Networking for Applied Field Epidemiology: Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) Conference 2011

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Author(s)
M. Al Nsour, R. Kaiser
Date published
Jan, 2011
Last updated
25 Jan 2020

Summary

Abstract:

On the occasion of the second Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) conference that was held from 6–9 December 2011 in Sharm Al Sheikh, Egypt, this article introduces EMPHNET and its role to link Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETP) in the region. The paper briefly describes the changing epidemiology situation in the region to illustrate the urgent need to strengthen public health systems and to build up the epidemiologist workforce.