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EFETP Welcomes 7th Cohort Residents

The Ethiopia Field Epidemiology Training Program (EFETP) has warmly welcomed the 7th cohort of residents at a reception held on November 2, 2015 at the Addis Ababa University’s School of Public Health, Zewditu campus. 

A round introduction of the new residents, program coordinators and representatives was made by Dr. Adamu Addissie, academic coordinator for the EFETP from Addis Ababa University. 

Representatives of SPH-AAU, FMoH, CDC-Ethiopia and EPHA have also delivered opening remarks.

In his opening Speech, Dr. Wakgari Deressa, Dean of School of Public Health (SPH), welcomed the residents and spoke at length about the two-year postgraduate program.

EPHA Conducts Health Research Methods and Ethics Training

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) conducted Health Research Methods and Ethics Training from October 12-21, 2015 at Bahir Dar town.

Ato Semegnew Mengistu, Deputy Executive Director of EPHA, warmly welcomed the participants. The training was then officially opened by Ato Wondimu Gebeyehu, head of Regional Health Research and Laboratory at the Amhara Region Health Bureau, Bahir Dar.

In his keynote address, Ato Semegnew Mengistu stressed that EPHA, as part of its project activity, is committed to stimulate scientific research in the country. To this end, EPHA has contributed a lot in building capacities and competencies of its professional members. It has also actively participated in the development of curricula and guidelines for the entire nation.

Ato Semegnew Mengistu Deputy Executive Director of EPHA

EPHA Organizes Workshop to Train EPI Experts

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) organized a workshop to train experts in Expanded Program on Immunization /EPI/ from Oct 14 to 16, 2015 in Addis Ababa.

The objective of the workshop was to familiarize selected EPI experts with the Integrated approach to Empower Health care facilities in the Immunization /IEHI/ project.

The workshop aims at strengthening the capacity of EPI experts in baseline assessment and continuous quality improvement techniques.

Partial view of participants

5th Cohort Field Epidemiology Trainees Graduated

The Ethiopian Field Epidemiology Training Program (EFETP), a partnership program, has graduated 15 health professionals who completed the long postgraduate courses along with field work activities on July 2015 at Addis Ababa University.