Announcements

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New Upcoming E-Learning Course on Abstract Writing from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has a new e-learning course on Abstract Writing coming in January 2016. The first edition begins on January 14, 2016, taught by lecturer Yvan J. Hutin MD, PH expert.

Follow this link to access the course: https://eva.ecdc.europa.eu

Course at a Glance

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 6 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
  • 1 writing assignment:
    • Write and submit one abstract:To write your abstract, use a project of your own or, if you do not have one, use the scenario reported in the...
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 14:10
Apply to be an EpiCore Member

(Reposted from http://emphnet.net/?announcement=apply-to-be-a-pioneer-member-of-epicore)

The EpiCore project is now officially launched. This is a project that draws on the knowledge and skills of trained health professionals around the world to verify outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases using innovative surveillance methods that can help find outbreaks faster than traditional methods.

The project is the product of a partnership between the Skoll Global Threats Fund, ...

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 14:41
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.

It’s late at night in Indonesia, but FETP resident Nyoman Purnawan is wide awake and looking for important advice. “What do you think,” he asks brightly, “is the best way to improve our program?...

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 15:53
Remembering Jim Mendlein

Atlanta, October 15, 2015

Training programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions NETwork

REMEMBERING A FRIEND

Photo of Jim Mendlein

This February, TEPHINET announced the opening of its first cycle of accreditation of Field Epidemiology Training Programs.  This landmark in the history of our 19-year-old organization was reached thanks to the commitment of program members...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 13:48
Mini Grant Opportunity 2015-2016: Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Field Epidemiology Projects

Mini Grant Opportunity 2015-2016: NCD Field Epidemiology Projects

We are pleased to announce the opportunity to submit mini-grant proposals for non-communicable disease (NCD) field epidemiology projects. National and Regional Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) are welcome to submit multiple proposals.

Who can apply?

  • Current Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) residents
  • Applicant must be the principal investigator

Priority will be given to:

  • 2 year trainees in advanced FETP programs with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 16:17
Attend the Global Conference Opening Session LIVE Today!

Register Now and Attend Live @

https://tephinet.learnitlive.com/event/6893/2015-Tephinet-Global-Confere...

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 13:01
Attend the Global Conference Opening Session LIVE Today!

Attend live from wherever you are. Register at:

https://tephinet.learnitlive.com/event/6893/2015-Tephinet-Global-Conference-Mexico-City

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 13:00
Special Bacterial Pathogens Mini Grant Opportunity: Deadline extended!

TEPHINET participant,

We are pleased to announce the opportunity to submit proposals for mini-grants focusing on zoonotic and environmental bacterial pathogens of special interest. The diseases of special interest are leptospirosis, melioidosis, brucellosis, anthrax and Hansen’s disease.

The deadline has been extended to 26 July 2015.

To apply, please visit: http://www.tephinet.org/content/special-bacterial-pathogens-mini-grant-opportunity-letters-intent

All proposals are expected to be non-research. This opportunity is open to FETP trainees and graduates as well as local and state health departments. Proposals can be submitted in English.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 09:59
Special Bacterial Pathogens Mini Grant Opportunity: Apply now!

TEPHINET participant,

 

We are pleased to announce the opportunity to submit proposals for mini-grants focusing on zoonotic and environmental bacterial pathogens of special interest. The diseases of special interest are leptospirosis, melioidosis, brucellosis, anthrax and Hansen’s disease.

The priority areas related with each disease/pathogen are listed below:

Leptospirosis

1.      Early identification of cases including the development of clinical identification and laboratory diagnostic strategy.

2.      Strengthening the leptospirosis national laboratory network.

3. ...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:27
Biosecurity Training for FETP graduates!

Global Partnership Initiated
Biosecurity Academia for the Control of Health Threats (GIBACHT)

 http://www.gibacht.org

Call for the second cohort!


GIBACHT is a joint project of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), and is funded by the German Partnership Programme for Excellence in Biological and Health Security...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 11:54
UPDATE Training Location has Changed: Travel Scholarship Opportunity to Joint Training on Road Traffic Injury, Tobacco, and Cancer Prevention

Update (June 3, 2015): The training location has changed to Atlanta, Georgia.

 

UPDATE: The submission deadline for the following opportunity has been extended to June 15, 2015 at 11:59 pm EST. Due the the postponement of the TEPHINET global conference, the deadline of this opportunity has been extended. 

 

Travel Scholarship to Joint Training on Road Traffic Injury, Tobacco, and Cancer Prevention

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering a number of scholarships for FETP residents to attend a joint training on Road Traffic injury, Tobacco, and Cancer...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 11:34
Vacancy Announcement - NSTOP Program Coordinator, Nigeria

AFENET is looking to hire a capable and qualified person into the position of NSTOP Program Coordinator for the National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) program.

NSTOP is an inter-agency partnership with the  Federal Ministry of Health, the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and AFENET.

The applicant must have excellent leadership skills, with strong interpersonal and communication abilities to manage a large and diverse team. Extensive administrative and managerial experience with the polio eradication initiative (in a polio endemic country) is required....

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 12:53
Stay tuned: TEPHINET Global Conference Abstract Selection

We know that those of you who submitted abstracts for the TEPHINET Global Conference are anxiously awaiting the announcement of the selected oral and poster presentations. However, due to limited response from our review team, the process is delayed. We hope to have all abstracts reviewed and selected as soon as possible. We will communicate any relevant updates to you promptly.

 

Thank you for your patience!

TEPHINET Secretariat

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 15:46
ESCAIDE 2015

ESCAIDE 2015

We are happy to confirm that this year’s ESCAIDE will take place 11-13 November in Stockholm (www.escaide.eu). Take a look at our promotional video <https://vimeo.com/123397742> . The programme is shaping up and includes a variety of plenary sessions on current matters in the field. Visit the website and...

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:54
Become an ESCAIDE reviewer!

ESCAIDE 2015: Become an ESCAIDE Reviewer

11 – 13 November 2015, Stockholm, Sweden

 


The core of the Conference programme is built on the presentation of abstracts that have been selected following a peer review process to
assess the quality and public health relevance of each submission. This peer review process is fundamental in ensuring that the work presented meets the expectations of the participants (list of...

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:52
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