sábado, 27 de julho de 2013

Veterinary Public Health (VPH) E-Bulletin No. 24

ASIA (China) Human Infection with Avian influenza A H7N9  The National Health and Family Planning Commission, China notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus. […]
ASIA (Indonesia) RabiesDespite its optimism to be rabies free by 2015, Bali has been challenged this week by another rabies case in Gianyar regency. […]
AFRICA (Ghana) AnthraxVeterinary Services, on Friday confirmed the outbreak of Anthrax in the Builsa North District in the Upper East Region. […]
ASIA (Tajikistan) Human AnthraxAnthrax virus is spreading over the northern regions of Tajikistan with two more infected people registered on July 16 in Bobojonghafur district of Tajik Sogdiysk region. […]
NORTH AMERICA (USA) AnthraxAnthrax has been confirmed for the first time this year in South Dakota in a 4 month old calf that died in a small herd of unvaccinated cattle in Turner County.[…]
ASIA (Chinese Taipei) RabiesThree dead wild ferret-badgers which were found in Nantou County in May 2012 and December 2012, and Yunlin County in November 2012 were detected by RT-PCR as suspicious rabies cases by National Taiwan University on 17 June 2013. […]
EUROPE (Greece) West Nile FeverAn outbreak of West Nile fever has been detected in an equine farm in Anatoliki Makedonia Kai Thraki in the framework of active surveillance. […]
 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.
Deadly Rabies Traced to Kidney TransplantJuly 23, 2013. A third instance of rabies transmission following organ transplantation has occurred, with a patient dying 18 months after receiving a kidney from a deceased donor who was not known to be infected with the rabies virus, researchers reported. […]
Poll finds public a bit wary about taking anthrax pills: US July 23, 2013. The survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) partnered with the Harvard Opinion Research Program at the Harvard School of Public Health reveals the public saying they'd likely pick up the medications, but at the same time weighing the upsides against the risks of getting sick. […]
Researchers Identify Vulnerabilities of Ebola VirusJuly 22, 2013. Disabling a protein in Ebola virus cells can stop the virus from replicating and infecting the host, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. […]
People tested after coming into contact with Hendra virus dog in MacksvilleJuly 21, 2013. People who had contact with an infected dog that came from the same property at Macksville on the mid-north coast where a horse died after contracting the virus earlier this month, are being tested for Hendra virus. […]
Continued validation critical to success as FLURISK tool nears completion: FAOFLURISK, a project funded by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), is nearing completion and the international community will soon have a new tool at its disposal when attempting to rank animal influenza viruses by their ability to cross the species barrier and infect humans. […]
Fears for up to 20 people involved in CJD outbreak at hospital: Ireland
July 19, 2013. 
Up to 20 people who underwent surgery with equipment used on patients with CJD in Beaumont hospital at Dublin are being contacted to warn them they need to be tested. […]
Control of bovine tuberculosis: UK July 17, 2013. A total of 96 cattle a day were slaughtered because of bovine TB during the first four months of 2013, according to DEFRA's latest statistics. […]
H7N9 patient gives birth to healthy girl
July 17, 2013. 
The world's first pregnant woman infected with H7N9 avian flu gave birth to a healthy girl yesterday in Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province, according to a story today from Xinhua, China's state news agency. […]
Call for papers: GRF One Health SummitA call for papers, including those focusing on emerging and animal-borne diseases, has been issued for the Global Risk Forum's second One Health Summit. The deadline is July 31, 2013. […]
JIFSAN Food Safety Risk Analysis Fellowship 2013Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2013 from graduate students or professionals in the area of food safety or animal health from an eligible country. JIFSAN would support the course tuition fees for one qualified applicant. Registration deadline is August 28, 2013.  […]    […]
Farm to Table Program 2013The week long study program from October 21 to 25 will consider aspects of animal health and welfare, food safety, public health protection through food numerous website and facilitated discussions and visits. […]

