The Rx One Health Field Institute is a transformative 4-week field-based experiential learning course focused on One Health core competencies for graduate students and early career professionals from all disciplines. Organized and taught by experts from the University of California, Davis, Sokoine University of Agriculture and Ifakara Health Institute, Rx One Health participants develop skills in laboratory and research methods, ecosystem dynamics, biodiversity conservation, epidemiology, infectious disease surveillance, biosafety, biosecurity, food safety, agriculture, food security, hydrology, marine ecology, communications, community and stakeholder engagement, ethics, teamwork, and leadership. Through hands-on, practical learning experiences, case studies, group discussions and field exercises, Rx One Health develops participants’ skills for addressing complex challenges using the One Health approach, which recognizes that the health of people, animals, and their environments are interconnected, and that problem solving to address complex challenges is best achieved through transdisciplinary collaboration. Experience Tanzania’s amazing biodiversity and diverse ecosystems as you learn from instructors and fellow participants from around the world.
Applications are due January 31, 2020.