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Fellowship Program

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SEAOHUN Fellowship aims to provide an excellent opportunity for the qualified fellows to gain practical, trans-disciplinary experience and contribute productively to One Health related projects at host organizations.

The eligible applicants must be current graduate students and faculty members under age 40 from One Health related fields and must be the citizens of SEAOHUN member* and expansion** countries.

Fellows must spend at least 3 months and not longer than 5 months in duration working at host organizations.

The host organizations at the moment include:

• Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia-Pacific;
• World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Sub-Regional Representation for South-East Asia (SRR-SEA);
• CIRAD Agricultural Research for Development;
• International Livestock Research Insitute (ILRI); and
• PREDICT Indonesia.

The documents can also be downloaded at: Click here

Important timeline: Applications must be received by March 31st, 2017 (5pm, Bangkok time) and successful applicants will be notified by April 21st, 2017. All fellowships must be completed by December 31st, 2017

Only SIX fellowships will be funded in 2017, so please feel free to spread the news and share the application of this great opportunity soon!

For any questions or application submission, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NOTE:
* SEAOHUN member countries are Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
** SEAOHUN expansion countries are Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar.

Download  SEAOHUN Fellowship Program Overview
Download  SEAOHUN Fellowship Application
Download List of Host Organization for SEAOHUN Fellowship Placement 

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Our Programs and Activities

  • Regional One Health Fellowship Program
  • Travel Awards
  • Scholarship Program for Master’s Degree Students
  • Training of Trainers: Global Health Institute
  • Engaging Intergovernmental Organization in Southeast Asia

Last Updated: October 2016

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Training of Trainers: Global Health Institute

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South East Asia One Health University Network Global Health Institute Training Program

(SEAOHUN-GHI Training) is a comprehensive short course aimed at developing essential

One Health Leadership skills and competencies. The program offers a great opportunity for

interdisciplinary collaboration to address challenges occurring among human and animal

health and environment sectors. The intensive training program is designed to foster

collective action between all st akeholders and to promote the creation of a network of skilled

and experienced One Health practitioners in SEAOHUN member countries

comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, SEAOHUN expansion country Myanmar, and Lower Mekong countries including Cambodia and Lao PDR.

The SEAOHUN-GHI training program focuses on developing One Health leadership and technical skills capacity, as both are critical elements in transforming the current and future workforce to ensure preparedness for new and emerging public health challenges. During the workshop, the challenge of antimicrobial resistance as a global health issue will be a key topic of study in a bid to illustrate the need for enhancing the One Health approach and skills.

objectives

·      To define and identify key concepts and different elements of One Health and One Health Leadership

·      To deepen understanding of the grand challenges comprising complex, multi-factorial, systemic issues emerging at the convergence of public health, animal health, economic development and environmental health

·      To develop key leadership skills essential for catalyzing collective action including organizational communication, working across boundaries, influence, vision and strategic thinking, result and change orientation

To use leadership competencies for working with a diverse group of people and addressing challenges and opportunities of global issues such as food security and emerging infectious diseases, etc.

 

South East Asia One Health University Network Global Health Institute Training Program

(SEAOHUN-GHI Training) is a comprehensive short course aimed at developing essential

One Health Leadership skills and competencies. The program offers a great opportunity for

interdisciplinary collaboration to address challenges occurring among human and animal

health and environment sectors. The intensive training program is designed to foster

collective action between all st akeholders and to promote the creation of a network of skilled

and experienced One Health practitioners in SEAOHUN member countries

comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, SEAOHUN expansion country Myanmar, and Lower Mekong countries including Cambodia and Lao PDR.

The SEAOHUN-GHI training program focuses on developing One Health leadership and technical skills capacity, as both are critical elements in transforming the current and future workforce to ensure preparedness for new and emerging public health challenges. During the workshop, the challenge of antimicrobial resistance as a global health issue will be a key topic of study in a bid to illustrate the need for enhancing the One Health approach and skills.

objectives

·      To define and identify key concepts and different elements of One Health and One Health Leadership

·      To deepen understanding of the grand challenges comprising complex, multi-factorial, systemic issues emerging at the convergence of public health, animal health, economic development and environmental health

·      To develop key leadership skills essential for catalyzing collective action including organizational communication, working across boundaries, influence, vision and strategic thinking, result and change orientation

To use leadership competencies for working with a diverse group of people and addressing challenges and opportunities of global issues such as food security and emerging infectious diseases, etc.

