Presentation on theme: "GENESIS AND GROWTH OF OHCEA Prof. William Bazeyo Dean MakSPH Chairman Deans Summit Funders conference, Nairobi, 28 th May 2014."— Presentation transcript:
GENESIS AND GROWTH OF OHCEA Prof. William Bazeyo Dean MakSPH Chairman Deans Summit Funders conference, Nairobi, 28 th May 2014
Building from scratch through complex institutional & multi- country contexts (2011) Kenya Uganda Ethiopia Tanzania Dem. Rep. of Congo Rwanda Jimma & Mekele Sokoine & MUHAS MakSPH & COVAB UON & MOI Kinshasa & Lubumbashi Univ. of Rwanda US Partners 1. University of Minnesota 2. Tufts University
Building a new PH professional (Cont’d) Curriculum reviewed/ courses developedInstitutions MPH and MSC (Epi) – included a OH componentNURSPH, Moi Univ Veterinary socio-economics and gender course; Masters of Wildlife Health and Management COVAB All programs under Vet Medicine (BVM, BEHEP, BLPTD, BWARM) & MPH NURSPH Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM)UON- Vet Epidemiology course - integrated Participatory Epidemiology and One Health core competencies DRC Undergraduate curricula for School of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health (MUHAS) and School of Veterinary Medicine at SUA. MUHAS, SUA Reviewing existing curricula and introducing of new courses - a sustainable long-term solution.
Building a new public health professional In-service Training Pre-service Training
Building new PH professional cont’d 1. E-learning approaches (Tusk, Moodle). Over 500 students using TUSK in UON –SPH; 210 in Umutara; 1000 at Makerere both on and off campus including students in Sudan, Somalia 2. One Health Leadership Training 231 in-service professionals trained in One Health leadership
Government Engagement OHCEA works with govts to strengthen policies, strategic plans & skills of health professionals. OH Strategic Plan for Rwanda supported by OHCEA and partners OHCEA Kenya- is an active stakeholder of Kenya Zoonotic Disease Unit- a collaboration between the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, and the Ministry of Health
Government Engagement cont’d OHCEA -Tz requested to support the development of OH road map by WHO-Tz EAC sectoral Council of Ministers of Health endorsed the OH approach based on a concept note submitted by MOH Rwanda supported through OHCEA- Rwanda network efforts
Multi disciplinary training at community level Cont’d
Multi disciplinary training at community level University students have taken leadership in promoting OH to fellow students, public & communities through innovative activities Students outreach through social media and community outreach activities.