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28th September 2022
The One About World Rabies Day 2022
Guest for World Rabies Day is Dr Deborah Nadal, and we discuss her learnings from her time in India which led to the publication of her book “Rabies in the Streets – Interspecies Camaraderie in Urban India.” See a video about her book at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAIloLk_cRQ&feature=emb_imp_woyt or find further details at https://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-08595-1.html
15th September 2022
The One Answering Your Questions on Avian Influenza
With continued outbreaks of avian influenza, we posed some of your questions to Dr David Swayne, USDA. Dr Swayne is the Center Director of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s laboratory for poultry health research. My apologies for the sound interference on my side of the discussion. I had decorators in the house, the squeaking and other noises are them on the ground floor above my recording studio.
21st April 2022
The One About Avian Influenza
A discussion with Professor Ian Brown of the Animal and Plant Health Authority regarding the on-going global avian influenza outbreak. We consider the international implications, and how this impacts national poultry farms, as well as discussing how to reduce the risk. In addition, an update on current events, including our recent One Health event on Vector Borne Diseases. Link to One Health Event on Vector Borne Diseases – https://thevetexhibition.com/one-health Link to FAO eLearning on AMR – https://fao.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9cK4yHOIQLaan5M5VbpW3A Acronyms: AI – Avian influenza APHA – Animal and Plant Health Authority, UK FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations HPAI – High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza LPAI – Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza offlu – OIE and FAO network of expertise on influenza OIE – World Organization for Animal Health
3rd March 2022
The One About Anti-Poaching
A discussion with Captain Carl Thornton from Pit-Track, learning about their use of dogs, and the importance of keeping them healthy to protect the people and animals relying on them. To find more information, or to support them, go to https://pittrack.org
28th September 2021
The One About World Rabies Day 2021
In this episode of the emergence podcast I talk to Dr Monique Eloit, Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health and Dr Bernadette Abela-Ridder, Team Leader for Neglected Zoonotic Diseases at the World Health Organisation, about rabies and global rabies control for World Rabies Day. Links: WHO rabies training: https://Openwho.org/courses/NTDs-Rabies-and-one-health OIE rabies page: https://www.oie.int/en/disease/rabies/ Dr Deborah Nadal’s paper on rabies and the pandemic: https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trab123 #rabies360challenge: https://www.emergence-msd-animal-health.com/event/raising-awareness-around-the-globe-with-rabies360challenge/ Acronyms: GAVI: The Vaccine Alliance OIE: World Organisation for Animal Health WHO: World Health Organisation
29th July 2021
The One About A Rabies Free Africa
In this episode we talk to Dr Felix Lankester about rabies in Africa and what is needed to eliminate this disease, including how to manage with cold chain challenges and new approaches to large scale vaccination campaigns. We also talk about some of the news from the One Health world, and announce the newest recipients of the Rabies Hero Awards.
24th May 2021
The One About Lumpy Skin and Flies
A talk with Dr Pip Beard of the Pirbright Institute about their recent findings on the transmission of Lumpy Skin Disease. Terminology: BBSRC – Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council LSD – Lumpy Skin Disease OIE – World Organisation for Animal Health Link to paper – https://jvi.asm.org/content/95/9/e02239-20
29th March 2021
The One About Paraprofessionals
A discussion with Mr Benson Ameda about the role of paraprofessionals for animal health in Africa. Acronyms: OIE: World Organisation for Animal Health SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
10th February 2021
The One About FMD and Communities
An interview with Professors Tiziana Lembo and Divine Ekwem on Foot and Mouth Disease in Tanzania, and the impact on communities. During this episode I mention the EuFMD Open Session. You can read our write up of the event at https://www.emergence-msd-animal-health.com/general-article/conferences-in-a-digital-world-eufmd-open-session-2020-moves-online, and you can see the session videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/EUFMD/videos (including mine on the Prioritisation of Vaccines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_stc-WpZBM&t=8s)
3rd November 2020
2020- The One About One Health
On One Health Day this emergence episode talks to Drs Tiziana Lembo and Divine Ekwem from Glasgow University about their project in Tanzania looking at Foot and Mouth Disease and impact at the community level, Dr Jenifer Chatfield Of Vet Candy about her experiences with One Health, and we announce the winners of this years World Rabies Day Awards.
