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BS0005 One Health
Objectives
From this foundation building and interdisciplinary course, you will learn the interdependent relationship among the health of human, animals and our shared environment. Starting from the basics of cross-species diseases and the dependence of human health on the environment, food and animals around us, you will further learn the principles and strategies to better our health through ensuring food safety, improving animal health and mitigation of climate change. With skills on risk assessment, disease surveillance and control, you will be able to identify emerging threats to human health and formulate holistic, systematic and integrated approaches for prevention and mitigation of the threats. This course will help your future careers in public health, medical research and development, teaching, public service as well as various bio-businesses. It will also benefit your personal health.
Outline
1. Human history in association with diseases, food and the environment.
2. Emerging and re-emerging vector borne and zoonotic diseases.
3. Importance and challenges of ONE HEALTH initiatives.
4. Vector borne diseases and disease-causing agents, mechanisms of transmission and control strategies.
5. Zoonosis and disease-causing agents, mechanisms of transmission and control strategies.
6. Foodborne diseases and disease-causing agents, mechanisms of transmission and control strategies
7. Principles and tools for laboratory diagnosis.
8. Public health epidemiology, outbreak investigations and management.
9. Surveillance and risk assessment.
10. One Health perspective on antimicrobial resistance.
11. Integrated food safety systems – international and local.
12. Feeding and healing our growing populations with modern biotechnology.
Who Should Attend
Reasearchers working in academia and the local biotech industry.
Eligibility Criteria
Diploma/Degree in Biological Sciences and equivalent with 2 years of related working experience.
Details
Date(s): 11 Jan 2021 to 07 May 2021
Time: Refer to Class and Exam Schedules
Venue: SBS-TR+5
Closing Date of Registration: 30 Nov 2020
Course Fee Payable:(Inclusive of GST) Refer to the course fee table

Subsidy/Funding
MOE (SBMC) No
E2I No
SSG Yes
Academic Units (AU)
Number of AU: 3
Online Registration
Closed
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Method of Payment
  1. Online Credit/Debit Card Payment (VISA and Mastercard only)
  2. Cash/Cheque/NETS payment at One-Stop@SAC (NTU Main Campus)
Withdrawal & Refund Policy

Once payment is made, applicant is committed to the completion of course. Course fee refunds will not be considered.

Terms and Conditions
  1. Course is subject to a minimum participation number before commencement.
  2. Course is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis.
  3. Registration is non-transferable.
  4. Student must meet all eligibility criteria for admission.
  5. Student is required to complete all assessments for each course.
  6. PaCE@NTU​ reserves the right to change or cancel any course or lecturer due to unforeseen circumstances.
  7. All details are correct at time of dissemination.
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