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The 1st One Health Biorisk Management Case-based Discussion VOHUN Biorisk Management Virtual Community of Practice in 2021

Topic: COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Hazard Characterization from A One Health Multisector Biorisk Management Perspective

Date time: October 27th, 2021 – 20:00 – 21:30, ICT

Background:

The Institute of Environmental Health and Sustainable Development (IEHSD) and Vietnam One Health University Network (VOHUN) in collaboration with U.S. Department of Defense Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) will host the third year monthly series on One Health Biorisk Management case-based learning in October. The first session series will start on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 8:00 PM ICT and 9:00 AM EDT.

Taking a BRM One-Health approach that promotes communication between different disciplines to achieve optimal health of people, animals, and the environment is crucial. VOHUN student teams, comprised of both veterinary and medical/public health students will present a case on Covid19 related to risk assessment. The session will include guest panelists from Vietnam National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), USCDC and Jordan Ministry of Health to answer questions and provide perspective on the current pandemic and Biorisk Management concepts, while SNL will provide Biorisk Management technical expertise related to the case. Please find the detailed Agenda below for your reference:

USA MDTVNM TIMETOPICPRESENTER
7:00 AM8:00 PMWelcome IntroductionsGeneral Department of Preventive Medicine, Viet Nam Ministry of Health (GDPM, MoH)Department of Animal Health, Viet Nam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (DAH, MARD)Defense Threat Reduction Agency, US (DTRA) Viet Nam One Health University Network (VOHUN)
7:10 AM8:10 PMCovid 19 Risk Assessment and Hazard CharacterizationJessica Rowland, Sandia National Laboratories
7:30 AM8:30PMVOHUN Team Case Presentation COVID-19University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy
7:45 AM8:45 PMQ&A Panel Discussion  Expert Panelists: Viet Nam Government Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Jordan United States
8:30 AM9:30 PMClosing Comments VOHUN

What will the session offer?

The conference aims at providing a One Health BRM knowledge sharing discussion platform for Vietnamese students to present their knowledge on BRM through a case based approach and receive input by the experts in the One Health community, stimulate communication between different aspects to achieve optimal health of people, animals, and the environment.
VOHUN student teams, comprised of both veterinary and medical/public health students will present a case on Covid19 related to risk assessment.

The session will include guest panelists from Vietnam Military Medical University, United States and Jordan Ministry of Health to answer questions and provide perspective on the current pandemic and Biorisk Management concepts, while SNL will provide Biorisk Management technical expertise related to the case. Please submit your questions in advance during the registration process for the panel discussion.

How to register?

Our monthly series of One Health Biorisk Management case-based learning is offered to all participants at no cost.

Registration link: https://bit.ly/2Z0Yndt

Following the session, please complete the session survey:  

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5WPP557

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