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GLPH 487  One World, One Health: The Global Link Between Human, Animal, and Environmental Health  Units: 3.00  
This course uses a socio-cultural lens to examine this multi-disciplinary field focusing on the intersection of human, animal and environmental health - locally and globally. Assessments involve the analysis of history, health policy and research frameworks, incorporating risk factors and diseases.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult the Bachelor of Health Sciences program office.
Learning Hours: 120 (36 Group Learning, 36 Online Activity, 48 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Analyze the impact of human activity including factory farming, wild caught meat (bush meat) on the environment as well as on the association with diseases including viruses
  2. Apply One Health related concepts to explain how they might help or hinder the health of humans, non-human animals and the environment globally
  3. Critically analyze One Health tools and techniques to evaluate uses, strengths and risks associated with One Health strategies in both standard and emerging situations
  4. Examine special topics in One Health to determine their impact on humans, the environment and non-human animals globally, critically analyzing business/capitalist drivers behind the perpetuation of activities and industries that are detrimental to One Health goals.
  5. Identify ethical concerns associated with the One Health framework including those involving the social determinants of health and inequities. Analyze and communicate how these ethical concerns impact human health and whether they are different depending on geography, culture, or social determinants of health (SDoH)