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GHD/EMPHNET participates in the 24th Steering Committee Meeting of Global Outbreak and Response Network (GOARN)

December 18, 2018  |  


On December 13 and 14 2018, GHD/EMPHNET participated in the 24th Steering Committee (SCOM) Meeting of the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) which took place in Geneva, Switzerland....

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EMPHNET and the Jordan Ministry of Health Release Situation Analysis Results for Establishing a Harmonized Reproductive Health Registry (hRHR) in Mafraq

December 12, 2018  |   Jordan


Supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada and in collaboration with the Jordan Ministry of Health (MoH), EMPHNET held a debriefing session on the results of a situation...

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EMPHNET Represents the EMR at TEPHIConnect Steering Committee Meeting

December 12, 2018  |  


EMPHNET represented the EMR’s networking needs and capacities at a steering committee meeting held for TEPHINET’s networking platform TEPHIConnect, earlier this month. During this meeting,...

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GHD/EMPHNET Supports Iraq Ministries of Health and Agriculture in Biorisk Management Training for Public and Animal Health Laboratories

November 28, 2018  |   Iraq


Earlier this year, GHD/EMPHNET, in collaboration with Iraq Ministries of Health and Agriculture (MoH) and (MoA) conducted an assessment of biosafety and biosecurity capacities in 16 public and animal...

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EMPHNET and WHO Collaborate to Improve Sexual and Reproductive Health Service Use Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women Who Are Refugees

November 27, 2018  |   Jordan


The SEEK Trial project is an implementation research that studies the effect of increased self-efficacy and knowledge on the improved use of sexual and reproductive health services (SRH) among...

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GHD/EMPHNET Participates in Strategic Dialogue on Interdisciplinary Global Health Research in the MENA Region

November 26, 2018  |  


Canada’s International Development Research Center (IDRC), in collaboration with the Global Health Institute at the American University of Beirut (AUB), held a one-day meeting on November 3, 2018,...

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Latest Announcements

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GHD/EMPHNET Congratulates Dr. Rana Jawad Asghar on Notable Achievements and Wishes Him Best of Luck

December 17, 2018


Dr. Rana Jawad Asghar, Resident Adviser of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Atlanta in Pakistan, has stepped down from his position after serving for 12 years. Dr. Rana came to...

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Y-FETP Publishes Article Highlighting its Strengths and Challenges in Addressing Yemen’s National Health System (NHS) Needs

December 17, 2018


GHD/EMPHNET congratulates the Yemen Field Epidemiology Training Program (Y-FETP) on the recent publication of the article titled “Yemen Field Epidemiology Training Program: A Tool for Strengthening...

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International Epidemiological Association- Eastern Mediterranean Regional Scientific Meeting Announces Last Call for Abstracts

December 11, 2018


The International Epidemiological Association will hold the 12th Eastern Mediterranean Regional Scientific Meeting between February 21 and 23, 2019, at the Bristol Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. Held in...

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FETP Family Says Final Goodbye to Dr. Dionisio Herrera


On December 4, 2018, Dr. Dionisio Herrera, Director of TEPHINET, passed away after a life of contribution to public health across the globe. With his vast and diverse career in the field and as the...

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Arab Public Health Association to Hold its Second Conference

November 22, 2018


The Arab Public Health Association will hold its second conference under the theme “Open Doors to Public Health in Policies.” The conference will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, between April 4...

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The Global Field Epidemiology Roadmap Is Now Published Online

November 21, 2018


Earlier this year, field epidemiology training programs (FETP) leaders, partners, and supporters from across the globe gathered in a global, comprehensive, and strategic planning meeting at the...

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Country Programs

Country Programs

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”