Food Safety Day aims to fortify efforts to make sure that the food we eat is healthy and safe. Unsafe food poses global health threats, endangering everyone particularly infants, young children, pregnant women, the elderly and those with an underlying illness. According to statistics, approximately 1 in 10 people in the world fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420,000 individuals die every year. Children under 5 years of age carry 40% of the foodborne disease burden.
Considering the subject matter importance, POLHN offers a variety of free online courses on ensuring food safety.
This course will provide the fundamentals of investigation and response to food safety emergencies and aims to provide skills to enable participants to contribute to local foodborne disease outbreaks. Enrol now
This course provides an introduction to diarrheal disease. It focuses on prevalence of the disease, conducting clinical assessments, treatment, disease prevention and diarrheal disease in Pacific Islands. Enrol now
This course is designed for on-duty food inspectors. It begins with an overview of food safety, foodborne pathogens, facility design, role of food inspectors and what to do when there is a food-borne outbreak. Coming soon
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