Created in 1997, Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET)external icon is a professional network of more than 70 field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) across over 100 countries around the world. TEPHINET aims to strengthen international public health capacity by training field epidemiologists through an applied apprenticeship program. It is a resource hub for FETPs.
The TEPHINET Libraryexternal icon is a place for groups to share and discuss knowledge about public health and other topics of interest to the community. The Library includes a searchable archive of training materials, case studies, abstracts, presentations and FETP standard curricula.
Read the TEPHINET 2018 Progress Reportexternal icon, which features highlights of TEPHINET’s recent work, and watch TEPHINET: 20 Years of Supporting Field Epidemiology.
Video: Field Training Programs Save Lives
CDC works with Ministries of Health and other partners to strengthen public health systems and build workforce capacity globally. Through its flagship FETPs, hundreds of residents continue to receive classroom-based instruction and hands-on mentored trainings in surveillance, outbreak investigation, laboratory management program evaluation and other aspects of epidemiology research. Watch the video.
Training Course on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems
Designed for public health professionals, this course provides information about characteristics, functions, uses, assessment, and improvement of CRVS systems. Included:
- Instructor Manual pdf icon[1.1 MB, 43 pages]
- Participant Notes pdf icon[2.08 MB, 217 pages]
- Instructor slides
To learn more about this course, please visit the Training Course on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems page.