Training on Tropical Ecosystem Health & Prevention of Wildlife Zoonoses

Envelope in greenery scenery, the Training on Tropical Ecosystem Health & Prevention od Wildlife Zoonoses took place in Xcape Resort, Taman Negara Pahang from 26th to 30th April 2019.  This training was one of the trainings organized by MyOHUN that inculcate and educate students on the awareness of zoonotic diseases and actions need to be taken to prevent it from happening again or to ever happen in our country. Forty participants from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Universiti Malaya (UM) with a variety of background attended the training. Participants were introduced to the training through several talks on One Health, ecosystem, wildlife population, wildlife zoonoses, and also disease management before they went for field observation in Kuala Tahan National Park. Students were allowed to engage with PBL cases and discussed in the group helped by their facilitators. With field observation and PBL cases discussed, students learned more than what they have bargained for in this training and hope they will spread the positivity of One health in their universities.