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Announcement Short Description Post date
STOP Polio -- New Recruitment Period

Health professionals in the fight against Polio 

 

The recruitment of health professionals to the STOP Polio program seeks to attract technical areas Surveillance in Public Health, Health Communication and Data Management Health unpaid work in...

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 16:37
ESCAIDE 2015: Call for abstracts now open!

ESCAIDE 2015: Call for abstracts now open

11 – 13 November 2015, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

The call for abstracts for the European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) is now open. The deadline for abstract submission is 11 May, at 24:00 (CET)The conference welcomes abstracts on topics from field...

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:13
Contracted Resident Advisor position available through CDC Foundation at West Africa FELTP

Position Description 

Resident Advisor 

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:17
Call for late-breaking abstracts for the TEPHINET 8th Global Scientific Conference

Dear Program Directors:

I am pleased to announce that the call for late-breaking abstracts for the TEPHINET Eight Global Scientific Conference opens on Friday March 20th 2015 . The deadline for late-breaking abstract submission is Tuesday March 30th, 2015 at 5pm EST. Please note that this deadline will not be extended. 

Abstracts may be submitted through a web-based system, available here: www.tephitract.org/conference. Guidelines are attached.

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 12:29
5th International Conference on Digital Health

5th DIGITAL HEALTH: 5th International Conference on Digital Health (18th – 20th May 2015)

http://www.acm-digitalhealth.org/

18th - 20th May 2015

Florence, Italy

held in conjunction with WWW 2015...

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 08:17
Nominations are open for the 2015 Roux Prize

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Roux Prize, a US$100,000 award launched in 2013 to recognize individuals or groups who have used disease burden evidence to take action that makes people healthier. The prize was founded by philanthropists David and Barbara Roux and is awarded annually by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). 

Dr. Rodrigo Guerrero, a Harvard-trained epidemiologist and mayor of Cali, Colombia, won the inaugural Roux Prize in 2014,...

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 14:39
2015 EIS International Night Photo Contest: Deadline Extended!

The deadline to submit photos to the 2015 EIS International Night has been extended to MONDAY, 16 FEBRUARY!

In order to submit photos, please visit http://www.tephinet.org/form/2015-eis-international-night-photo-contest

Please note that in order to submit photos you must first create an account at tephinet.org and be logged-in.

Thank you!

Photo Contest Guidelines...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 13:29
Disaster epidemiology training materials available

In response to the need to strengthen disaster response capacity and improve skills in disaster-related morbidity and mortality surveillance and community needs assessment both domestically and internationally, the Health Studies Branch has developed disaster preparedness and response training course material. This material can be downloaded and adapted by epidemiologists, public health practitioners, country-specific resident advisers for Field Epidemiology and Training Programs (FETP), health educators, and others. The course has three modules and a final comprehensive capstone activity where learners apply the knowledge and skills learned in the course. After completing all...

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 09:33
PhD training and research opportunity, Finland

The School of Health Sciences in the University of Tampere, Finland is now inviting applications from qualified candidates to its International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology (IPPE).

 The main objectives of this Programme are to increase knowledge and understanding of major public health problems, particularly in low and middle income countries, and to build sustainable public health capacity in these countries by working with global partners in training epidemiologists and public health personnel for leadership positions in research, administration, program planning and policy development...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 15:16
University of Tampere International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology (IPPE)

The School of Health Sciences in the University of Tampere, Finland is now inviting applications from qualified candidates to its International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology (IPPE).

The main objectives of this Programme are to increase knowledge and understanding of major public health problems, particularly in low and middle income countries, and to build sustainable public health capacity in these countries by working with global partners in training epidemiologists and public health personnel for leadership positions in research, administration, program planning and policy development. More than 50 students have graduated from the Programme with a PhD.

The Programme...

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:12
Update re: EIS Conference and Ebola

The EIS is planning to devote up to a full day of the 2015 conference to the Ebola epidemic. They have invited the FETPs also to participate in the Ebola sessions during the regular conference. FETP abstracts on Ebola will still go through our regular scoring and selection process through the TEPPHINET system.  We will then choose the Ebola abstracts with a sufficiently high scores (the cut off is yet to be decided, but will probably be the top 20% of all abstracts) to present to the EIS  conference selection committee meeting to be held around February 10...

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 11:33
Reminder: 22 Feb is deadline for submitting 2015 Global Conference abstracts!

TEPHINET's Abstracting System is now open for FETP residents to submit abstracts for the 8th TEPHINET Global Conference, which will be held from 29 June-3 July, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico!

The conference is hosted by Mexico's FETP as well as the TEPHINET Secretariat, and details regarding registration and the location will come in early 2015. 

More information, including submission instructions and abstract evaluation criteria (also attached below): http://www.tephinet.org/conference/8th-tephinet-global-conference-mexico...

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 01:18
Updated: Abstract submission system for EIS International Night 2015!

UPDATE 16 January: Deadline has passed. Please submit any other abstracts to the TEPHINET 8th Global Conference (deadline February 22nd) using this link: www.tephitract.org/conference

Reviewers will receive abstracts to read for International Night between 27-28 January and scores are due 10 Feburary at 5pm EST.

Notifications will be made to those selected for oral and poster presentations by 18 February.

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 13:25
Ebola Fighters: Time Magazine's 2014 Person of the Year

See below from Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

 

"Today, Time Magazine named the Ebola Fighters its 2014 Person of the Year. I had the honor and privilege to tell CDC's story to Time, and it is an amazing story to tell. For 10 months now, hundreds—even thousands—of you have been engaged in responding to the largest global public health response that CDC has ever been involved with. Your devotion and commitment to stopping this epidemic represents the true spirit of what...

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:16
Now Accepting Submissions for the 2015 EIS International Night Photo Contest

Greetings TEPHINET Global Community:

The 64th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference and International Night is just a few months away, and we are gearing up for yet another exceptional event featuring scientific oral and poster presentations and photos that capture FETPs in action. 

Guidelines for the photo contest are posted on TEPHINET’s website at  http://www.tephinet.org/form/2015-eis-international-night-photo-contest.

All FETP residents, graduates, resident advisors and program directors are encouraged to submit action...

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:42
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