The online training course, “One Health: Role in pandemic preparedness, prevention and response“, is available in Coursera. Through seven modules, the course will provide basic knowledge and contextualisation of One Health in creeping crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

This course was developed by the Federation of the European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) and the Karolinska Institutet (KI) as part of the research project ‘Pan-European Response to the Impacts of the COVID-19 and future Pandemics and Epidemics’ (PERISCOPE).

FEAM and KI have invited experts from their respective networks and beyond to participate as distinguished lecturers, including Professor Serge Morand (Health ecologist and biologist at the French National Centre for Scientific Research and CIRAD in Thailand, and member of the One Health High Level Expert Panel), Professor Janice Zanella (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Swine and Poultry), and Dr. Faye Ioannou (DVM, MRCVS, Deputy Head of Unit F.2, Health & Food Safety Directorate General, European Commission).

Dr. Hein Imberechts ( PhD, Scientific Support Advisor at Sciensano, Belgian Institute for Health),  Maria Cristina Schneider ( DVM, MSc, ScD, Adjunct Professor at the Department of International Health at Georgetown University, USA),  Dr. Caradee Y Wright (PhD, South African Medical Research Council),  Dr. Stéphan Zientara (DVM, PhD, HDR, Director of the Joint research unit Virology ANSES/INRAE/ENVA, Anses-Animal health laboratory, Maisons-Alfort, France), Professor Kris Murray (MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, Imperial College London), Dr. Haik Nikogosian (Senior Fellow, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute, Geneva. Former Head And Head Emeritus, Convention Secretariat, WHO Framework Convention On Tobacco Control), Dr. Anna Okello (BVSc PhD, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research) and Professor Jean-Christophe Giard (Research Unit Dynamicure, Inserm U1311 University of Caen Normandy, France) are the other lecturers invited by FEAM to participate in this training. 

Divided in seven modules, the training reflects on the current understanding of the concept and the role of cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary collaboration in One Health to address global challenges.

Attending the course, participants will identify enablers, limitations, barriers, and next steps on the One Health concept and its operationalisation.

Join us in the ongoing quest for health and a more sustainable planet. Enrol now in this free course.

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