Tag Archives: Africa

Advocating for Integrated Population, Health And Environment Approaches in Uganda

By Joseph Byonanebye, MPH
September 6, 2011

As public health graduate of the prestigious St. George’s University, it is so exciting for me to use the skills obtained from the MPH program to actively advocate for an integrated population, health and environment approach. This is part of public health promotion in Uganda, a country whose population growth rate is at about 3.3% […]

One Health, One Medicine: An Agroeconomic Consideration

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
August 19, 2011

Zoonoses, agriculture and food safety are all interconnected topics in that they all directly impact the health of humans.  The World Health Organization stated that in the last 30 years, there was an average of one newly discovered emerging infectious disease every year.  In fact, a report by Jones, et. al. (2008, pp. 990) indicated […]