European Region

European Region

Within TEPHINET’s European region, there are:

national FETPS:

Spain

Germany

Italy

France

UK

and regional FETPs:

EPIET (European Union)

South Caucasus (Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia)

Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan)

You may find below some information on the various programs. For more details please refer to the specific websites.

Spain

Programa de Epidemiología Aplicada de Campo (P.E.A.C.)
http://www.isciii.es/ISCIII/es/contenidos/fd-el-instituto/fd-organizacion/fd-estructura-directiva/fd-subdireccion-general-servicios-aplicados-formacion-investigacion/fd-centros-unidades/fd-centro-nacional-de-epidemiologia/formacion-cne.shtml

2-year FETP started in 1994.

Has trained 109 trainees (update Feb 2012).

Enrolls around 7 fellows each year.

Program hosted by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (http://www.isciii.es/ISCIII/).

Contact person: Victoria Martínez de Aragón y Esquivias – Spain (vmartinz@isciii.es)

 

Germany

Postgraduiertenausbildung für angewandte Epidemiologie (PAE)
http://www.rki.de/pae

2-year FETP started in 1996.

Has trained 60 trainees (update Mar 2012).

Enrolls around 5 fellows each year.

Closely collaborates with EPIET.

Program hosted by the the Robert Koch Institute (http://www.rki.de/).

PAE-fellows have the opportunity to enrol in a Master of Science in Applied Epidemiology (MSAE) organized in cooperation with university.

Contact person: Katharina Alpers (AlpersK@rki.de)

 

Italy

Programma di Formazione in Epidemiologia Applicata (PROFEA)

Started as a 2-year FETP in 1996. Currently short courses in epidemiology and operational research on health services.

Has trained 63 trainees (update Mar 2012).

Program hosted by the the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (http://www.iss.it/)

Contact person: Alberto Perra (Perra@iss.it)

 

France

Programme de formation à l’épidémiologie de terrain (PROFET) http://www.invs.sante.fr/profet

2-year FETP started in 2002.

Has trained 47 trainees (update Feb 2012).

Enrolls around 5 fellows each year.

Program hosted by the the Institut de veille sanitaire (http://www.invs.sante.fr).

Contact person: Brigitte Helynck (b.helynck@invs.sante.fr)

 

UK

Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP)
http://www.hpa.org.uk/EventsProfessionalTraining/FieldEpidemiologyTrainingProgramme/

2-year FETP started in 2011.

Has enrolled 5 fellows in 2011, 6 in 2012.

Closely collaborates with EPIET.

Program hosted by the the Health Protection Agency (http://www.hpa.org.uk/).

Contact person: Sam Bracebridge (sam.bracebridge@hpa.org.uk)

 

EPIET

European Programme for Intervention epidemiology training (EPIET)
http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/epiet/

2-year FETP started in 1995.

Regional program for the countries of the European Union.

Has trained 212 trainees (update Jan 2011).

Enrolls fellows in different tracks:

- fellows going to another European country: EPIET EU-track (8 fellows in 2012)

- fellows staying in their own member state: EPIET MS-Track (14 fellows in 2012)

- fellows trained in public health microbiology: EUPHEM (4 fellows in 2012)

5 national FETPs are EPIET-Associated Programmes in 2012: Germany (6 fellows), UK (6 fellows), Slovenia (1 fellow), Austria (1 fellow), Norway (1 fellow).

The programme is hosted at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (http://www.ecdc.europa.eu).

Contact person: Yvan Hutin (Yvan.Hutin@ecdc.europa.eu)

 

South Caucasus

South Caucasus Regional FELTP (SC/FELTP)
http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/FETP/pdf/South_Caucasus_factsheet.pdf

2-year FELTP started in 2009.

Regional program for the countries of Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.

Has trained 11 trainees (update Dec 2011).

Has currently 34 enrolled trainees.

The programme has its main office in Georgia and is supported by the US-CDC (resident advisor).

Contact person: Ed Maes (emaes@cdc.gov)

 

Central Asia

Central Asia Regional Field Epidemiology Training Program (CAR FETP)
http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/FETP/pdf/Central_asia_factsheet.pdf

2-year FETP started in 2003.

Regional program for five Central Asian republics (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan)

Has trained 83 trainees (update Dec 2011).

Has currently 23 enrolled trainees.

The programme has its main office in Kazakhstan and is supported by the US-CDC (resident advisor).

Contact person: Simon Ajeilat (sajeilat@kz.cdc.gov)