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GHD/EMPHNET Supports FETP Afghanistan Mentors Workshop

February 17, 2019  |  


Afghanistan is starting its own first in-country Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) as an intermediate (one-year) program. Although Afghanistan had a joint program with Tajikistan in the past...

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Iraq Ministry of Health Launches Second Cohort of Public Health Empowerment Program – (PHEP-SPO)

February 11, 2019  |   Iraq


Supported by GHD/EMPHNET, the Iraq Ministry of Health (MoH) has organized the second workshop of the Public Health Empowerment Program (PHEP-SPO). The cohort comprises thirty-three health workers from...

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Stakeholders’ Workshop for Field Epidemiology Training Program for Veterinarian (FETP-V) in Bangladesh

January 22, 2019  |  


Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) conducted an FETP-V stakeholders meeting between January 19 to 20, 2019 in Bangladesh. Held in collaboration with GHD/EMPHNET, the meeting...

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GHD/EMPHNET Supports Iraq MoH in Conducting RI Micro-plans Assessments within Six Targeted Provinces

January 16, 2019  |   Iraq


Between 2017 and 2018, GHD/EMPHNET supported the Iraq Ministry of Health (MoH) in a series of training targeting expanded program on immunization (EPI) staff on the  development of high-quality...

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GHD/ EMPHNET Supports Epi Info Training in Iraq

January 15, 2019  |   Iraq


In collaboration with the Iraq Ministry of Health (MoH), GHD/EMPHNET conducted a training workshop between January 7 and 10, 2019, aimed at increasing the capacity of the health professionals in Iraq...

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Iraq Ministry of Health Launches Second Cohort of Public Health Empowerment Program – Basic Field Epidemiology (PHEP-BFE)

January 03, 2019  |   Iraq


Supported by GHD/EMPHNET, the Iraq Ministry of Health (MoH) recently launched the second cohort of the Public Health Empowerment Program- Basic Field Epidemiology (PHEP-BFE). The cohort comprises...

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Latest Announcements

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Saudi Commission for Health Specialties Launches Free, Accredited, and Online Course on Ethics

February 19, 2019


The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) recently launched an accredited course on ethics. The course is offered free-of-charge and is available online. The course is based on the ...

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TEPHINET Announces Opening Recruitment for the Position of Program Director

January 20, 2019


The Task Force for Global Health is seeking a Program Director for their TEPHINET Program; located at the Decatur, Georgia headquarters. TEPHINET BACKGROUND: The principal mission of TEPHINET is to...

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Register Now for the International Epidemiological Association- Eastern Mediterranean Regional Scientific Meeting

January 09, 2019


In collaboration with the Lebanese Epidemiological Association, the International Epidemiological Association will hold the 12th Eastern Mediterranean Regional Scientific Meeting between February 21...

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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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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”