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EIS International Night 2013 Proceedings

International Night 2013 took place on Wednesday, April 24th during the 62nd Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference. The session was co-moderated by Dr. Fadzilah Kamaludin, Chair of the TEPHINET Advisory Board and by Ambassador Jimmy Kolker, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Linda Quick, Chief of CDC's Field Epidemiology Training Program Branch welcomed the evening's special guests and moderators.  

Dr. Thomas Frieden, CDC’s Director, congratulated the...

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 13:35
Upcoming Parasitology Workshops at the CDC in Atlanta, GA

Diagnostic Parasitology II: Blood borne & Tissue Parasites

DESCRIPTION

Blood and tissue parasite infections remain an ongoing potential public health threat. The nation’s blood supply is at risk as it has been documented that Plasmodium spp., Babesia spp., T. cruzi, and Leishmania spp. can be acquired through contaminated blood products in addition to other well-known transmission modes. Conditions associated with human filariasis have a large impact on the physical health, economic well-being, and quality of life of infected persons. During this three and one-half day, hands-on workshop,...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 07:16
2013 EIS International Night- archived recorded session

 

On the occasion of the 62nd Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference, Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET) in partnership with CDC’s Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development (DPHSWD) hosted:

International Night

Improving Health...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 10:09
Invitation to 2013 EIS International Night

 

Improving Health Outcomes through Field Epidemiology Training, Surveillance, and Outbreak Response

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Eastern Standard Time

The online LIVE session will begin broadcasting at 7:30 pm.

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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 15:01
Upcoming Laboratory Science and Practice Events

CDC's Division of Parasitic Diseases & Malaria, and the Laboratory Training Branch is hosting the following workshops:

 
 
 
September 23-26, 2013:...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 17:22
International Conference on Regional Climate- CORDEX 2013

The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), the European Commission (EC) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are proud to hold this international conference on regional climate science. READ MORE

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 10:45
Upcoming Workshop: Statistical Method Validation For Test Laboratories

 

MNA-EVENTS Proudly Introduces:

Statistical Method Validation For Test Laboratories

8th-10th May 2013, Sandton Convention Centre

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

Dear Sir/Madam,

Attached herewith, find the full agenda for the above mentioned upcoming workshop titled, “Statistical Method Validation for Test Laboratories”.

Benefits of attending:

• Addressing the limits of...

Monday, April 1, 2013 - 10:56
Agence de Médecine Préventive- Regional coordinator positions available in East and West Africa

 

AMP is a nonprofit organization with headquarters in Paris and offices in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo and Vietnam. AMP’s mission is to promote preventive medicine and public health by developing expertise and applied research in vaccinology; offering training in epidemiology and health program management; organizing scientific and technical meetings; and disseminating information on vaccinology and other health-related fields.

Africhol PROJECT DESCRIPTION
 
AMP has received a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create a consortium whose goal is to develop...
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 15:48
Free webinar- Fishbone Analysis: Finding the roots of a problem, hosted by CDC’s Sustainable Management Development Program,

 

Register today for the free webinar, Fishbone Analysis: Finding the roots of a problem, hosted by CDC’s Sustainable Management Development Program, Thursday March 21, 9:00-10:30am.

This simple tool to analyze cause and effect is so popular in SMDP classes that we have made it a webinar! In just 90 minutes learn and practice a methodical way to analyze the causes of a performance problem, and set priorities to find the best solution. 

Now registration is even easier: ...

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 14:27
18th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology

 

The 18th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology will be held August 25th – August 30th, 2013 at the University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A. Application is now possible through http://conferences.dce.ufl.edu/vemei/

The workshop will have the following modules.

A 'Phylogenetic Inference' module offers the theoretical background and hands-on experience in phylogenetic analysis for those who have little or no prior expertise in sequence analysis.

'Evolutionary...

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 14:56
Brazil Non-Communicable Disease Coordinator

 

TEPHINET

Project to Expand the Capacity to Address Non-Communicable diseases in

Low and Middle Income Countries

Terms of Reference for the National Project Coordinator

The Center for Global Health (CGH) of the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) is developing a project to strengthen surveillance and response to non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The project includes initiatives focused on...

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 00:00
Selected abstracts - EIS International Night 2013

Selected abstracts for EIS International Night 2013

Selected abstracts 

Congratulations to the authors of the selected abstracts and we hope to see you in Atlanta this April!

Individual letters of acceptance were sent to the presenters on Monday February 11, 2013. 

 

 

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 15:38
Huda Basaleem, MBChB, MPH, PhD wins The Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World 2013 for the Arab Region

Huda Basaleem, MBChB, MPH, PhD wins The Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World 2013 for the Arab Region

Dr. Basaleem Bio photo

In January, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) jointly conferred the Arab Region Life Sciences award for Early Career Women Scientists to Dr. Huda Omer Basaleem.  Dr. Basaleem is the Head of the Department of Community Medicine and Public Health and the Director of the Aden Cancer...

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 17:57
SMDP webinar: Health Program Prioritization

 

Register today for the January 29 webinar, 9am eastern time on Program Prioritization. To launch a brand new SMDP classroom module on Health Program Planning, Dr. Kathi Wilson will lead us in a session on program prioritization. This module has been developed to highlight what we have learned about translating research into action, a discipline that is just being introduced in schools of public health.
 
Attend the January 29 webinar and be able to:
 
-Describe how the new SMDP program planning module can...
Friday, January 18, 2013 - 16:13
2013 EIS International Night - Photo Contest

International Night Photo Contest

Purpose: To highlight the work of Field Epidemiology Training Programs globally, and to encourage FETP residents, staff and alumni to document their work not only through written reports, but also through photographs which visually capture the nature of their work and contributions to addressing global health issues through disease detection and response.

Who can enter? FETP residents and/or graduates who have submitted abstracts or posters for 2013 EIS International Night....

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 16:11
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