One Health embraces traditionally separate fields including human medical health disciplines, veterinary medicine, and the interactions of human and animal populations with the environment. By joining One Health you’ll learn why complex health problems such as disease pandemics cannot be prevented or controlled by specialists in one discipline alone, but require contributions from multiple specialists working in collaboration. This degree has been designed for current and aspiring government officials, researchers and workers employed across health sectors at local, national, and global levels.
What are the learning outcomes?
Explain the rationale for combining different health professions to tackle sustainability and the emergence of zoonotic diseases
Apply systems thinking to illustrate the importance of bringing together multiple disciplines (health, environmental, social/economic)
Communicate effectively using various methods (including policy documents and social communications) for diverse audiences (government, industry, community)
Critically appraise arguments in public health (both environmental and related to infectious disease); biosecurity and food security; and evaluate their economic impact from a One
Discover the environmental, economic and social impacts of pests and diseases.
In a world where global trade and human movement is increasing, pests and diseases pose a major threat to agriculture, trade and the environment. Biosecurity is central to the management of these threats.
In this course, you will learn from experts in a country that is at the forefront of biosecurity research and practice. However, it is not just the involvement of experts that is important. You will be asked to consider your role and the shared responsibility of communities, industry and governments in protecting against pests and diseases.
This course is part of our Study with Australia collection, with free upgrades and digital certificates supported by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission until 31st July, 2020. Explore more courses from leading Australian education providers.
The course is aimed at those who are interested in developing their knowledge and skills around protecting human, animal and environmental health.