In November 2018, the South East Asia One Health University Network (SEAOHUN) hosted an international conference with the theme One Health Academic Challenges: Preparing Today’s Workforce to Combat Tomorrow’s Infectious Diseases.
One of the visions of OHCEA is to be a global leader in One Health implementation and practice. University of Rwanda, one of the OHCEA institutions, is leading the way by developing the first One Health Continuous Professional Development (CPD) course.
Previously in 2016 and 2017, Cameroon faculty from the Universite des Montagne and University of Buea were exposed to instructional design training and integration of One Health competencies into courses.
Professor Stan Fenwick and Raja Khairul Adli (Eddie)
Problem-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered teaching method used for many years in the US and Europe, but until recently it was not used widely in South East Asia, where lecture-based teaching to large classes is the norm.
Hanoi Medical University (HMU), formerly known as Indochina Medical College, was established in 1902. Alexander Yersin, the discoverer of the plague bacillus, named in his honor as Yersinia pestis, was the first Rector.
With rapid globalization, diseases are emerging and spreading rapidly causing serious global health security concerns. Five new human infectious diseases emerge every year, three of which are zoonotic in origin.
A few years ago, I was in the middle of the Scottish Highlands filming a TV commercial for the latest Whopper promotion for Burger King. This past summer, I was in eastern Africa teaching a course on communications in a One Health context.