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TEPHINET Survey on Non-Traditional Surveillance Sources

Greetings TEPHINET Members:

The following is the TEPHINET Questionnaire on Non-Traditional Surveillance Sources. We are asking for your help so we can assess current knowledge, use, and access to informal Digital Disease Detection (DDD) sources of surveillance. This information will help us to develop training for residents and graduates of the FETPs.

Please take a minute to complete all questions as your opinion matters to us.

We will utilize your feedback to improve our training and services.

Click on the following survey link to take this survey: Click...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 10:18
Selected abstracts for the 2013 TEPHINET Southeast Asia/Western Pacific Conference

Selected abstracts for the TEPHINET Southeast Asia/Western Paciic Scientific Conference 

Abstracts selected for Oral Presentation

Abstracts selected for Poster Presentation

Congratulations to the authors of the selected abstracts!

 

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Friday, September 20, 2013 - 13:00
Australian FETP Program seeks teaching staff

Research Fellow / Fellow (A380-13ID)

National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH), Research School of Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment

The National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health is seeking applications from...

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 07:53
Kenya - FELTP: Consultancy opportunity for Higher Education Institutions
FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICE IN TRAINING AND AWARDING MASTERS DEGREE TO PUBLIC
HEALTH WORKERS IN KENYA IN THE FIELD OF APPLIED EPIDEMIOLOGY AND LABORATORY
MANAGEMENT USING HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
 
Objective of the Assignment
To build sufficient human capacity for the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Development with public health officers who can competently participate and provide leadership in the areas of disease...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 07:41
Selected late-breaking abstracts for presentation at the 2013 TEPHINET Americas Conference

Selected late-breaking abstracts for presentation at the Eighth TEPHINET Americas Scientific Conference (Resumenes de ultima hora seleccionados para presentacion en la Octava Conferencia Cientifica TEPHINET de las Americas)

 

Gastroenteritis aguda por E. coli O157, Francisco Morazán, Honduras. Junio de 2013 - Dr. Gustavo G. Urbina

Intoxicación alimentaria estafilocócica en Francisco Morazán, Honduras. Junio de 2013 - Dr....

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 13:46
Free CDC Online Continuing Education Course, Application of Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Initiative A-6 Methods for Laboratory Practioners

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC), Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Initiative announces a new free online continuing education course, Application of Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Initiative (LMBP™) A-6 Methods for Laboratory Practitioners!

This online course is approximately 1 hour in length and:

  •  Provides practical steps that use evidence-based principles to design and implement quality improvement studies
  •  Highlights how quality improvement studies collectively advance  evidence-based laboratory medicine
  •  Provides within-module access to published journal articles,...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 14:13
TEPHINET Accreditation Manual for Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETP’s)

Background

TEPHINET’s vision consists of improvements in people's health through a global network dedicated to quality training in applied epidemiology and public health practice.  Its mission is to strengthen global public health capacity by supporting well-qualified professionals in field epidemiology through training, service and networking opportunities.

TEPHINET’s strategic plan focuses on five priority areas:  1)  Assure the quality of training programs; 2)  Accreditation of FETP/FELPs and certification of FETP/FELPs graduates; 3)  Build a community of field epidemiologists and laboratorians; 4)  ...

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 11:34
1st Virtual Conference on Technological Innovation for Public Health, Epidemiological Intelligence and Global Surveillance - August 7 and 8

The Medical School of the University of Panama, the Technological University of Panama and the Regional Center for Training in Health would like to invite you to participate of the "1st Virtual Conference on Technological Innovation for Public Health, Epidemiological Intelligence and Global Surveillance" that will be broadcasted from Panama on August 7 and 8. The event will be web streamed live in English and Spanish from 8am to 4pm EST (GMT -5 hours). Real time Q&A will be available via @ArlettyVox #PanamaEpi or...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 08:30
Good Decision Making in Real Time: Practical Public Health Ethics for Local and State Health Officials in the US

LI2012.0 Good Decision Making in Real Time: Practical Public Health Ethics for Local and State Health Officials in the US

A short course offered by the Learning Institute of the

141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association

Pre-Conference LI Fee: $250

November 3, 2013      8:00-11:30am

Boston Convention and Exposition Center

415 Summer Street

Boston, MA

Course overview

This course...

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 08:16
You are invited: Injury Mini Grant Final Presentations

Dear TEPHINET Community,

The TEPHINET Secretariat is hosting a live online session to present the results of the recently completed injury mini grant projects.  The agenda and instructions are provided below. Kindly share this invitation with your FETP colleagues. We hope you can join us!

AGENDA

Tuesday August 6th, 8:30am Eastern Standard Time

·         8:45am- Brief Introductions from TEPHINET and CDC’s Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention

·         9:00am - Development and...

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 08:45
2013 SEARO/WPRO Regional Conference

Deadline for Abstract Submission has been extended to August 15, 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 15:23
Career Opportunities for African Malaria Researchers Workshop (10/6)

Workshop: Career Opportunities for African Malaria Researchers

Sponsored by the European Virtual Institute of Malaria Researchers (EVI MalaR)

Date: Sunday 6th October, 2013

Location: The 6th MIM Pan-African Malaria Conference, Durban, S. Africa

Registration details: www.mim2013.mrc.ac.za

 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 08:35
Selected abstracts for the 2013 TEPHINET Americas Conference

Selected abstracts for the Eighth TEPHINET Americas Scientific Conference (Resumenes seleccionados para presentacion en la Octava Conferencia Cientifica TEPHINET de las Americas)

Abstracts selected for Oral Presentation

Abstracts selected for Poster Presentation

 

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Monday, July 29, 2013 - 15:32
Claremont Evaluation Center (CEC), in partnership with EvalPartners, has created a scholarship fund to help support the continued training of evaluators across the globe

The Claremont Evaluation Center (CEC), in partnership with EvalPartners, and with financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation, has created a scholarship fund to help support the continued training of evaluators across the Globe.  This scholarship will allow evaluators that are working in, or are originally from countries in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, or East and Central Europe to participate in the Claremont Evaluation Center¹s annual online workshops in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods free of charge (www.cgu.edu/workshops).  If you are an evaluator working in any...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 12:10
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 - 14:33
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