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EMPHNET Participates in Global Meeting on MERS-CoV

October 11, 2017  |  


The Middle-East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is an emerging infectious disease which the global community has expressed a “heightened sense of concern” towards. Significant risks of...

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EMPHNET Participates in Workshop on Curricula Development for the MED-HEALTH Master’s Program in Public Health Management

October 10, 2017  |  


The Mediterranean Public Health Alliance (MED-HEALTH) is a project conducted by thirteen universities and non-governmental organizations from Belgium, Jordan, Palestine, Spain, Tunisia, and the United...

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Morocco Ministry of Health and GHD/EMPHNET Hold Meeting to Discuss Deployment of Web-based AFP Notification System

October 04, 2017  |   Morocco


Although Morocco has been achieving very high coverage for polio immunization, the country’s surveillance for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) is below established performance indicators. However,...

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The Morocco Ministry of Health and GHD/EMPHNET Conduct Training Workshops on Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases

October 04, 2017  |   Morocco


As a polio-free country, Morocco maintains very high coverage for polio immunization. However, the country’s surveillance of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) remains below standard performance...

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Tunisia Ministry of Health Launches Field Epidemiology Training Program

September 28, 2017  |  


In a ceremony held in Tunis on September 25, 2017, the National Observatory for Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases (ONMNE), on behalf of the Tunisian Ministry of Health (MoH), officially launched the...

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Iraq Ministry of Health Strengthens Immunization Supply Chain with Support from GHD/EMPHNET

September 26, 2017  |   Iraq


Within the setting of war and conflict in Iraq, achieving immunization goals can become a challenge. Links within the vaccination supply chain from personnel, systems, equipment, to processes are...

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Global-Partnership-Initiated-Biosecurity-Academia for Controlling Health Threats (GIBACHT) Is Now Accepting Applications for its Fourth Cohort

October 08, 2017


About GIBACHT GIBACHT is an educational program established and supported by the German Federal Foreign Office. The training program focuses on threats and risks conferred by biological agents and...

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EMARIS Announces the Call for Abstracts for its First Scientific Conference on Acute Respiratory Infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

August 28, 2017


It is our pleasure to announce that the call for abstracts is now open for the EMARIS First Scientific Conference on Acute Respiratory Infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region which is set to be...

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EMPHNET Announces Call for Abstracts for its Sixth Regional Conference

August 17, 2017


EMPHNET is now accepting submissions of abstracts for its Sixth Regional Conference which will be held in Amman, Jordan, between March 27 and 29, 2018. This regional event presents an opportunity for...

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EMPHNET’s Sixth Regional Conference to Commence Next March with the Theme “Innovative Approaches: Adapting to the Current EMR Context”

August 03, 2017


We are pleased to announce that the Sixth EMPHNET Regional Conference will be held in Amman, Jordan, between March 27 and March 29, 2018. With the central theme of Innovative Approaches: Adapting to...

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ECDC Announces Vacancy for Deputy Head of Surveillance and Response Support Unit


The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) recently announced a vacancy for the post of Deputy Head of Surveillance and Response Support Unit. This post’s holder will work with...

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GHD/EMPHNET to Facilitate Sessions in IHR One Health Discussion

April 26, 2017


A binding agreement for 96 countries across the globe, the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) came into effect almost a decade ago. They were developed by the World Health Organization (WHO)...

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EMPHNET Goes Beyond Borders

EMPHNET builds capacities of epidemiologists through supporting field epidemiology training programs. It works in eight countries across the region, offering training, resources, and knowledge exchange. These are the main ingredients that create societies of epidemiologists, working beyond borders to enhance public health.

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Our Mission

“To prevent and control diseases, to conduct multidisciplinary research, and to translate research into practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region by strengthening and expanding applied epidemiology capacity, and working jointly with similar associations, networks and organizations”