EMPHNET Organizes EOC Orientation and Workshop

EMPHNET Organizes EOC Orientation and Workshop

As part of its aims to promote better public health practices in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) sponsored and co-organized a series of orientation workshops t...

WHO-EMPHNET NCD Surveillance Workshop

WHO-EMPHNET NCD Surveillance Workshop

The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO-EMRO) collaborated with EMPHNET in conducting an “Experts’ Workshop on Advising Countries on Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Surveil...

EMPHNET and RHAS Investigate School Health in Jordan

EMPHNET and RHAS Investigate School Health in Jordan

The Healthy Schools National Accreditation project has been implemented in Jordan since the year 2008. It is a collaborative work bringing together the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Education (MOE) in a shared...

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 ...

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...

A Joint Mission on Respiratory Surveillance in Jordan

A joint mission by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (WHO-EMRO), and the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit-3 (NAMRU-3...

Iraq FETP Celebrates Third Cohort Graduation

Under the Patronage of Iraq’s Minister of Health Dr. Adela Hmoud of the Iraq Public Health Unit, the graduation of the third cohort of Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) residents was celebrat...

Dr. Mohamed Elghazaly Shares his Experiences Fighting Ebola Outbreaks in Liberia

Dr. Mohamed Elghazaly MD, MPH is currently a Field Epidemiology Training Program resident in Egypt. He is working as a Zoonotic disease focal point at the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population (M...

EMPHNET Holds “Polio Outbreak Investigation and Response” Workshop

EMPHNET inaugurated on February 7th 2015 a six-day workshop titled “Polio Outbreak Investigation and Response”. Held at the Landmark Hotel in Amman, Jordan, the workshop was conducted in collaboratio...

Announcing the Ebola Supercourse

Supercourse is a repository of lectures on global health and prevention designed to improve the teaching of prevention. It comprises a network of over 56000 scientists in 174 countries who are sharing...

Dr. Tarik Rhandour Gives Us an Inside Look at the Ebola Epidemic

Tarik Rhandour, is a Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) graduate who had completed his residency last year. As part of his program requirements, he spent a few weeks during 2014 in Conakry, t...

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