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New Open Access Casebook Published on Public Health Ethics

A new open access casebook has been published on public health ethics. Please visit this link to learn more and download Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe for free.

About the book:

This book highlights the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in the practice of public
health. It is also a tool to support instruction, debate, and dialogue regarding public
health ethics. Although the practice of public health has always included consideration
of ethical issues, the field of public health ethics as a discipline is a relatively...

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 14:23
Call for Abstracts: 8th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Bi-regional TEPHINET Scientific Conference

 

Call for Abstracts

8th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Bi-regional

TEPHINET Scientific Conference

The 8th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Bi-regional TEPHINET Scientific Conference will be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia on November 28-December 2, 2016.  This conference will provide an opportunity for recent graduates and current fellows of Field or Applied Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) to present their investigations or research studies as oral or poster presentations to a public...

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 10:30
ESCAIDE 2016 Details

ESCAIDE 2016 will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 28–30 November. The Conference, sponsored by ECDC, will be hosted at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, in the heart of the city.

Updates

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 novel methods in epidemiology to implementation science, from international health and migration to preparedness, and more.

ESCAIDE online registration has started. Take advantage of the reduced ‘early-bird...

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 14:28
8th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Bi-regional TEPHINET Scientific Conference

The 8th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Bi-regional TEPHINET Scientific Conference will be held at the Apsara Palace Resort and Convention Center in Siem Reap, Cambodia from November 28 to December 2, 2016.

This year's conference theme is "Global Health Security through Local Health Sustainability."

More details will become available at the conference website, www.tephinetbiregional.com, which will launch later this month.

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 13:41
Invitation/Invitación: EPIMOL (in Spanish/en español)

En el período de 17 al 22 de Julio, 2016, ocurrirá el XV Curso y II Simposio Internacional de Epidemiología Molecular en Enfermedades Infecciosas y Parasitarias Emergentes en el Centro de Investigación Gonçalo Moniz –FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahía. Este es un curso de alcance internacional, especialmente diseñado para discutir y presentar los principios y prácticas de la biología molecular en la epidemiología de las enfermedades infecciosas de importancia para la salud pública, sean las emergentes y/o las reemergentes.

La Secretaría de Vigilancia en Salud del Ministerio de Salud por medio del FETP...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:07
Register to Watch Live Webcast of FETP International Night

If you cannot join us in person at FETP International Night on May 3-4, don't worry! TEPHINET will be live webcasting the event, and you can watch it for free by registering at this link: https://tephinet.learnitlive.com/class/8930/2016-EIS-International-Nights

Please share this link with your colleagues and support the work of FETPs around the world.

If you have any questions about the webcast, please contact us at secretariat@tephinet.org.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 15:53
Introducing Presenters for FETP International Night 2016

A total of 22 presenters will share their oral and poster presentations during this year's FETP International Night.

Click on this link or on the picture below to download a PDF file containing their biographies and abstracts.

 

FETP International Night poster

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 14:54
ESCAIDE 2016 Call for Abstracts

The European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) 2016 will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 28 - 30 November. The Conference, sponsored by ECDC, will be hosted at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, in the heart of the city.

The call for abstracts for ESCAIDE is now open. The deadline for abstract submission is 11 May, at 24:00 (CET). The Conference welcomes abstracts on topics from novel methods in epidemiology to implementation science, from international health and migration to preparedness, and more. ...

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 11:58
Travel Scholarship Opportunity to AFENET Birth Defects and Cancer Prevention Workshops

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering a number of scholarships for Africa-based FETP residents to attend one of two workshops in either Cancer or Birth Defects epidemiology. Interested applicants should submit a letter indicating how they will benefit from attending the training, including a description of any current or anticipated future work in cancer or birth defects. 

The majority of scholarships will be partial scholarships, covering the cost of an extra day of hotel prior to the AFENET training and a small per diem.  A limited number of full scholarships, including airfare and attendance at the AFENET conference, will also...

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 11:55
First Round Accreditation Results, 2016

TEPHINET would like to congratulate the Canada Field Epidemiology Program, the United Kingdom Field Epidemiology Training Program, and the United States Epidemic Intelligence Service on being the first FETPs to be accredited. The decision to grant accreditation status to these programs was made in March at the inaugural meeting of the Global Accrediting Body in Atlanta. 

For more information on the meeting and the accreditation process, please visit this link.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:22
Deadline Extended for AFENET Abstract Submission
The deadline for abstract submission for the 6th AFENET Scientific Conference has been extended to April 22, 2016No submissions will be accepted beyond this date.
 
The conference will be held from August 8-12, 2016, at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Abuja, Nigeria.
 
To submit an abstract, please visit the conference website
 and submit your abstract under...
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 09:52
2016 Binational Immunization Schedule Now Available for Download

(Reposted from CDC newsletter)

2016 Binational Immunization Tool is now available for download

The 2016 Binational Immunization Schedule for children from birth through 18 years is now available for you to view and download. The binational immunization schedule provides a side-by-side presentation of recommended vaccines in Mexico and the United States, and helps healthcare professionals identify vaccines needed by children now in the U.S. who received some vaccines in Mexico.

Looking for Spanish-language posters about...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 09:51
TEPHINET Leads Inaugural Meeting of the Global Accrediting Body for FETP Accreditation

Accreditation is an opportunity for field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) to align with common standards that assess program capacity and increase training quality and recognition of their value in supporting country public health priorities.

In March 2016, the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body convened, for the first time, to decide whether to confer accreditation status to four FETPs:

  • Canada Field Epidemiology Program
  • Colombia Field Epidemiology Training Program
  • United Kingdom Field Epidemiology Training Program
  • United States Epidemic Intelligence Service

Their decisions will be announced to the network in...

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 09:29
Register Now for EIS 2016

Registration is Now Open for the 65th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference!
May 2-5, 2016

Dear Colleagues and Friends of EIS,

Please plan to attend the 65th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference, May 2–5, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, in Atlanta, Georgia! Online registration opens Monday, March 28 and closes Tuesday, April 19. We encourage all conference attendees to register online.

The Scientific Program Committee has...

Monday, March 28, 2016 - 13:56
Register Now for the 6th AFENET Scientific Conference!

Registration is now open for the 6th AFENET Scientific Conference in Abuja, Nigeria from August 8-12, 2016.

To register, visit the conference website at http://afenet-conference.net and click "Register."

Early registration closes on June 30, 2016.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:59
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