Pride in, Westlands
Figure 1 Participants of the field-based post-graduation training on One-health intervention (infectious diseases) and research conducted for veterinary graduates and other related disciplines carried on 23rd-27th June 2016 at Pride in Westlands
The training was conducted by One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) in collaboration with Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) with funding from United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It was conducted for about 60 graduating students taking veterinary Medicine and related disciplines with knowledge and skills required to successfully carry out OH field based training and research. The training also served to equip students with appropriate interpersonal skills, behavior and etiquette in community as well as expossure to data collection tool including mobile based dog ecology survey tool.
Figure 2 Student participating in group discussion during the training
After the training the students are then placed in OH learning centre’s including county/local disease surveillance centers, regional and National investigative laboratories, where they are involved in practical disease surveillance, disease research and infectious disease response. The students are also expected to participate in other one health intervention initiatives including community extension services.