Mekelle University Conducts Curriculum Integration Workshop

Friday, 25 August 2017 - 8:13am
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Dr. Greg Sales (University of Minnesota) commenting on the group work during the curriculum integration

Mekelle University has identified various courses for incorporation of One Health concepts to train the future work force in line with the country’s One Health needs which requires multidisciplinary collaboration. Fourteen (14)  faculty from the College of Health Sciences and Veterinary Medicine who are  currently teaching the courses of Veterinary Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Emerging and Re-emerging disease, Wild life, Occupational health Risk analysis and Research Methods were identified to participate  in the curriculum Integration workshop for 5 days. One Health modules that were integrated included Infectious Disease Management, Ecosystem Health, Risk Analysis, Outbreak Investigation, Gender and Emerging Pandemic Threats, Behavioral Change, One Health Principles and Concepts, and One Health Leadership. The workshop was facilitated by faculty from Tufts University and University of Minnesota; partners on the One Health Workforce project.

Participants and of the curriculum integration workshop posing for a group photo