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Selected abstracts for the 2012 TEPHINET Global Conference

Selected abstracts for the Seventh TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference 

 

Abstracts selected for Oral Presentation

Abstracts selected for Poster Presentation

 

Individual letters of acceptance were sent to...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 08:17
GOARN Request for Assistance: Ebola in DRC

 

Situational update
 
As of 21 August 2012, a total of 16 cases (14 probable cases and 2 laboratory confirmed cases),  and 10 deaths had been reported in three health zones. 12 cases and 8 deaths have been reported in Isiro, including three (3) health care workers who have died. Two (2) cases and one death have been reported in Pawa, and a fatal case is being investigated in Dungu. 88 contacts have been identified, and are being followed up on a daily basis.
 
Laboratory investigations conducted at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Entebbe,  confirmed Ebola virus (...
Friday, August 24, 2012 - 15:14
Call for TB REACH Wave 3 Proposals

Call for TB REACH Wave 3 Proposals

TB REACH is currently accepting applications for Wave 3. The deadline for submitting proposals for Wave 3 is 17 September 2012. On this page you will find all key information, including eligibility criteria, examples of suitable interventions, technical guidance, the application form and instructions for applicants.

For Wave 3, TB REACH will have two separate funding tracks. Please read the following information and other background documents carefully to ensure that you apply for the correct track of funding and your application is complete.

General Wave 3 Track: This funding track is open to...

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 14:38
Video series on Medical Ethics is now available online and it is FREE!

 

The series contains the following topics:
1- Introduction to Medical ethics Course1: (Definitions and Approaches).  
 
2- Professionalism (1&2):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcsdxTboRUs and...
Monday, July 23, 2012 - 11:56
Invitación XVI Encuentro de Epidemiologos de Campo FETP, Colombia

El Grupo de Epidemiologia Aplicada de Colombia, TEPHINET y la REDSUR se complacen en invitarlo a participar en el XVI Encuentro Nacional de Epidemiologos de Campo que se llevará a cabo del 16 al 18 de Julio en Bogotá y se transmitirá via Elluminate.  La agenda del programa está adjunta.

Para participar virtualmente en las sesiones, vaya al siguiente enlace: http://www.tephinet.org/lil_my_classes/all_class 

...

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 10:41
Travel grants for ESCAIDE 2012

 

Dear TEPHINET Community,
The EPIET Alumni Association (EAN) is in the fortunate position to offer a small number of competitive travel grants to allow epidemiologists to attend ESCAIDE who would not otherwise be able to attend the conference as they do not have other sources of support.
 
Detailed information on the grants and the application process can be found here:
 
Monday, July 9, 2012 - 08:14
2012 TEPHINET Global Conference Abstract Deadline Extended!

The deadline to submit an abstract for the 2012 TEPHINET Global Conference

has been extended to Friday, July 13th at 5pm EST.
 

Trainees and graduates of field epidemiology and laboratory training programs are invited to submit abstracts (in English only) for consideration.  

 

Abstracts must be submitted to: http://tephitract.org/conference/abstract/index.php
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Friday, July 6, 2012 - 06:54
28th International Papillomavirus Conference and Workshops in San Juan, Puerto Rico

The event will be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center from November 30 to December 6, 2012. 

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS AUGUST 1, 2012

To submit an abstract, go to: https://www.hpv2012pr.org/abstracts/HPV2012_Abstract_Submission.php

More information: http://www.hpv2012pr.org/

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 10:52
TEPHINET 7th Global Scientific Conference- Call for abstracts closes in one week!

Trainees and graduates of field epidemiology and laboratory training programs are invited to submit abstracts (in English only) for consideration.  

TEPHINET 7th Global Scientific Conference
Amman, Jordan
November 10-15, 2012

Submit your abstract now through Friday, July 6th by 5pm EST

Submit an Abstract
URL:
http://tephitract.org/conference/abstract/index.php

Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 10:16
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 13:19
Resident Laboratory Advisor (Angola FELTP)

Title: Resident Laboratory Advisor (FELTP) Location: Luanda, Angola Period of Performance: August 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013

Closing Date: July 8, 2012

The Resident Laboratory Advisor will serve as the Laboratory Resident Advisor and as a technical advisor in all laboratory aspects of the Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) implementation, especially in the areas related to training public health laboratorians, laboratory management, operations, policy, quality control and assurance, and support for communicable and non-communicable disease surveillance. Role also provides technical assistance and conducts in-service training programs for laboratory...

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 12:58
TEPHINET 7th Global Scientific Conference- Call for abstracts closes in two weeks!

Trainees and graduates of field epidemiology and laboratory training programs are invited to submit abstracts (in English only) for consideration.  

TEPHINET 7th Global Scientific Conference
Amman, Jordan
November 10-15, 2012

Submit your abstract now through Friday, July 6th by 5pm EST

Submit an Abstract
URL:
http://tephitract.org/conference/abstract/index.php

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 10:15
Second International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS2), Brussels, Sept. 5-7, 2012

The second International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS2) is being held 5-7 September 2012, at the Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium, in Brussels.

Attached to announcement is an invitation letter and a preliminary conference program which provides information about the conference schedule.
There is also now the opportunity to present a poster at the conference. If you would like to present a poster please fill in and...

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 16:43
REDSUR International Night during the Brazilian FETP Conference - live on tephinet.org

This year’s REDSUR International Night will be available live via www.tephinet.org. We would like to invite the FETP community to access the session during taking place June 6th at 7am EST or to access the archived session if the live one is not convenient for you due to time zones etc.

Instructions for accessing the online session:
 
1. Go to www.tephinet.org
2. Login with your...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 16:47
EIS International Night 2012 Proceedings

International Night 2012 took place on Wednesday, April 18th during the 61st Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference. The session was co-moderated by Dr. Kevin De Cock, Director of the Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Dr. Paul Kelly, Chairman of the Advisory Board, TEPHINET.  Dr. Peter Bloland, Director of the Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development welcomed our special guests and moderators.  Dr. Thomas Frieden, CDC’s Director, congratulated the audience for their commitment to public...

Monday, May 7, 2012 - 13:21
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