Month: May 2019

Vietnam One Health University Network (VOHUN)

Vietnam One Health University Network (VOHUN) was established in 2011, with the support of USAID, through the RESPOND project. VOHUN has connected 20 Vietnamese universities from the field of medicine, veterinary science, public health, nursing and food technology to promote the One Health (OH) approach, through university training and research,…

Master of Veterinary Medicine, specialized in Public Health at Nong Lam University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (NLU)

Zoonosis and the safety of food of animal origin are still of great concerns in Vietnam. Rapid urbanization and industrialization without preparation have brought about emerging challenges in environmental health, threatening the security and safety of the food chain and public health in the country. Lack of knowledge of biosecurity…

Preparing the next generation of One Health Workforce

In recognition of the importance of One Health approach in responding to global public health events, Hanoi Medical University (HMU) has recently integrated a module titled “One Health Core Competencies” into current training programs for medical, preventive medicine and public health students. Over the past 3 years, more than 800…

Vinh Medical University One Health Student Club (VMU OHSC) – The Effectiveness and Interest in promoting both OH and soft skills

One Health Student Club at Vinh Medical University was established on August 24, 2016. The club was initially made up of one hundred members predominantly from two fields: Preventive Medicine and Public Health. With time, the club progressively involved more students from various other fields including General Medicine and Veterinary…

Establishing the “One health Textbook for Veterinary Students” and its application through activities of One Health student club

The One Health approach is important for responding to zoonotic diseases and provides a holistic knowledge set for those entering the workforce. At Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF), a One health module has been included in the current husbandry and veterinary courses as well as veterinary programs…