Introductory Workshop to Public Health in Mass Gathering in Iraq

Introductory Workshop to Public Health in Mass Gathering in Iraq

An introductory 5-day research-based workshop to be held in Najaf, Iraq in September 2014, bringing together national, regional, and international public health experts who are directly involved in such mass gathering ac...

Yemen FETP Beats the Test of Time

Yemen FETP Beats the Test of Time

The Y-FETP is one of the newer programs operating within the EMR, only launched three years ago. However, Dr. Abdel Wahed had only joined the team in 2013. His involvement with the Y-FETP residents came into effect afte...

EMPHNET Hosts First Regional Public Health Ethics Training

EMPHNET Hosts First Regional Public Health Ethics Training

Taking place in Amman, between June 15 th and 19 th 2014, the event covered a broad range of topics pertaining to ethical public health practices. Throughout its duration, its full-day sessions touched on the philosophi...

CDC Delegation Visits Ministry of Health - Jordan

CDC Delegation Visits Ministry of Health - Jordan

In an exemplary expression of collaboration and partnership, EMPHNET participated in an exchange with a delegation from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), which is an operating component of the U.S. government that vi...

EMPHNET Hosts Sub-Regional Rapid Response Teams Training Workshop

EMPHNET Hosts Sub-Regional Rapid Response Teams Training Workshop

EMPHNET hosted the Sub-Regional Rapid Response Teams Training Workshop in Amman Jordan, between June 22nd and 26th 2014, kicking off proceedings in the presence of Director for Communicable Diseases Department from the ...

EMPHNET Hosts Workshop Highlighting the Desired Dietary Eating Practices that Reduce Modifiable Risk Factors of NCDs

EMPHNET Hosts Workshop Highlighting the Desired Dietary Eating Practices that Reduce Modifiable Risk Factors of NCDs

Under the Patronage of the Ajloun Health Director; thirty-two health- care providers participated in a nutrition workshop titled “Dietary Eating Patterns for NCDs”. The list of attendees included nurses, physicians, vol...

Launching of Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Project in Orjan Health Center

Launching of Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Project in Orjan Health Center

Under the patronage of His Excellency, Abdullah Aal Khattab, the Governor of Ajloun, and the Director of Ajloun Health Directorate, Dr. Abdul Rahman Tbeshat, EMPHNET launched the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) preventio...

Developing a Research Protocol Workshop - Iraq FETP

Developing a Research Protocol Workshop - Iraq FETP

The Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) in cooperation with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) kicked off a workshop on developing a research protocol from 6 th to 10 th of April 201...

EMPHNET Conducts Post-Polio Campaign Evaluation within Jordan’s Refugee Camps

Polio was eradicated from countries in the Middle East as of the 1990s.More specifically, Jordan became free of polio in 1992, while Lebanon became free of the disease in 1994. Syria saw Polio eradic...

Ebola Outbreak in Numbers

The Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (Ebola HF) is one of numerous Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. It is a severe, often fatal disease affecting humans and nonhuman primates such as monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanze...

Dr. Fathima Ameena Nalim Shares Her Experience in Jordan

Dr. Fathima Ameena Nalim from Emory University in Atlanta, travelled to Jordan in June 2014 to work with EMPHNET on a feasibility study titled, “ Using Mobile Technology and Social Media to Prevent an...

Yemen FETP Beats the Test of Time

The Y-FETP is one of the newer programs operating within the EMR, only launched three years ago. However, Dr. Abdel Wahed had only joined the team in 2013. His involvement with the Y-FETP residents c...

EMPHNET Introduces NCD Communication Package Benefiting Ajloun

Believing that powerful communication is the agent of long-term change, EMPHNET recently developed and released a full health communication package, soon to be disseminated across all health centers ...

2nd Regional Symposium on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

The “Socio-political Challenges in the Mediterranean Region: Implications for NCD Prevention and Control” symposium aims to bring together researchers and public health actors to present, document and...

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