 

Download GHI Factsheet

 

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Engaging Intergovernmental Organization in Southeast Asia

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Engaging Intergovernmental Organization (EIO) – Southeast Asia is a professional development program designed to expand networks with key regional leaders, develop skills for effectively engaging intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and seed collaboration.

The EIO – Southeast Asia is organized following a similar structure of the global EIO which has been held in Europe for more than eight years. This intensive program provides mid- and senior-level government officials, professionals from private sector and academics within Southeast Asia region the opportunity to interact with IGOs at their regional headquarters.

Participants draw on current events as they explore IGO roles in addressing global challenges, development of international standards, creation of successful public-private academic partnership and delivery of transdisciplinary capacity building.

objectives

  • To expand knowledge of intergovernmental organizations working for public goods, regional standard implementation and regional coordinator of surveillance and response related to agriculture, public health and environment.
  • To reach out to regional network leaders with backgrounds in agriculture, public health and environment for the benefits of education, research and outreach programs.
  • To become more effective in creating collaboration with international organizations at a regional level.

criteria of participants

  • Participants should come from different disciplines and organizations.
  • Participants should come from universities (priority), government officials and other interested individuals.
  • Participants should be senior or mid-career professionals who can develop opportunities to collaborate with IGOs.

Participants must be fluent in English.

 

Download EIO Factsheet

 

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Scholarship Program for Master’s Degree Students

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SEAOHUN serves as a dynamic partner in building One Health capacity within Southeast Asia region. One type of support SEAOHUN offers is scholarship granting to individuals in the region interested in pursuing a One Health-related Master’s Degree Program. It is seen as valuable professional development of individuals who will facilitate advancement and implementation of One Health in Southeast Asia.

Criteria for applicants:

 

  • Applicant must come from one of the SEAOHUN member countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam one of the SEAOHUN expansion countries, namely Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar.
  • No more than 35 years of age.
  • The Master’s Degree Program applied must be related to One Health and is offered in one of the SEAOHUN member countries and commenced within 15 November 2016.  A list of some qualified programs is attached with this application form. Note that it is not an exclusive list and other Master’s Programs may be qualified as a One Health-related Master’s Degree Program. Final decisions on qualified programs are made by the SEAOHUN Committee. 
  • Applicant must enroll in the program as a full time student.

The following deliverables are expected from successful applicants:

  • Quarterly progress report submitted to the SEAOHUN Secretariat. The link to the online progress report will be sent to the successful applicants.
  • Proof of degree completion within two weeks after it is announced.
  • A plan to use your acquired knowledge and skills in your career development (submitted within two weeks of degree completion).
  • At least one presentation or talk at a conference or meeting to demonstrate successful application of One Health knowledge and skills acquired from the degree within a year after degree completion.

How to apply:

Note: Cost sharing is encouraged, e.g. the applicant applies for SEAOHUN funding for tuition fee and the living allowance is being met by another funding source.

 

Please note that:

  • All international travel will be subject to final travel approval from USAID/Washington DC.

Please do not incur any costs, including registration fee, prior to USAID approval.

  • SEAOHUN will cover round trip tickets of the most economic direct route if the degree program to be attended is located in another country in Southeast Asia region. 
  • The scholarship will be announced on a yearly basis. If the Master’s Degree Program that a successful applicant is attending is more than a year long, SEAOHUN’s decision to grant the scholarship for the following year will be based on the progress report submitted quarterly.
  • A successful application has a maximum of two years to complete the degree once the program starts.

 

Download SEAOHUN Master's Degree Scholarship Award Application Form

Download List of One Health Master’s Degree Program in Southeast Asia

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Chiang Mai University Mae Hia,
Muang District, Chiang Mai, 50100 Thailand
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