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EMPHNET Hosts Steering Committee Meeting for Anthrax Project in Jordan

October 21, 2018  |   Jordan


In collaboration with the Jordan Ministries of Health and Agriculture (MoH) and (MoA), EMPHNET is implementing a project under the title Improving Diagnosis and Safe Handling of Anthrax in...

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Sudan Federal Ministry of Health Celebrates Graduation of PHEP-SPO Third Cohort

October 15, 2018  |  


Between May 27 and October 9, 2018, the Sudan Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), in collaboration with GHD/EMPHNET, trained the third cohort of the Public Health Empowerment Program –...

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GHD/EMPHNET Supports Training on Diagnosis and Detection of Brucellosis for Laboratory Specialists from Pakistan

October 11, 2018  |   Pakistan


As part of its activities to support building public health capacities in the region and fighting infectious diseases, GHD/EMPHNET, in close coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population Completes Fourth Subnational Emergency Rapid Response Teams Training Workshop

October 07, 2018  |   Egypt


In Cairo, the Ministry of Health and Population conducted the Fourth Basic Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) training workshop. The workshop took place between September 23 – 27, 2018. Thirty public...

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Tunisia FETP Celebrates Graduation of First Cohort

October 07, 2018  |  


Under the patronage of H.E. the Minister of Public Health in Tunisia Dr. Emad Al-Hamami, the graduation ceremony of the first cohort of Tunisia’s Field Epidemiology Training Program (T-FETP) took...

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GHD/EMPHNET and Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health Sign Memorandum of Understanding

September 25, 2018  |  


At both the regional and international levels, public health is becoming more dynamic due to continuous changes in the world’s economic, demographic, political, and social profiles. Enhanced...

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Latest Announcements

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Global Partnership Initiated Biosecurity Academia for Controlling Health Threats (GIBACHT) Is Accepting Applications for Fifth Cohort

October 07, 2018


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 bioweapons and...

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Global Health Institute to Hold Global Health Forum Under the Theme: Innovative Approaches to Global Health Challenges in Low and Middle-Income Countries

September 12, 2018


The past decades have witnessed significant strides in global health, yet around two thirds of total deaths worldwide are attributed to preventable and treatable diseases, with the highest burden...

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Early Registration Still Open for the Second International Conference on Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases

August 28, 2018


The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Virology Education are organizing the Second International Conference on Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases. The Conference will be held March...

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GHD/EMPHNET to Conduct Regional Training Workshop on Designing and Developing Case Studies for FETPs

August 26, 2018


In the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR), field epidemiology and public health curricula have relied on fewer locally-based case studies or exercises. Because Field Epidemiology Training Programs...

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World Health Organization (WHO) Announces Vacancy for Coordinator, Mortality and Health Analysis

July 22, 2018


The Health Metrics and Measurement (HMM) Cluster is a newly established cluster that focuses on three of the six WHO core functions, including monitoring the health situation and assessing trends;...

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Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health and GHD/EMPHNET Announce Job Vacancy for the Position of FETP Technical Advisor

June 24, 2018


The Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and GHD/EMPHNET are currently seeking interested candidates for the role of Technical Advisor (TA) for the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)...

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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”