Announcements

If you have an announcement to add, please email it to the TEPHINET Secretariat for consideration.

Announcement Short Description Post date
The Canadian Field Epidemiology Program is now accepting applications for its annual Epidemiology in Action Course

Hello,

The Canadian Field Epidemiology Program is now accepting applications for its annual Epidemiology in Action course which will be taking place for two weeks from September 9 to September 20 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Epidemiology in Action is a limited-enrollment course where participants learn, through a variety of lectures, case studies and hands-on exercises, to apply epidemiologic principles to public health investigations. The course is provided in English by Public Health Agency of Canada staff, current and former Field Epidemiologists, and other Canadian public health professionals with expertise in applied epidemiology.

To be...

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 15:33
The Canadian Field Epidemiology Program is now accepting applications for its annual Epidemiology in Action

Hello,

The Canadian Field Epidemiology Program is now accepting applications for its annual Epidemiology in Action course which will be taking place for two weeks from September 9 to September 20 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Epidemiology in Action is a limited-enrollment course where participants learn, through a variety of lectures, case studies and hands-on exercises, to apply epidemiologic principles to public health investigations. The course is provided in English by Public Health Agency of Canada staff, current and former Field Epidemiologists, and other Canadian public health professionals with expertise in applied epidemiology.

To be...

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 15:25
Mini Grant Opportunity for Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health Issues in Africa

Mini Grant Opportunity for Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health Issues in Africa

We are pleased to announce the opportunity to submit proposals for mini-grants focusing on reproductive, maternal, and newborn health issues in Africa. We especially encourage proposals that focus on family planning, and maternity and neonatal care.   All proposals are expected to be non-research. All African countries are eligible for these mini-grant awards. Proposals for non-African countries will not be considered. This opportunity is limited to current FETP trainees and graduates within the last five years.  All proposals must be...

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 10:24
African Programme for Advanced Research Epidemiology Training (APARET): Call for Fellowship Applications

African Programme for Advanced Research Epidemiology Training (APARET): Call for Fellowship Applications 

The African Programme for Advance Research Epidemiology Training (APARET) is inviting fellowship applications for the third cohort of its two year fellowship program that seeks to support self driven research.
 
APARET is an advanced training initiative whose goal is to support independent research activities by graduates of Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programs (FELTP) in Africa. The four year program is supported by a grant of over 2 million Euros from the European Union through a research funding...

Friday, June 14, 2013 - 16:29
AFENET 2013 Conference- Abstract submission deadline extended to June 14th

EXTENSION OF ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE

June 14, 2013

To submit your abstract, logon to :  http://www.afenet-conference.net/

We are glad to announce that the deadline for submission of abstracts to the 5th AFENET Scientific Conference has been extended to Friday, 14 June 2013. No submissions will be accepted beyond that date.

 In case you have not yet submitted your abstract, please visit the...

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 10:48
Seeking Applicants: CDC Evaluation Fellowship Program: 2013-14

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeks applicants for the 2013-14 class of the CDC Evaluation Fellowship Program. This is the third year of this initiative, and represents a major commitment by CDC to program evaluation and program improvement.  Fellows will work under the leadership of CDC's Chief Evaluation Officer; they will be assigned to specific CDC host programs, developing and implementing program evaluations and studies for/with those programs.  Host programs will compete for Fellows, to ensure the projects will enhance the knowledge base of the program and the professional development of the Fellow. In addition, Fellows take on...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 11:20
Open Epi - a free and open source software for epidemiologic statistics

 

OpenEpi provides statistics for counts and measurements in descriptive and analytic studies, stratified analysis with exact confidence limits, matched pair and person-time analysis, sample size and power calculations, random numbers, sensitivity, specificity and other evaluation statistics, R x C tables, chi-square for dose-response, and links to other useful sites.

OpenEpi is free and open source software for epidemiologic statistics. It can be run from a web server or downloaded and run without a web connection. A server is not required. The programs are written in JavaScript and HTML, and should be compatible with recent Linux, Mac, and PC...

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 14:27
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.

...

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
Syndicate content