The One Health Concept, Emerging Diseases, and the Importance of Intersectoral Collaboration
Course Title: The One Health Concept, Emerging Diseases, and the Importance of Intersectoral Collaboration
Course Duration: 60 minutes
Course Description & Objectives: The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans, animals, and the environment are interconnected. Using recent examples of disease emergence from animal reservoirs, this presentation will provide an overview of One Health, discuss the factors which have led to disease emergence, and demonstrate the importance of One Health approaches and cross-sectoral collaboration in public health interventions.
Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the definition and scope of One Health
- Define the importance and value of the One Health approach in public health
Speaker: Dr. Carol Rubin, DVM, MPH
Associate Director for Zoonoses and Chief, One Health Office
Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Course Credits: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Laboratory Training Branch, is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. This webinar is approved for 1.0 hour of P.A.C.E.® credit.
This webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour in the category Microbiology/Mycology/Parasitology for Florida Laboratory Licensees.