Finalizing Training Program and Educational Materials for Streptococcus suis Inflection

Held on March 27-28, 2014, the workshop was organized by the Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University. It was the third workshop under a project on Trans-disciplinary capacity building of THOHUN for Streptococcus suis infection prevention. The main goal of this workshop was to finalize two-day training program as well as the educational materials developed in the second workshop.

Core contents of the workshop included basic knowledge of S. suis infection in pig and human, One Health concepts, collaborative network for prevention of S. suis infection, and communication skills. Regarding the educational materials, five media were created, aimed to promote prevention of S. suis infection to both healthcare-related personnel and laymen in community. They included video, manual, stickers, poster, and spot.