Announcements

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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 - 14:00
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 - 10:59
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 - 12:27
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 - 12:54
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 - 12:34
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 - 13:53
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 - 16:46
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 - 12:54
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 - 12:52
Request for survey participation: Ebola response

A request from Public Health England:

"As you know, there has been a strong international response from epidemiologists who have travelled to West Africa to aid the local response to the Ebola Virus disease, helping to bring the current outbreak under control.

The National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU) at University of Bristol, in Evaluation of Interventions in partnership with Public Health England (PHE) has launched a survey to gather experiences and lessons from epidemiologists across the world who have contributed to the onsite epidemiological response to Ebola in West Africa during the 2014/2015 outbreak. This knowledge...

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 13:11
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
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