SEAOHUN was created to foster a sustainable trans-disciplinary building of capacity to respond to emerging and reemerging infectious and zoonotic diseases in South East Asia. Universities, from four countries—Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam—are currently in the network. SEAOHUN’s mission is to leverage the training, education and research capacities of the university network to build the skills, knowledge and attitude base for One Health leaders. The MPH Global Health program at the Thammasat Faculty of Public Health offers a minor concentration in EcoHealth/OneHealth. As a member of the network students opting for the EcoHealth/OneHealth minor can apply for SEAOHUN scholarship support.


Thailand One Health University Network or THOHUN is supported by DAI-RESPOND, one of the four projects under the program of Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) launched by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2009. The program seeks to build regional, national, and local “One Health” capacities for early disease detection, prevention, rapid response and containment, and risk reductions. The concept of One Health is a global strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals, and the environment. THOHUN focuses on pre-service workforce training and strengthening outbreak response capacity. Its collaboratively work with university partners, and South East Asia University One Health Network (SEAOHUN) to conduct a number of activities to promote “One Health” concept in Thai society. Thammasat University’s Faculty of Public Health is a member of THOHUN.