The Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health is well positioned to provide a strong link between the preclinical veterinary sciences and applied (clinical) veterinary medicine. In another dimension it focuses on One Health, an area spanning the health of animals, humans and the environment. The Department plays a key role in teaching students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree and other veterinary related programmes such as the planned MSc Aquatic Production and Veterinary Health, amongst other related activities, such as enabling postgraduate research opportunities. Departmental staff members undertake teaching, research and diagnostic service across their areas of specialty.
Unifying departmental themes include:
Staff members focus both on local and international issues, and are actively engaged in enhancing the profile and effectiveness of veterinary training, public health and applied research throughout the Asia-Pacific region.