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MSc in Animal / Human / Ecosystem Health

Please note: The  MSc (Tropical Animal Health) has been discontinued.

The last intake of students for this degree was in January 2015. As from January 2016, it has been replaced by the MSc (Tropical Animal Health), which is a collaborative degree between the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases and the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

The online modular MSc (Animal/Human/Ecosystem Health) is applicable to health professionals and decision or policy makers. It supports the building of capacity of a new generation of professionals to meet the challenges and issues at the livestock/wildlife/human/ecosystem interface (One Health concept) including aspects of emerging, re-emerging and transboundary diseases, zoonoses, public health and food safety, ecosystem health and policy.

The overall objective of the collaborative MSc (Tropical Animal Health) degree programme is to follow an integrated One Health approach linking animal and human health, with a focus on the relationship between infectious and parasitic diseases of animals and humans (zoonoses), diseases and ecosystem health in order to improve disease control strategies, ecosystem sustainability, food security and rural development.

More information will be available soon.

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