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Final Reminder: TEPHINET Will Accept Letters of Intent and Certifications of Eligibility through March 30 from FETPs Intending to Apply for Accreditation

As a final reminder, TEPHINET is accepting Letters of Intent and Certifications of Eligibility through March 30, 2018 from field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) intending to apply for the third cycle of TEPHINET FETP accreditation.

The basic accreditation eligibility requirements for programs are as follows:

1.     Program duration: The program is equal to or greater than 21 months.

Registration is Now Open for the 10th TEPHINET Regional Scientific Conference of the Americas

Early registration is now open for the 10th TEPHINET Regional Scientific Conference of the Americas to be held in Cartagena, Colombia, from May 15-18, 2018. 

The deadline for early registration is April 6. Online registration will close on May 4. After May 4, participants may register onsite at the conference venue.

To register, and for complete conference information, please visit the conference website at http://tephinetamericas.cvent.com

The 2018 Cycle of TEPHINET's Accreditation of FETPs is Now Open

TEPHINET Accreditation of Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs)

2018 Cycle Announcement

TEPHINET has officially opened the third cycle of FETP Accreditation. Letters of Intent and Certifications of Eligibility will be accepted from February 6, 2018 until March 30, 2018.

TEPHINET Seeks Volunteer FETP Accreditation Reviewers

TEPHINET accreditation is an opportunity for field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) to align with common standards that support quality training and increased recognition of their value in supporting country public health priorities. Since the launch of the first cycle of accreditation in 2016, the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body (GAB) has accredited eight programs.

TEPHINET Accredits Field Epidemiology Training Programs in the Philippines and Zimbabwe

Following the program accreditation application review, and in accordance with the TEPHINET Minimum Accreditation Indicators and Standards for Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs), the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body has approved the following programs for accreditation as of January 11, 2018:

TEPHINET Accredits Field Epidemiology Training Programs in the Philippines and Zimbabwe

Following the program accreditation application review, and in accordance with the TEPHINET Minimum Accreditation Indicators and Standards for Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs), the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body has approved the following programs for accreditation as of January 11, 2018:

December 2017

Click here to read the October-December 2017 issue of TEPHINews.

Click here to read only the FETP updates included within this issue.

FETP Frontline Graduates Boost Disease Surveillance Capacity in Ecuador

For immediate release: 

FETP Frontline Graduates Boost Disease Surveillance Capacity in Ecuador

Atlanta, Georgia, USA – December 19, 2017

On December 18 and 19, 2017, Ecuador’s Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Program will graduate its second cohort of trainees comprising 27 surveillance professionals from Zones 2, 4, 5, and 7. Training of Cohort 2 took place in Portoviejo, Manabi, near the western coast of Ecuador, through classroom and field-based methods over a period of three months.

Save the Date: Third Cycle of FETP Accreditation Starts the Week of January 8, 2018

TEPHINET is nearing the completion of its second cycle of the Accreditation of Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs), and we invite you to reflect with us on the successes and challenges of this collective effort to improve the quality of field epidemiology training and value of public health services. Accreditation is an opportunity for field epidemiology training programs to align with common standards that support quality training and increase recognition of the value of FETPs to support country public health priorities.

Announcing the Results of the Second Cycle of the TEPHINET Accreditation Process for Field Epidemiology Training Programs

Announcing the Results of the Second Cycle of the TEPHINET Accreditation Process for Field Epidemiology Training Programs

From August 28-29, 2017, the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body convened at The Task Force for Global Health in Atlanta, Georgia, USA to decide whether to confer accreditation status to the field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) reviewed during TEPHINET’s second cycle of FETP accreditation. As a result, three FETPs were accredited:

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