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Disease ManagementBiodiversityVeterinaryPublic Health

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Welcome! Key information on the MOOC

4 videos (Total 20 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Discovering Global Health Together: UNIGE’s students and African refugees connected through an UNIGE’s MOOC5m
7 readings
Syllabus & list of Experts10m
Learning material, activities & interactions with experts10m
Evaluation & Certificate10m
Acknowledgements10m
Global Flipped Classroom & Workshop in July 2017: Join us in Geneva! - Last call for SSPH+ and/or Swiss participants!10m
Published: First 'Global Flipped Classroom in One Health': From MOOCs to research on real world challenges10m
Win a Travel Grant to Attend the Geneva Health Forum in April 201810m
1 practice exercise
Motivation to follow this MOOC2m
3 hours to complete

Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface: The Need for Intersectoral Approaches (Section 1)

7 videos (Total 53 min), 7 readings, 7 quizzes
7 videos
Cross-Sectoral, Multidisciplinary Risk Assessment for Health Threats at the Human-Animal Interface (Dr. L. Mumford, WHO)8m
How to link Global Health Priorities with Biodiversity? (Dr. M. Neira, WHO)6m
Global Animal Trade: Health Risks and Regulations (Dr. J. Berezowski, UniBe)9m
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction & Health (Dr. C. Wannous, UNISDR)9m
7 readings
Zoonotic Diseases and One Health Approach10m
The FAO-OIE-WHO Collaboration: A Tripartite Concept Note10m
WHO - Rapid risk assessment of acute public health events10m
Recommended Readings10m
WTO - Understanding the WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures10m
UNEP - The Latest Frontier - Exotic Consumerism: Illegal Trade in Live Animals10m
UNISDR - Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 and Webinar (October 19, 2017)10m
7 practice exercises
Importance of One Health in Global Health4m
Tripartite Alliance: Priorities & Actors4m
Cross-sectoral heath risk assessments2m
Biodiversity and Planetary Health4m
Global Trade of Animals4m
Bangkok Principles and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction2m
Graded quiz on "Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface: The Need for Intersectoral Approaches"10m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Emerging Infectious Diseases (Section 2)

12 videos (Total 100 min), 13 readings, 11 quizzes
12 videos
Institute Pasteur Global Network & the Fight against Emerging Infections (Dr. M. Jouan, Institut Pasteur)9m
IHR 3.0 Simulator: Improving our Response to Global Health Emergencies (Prof. A. Flahault, UNIGE)7m
Exploring Bat Population Dynamics at the Frontline of the Emergence (Dr. J. Cappelle, Institut Pasteur)12m
Exploring The Human-Bat Interface (Dr. J. Cappelle, Institut Pasteur)9m
Fight against VBDs : Global Change & the Need for an Interdisciplinary Approach (Prof. A. Flahault, UNIGE)10m
The Importance of Understanding Animal Behaviour for Global Health (Dr. R. Ruiz de Castaneda, UNIGE)10m
Bushmeat & Emerging Infectious Diseases: Joint Conservation & Health Strategies (Dr. G Mauvais, IUCN)6m
Social Anthropology of Zoonoses (Dr. T. Giles-Vernick, Institut Pasteur)8m
The Reversed Spill-over: From Humans and Domestic Animals to Wildlife (Dr. G. Mauvais, IUCN)4m
13 readings
Spillover and pandemic properties of zoonotic viruses with high host plasticity10m
Origins of major human infectious diseases10m
Taking forward a 'One Health' approach for turning the tide against the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and other zoonotic pathogens with epidemic potential10m
The Institut Pasteur International Network: a century-old global public health powerhouse10m
The Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa: A Wake-up Call to Revitalize Implementation of the International Health Regulations10m
Further Recommended Readings10m
A framework for the study of zoonotic disease emergence and its drivers: spillover of bat pathogens as a case study10m
An interdisciplinary approach to controlling chikungunya outbreaks on French islands in the south-west Indian ocean10m
Further recommended readings10m
Global patterns of influenza A virus in wild birds10m
Learn more about this hot topic: A selection of articles and press releases10m
Further Recommended Lecture and Video10m
Emerging infectious diseases of wildlife-threats to biodiversity and human health10m
11 practice exercises
Spill over of emerging pathogens2m
Investigating zoonotic outbreaks with One Health4m
Institut Pasteur and its Global Network2m
IHR & Gamification2m
Research on bat Disease Ecology2m
Tackling VBDs with transdisciplinarity2m
Animal Behaviour & Global Health2m
Bushmeat & Emerging Diseases4m
Social Anthropology & Emerging Infections2m
The Reversed Spill-over2m
Graded quiz on "Emerging Infectious Diseases"20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Antimicrobial Resistance & Zoonotic Foodborne Infectious Diseases (Section 3)

