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GHD/EMPHNET Supports Meeting of Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) Provincial Managers Meeting in Iraq

November 21, 2018  |   Iraq


The Provincial Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) meeting was held in Erbil, Iraq, between November 11 and 13, 2018. Thirty-six national and provincial EPI managers representing the majority of...

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EMPHNET Supports Training on Fluorescent Polarization Assay (FPA) for Diagnosis of Animal Brucellosis

November 19, 2018  |   Jordan


EMPHNET, in collaboration with the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and experts from Ellie LLC, conducted a three-day practical training on the use of Fluorescent Polarization Assay (FPA) as a rapid...

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GHD/EMPHNET Supports Iraq MoH in Real-time Surveillance for Infectious Diseases during 2018 Mass Gatherings in Iraq

November 18, 2018  |   Iraq


In collaboration with the Iraq Ministry of Health (MoH), GHD/EMPHNET is implementing a project under the title “Real-time Surveillance for Infectious Diseases during 2018 Mass Gatherings in...

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Jordan Ministry of Health and EMPHNET Launch Project to Evaluate the impact of Enhanced Laboratory-based Surveillance of Animal and Human Brucellosis

November 15, 2018  |   Jordan


Brucellosis is a major public health problem, and the disease is the world’s most widespread zoonosis. It is ranked by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the seven most neglected...

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EMPHNET Collaborates with Jordan Breast Cancer Program to Raise Awareness About the Benefits of Early Breast Cancer Detection within Both Its Team and the Community

November 01, 2018  |   Jordan


The Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) joined forces with the King Hussein Cancer Foundation/ Jordan Breast Cancer Program, to conduct an awareness lecture on the benefits of early...

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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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Latest Announcements

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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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Abstracts Submission is Still Open for the 12th International Epidemiological Association-Eastern Mediterranean Region Scientific Meeting

November 18, 2018


The 12th International Epidemiological Association-Eastern Mediterranean Region Scientific Meeting 2019 will be held on February 21-23, 2019 at the Bristol Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. Abstract...

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Jordan’s National Rapid Response Teams Booklet Is Now Available Online

November 11, 2018


The Jordan Ministry of Health (MoH), in collaboration with EMPHNET, had previously launched the National Rapid Response Teams Booklet. As the first national and regional reference for Rapid Response...

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Fully Sponsored Research Training Opportunity at the International Summit in Human Genetics and Genomics

November 08, 2018


The International Summit in Human Genetics and Genomics, sponsored by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), other Institutes and Centers at NIH, and the Foundation for the NIH, will...

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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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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”