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Brucella spp., Coxiella burnetii, and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) are believed to be enzootic in the Republic of Kazakhstan, and pose a particular public health risk due to their transmissibility in unpasteurized milk and dairy products. We established a milk surveillance methodology... Read more

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EIDSS supports collection and analysis of epidemiological, clinical and laboratory information on infectious diseases in medical, veterinary and environmental sectors. At this moment the system is deployed in Kazakhstan at 150 sites (planned 271) in the veterinary surveillance and at 8 sites (... Read more

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Antibiotic resistance is an emerging public health concern and the scientific community recognizes the need to evaluate its epidemiology. Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are a key to this problem. Often found in the natural flora of the skin, nose and mouth of humans and animals, these bacteria can... Read more

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Research has shown that Canadian First Nation (FN) populations were disproportionately affected by the 2009 H1N1 influenza pan- demic. However, the mechanisms for the disproportionate outcomes are not well understood. Possibilities such as healthcare access, in- frastructure and housing issues,... Read more

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Immediate detection and response to zoonotic disease outbreaks in animals are valuable strategies to prevent infections in humans. Detection and early warning of wildlife-borne pathogens are often limited by the lack of sensitized observers, efficient reporting mechanisms, trained personnel to... Read more

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Although national surveillance systems are maintained for human health (CDC) and for livestock disease (USDA); there is no network or data repository in the area of wildlife disease surveillance. Because emerging and re-emerging diseases severely affect wildlife populations, impact domestic and... Read more

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In the past year, three major health care organizations – the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Medical Association and the Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine – have officially endorsed the concept of “One Health” recognizing the continuum of communicable... Read more

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The first part of the presentation will present on a disease prioritization study that was conducted in 2010-2011 to prioritize zoonotic diseases in North America using a quantitative method called Conjoint Analysis. The second part of the presentation will focus on a disease prioritization tool... Read more

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Motivated by the global One Health movement, the Washington State Department of Health began a strategic effort to form a One Health Initiative for the state in early 2014. Early research on the topic found that many states were working on One Health, but we did not find any published models of... Read more

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Sixty-one percent of known disease-causing agents that infect humans can also infect animals [1]. While humans are the primary reservoir for only 3% of zoonoses, detection of zoonotic disease outbreaks remains mostly dependant on the identification of human cases [2]. Very few of the diseases... Read more

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