9 videos (Total 53 min), 6 readings, 7 quizzes
9 videos
Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS) (Prof. A. Ravel, University of Montreal)5m
Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS) (Prof. A. Ravel, University of Montreal) (French Version)5m
Why should we care about Multi-Resistant Bacteria? Clinical Impact & Public Health Implications (Prof. S. Harbarth, UNIGE/HUG)11m
Antimicrobial Resistance in Foodborne Infections: Importance of the One Health approach (Dr. S. Le Hello, Institut Pasteur)6m
FoodNet Canada: Why is this important? (Prof. A. Ravel, University of Montreal)3m
FoodNet Canada: Why is this important? (Prof. A. Ravel, University of Montreal) (French Version)4m
6 readings
Tackling drug-resistant infections globally: Final report and recommendations. The review on antimicrobial resistance chaired by Jim O’Neill10m
WHO - Global action plan on antimicrobial resistance10m
Recommended Readings10m
Antimicrobial resistance: one world, one fight!10m
Use antimicrobials wisely10m
Recommended Readings10m
7 practice exercises
Antimicrobial Resistance and its threat for Global Health2m
WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance2m
CIPARS in Canada2m
Pan-drug resistant pathogens2m
Multi-drug resistant Salmonella Kentucky2m
FoodNet Canada2m
Graded quiz on "Antimicrobial Resistance & Zoonotic Foodborne Infectious Diseases"12m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Zoonotic Neglected Infectious Diseases (Section 4)

9 videos (Total 62 min), 11 readings, 5 quizzes
9 videos
Major Research Challenges & Opportunities in the fight against Rabies (Dr. H. Bourhy, Institut Pasteur)10m
Research & Innovation: Examples from Institut Pasteur’s fight against Rabies (Dr. H. Bourhy, Institut Pasteur)3m
Ecodog: A One health and Ecohealth approach to Rabies (Prof. A. Ravel, University of Montreal)4m
Ecodog: A One health and Ecohealth approach to Rabies (Prof. A. Ravel, University of Montreal) (French Version)4m
One Health fight against Leishmaniasis (Prof. Afif Ben Salah, Institut Pasteur)5m
Zoonotic Tuberculosis in the WHO End TB Strategy (Dr. M. Raviglione, Dr. A. Dean, WHO)10m
11 readings
World Health Assembly (WHA) Resolutions on Neglected Tropical Diseases10m
Rescuing the bottom billion through control of neglected tropical diseases10m
Further interesting reading10m
WHO Webpages10m
Current and future tools for global canine rabies elimination10m
Laboratory diagnostics in dog-mediated rabies: an overview of performance and a proposed strategy for various settings10m
Recommended Readings10m
Leishmaniasis WHO factsheet10m
Reading to go Further: Leishmania major infection among Psammomys obesus and Meriones shawi: reservoirs of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sidi Bouzid (central Tunisia)10m
Zoonotic tuberculosis in human beings caused by Mycobacterium bovis - A call for action10m
The New Roadmap for Zoonotic Tuberculosis10m
5 practice exercises
Neglected Zoonotic Diseases2m
Rabies control in Kuazulu-Natal in South Africa2m
Leishmaniasis in Tunisia2m
Zoonotic TB and WHO End TB Strategy2m
Graded quiz on "Zoonotic Neglected Infectious Diseases"12m
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Top reviews from Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface

By NKJun 20th 2017

Extremely informative, and very unique in that this MOOC incorporated many diverse experts - experts who work both inside and outside the field - into the curriculum!

By VCSep 11th 2018

Great course and very interested in pursuing more than this certificate.\n\nIt is 100% for me. The emphasis on one health makes it great piece.

Instructors

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Rafael Ruiz De Castañeda

Institute of Global Health - Faculty of Medicine
University of Geneva
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Isabelle Bolon

Institute of Global Health - Faculty of Medicine
University of Geneva
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Antoine Flahault

Professor of Public Health and Director of the Institute of Global Health (Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva) and co-Director of Centre Virchow-Villermé (Université Paris Descartes)
University of Geneva and Université Paris Descartes – Sorbonne Paris Cité
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Arnaud Fontanet (in Partnership with UNIGE)

Director Center for Global Health – Head of Emerging Diseases Epidemiology Unit
Institut Pasteur
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André Ravel (in Partnership with UNIGE)

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Université de Montréal

About University of Geneva

Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition....

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