Celebrating 40 years

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One World, One Health, One Medicine

12 engaging live seminars with One Health influencers, with related coursework and discussions

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Enrollment provides access to the course materials and exercises, but is not necessary to participate in the seminar sessions

St. George's University's open access online seminar series: One World, One Health, One Medicine is an opportunity to join a global community to explore current topics in international health, and interact with leading authorities. The course consists of 12 seminar presentations which will examine the inextricable health link among humans, animals and the environment. Throughout 2017, participants may join live or view recorded seminars. Students who enroll in the supplemental, open course can engage with additional learning opportunities including interactive discussion forums and exercises.

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JANUARY
40 years of One Health One Medicine at SGU

St. George's University: 40 years of Excellence in One World, One Health, One Medicine will explore the genesis and evolution from the early days, through the years and to current day through the lens of Dr. Charles R. Modica, Founder and Chancellor. Chancellor Modica will share the experiences and circumstances which led to the establishment of St. George's University, how the development of medical, veterinary, arts and sciences and graduate education led to a center of excellence in One Health One Medicine. And, how SGU brings the world together through its global representation and projection.

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FEBRUARY
Medicine: A Socio-Cultural Perspective

The social determinants have been well established as a primary consideration for behaviors and choices which selects for or against health. Across the diverse populations and ages, cultural practices have emerged in response to address medical challenges at the same time contribute to disease burdens. This seminar will examine the influence and impact of society and culture on medicine.

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MARCH
From Cairo to Capetown: A Continent of One Health

The length and breadth of Africa spans diverse peoples, animals, environments which provides the opportunity to engage the topic of one health from the perspectives of communities, wildlife and the overall spectrum of disease burdens. This seminar will share share decades of experience in education, research and service across the African continent to demonstrate the inextricable link between human and veterinary medicine.

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APRIL
One Health: Experiences from Nepal

The international movement of humans, animals, goods and services have brought the world closer together. Products consumed are sourced from multiples countries across different regions. At the same time however, diseases, their vectors and susceptible populations are no longer confined to geographical boundaries. This seminar will provide an understanding of shared health burdens across the world as well as transferred burdens across the species.

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MAY
Environment and Global Health

The environment is in a perpetual state of dynamic equilibrium. Humans and animals contribute to and are affected by changes in any given environment. However, the rate of environmental change over the past 40 years and the current and projected changes to occur will place significant pressures on the environment to maintain its state of dynamic equilibrium. This seminar will discuss the changes that are occurring and its consequences to health.

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JUNE
One Health One Medicine Community Clinics

Medical and Veterinary Students partner in conducting joint community health fairs attending to the health of humans and animals in the same location and at the same time. One Health One Medicine in practice!

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JULY
Mental Health for One Health

Health is defined as the state of optimal physical, mental and social well being. Mental health is increasingly becoming part of the conversation on health as its determinants, distribution and diseases contributes significantly to the overall burden. The One World One Health One Medicine course will explore with this seminar the interactions of humans, animals and the environment towards promoting mental wellbeing.

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AUGUST
Deworming the World's Children

Worm infections affects animals as well as humans such as Schistosomiasis, Cysticercosis, Hydatid diseases and Trichinosis. Soil transmitted heliminthes and Schistosomes also affects 2 billion people with children being most susceptible. Worm specific morbidity leads to significant decrease in Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) and high cost of drugs have led to selective treatment. This seminar will share a global experience on the effects and efforts towards worm burden and discuss problem and solutions for deworming the world's children.

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SEPTEMBER
Wildlife Conservation and Healthy Ecosystems

Wildlife and conservation biologists Brian Pilcher and Andrea Easter-Pilcher spent 2 months in Siberia and the Russian Far East exploringRussian zapovedniks (nature preserves) as visiting scientists in 2015. They spent time in the field with Russian biologists who were studying birds, musk deer, Siberian (Amur) tigers, and Amur leopards. New collaborative relationships were established; vodka, pelmeni and pirozhkis were consumed; and a shared passion for conservation of global ecosystems and wildlife was evident. Join Andrea and Brian as they chronicle their trip across these magnificent Russian landscapes.

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OCTOBER
One Health: Understanding Interactions, Informing Interventions

This presentation will reflect on zoonoses and the livestock interface especially in developing countries and the socio-economic considerations towards effecting programs for disease prevention, control and maintaining food safety and security.

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NOVEMBER
Zoonoses The Blind Spot of One Health

This seminar will present a perspective towards de-emphasizing the One Health focus on zoonotic diseases and discuss the social and culture influences on human, animal, and environmental interactions.

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DECEMBER
Airs, Waters and Places: a Modern Day Perspective

Throughout the centuries, human involvement and impact on the land, sea and air have served to define our landscape, life and limitations as it relates to health and diseases. This month’s seminar draws reference to Hippocrates causes of diseases: Airs, Waters and Places and provides a modern day perspective on these determinants of health.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Is the course free?

The course and all the content is absolutely free. Only those students who choose to take the exam for continuing education credit will be required to pay a fee.

Why should I take this course?

Join a global community to explore current topics in global health and interact with leading authorities. The course is a year long experience which will examine the inextricable health link among humans, animals and the environment. Throughout 2017, monthly live and recorded seminars with interactive blogs and innovative assessments will ensure competency attainment towards a pleasant and productive course experience.

What materials are required?

All required course material will be made available on SGU Online. You will be asked to download a small, free application called ZOOM to join the video seminar.

What if I missed some sessions?

Not a problem. While we'd love to have you for as many as possible, there is no obligation to make a certain number of sessions.

How do I receive a certificate and CPH Credit?

To receive a certificate and credit, you must enroll in the course and achieve a passing score (60%). You achieve a passing score by completing course activities including watching the live or recorded seminars, participating in course discussions, and completing the monthly quizzes.

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