28th September 2020
The One With The Rabies Round Table
A round table discussion on rabies with Prof Katie Hampson (University of Glasgow), Dr Ryan Wallace (CDC, Atlanta), and Dr Fred Lohr (Mission Rabies). During our talk we mention the International Rabies Taskforce. The url is https://rabiestaskforce.com. Acronyms: CDC- Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia FAO – Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations GARC – Global Alliance for Rabies Control GAVI – The Vaccine Alliance OIE – World Organisation for Animal Health ORV – Oral Rabies Vaccine for dogs PEP – Post exposure prophylaxis, Treatment given to humans after a dog, or wild animal, bite in an attempt to prevent rabies PRP – Partners in Rabies Prevention UAR – United Against Rabies, the tripartite of WHO, OIE, and FAO WHO – World Health Organisation
2nd September 2020
The One From The Bridge
A talk with Dr Daniel Beltran-Alcrudo of the FAO about Lumpy Skin Disease and their new training program. This 4-week online training course on LSD preparedness will be run again in Russian from 20th October. Self -registration is possible for interested participants at the links below. Also hear about the #Rabies360Challenge (reporting from the Tappan Zee bridge). Links: FAO Lumpy Skin Disease Preparedness Registration(in English): http://www.fao.org/europe/events/detail-events/en/c/1305681 FAO Lumpy Skin Disease Preparedness Registration (in Russian): http://www.fao.org/europe/event/detail-events/ru/c/1305696 Global African Swine Fever Research Association (GARA) videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq41B7o8NhCDx7rS9jQw9EA/videos “Our New Reality: The Need to Spread Knowledge Faster than Epidemics” webinar https://we.tl/t-7t2gVe583A
4th August 2020
The One About SDGs
A discussion with Klara Saville of The Brooke about their recent seminar on animal health and sustainable development goals, and some thoughts on the recent OIE presentation on their activities during COVID19. Link to The Brooke side event at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) held by The Brooke: https://www.thebrooke.org/news/un-side-event-highlights-urgent-need-focus-animal-health-systems-avoid-repeat-covid-19 Link to the OIE slides from the 7 July briefing: https://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Our_scientific_expertise/docs/pdf/COV-19/Stone_OIE_and_COVID-19_DelegatesPartners_07July2020.pdf Link to the OIE COVID-19 portal: https://www.oie.int/en/scientific-expertise/specific-information-and-recommendations/questions-and-answers-on-2019novel-coronavirus/multimedia-resources/
6th July 2020
The One About Dog Behaviour
In this episode we talk to Daniel Stewart, an animal behaviourist, to hear how understanding dog behaviour is important in the battle to control rabies. We also talk to John Atkinson about the new and updated emergence website. Acronyms mentioned during the podcast: GARC – Global Alliance for Rabies Control PRP – Partners in Rabies Protection PARACON – Pan-African Rabies Control Network
25th May 2020
The One About The Fellowship
In this episode we discuss a rabies project in India with two MSD employees who went out there in 2019 to assist as part of an MSD Fellowship program, and we learn about how it impacted their lives as well as their ideas for sustainable rabies control. Link to the SAARC Rabies Webinar: https://rr-asia.oie.int/en/events/saarc-rabies-webinar/
27th April 2020
The One with the OIE on COVID19
A discussion with Dr Matthew Stone, Deputy Director General International Standards and Science at the OIE, World Health Organisation for Animal Health, about the impact of COVID19 on the animal health industry. As a bonus episode this is longer than normal. Links to OIE sites mentioned during the podcast OIE Q&A on COVID19 https://www.oie.int/scientific-expertise/specific-information-and-recommendations/questions-and-answers-on-2019novel-coronavirus Joint OIE-WVA statement on COVID19 https://www.oie.int/en/for-the-media/press-releases/detail/article/covid-19-and-veterinary-activities-designated-as-essential EBO-SURSY portal https://rr-africa.oie.int/en/projects/ebo-sursy-en/ And the webinar from the MSD Animal Health swine team: COVID19 A Veterinary Perspective https://msd.doblem.net/login/msd20200801/?id=2804
23rd March 2020
The One About FMD in Africa
A chat with Jef Hammond about FMD in Africa and his role as consultant for the AgResults FMD Vaccine Challenge. We do go down a bit of a rabbit hole getting distracted by other things “FMD” but pull it back on topic.
16th February 2020
The One About Vaccine Security
John Atkinson and Alasdair King talk about their experience at the recent EuFMD Vaccine Security meeting, we interview Polly Compston about her PhD in Kenya looking at motivators for FMD vaccination, and we announce the first recipients of the Rabies Hero Awards.
14th February 2020
The One to Start 2020
As we enter into 2020 I talk about some of the things happening in emerging and transboundary diseases, and the hope for big steps forward in controlling them.
14th February 2020
The One About GFRA
In this episode we talk to Kasia Bankowska about her experiences at the recent Global Foot and Mouth Research Alliance meeting in Bangkok, we hear from Keith Sumption of the EuFMD about their upcoming Vaccine Security meeting, and Anthony Chadwick of Webinar Vet about the rabies focus in the upcoming Virtual Congress.
5th February 2020
The One About RITA
During this first episode we hear from John Atkinson of MSD Animal Health and Lea Knopf of the WHO of their experiences at the recent Rabies in the Americas conference. We also discuss some of the possible impacts of the spread of African Swine Fever.
About the Podcast
News and events from the world of transboundary and emerging diseases
Conversation, interviews, and information on transboundary and emerging diseases. Bringing One Health One Welfare topics to you so you have up to date reports from conferences, thoughts on recent scientific articles, notification of disease outbreaks, and views from key opinion leaders and experts in the field. Brought to you by MSD Animal Health.
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About your hosts
Marketing Lead at International Veterinary Health of MSD Animal Health, Marta works to support global efforts to control transboundary and emerging diseases, through communication and raising awareness. She has led the emergence initiative (website, newsletter, social media) to help inform governments and international community, inspire conversation and drive commitment to reducing the impact of disease on animals and people.