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Uruguay to Begin Field Epidemiology Training

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and TEPHINET, the Ministry of Health of Uruguay will conduct its first field epidemiology training and will participate in the Field Epidemiology Training Program for the first time in 2017. The country's goal is to strengthening local field epidemiology capacity to improve the quality of active public health surveillance.

Indonesia FETP Hiring Four Positions

The Indonesia Field Epidemiology Training Program is hiring the following positions:

  • Program Officer
  • Technical Officer (two positions)
  • Administrative Officer

Please visit this link for more information and to apply.

New Paper Outlines History of Australia's MAE Program

The Australian Field Epidemiology Training Program--the Master of Applied Epidemiology (MAE) Program based at the Australian National University--has successfully adapted to a new funding model following budget cuts. Read more about the history and the future of the MAE Program in the following recently published paper:

The Australian Master of Applied Epidemiology Program: Looking back, moving forward | Read and download here

FETP International Night 2017

Region: 
EIS
Global

The 2017 FETP International Nights will be held during the 66th Annual EIS Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. This event, co-sponsored by TEPHINET and the CDC, gives FETP trainees from around the world the chance to present their work to a global audience of public health practitioners.

This year, the EIS Conference will be held from April 24-27, 2017. International Nights will be held on Tuesday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Tuesday, April 25: Poster Presentations - 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Year: 
2017
City: 
Atlanta
Country: 
United States

Taiwan FETP Appoints New Program Director

Effective September 5, 2016, Dr. Wan-Chin Chen, the current Scientific Director of Taiwan FETP, has been appointed as the new Program Director of Taiwan FETP.

Dr. Philip Yi-Chun Lo, the former Taiwan FETP Program Director, has been promoted to Deputy Director General of Taiwan CDC effective September 2, 2016.

TEPHINET wishes all the best to both Dr. Chen and Dr. Lo in their new positions!

Yemen FETP Publishes New Newsletter (April-June 2016)

The Yemen FETP has published the second issue of its newsletter covering the period of April-June 2016. You can download the newsletter in English and Arabic here.

First Round Accreditation Results, 2016

TEPHINET would like to congratulate the Canada Field Epidemiology Program, the United Kingdom Field Epidemiology Training Program, and the United States Epidemic Intelligence Service on being the first FETPs to be accredited. The decision to grant accreditation status to these programs was made in March at the inaugural meeting of the Global Accrediting Body in Atlanta. 

Yemen FETP Conference Book Available for Download

Congratulations to the Yemen Field Epidemiology Program (YFETP) for hosting its second national conference, "Facing Yemen Public Health Challenges through Strengthening Field Epidemiology." YFETP also graduated its second cohort of FETP trainees.

The conference took place in Sana'a on February 29, 2016. The full conference book can be downloaded as a PDF file by clicking here.

Iraq FETP Holds Emergency Response Training Workshop

 

Iraq FETP

With support from organizations including TEPHINET, the Iraq FETP held a five-day Response to Outbreak Training Workshop in December 2015. The specific topic was Emergency Response to Internally Displaced People.

Insight for Indonesia: CDC Director Mentors Disease Detective from Across the World

FETP resident Nyoman Purnawan chats with CDC Director Tom Frieden late at night in Indonesia.

Pictured above: FETP resident Nyoman Purnawan chats with CDC Director Tom Frieden late at night in Indonesia.

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