One Health Field Epidemiology Training

Epidemiology is a major technical One Health competency in managing emerging infections. The One Health Field Epidemiology Training was led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Razitasham from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) with the aim of providing field epidemiology basics in One Health zoonotic disease outbreaks. Sixty officers from the Ministry of Health, Department of Veterinary Services and universities participated along with trainer from Tufts University, Prof. Dr. Stanley Fenwick.  This activity was developed and shaped in collaboration with the Epidemic Intelligence Programme under the Ministry of Health. However, part of the program cannot be executed due to the ongoing rabies outbreak in Sarawak at the time.