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Field Epidemiology Training Program: Additional Resources


Created in 1997, Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET) is a professional network of 63 field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) in 88 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. A detailed list of regional FETP networks can be found on the FETP Partners page.

The TEPHINET Library 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 2016 Progress Report [15 pages, 3.2MB], which features highlights of TEPHINET’s work over the past year. 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.

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