DISCOVER THE INTERACTION OF GLOBAL HEALTH WITH WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
Set in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, come prepared to be immersed in a world of wildlife, birdsong and African sunsets. An incredible team awaits with expertise in endangered species protection, rewilding, and even anaesthetising a rhino!
You will experience firsthand the importance of One Health, examining how effective policies that take into account our interaction with the environment can have lasting impacts on healthcare globally.
On this global health and wildlife conservation course, we will:
- Talk to health professionals, community health workers and local elders to gain in depth knowledge of how the Sustainable Development Goals interact with health and healthcare practices in the global context.
- Hear from world leading experts in Global Health Conservation and the impact of Human Wildlife Conflict.
- Explore key factors that contribute to global inequalities (including sociological, cultural, economic, environmental and policy) and examine actions that can be taken to tackle these.
The course aligns to core curriculum competencies including: leadership and management; professional development, global and public health. For more information see here. You can also gain 20 credits to APEL to the Maters in Global Health at Plymouth University.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Dates: 3 – 11 November 2023
Location: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya
Includes: Course tuition, transfers, accommodation and meals
Excludes: International flights, travel insurance, Kenyan tourist visa
Optional Extra: we can facilitate a Mount Kenya climb if you wish to see this beautiful mountain after the course.
Optional Flight out KQ101
JKIA 05:00 +1
Arrive JKIA 05:00
Met by driver
Lunch stop in Nanyuki
Transfer Lewa by 16:00
Settle in to accommodation
What is Global Health and how it has evolved
Health System Strengthening through partnerships
Visit to Lewa Clinic – understanding health delivery and limitations
Discussion of visit
International Health consultancy – working with large NGOs
Achieving UHC (universal Health Coverage) – Reviewing MDG to SDG progression, Covid Vaccine Equity
Lcoally Global: Discussion and Debate on Global Health Challenges in UK and LMIC including Workforce.
Volunteering: Legal considerations, practicalities, safety and ethics of volunteering overseas
Leparua clinic visit: Understanding importance of culture in health. Covid as an example
How to implement primary health systems in rural communities
Global Health and Conservation – Introduction
Human vs animal health: How wildlife grows health communities
Human Wildlife conflict and conservation implications
How to anaesthetise a rhino!
Visit the anitpoaching operation centre and understand complex relationship of poaching, community and economy.
Day spent with Lewa Conservation leads and anti poaching team
R&R AT LEWA
Travel to Nairobi
Overnight in Nairobi
Fly home KQ101 09:30-17:30