Zoonotic Disease and Preventing the Next Pandemic
Preventive health expert Dr. Huong agrees.“there is a clear need to take a ‘One Health’ approach to wildlife trade.” In Hanoi, the Ministry of Health cooperates with Hanoi Medical University in training human resources to develop the “One Health network” adopting the policy that biodiversity, respect for wildlife, and human health are all inextricably linked. - Prof. Le Thi Huong, Dean of Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at Hanoi Medical and Chairperson of S
GRANT OPPORTUNITY! "Diminishing Dengue in the Indo-Pacific with Climate Services"
GRANT OPPORTUNITY! "Diminishing Dengue in the Indo-Pacific with Climate Services" Dengue is a widespread, climate-sensitive infectious disease – approximately 4 billion people live in at-risk areas – transmitted from person-to-person by the Aedes mosquito vector. Dengue virus may infect nearly 400 million people each year, with 100 million of those manifesting clinically. In 500,000 cases per year, the virus leads to hemorrhagic fever, causing hospitalization and, in some cas
The National Capital Region of Philippines keeps general community quarantine (GCQ) status ; Cebu Ci
Together with medical doctors and health workers, the President appealed anew to Filipinos to do their part in controlling the spread of the virus by consistently practicing minimum health standards such as social distancing, wearing of masks and other necessary protective measures. Professor Michael Tee, MD, MHPED, MBA (UP – College of Medicine and chair of Philippine One Health University Network) was joined the meeting preceding the address by Cabinet Secretaries and the o
EXTENSION! CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SEAOHUN 2020 Small Grants
"CALL FOR APPLICATIONS" Join us for the opportunity to win the #SEAOHUN2020Smallgrants! The Southeast Asia One Health University Network (#SEAOHUN) #smallgrants offers funding for innovative field research, curriculum development, and training implementation in #OneHealth related fields. SEAOHUN encourages the SEAOHUN faculty members from its member universities (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam) or expansion country (Myanmar) to apply. I
Climatelinks 2020 photo contest!
Only two weeks left to submit your photos to Climatelinks 2020 photo contest! Do you have great photos of climate and development? Do you want to promote your work on Climatelinks? Now is your chance! Submit your photos so we can share your work or your organization’s work with our global community of climate practitioners. Our 2020 Photo Contest theme is Healthy Forests for a Healthy Future. We’re looking to capture nature-based solutions such as active reforestation, planta
Healthy Aging in The New Normal
The Decade of Healthy Aging has started! How do we achieve this? Older people are disproportionately affected by the COVID pandemic. Do we need a shift in our understanding and approach to healthy aging? Please join our Webinar on 7 July, 9-10:30 am ASIA/MNL time. Listen and join the discussion by our expert speakers from the Asia Pacific Geriatric Network. This event is hosted by the Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines and the Philippin