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11/2018 1 ONE HEALTH WORKFORCE NEXT-GENERATION SEAOHUN •Evolution of Emerging Pandemic Threats Programming •One Health Workforce - Next Generation •Working with USAID •Questions & Answers 2 Agenda 3 OHCEA •Regional network comprised of 16 universities and 23 faculties of public health, veterinary medicine, pathobiology, and environment •Present in 8 countries: Cameroon, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda •Secretariat based in Kampala, Uganda •Country offices centrally managed by Secretariat SEAOHUN: •Regional network comprised of 67 universities that includes 120 faculties of public health, medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, etc. •Present in 4 countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam •Secretariat based in Chiang Mai, Thailand •Country networks operate (quasi) independently of Secretariat. PROJECT APPROACH: THE NETWORKS 4 Goal: To empower SEAOHUN, OHCEA, and their member universities to develop and deliver sustainable training and programs that equip current and future professionals with multi-sectoral skills and competencies to address complex health issues, including zoonotic and antimicrobial resistant threats. Objective 1 - Workforce Assessment: Use assessments of multi-sectoral workforce capacity to inform the design and adaptation of training and educational offerings. Objective 2 - Workforce Empowerment: Develop and deliver educational offerings in alignment with prioritized One Health core competencies and technical skills. Objective 3 - Organizational Sustainability and Resilience: Strengthen the organizational capacities of the regional One Health university networks to ensure they are capable of acquiring and managing direct donor funding. GOAL & OBJECTIVES 5 ILLUSTRATIVE END OF PROJECT ACHIEVEMENTS •Relevant stakeholders will be engaged to contribute to the development of up-to-date strategies that describe the competencies, skills, types and numbers of workers required for a multisectoral, “One Health” workforce. •OHW-NG activities will address gaps and priorities identified in country-specific assessments and/or strategies. These activities will support country advancement against relevant Joint External Evaluation (JEE) indicators and be consistent with with IHR/PVS/OIE and other international health standards. •Academic programs will be developed and institutionalized within African and Southeast Asian universities and technical/vocational institutions to produce graduates with inter-disciplinary and technical competencies who are able to understand and address complex zoonotic, infectious disease, and AMR-related health threats. 6 ILLUSTRATIVE END OF PROJECT ACHIEVEMENTS (Cont’d) •Continuing education programs for current workforce professionals will be created based on identified workforce gaps and priorities that will enable health workers to manage and respond to zoonotic, infectious disease, and AMR health threats. These programs will include post-training support for alumnae of One Health training. •An adaptive management function will be embedded within the university networks to promote evidence-based learning on workforce integration and trainee performance. •OHCEA and SEAOHUN will be capable of directly acquiring and managing diverse funding streams, including USAID funds, and will successfully pass an international audit and a USAID pre-award survey to become direct recipients of USAID funding by the end of OHW-NG. •New Types of Partnerships –Collaborating with non-traditional schools and faculties –Engaging the private sector –Working with vocational/technical institutions •Embedding adaptive management function –Knowledge management and learning plans –Tracking graduate performance •Transition awards –OHCEA & SEAOHUN directly manage O/A year three –Phased funding approach –Phased transition plan •Continuing education programming/ alumni support –Potential source for income generation 7 ADDITIONAL KEY POINTS 8 RFI Questions 1.What are the knowledge and skill sets needed by the public and private sector to equip the current and future health professionals to address complex health issues, including zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance threats? 2.To ensure that the regional networks are standing and capable of managing direct USAID funds, we are proposing transition awards using a phased approach to funding allocations beginning on/around year 3. Please comment on the feasibility of the proposed approach. 3.What are some of the key benchmarks that organizations must meet in order to qualify for direct USAID funding? Please provide suggestions as to how the prime recipient could help the networks build these capabilities. 4.What other elements and/or approaches to organizational sustainability and resilience should be considered? 9 Q&A OHCEA 10 Thank you!