The World Health Organization (WHO) helps countries, international organizations and partners work together to identify commonalities to maximize efforts to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) We have published a new online training module aimed at: The approach outlined in the WHO main NTD Roadmap document.
The One Health approach requires a sustainable relationship between human, animal and environmental health to tackle neglected tropical diseases sustainably and to achieve the targets set in the WHO Roadmap for Neglected Tropical Diseases 2021-2030. is important.
Fundamentally, One Health is about understanding “whole system” interactions, bringing relevant stakeholders and sectors together to take a coordinated approach where appropriate. The first step is easy. Explore where One Health approaches are appropriate and build collaborations between relevant disciplines and sectors to recognize the connections between humans, animals and the environment, and the need for integrated health interventions.
WHO encourages all stakeholders (human and animal health managers, program managers, national representatives, representatives of international organizations, non-state actors) to continue the fight against neglected tropical diseases. ) to take the One Health in action course.
“Start now and use the context and resources available to start anywhere and scale as you build capacity, connections and momentum.”, Yvonne Aki-Sawyer OBE, Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone
Learn at your own pace with six video lectures and other downloadable resources.
You can take all 6 modules or just the ones that interest you.
about 3.5 hours
An achievement record will be issued to participants who score 80% or higher on the final assessment.
what you learn
Ability to explain what One Health is.
Ability to justify the importance of a paradigm shift towards a One Health approach to NTDs;
Ability to provide examples of One Health actions that each of us can take.
Ability to identify how to initiate and improve the design and implementation of One Health Actions.
Knowledge of how best to work with communities, unlock political attention and promote sustainable impact.
Module 1: Introduction to One Health and Neglected Tropical Diseases
Module 2: One Health Actions Needed to Address Neglected Tropical Diseases
Module 3: How to get started
Module 4: How to Collaborate Effectively
Module 5: How to work together, not just for the local community
Module 6: How to unleash political will and drive sustainable impact