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...

Pakistan’s Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) Contributes to the Compilation of WHO’s First Hepatitis E Manual

Pakistan’s Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) Contributes to the Compilation of WHO’s First Hepatitis E Manual

The World Health Organization (WHO), alongside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other organizations including the Pakistan Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) all joined force...

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...

WHO-EMRO Develops Information Posters offering Easy to Use Information on MERS-CoV

In its capacity as a provider of guidance and support, the WHO-EMRO developed 9 information posters on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The posters were developed in Arabi...

Update on West Africa Ebola Outbreak

Earlier this month, EMPHNET had published an article about the Ebola outbreak in west Africa revealing numbers per region. The numbers published were based on figures released by the Centers for Dise...

Iraq FETP Holds Training to Conduct Independent Assessment of Polio Activities in Iraq

The Iraq Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) has been requested by the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (WHO EMRO) and the Iraq Ministry of Health (MOH) to condu...

EMPHNET Gains Recognition as a Facilitator for Better Health during 20th Edition of WCE

The World Congress of Epidemiology (WCE) is a scientific meeting that has been organized and held once every three years by the International Epidemiology Association (IEA) since 1957. It targets epi...

EMPHNET Hosts Workshop Titled “Public Health in Emergencies” for Iraq FETP Residents

Between August 17 th and 21 st 2014, ten graduates from the Iraq Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) and five Ministry of Health (MOH) employees participated in an Emergency Response Workshop ...

US CDC Delegates Meet with EMPHNET and FETP Resident Advisors

A team from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) visited the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) in Amman Jordan. The visit was aimed at reviewing the current sta...

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