2014 TEPHINET Program Directors Meeting


Programs Directors’ Meeting was held on November 13th – 15th, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the Institute for Health Management (IHM) [Jalan Rumah sakit, Off Jalan Bangsar, 59000 Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur]


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Participants: Approximately 65-70 participants attended

  • Directors of FETP members of TEPHINET
  • TEPHINET Advisory Board Members
  • Partners (CDC, WHO, ECDC, etc.)
  • Regional FETP Network Representatives
  • TEPHINET Secretariat
  • Other invited guests, such as Resident Advisors or Team Leaders of FETPs from CDC, WHO, or related organizations. 

Contact persons:  

  • Dionisio Jose Herrera-Guibert, Director, TEPHINET
  • Renee E. Subramanian, Senior Associate Director, TEPHINET
  • Erika Meyer, Program Associate, TEPHINET
  • Fadzilah Kamaludin, Director, EIP, Malaysia

Objectives of the Meeting:

The main objective of this meeting is to discuss the above activities and set priorities for the global network in order to establish a clear implementation agenda for the coming year. 

Other key objectives of this meeting include:

  • Review the strategic objectives and priority activities of the global network
  • Share information about the progress of quality assurance and information sharing initiatives, including preliminary information from programs participating in accreditation
  • Identify opportunities for programs to collaborate; for example in a surveillance at the national, regional and global levels
  • Identify strategies to improve the sustainability of the programs and the global network and further incorporate alumni into activities