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Codex Alimentarius: protecting health, facilitating trade

Eradicating world hunger can only be achieved if food is safe, nutritious and of good quality. Eating unsafe food increases the chances of contracting diseases and can be, in some cases, deadly. Unsafe food can also lead to rejections causing food to be wasted, which then impacts on food security. One thing is certain: there can be no food security [...] Source:: FAO-Zero Hunger

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Webinar: Managing tuna fisheries data at a global scale: the Tuna Atlas VRE

On 18th January 2018, 3pm CET BlueBRIDGE will host the webinar: "Managing tuna fisheries data at a global scale: the Tuna Atlas VRE" that presents how, through the Tuna Atlas Virtual Research Environment (VRE), users can easily produce their own datasets of fisheries at regional, multi-regional or global scale and how they can share these datasets in ways that allow other users to access, process and visualise them efficiently. More... ...

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Hepatitis E – Namibia

During the week ending on 13 October 2017, the first identified case was admitted to a public hospital in Windhoek district, with signs and symptoms of hepatitis E. During the week ending on 8 January 2018, a total of 237 probable and confirmed cases have been seen at various health facilities in Windhoek district with the same signs and symptoms. All suspected patients tested negative for hepatitis A, B, and ...

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Cholera – United Republic of Tanzania

Disease news outbreak for Cholera in the United Republic of Tanzania Source:: WHO-Disease

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Agriculture opens doors for youth

Kalu, in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia, is home to 28-year-old Yimam Ali. However, many young people from this region of Ethiopia move to the Middle East looking for work and a better life. The amount of job opportunities in the country has not matched its growth. 71 percent of Ethiopia's population is under the age of 30 and many [...] Source:: FAO-Zero Hunger

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ONLINE FREE COURSE: Antimicrobial Stewardship - A competency-based approach.

In this link, https://openwho.org/courses/AMR-competency you are able to access the online free course. Modules included in the online free course are: Module A: Introduction. By the end of this module, participants should be able to: describe what the course is about and introduce core competencies. Module B: The Principles of Antimicrobial Prescribing. By the end of this module, participants should be able to: define the principles of appropriate empiric antimicrobial prescribing; consider patient and ...

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Continued U.S. Assistance to Better Meet the Needs of Minorities in Iraq

By dosullivan Language UndefinedContinued U.S. Assistance to Better Meet the Needs of Minorities in IraqMonday, January 8, 2018The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have agreed to increase assistance to Iraqis, particularly religious and ethnic minorities, to enable them to return to their homes in areas liberated from ISIS. Source:: USAID-Press Release

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Lake Chad Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #5 FY2018

By cbell Lake Chad Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #5 FY2018On December 21, Nigeria's Borno State Commissioner of Health announced the end of the state's cholera outbreak after more than two weeks with no new recorded cholera cases. Health officials recorded nearly 5,400 suspected and confirmed cholera cases, including 61 related deaths, between mid-August and December 17. Preventive health and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions remain ongoing in ...

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WHO Director-General: invest in health to end plague in Madagascar

The Director-General of WHO has outlined his vision for a Madagascar free of plague epidemics during a three-day visit to the island nation that started on 7 January 2018. "Madagascar can make plague epidemics a thing of the past through strategic investments in its health system – including better access to healthcare, improving preparedness, surveillance and response capabilities, and implementing the International Health Regulations," said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Source:: ...

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WHO Director-General: invest in health to end plague in Madagascar

The Director-General of WHO has outlined his vision for a Madagascar free of plague epidemics during a three-day visit to the island nation that started on 7 January 2018. "Madagascar can make plague epidemics a thing of the past through strategic investments in its health system – including better access to healthcare, improving preparedness, surveillance and response capabilities, and implementing the International Health Regulations," said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Source:: ...

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[COMING SOON] Global Health True Leaders 2016

[COMING SOON] Global Health True Leaders 2016 DOWNLOAD PDF FILE

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[COMING SOON] One Health Community Empowerment

[COMING SOON] One Health Community Empowerment DOWNLOAD PDF FILE

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In-Collaboration with BBPK Ciloto

Continuing a plan of cooperation between the Center for Health Training Ciloto with INDOHUN, held a meeting on Saturday, February 9, 2016 between INDOHUN and BBPK Ciloto. The meeting agreed that INDOHUN will support the government in preparing and enhancing the capacity of the human resources for health in terms of infectious disease control in Indonesia, and there will be another meeting for MOU signing. In doing so, INDOHUN and BBPK Ciloto will cooperate with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Universities and Professional Association, ...

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International Grant Writing Workshop & Conference

Research and publication are needed to support and foster the policies and strategies development. However, Indonesia has low number of scientific publication. This condition indicates the lack of capability of Indonesian academics in writing fundable grant proposal and journal articles. In order to facilitate the writing capability enhancement of Indonesian academics, Indonesia One Health University Network (INDOHUN) conducts The International Grant Writing Workshop on One Health on 24-26 May 2016 in ...

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Grant Writing Workshop

INDOHUN had successfully conducted The Grant Writing Workshop on One Health on September 2-3, 2015 in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia responding the real needs of Indonesia lectures on developing research proposal. Fifty six lecturers from 32 faculty members attended this workshop with 4 distinguished resource person. Read more...

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Global Health True Leaders Batch 5

Global Health True Leaders is a leadership training that aim to address the lack of leadership skill as well as collaboration across sector and profession within One Health Workforce in tackling zoonotic disease. GHTL Batch 5 was conducted with 5-days-in class training followed by 2-days field work and leadership initiative program in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia on August 19-25, 2015. Read more ...

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One Health Community-Empowerment

In order to control zoonotic disease, INDOHUN need to collaborate with all stakeholders across sector, One of the most important part is community, particularly community that located in area with high rate of zoonotic disease. Read more...

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Consolidation Meeting of One Health Community-Empowerment

Consolidation Meeting of One Health Community-Empowerment is a meeting to consolidate INDOHUN member that have conducted community empowerment program in their university. Read more…

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Indonesia Strategic Planning and Coordination Meeting

USAID Indonesia, together with FAO, held a meeting to discuss coordination among partner EPT2 (Emerging Pandemic Threat 2) in Indonesia and develop a strategic plan that can be done together. Read more…

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Consolidation Meeting for Training of Trainers

INDOHUN have two One Health guidelines to be adopted at the university. To implement the guidelines, INDOHUN plans to hold the Training of Trainers activities. Read more…

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