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 […]
September 25-26, 2013. 9th African Dairy Conference and Exhibition, Harare, Zimbabwe […]
October 1-4, 2013. 7th Annual meeting Epizone, Brussels, Belgium […]
October 2-3, 2013. Antimicrobial resistance: Incentivizing change towards a global solution, London, UK […]  
October 21-25, 2013. Farm to Table Program, Chile […]
November 14, 2013. Pastoralism – where does it go in an ever changing context? , Brussles, Belgium. For more information, please contact Eric Thys at +32 3 247 63 92 or Leen Claes at +32 3 247 62 71 or via e-mail info@be-troplive.be
November 17-20, 2013. 2nd One Health Summit 2013, Davos, Switzerland […]
December 4-6, 2013. OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the Role of Veterinary Statutory Body, Foz do Iguazu, Brazil […]  
December 3-14, 2013. Workshop on Surveillance and Control of rabies, Pasteur Institute – Dakar […]

1. FAO: 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. FAO: EMPRES Transboundary Animal Diseases Bulletin No. 41 – 2012 […]
4. FAO: EMPRES Watch 28 […]
5. FAO: ECTAD-RAP News Mar-Apr 2013 […]
6. FAO Animal Production and Health Division e-newsletter 60 […]
7. FAO Statistical Yearbook 2013 […]
8. FAO: Health and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries […]
9. FAO: China HPAI Highlights June 2013 Vol 53 […]
10. Age distribution of cases caused by different influenza viruses […]
11. Brief Travel to Subtropical Areas Imports Flu, Researchers Say […]
12. Capacity and Adaptations of General Practice during an Influenza Pandemic[…]
13. Can informal social distancing interventions minimize demand for antiviral treatment during a severe pandemic? […]
14. Draft Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding the Final Rule, Prevention of Salmonella enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage, and Transportation (Layers with Outdoor Access) […] 
15. Evolutionary characteristics of A/Hangzhou/1/2013 and source of avian influenza virus H7N9 subtype in China […]
16. Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 mutants with air-transmissibility are susceptible to human and animal neutralizing antibodies […]
17. H7N9 Influenza Viruses Are Transmissible in Ferrets by Respiratory Droplet[…]
Influenza: Pathways to human adaptation […]
18. Influenza Viruses: Breaking All the Rules […]
19. Monitoring Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus through National Influenza-like Illness Surveillance, China […]
20. OIE online bulletin 2 – Progress in technology […]
21. Origin and molecular characteristics of a novel 2013 avian influenza A H6N1 virus causing human infection in Taiwan […]
22. Population-Level Antibody Estimates to Novel Influenza A/H7N9 […]
23. Real-time characterization of the molecular epidemiology of an influenza pandemic […]
24. Resistance to Neuraminidase Inhibitors Conferred by an R292K Mutation in a Human Influenza Virus H7N9 Isolate Can Be Masked by a Mixed R/K Viral Population […]
25. Substitution Rates of the Internal Genes in the Novel Avian H7N9 Influenza Virus […]
26. The recent establishment of North American H10 lineage influenza viruses in Australian wild waterfowl and the evolution of Australian avian influenza viruses […]
27. The structure of infectious disease outbreaks across the animal-human interface […]
28. The 2012 West Nile Encephalitis Epidemic in Dallas, Texas […]
29. Web based surveillance systems could improve disease detection and the response to emerging disease events […]
30. West Nile Virus Too Important to Forget […]
31. WHO Influenza update: 19 July 2013 – Update number 190 […]

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 EpidemiologyThere 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 [...]

ILRI vacancy: Scientist – Livestock and Environment, Ethiopia; closing date 8 August 2013 […]
ILRI vacancy: Post-Doctoral Scientist – Livestock Feeds, Ethiopia; closing 23 August 2013 […]
ILRI vacancy: Post-Doctoral Scientist – Livestock Feeds, West Africa; closing 23 August 2013 […]
ITM Antwerp: Educational Co-ordinator, Antwerp; closing date 31 August 2013[…] 
OIE, Paris: Veterinary Epidemiologist at the OIE Animal Health Information Department; closing date 31 August 2013 […]

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