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Training Opportunity: Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis (4 ECTS credits)

This 10 day residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the
analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted
crises. It is organized jointly with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), International
Rescue Committee (IRC), Merlin and the World Health Organisation (WHO).


For more information on the program and to apply please see the attached files or click here to...

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 14:31
Now Hiring: HIV / AIDS M&E Consultant in Guatemala City

HIV/AIDS Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant

The Task Force for Global Health Inc. – TEPHINET Program, a non - profit organization funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant to provide high quality monitoring and evaluation expertise to the HIV/AIDS projects in Central America of the Task Force/TEPHINET branch office in Guatemala City.


1.    Education

 Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to development assistance, such as public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, development studies, public...

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 14:19
Analyzing Disrupted Health Systems Training Opportunity in Amsterdam

Please find attached an invitation to apply to a two-week course hosted by the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam.  CDC, WHO, IRC, Merlin and OFDA are collaborators and will facilitate the execution of this course (formerly hosted by IRC/Merlin/WHO).  Please share this opportunity with colleagues from MOH or partner institutions. 


Please use the link below.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 18:31
Injury Mini-Grants Deadline EXTENDED

The deadline to apply for injury mini-grants has been extended until March 2nd. For more information, click here.

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 10:36
4 weeks to go until noro2012!

March 20-22, 2012 in Lübeck, Germany

The programme for noro2012 - Norovirus and Other Caliciviruses on the Rise has been set up. You will find further information at the conference website

Thanks to interesting contributions, the scientific committee was able to build an attractive and diversified programme. The invited speakers are: 

Ralph S. Baric (Chapel Hill, NC, USA)
Martino Bolognesi (Milan, Italy)
Ian Clarke (Southampton, UK)
Ian Goodfellow (London, UK)
Marina Höhne (Berlin,...

Monday, February 20, 2012 - 20:39
Selected Oral and Poster presentations for EIS International Night 2012

Congratulations for the authors of the abstracts selected to present during EIS International Night 2012!

International Night- Save the Date 


Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:59
Regional Program Development Manager, Bogota -Colombia

The Task Force for Global Health Inc. – TEPHINET Program, a non - profit organization funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) seeks a Program Development Manager to manage some administrative and logistical activities of the Task Force/TEPHINET branch office in Colombia and support the development of regional projects and grant proposals. 


Program/Project Development:

·       Develop grant and project proposals, in English, including all supporting documentation, such as letters of support, etc. for the grant application

·  ...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 12:36
Call for Applications to Injury Mini-Grants

We are pleased to announce the opportunity to submit mini grant proposals for unintentional injury non-research projects.  Countries are welcome to submit multiple proposals.  Please be sure to follow the proposal guidelines (attached).  These projects should focus on some area of unintentional injury.  This may include (but is not limited to) developing injury surveillance systems, analyzing and reporting injury surveillance data, or implementing and evaluating prevention efforts (e.g., road safety, prevention of injuries to children). 

Please be sure to include (1) a descriptive title of the proposed project, (2) the name,...

Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 17:24
17th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology

Dear colleagues,
We would like to announce the "17th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology", which will be organized August 27-31, 2012 at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine in Belgrade. The workshop provides theoretical and practical training in phylogenetic inference and evolutionary hypothesis testing as applied in virology and molecular epidemiology. Teaching is provided by a team of experts in this field, including software developers of popular analysis tools.

A registration fee of 750 Euro covers lectures, practical sessions in computer classes, lunches and coffee breaks....

Monday, January 30, 2012 - 10:25
Pictures posted from 6th Biregional Scientific Conference!!

Click here to see the pictures from the 6th Biregional Scientific Conference in Bali, Indonesia!!  (While you're there, "LIKE" us on Facebook!)

Monday, January 30, 2012 - 10:12
Sr. Regional Development Program Manager, Bogota-Colombia


The Task Force for Global Health Inc. – TEPHINET Program, a non - profit organization funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) seeks an experienced Program Manager to manage all operational and administrative activities to the Task Force/TEPHINET branch office in Colombia for the South America Regional Network (Red Sur) of epidemiology programs.


·         Develop detailed work plans, timelines and budgets for projects

·         Develop grant and project proposals, in English as well as other required...

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 11:37
Call for EPIET EU-Track Fellows Cohort 2012


The call for EPIET EU-track fellows cohort 2012 has been published at The application period closes February 5, 2012 at 24.00 CET.

For more information on the EPIET fellowship please visit

Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 16:05
Call for Abstracts: XIX International AIDS Conference
Registration and Abstract Submissions for AIDS 2012 Now Open

Registration for the XIX International AIDS Conference is now open. All registrations for AIDS 2012 must be submitted through the online registration form. Before you can register, you need to create an online conference profile from which you can enter the registration system. If you already have a conference profile from previous IAS or AIDS conferences you can use the same login details.

For more information on registration, please visit www.aids2012....

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 10:30
Epidemiology in Humanitarian Setting course


When: Monday, January 9th- Friday January 13th, 2012

Where: Emory University in Atlanta, GA


Course Overview

This course will cover epidemiologic methods and tools used in humanitarian emergencies, such as rapid assessment, surveillance, survey design (with a focus on cluster surveys) and analysis. In addition the class will include other topics such as outbreaks in emergencies, as well as practical sessions on anthropometry.

Teaching methods will combine lectures and case studies of recent humanitarian...

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 17:55
Join the STOP the Transmission of Polio (STOP) Program

Help to Eradicate Polio from the World!

Volunteers receive 2 weeks of training from the experts at CDC, WHO, and UNICEF on new polio eradication strategies prior to their 5 month
field assignment. 
We need: Public Health Professionals, Health Communications Specialist, and Public Health Data Managers.
Send your questions to: ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 16:27
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