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:

  • Philippines Field Epidemiology Training Program
  • Zimbabwe Field Epidemiology Training Program

Accreditation is an opportunity for 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, a total of eight programs have been accredited by TEPHINET. Learn more here.

The third cycle of FETP accreditation will begin in February 2018. TEPHINET member FETPs will receive an official announcement and instructions via email for participating in this process. Programs that have completed the Accreditation Readiness Assessment and have determined that they meet all of the basic eligibility requirements and the Accreditation Minimum Indicators and Standards are encouraged to apply for the upcoming cycle.