while H5N1 avian flu viruses were uncommon on commercial poultry farms, more than 10% of backyard and live-market birds harboured the virus, according to a new report. […]
FDA-approved medications may have unexpected use: Stopping deadly EbolaJune 25, 2013. A class of drugs that includes treatments for breast cancer and infertility appears able to inhibit the deadly, incurable Ebola virus, new research suggests. […]
H7N9 Flu: Worse than Pandemic, Better than H5N1June 23, 2013. The novel H7N9 avian flu appears to be less severe than the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu but more severe than the 2009 pandemic H1N1 flu, researchers reported. […]
Researchers improve efficacy of bird flu vaccine in ducksResearchers in Nanjing are reporting work showing how to improve immunisation of ducks with inactivated H9N2 virus vaccine. […]
Worldwide outbreak of highly antibiotic-resistant salmonella risks spreading to European poultry farmsIn a study published online May 28th for the Lancet Infectious Diseases medical journal, scientists at the Institut Pasteur in Paris and the Institut Pasteur in Morocco once again bring attention to the rapid worldwide spread of Salmonella Kentucky (S. Kentucky), a bacterium showing resistance to several classes of antibiotics. […]
Summer PHI 2013 CoursesSchool of Public Health, University of Minnesota offers a course for everyone practicing in or studying public health or fields related to public health. [...]
Financial support award for a student to attend RITAARC is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from students for financial support to attend the 24th annual Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting. Deadline July 12th 2013 […]
John Gamgee Award 2013 for outstanding contributions to veterinary science and the veterinary professionIn the light of the 150 years of World Veterinary Congresses and 30 years after the last time that this award was given, the fourth John Gamgee Award will be given to the selected veterinarian in the WVA 150 Anniversary celebration during WVC 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic, 17-20 September 2013. […]
Unusual antibodies in cows suggest new ways to make medicines for peopleA new study led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) focusing on an extraordinary family of cow antibodies points to new ways to make human medicines. […]

August 14-17, 2013. Second International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI):  One Health for Sustainable Development […]
August 25-29, 2013. AITVM 2013 International conference "The livestock-human-wildlife interface”
Challenges in urban livestock production and extensive farming/conservation systems[…]
September 2-6, 2013. 13th Australasia/Oceania CVA Conference at Nadi, Fiji […]
September 10-13, 2013. 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health […]
September 17-20, 2013. World Veterinary Congress, Prague, Czech Republic […]
September 25-28, 2013. 9th African Dairy Conference and Exhibition, Harare, Zimbabwe […]
September 2013. International Symposium on problems of Listeriosis, Goa, India[…]
October 2-3, 2013. Antimicrobial resistance: Incentivizing change towards a global solution, London, UK […]
December 4-6, 2013. OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the Role of Veterinary Statutory Body, Foz do Iguazu, Brazil […]

1. AGA e-newsletter. To receive regular updates by email on all issues relating FAO's work on animal production and health, subscribe to the AGA e-newsletter. It contains information on upcoming events, publications, programme activities, articles and press releases [Click here to subscribe]
2. FAOAIDEnews 84 […]
3. EMPRES Transboundary Animal Diseases Bulletin No. 41 – 2012 […]
4. EMPRES Watch 28 […]
5. FAO Animal Production and Health Division e-newsletter 60 […]
6. Transmission of Streptococcus equi Subspecies zooepidemicus Infection from Horses to Humans […]
7. Clinical Findings for Early Human Cases of Influenza A (H7N9) Virus Infection, Shanghai, China […]
8. Tick-borne Encephalitis Virus, Zealand, Denmark, 2011 […]
9. Antibodies against Rift Valley Fever Virus in Cattle, Mozambique […]
10. Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus Infections, Shanghai, China […]
11. Unique Clone of Coxiella burnetii Causing Severe Q Fever, French Guiana […]
12. Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Campylobacter spp. in Retail Chicken, Western Canada[…]
13. Rifampin-Resistant Mycobacterium bovis BCG–Induced Disease in HIV-Infected Infant, Vietnam […]
14. Influence of Humans on Evolution and Mobilization of Environmental Antibiotic Resistome […]
15. Human infection with avian influenza A H7N9 virus: an assessment of clinical severity […]
16. Timely estimates of influenza A H7N9 infection severity […]
17. Comparative epidemiology of human infections with avian influenza A H7N9 and H5N1 viruses in China: a population-based study of laboratory-confirmed cases […]
18. Detection of mild to moderate influenza A/H7N9 infection by China’s national sentinel surveillance system for influenza-like illness: case series […]
19. Surveillance on A/H5N1 virus in domestic poultry and wild birds in Egypt […]
20. Rapid reassortment of internal genes in avian influenza A H7N9 virus […]
21. Occurrence and geographical distribution of antibodies to hepatitis E virus in wild boars of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (2011) […]

Online MSc in One Health (Infectious Diseases)The unique Master's level course, delivered jointly by the RVC and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, will be available through both full and part-time study as MSc and diploma. […]
PhD in Epidemiology                                    There is an opportunity for a 3-year full-time PhD programme on Swine Influenza modelling in pig farms for a French speaking student. The student will be registered in Rennes University. The scholarship will commence in October 2013. For further information please contact, on an informal basis, Nicolas Rose, phone number: +33 296 016 441, email: nicolas.rose@anses.fr
EpiVille, the E-learning in EpidemiologyEpiville, a learning tool developed specifically for Principles of Epidemiology (P6400), is a set of interactive web-based exercises created by faculty in the Department of Epidemiology and produced by the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning at Columbia University […]
Veterinary Public Health Management Postgraduate Program at the University of SydneyVeterinary Public Health Management (VPHMgt) is a distance postgraduate program, delivered online with short residential sessions, directed towards career enhancement for animal health professionals. […]
Master of Preventive Veterinary MedicineThe school of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California offers a professional degree, the Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPVM) […]
Cambridge online e-learning instituteOnline Certificate in Animal Welfare […]
University of MinnesotaEngaging Intergovernmental Organisations 2013 is a week long intensive preofessional development programme for mid and senior level government officials[...]

FAO: Coordinator (Livestock Emergency   Programme and Operations), Somalia; closing date 27 June 2013 […]  
ILRI vacancy: Livestock Value Chain Specialist, Pakistan (open until filled) […]
ILRI: Scientist Livelihoods and Multi-Stakeholder Processes, Ethiopia; closing 30 June 2013 […]
University of Sao Paulo: Professor, Zoonoses – Veterinary Public Health […]

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