The Field Epidemiology Training Program: responding to the challenge of current and emerging infections

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Author(s)
Mahomed Patel, Robert Douglas   
Date published
Mar, 1998
Last updated
25 Jan 2020

Summary

Pacific Health Dialog, Volume 5, Number 1: The Field Epidemiology Training Program: responding to the challenge of current and emerging infections

This paper outlines the goals and educational objectives of the Field Epidemiology Training Program, its relevance for responding to current and infections, and the backgrounds and subsequent careers of Australian trainees. It draws on the Australian experiences to extrapolate potential benefits of basing an FETP-like program within the Pacific region.