Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) is a competency-based training and service program in applied epidemiology and public health which is intended to strengthen the public health system through the development of disease surveillance systems, timely public health event detection and response, and strengthening of public health laboratory. Taking into consideration the importance of the training program in improving the Ethiopian Public Health System, Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with other National and International partners initiated the program in 2009. The first training program was launched in the School of public Health of Addis Ababa University. Since 2009, the School of Public Health has been working closely with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and partners to be able to produce professionals in field epidemiology that are capable of handling emergency management including epidemic investigation and response and surveillance. Until July 2015, a total of 82 graduated which are now assigned in key disease prevention and control positions. Their contribution is now highly appreciated by the Ministry of Health, Regional Health Bureau and other stakeholders.
Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) is a competency-based training and service program in applied epidemiology and public health that builds the capacity to establish and strengthen the surveillance and response system.
FE TP provides service and strengthens capacity in public health systems in many ways. Some of the outputs to be obtained from FE TP include:-
Taking into consideration, the importance of the training program in improving the Ethiopian Public Health System, Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with other National and International partners initiated and helped in developing this Field Epidemiology Training Program.
All universities are working closely with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and partners(CDC) to be able to produce professionals in field epidemiology that are capable of handling emergency management including epidemic investigation and response and surveillance. The Field Epidemiology training program is a need-based program that combines training, service, and scientific information generation and utilization.
To manage the day-today Activities of the Residents at Universities, Regional and Zonal level and the successful implementation of the programme activities at all level concerning technical matters. Successful implementation means all programme activities in all Universities, Regional and Zonal levels are delivered according to contractual requirements and FMOH priorities, ensure safety and security of residents and assets and maintain a positive and cordial relationship with Universities, Regional, Zonal, Woreda and partners.
Therefore Applications from suitable candidates for the position of Training Specialist are invited for the Ethiopian Field Epidemiology Training program (EFELTP) dedicated to saving lives through the translation of research into practice, treatment, training, and policy advocacy addressing critical global public health problems.
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How to Apply
Interested International applicants are invited to submit their Nonreturnable CVs and copies of all Documents together with original Documents within 30 consecutive days after the first announcement to
Federal Ministry of Health Human Resource
Development and Administrative Directorate
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