Announcing Accepted Abstracts for FETP International Night 2018

Co-sponsored by TEPHINET and the CDC, FETP International Night gives field epidemiology training program trainees and graduates from around the world the opportunity to present their work in front of a global audience of public health practitioners during the CDC's annual EIS Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. This year's EIS Conference will be held from April 16-19, 2018. FETP International Night poster presentations will be held on April 17 and FETP International Night oral presentations will be held on April 18. Online registration is open through April 2.

TEPHINET is pleased to announce the abstracts which have been accepted for presentation. This year was particularly competitive, with a total of 364 scientific abstracts received from FETP trainees and graduates in 49 countries, the highest number of submissions in the history of this event. Congratulations to the accepted authors and their co-authors, and thank you to all who submitted abstracts for consideration.

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Abstract Title

Presentation Format

Topic Area 1

Topic Area 2

Country

Presenting Author

Investigation of a Dengue Outbreak Caused by an Imported Case in Shandong Province, China, 2017

Oral

Infectious

Vector-borne infectious diseases

China

Dr. Jiaye Liu

Food poisoning outbreak caused by poisonous cassava flour: Kasese District, Uganda, September 2017

Oral

Infectious

Food and water borne infectious diseases

Uganda

Mrs. Phoebe Alitubeera

Viral Load Suppression among Adolescents on Anti-Retroviral Therapy, Harare City-Zimbabwe 2017

Oral

Infectious

HIV and other chronic infections

Zimbabwe

Ms. Zvanaka Sithole

Epidemiological Characteristics of Maternal Deaths in Kabul, Afghanistan, 2017

Oral

Infectious

Surveillance and other public health data systems

Afghanistan

Dr. Mahnaz Hamed

Measles vaccine effectiveness among children –Morocco, 2017.

Oral

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Morocco

Dr. Fatima Zahra Ben Fouila

Hepatitis C Outbreak in a Respiratory Care Ward Associated with Frequent Unsafe Injections — Taiwan, 2017

Oral

Infectious

HIV and other chronic infections

Taiwan

Dr. Pei-Yuan Wu

Acute diarrheal disease outbreak due to cross-contamination of bore-wells in a tribal village – Telangana state, India, June 2017

Poster

Infectious

Food and water borne infectious diseases

India

Dr. Kiran Kumar Maramraj

Influenza vaccine effectiveness in Australia, 2012-2017

Poster

Infectious

Respiratory infectious diseases

Australia

Dr. M Ximena Tolosa

Outbreak investigation of anthrax – Sikoi village, Gumla district, Jharkhand, India, September 2017

Poster

Infectious

Zoonotic infectious diseases

India

Dr. Davendra Kumar

ACUTE WATERY DIARRHOEA OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION AND RESPONSE AT ANDASA HOLY WATER IN BAHIR DAR ZURIYA DISTRICT, AMHARA REGION, ETHIOPIA, 2017

Poster

Infectious

Food and water borne infectious diseases

Ethiopia

Mr. Yeshambel Worku

Probable pertussis outbreak among unvaccinated population in three hard-to-reach satellite Communities - Pru District, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana-2017

Poster

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Ghana

Mr. Samuel Dapaa

Cost-effectiveness analysis of SMS and home visit reminders in reducing missed childhood immunization clinic appointments in Rivers State – Nigeria, 2017

Poster

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Nigeria

Dr. Uche Katchy

Communicating prevention messages in the digital age:  Using dating applications and mobile websites to reach men who have sex with men during an outbreak of hepatitis A in Berlin, 2017

Poster

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Germany

Dr. Claudia Ruscher

Risk factors associated with cervical dysplasia among women living with HIV: Experience from a low-resource setting, Gambia-2017

Poster

Infectious

HIV and other chronic infections

Gambia

Dr. Anna Jammeh

Prevalence and determinants of delay in seeking medical care among newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis patients, Bishkek city, Kyrgyzstan, 2016

Poster

Infectious

Respiratory infectious diseases

Kyrgyzstan

Dr. Sanzharbek Temirbekov

Smoking prevalence, awareness, and tobacco cessation training among healthcare professionals, Yaoundé – Cameroon

Poster

Non-Infectious

Other

Cameroon

Dr. Amabo Frank Chi

Transmission of Neisseria meningitidis at a Military Training Unit, Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam - August 2017

Poster

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Vietnam

Mr. Dan Phan Tan

Outbreak of Gastrointestinal Anthrax Following Consumption of Beef of Suspicious Origin – Isingiro District, Uganda, 2017

Poster

Infectious

Zoonotic infectious diseases

Uganda

Dr. Miriam Nakanwagi

Atypical presentation of Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 in paediatric burns patients in a large tertiary hospital - Gauteng, South Africa, July 2017

Poster

Infectious

Other

South Africa

Dr. Mpho Sikhosana

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Associated Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Routine Antenatal Clinics - West Hararghe Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia, August 2017

Poster

Infectious

HIV and other chronic infections

Ethiopia

Mr. Belay Mamuye

Outbreak of culture-confirmed Candida auris bloodstream infection in the neonatal unit of a public-sector hospital, South Africa, July through September 2017

Poster

Infectious

Surveillance and other public health data systems

South Africa

Mrs. Itumeleng Moema

Adding methanol to rice wine is a risky practice as shown by an outbreak investigation in a rural commune in central Cambodia, 2016

Poster

Infectious

Food and water borne infectious diseases

Cambodia

Mr. Sokdaro Soy

Maternal Risk Factors for Preterm Births in Selected Health Facilities in Central Kenya, May–August 2017

Poster

Non-Infectious

Maternal, child, and reproductive health

Kenya

Ms. Eunice Wachira

An Outbreak Investigation of Brucellosis at Semen Production unit, Qadirabad - District Sahiwal, Pakistan, August 2017

Poster

Infectious

Zoonotic infectious diseases

Pakistan

Dr. Saima Dil

Investigation of measles outbreak in Nari District, Kunar-Afghanistan-April 2017

Poster

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Afghanistan

Dr. Mahmood Riaz

Neisseria meningitidis C isolated during an Outbreak in a Prison: investigation and response - Cameroon, 2017.

Poster

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Cameroon

Dr. Djikeussi Katcho Tatiana

Assessment of Immunization Session Practices in Primary Healthcare Centers-Wasit Province, Iraq, 2016-17

Poster

Infectious

Vaccine-preventable infectious diseases

Iraq

Dr. Ali Jaafar