Announcing the Recipients of the 2022-2023 TEPHINET Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Small Grants

FETP update
TEPHINET Secretariat

TEPHINET is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2022-2023 TEPHINET Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Small Grants. Funded through the generous support of the CDC Foundation and the Office of Global Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these grants support Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) residents and recent graduates in conducting field epidemiology projects related to cardiovascular disease/the HEARTS Technical Package. Project focus areas include evaluating cardiovascular disease prevention, control, and treatment efforts, and assessing cardiovascular health information systems.

Congratulations to the awardees!

Learn more about the TEPHINET Small Grants Program.

CVD Small Grants Awardees: 2022-2023


Project Title


Yohannes Shimelis Masresha A comparative evaluation of Blood pressure control status and rate of continuity of care among hypertensive patients treated in the private sector, compared with patients treated in the public sector in North Shewa, Amhara, Ethiopia 2023. Ethiopia
Moussa Ahamadou Family environment and adherence to High Blood Pressure (HBP) treatment in a hypertensive population followed at the National Hospital of Niamey in Niger in 2023. Burkina Faso
Lemma Lankamo Evaluation of Team-Based Approach to Hypertension Management with Emphasis on Hypertension Case Retention, Continuity of care and Blood Pressure Control in Primary healthcare settings, Sidama Region, Southern Ethiopia, 2023 Ethiopia
Tadesse Teshome Evaluation of Availability, Affordability and Prices of essential Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetic Mellitus medicines and diagnostic technologies in Jimma and Nekemte towns health care facilities-2023 Ethiopia
Melkamu Zeleke Predictors of low medication adherence among adult hypertensive patients under follow-up at the public hospital of North Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2023 Ethiopia