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Dr. Thomas Price conducts the launch of Liberia FETP intermediate

The U.S Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Thomas Price, paid a two-day visit to Liberia.  As part of his visit, he conducted the launch of the Liberia FETP intermediate program which was held at the National Public Health Institute on  May 17, 2017. Dr. Price on arrival at the National Public Health Institute of Liberia…
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Rapid Field Response to a Cluster of Illnesses and Deaths

In April 2017, a cluster of 27 illnesses with 10 deaths occurred in Sinoe County, Liberia. In response to the outbreak a team of public health officials made up National Rapid Response Team along with Residents of Liberia Field Epidemiology Training Program (LFETP), World Health Organization (WHO), Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the African…
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Intermediate FETP: Workshop 1 of Cohort 1

Training for the first cohort of FETP intermediate commenced on April 10, 2017 at the National EOC, Monrovia. Participants were made up of 11 County Surveillance Officers and 4 National Officers of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia. Participants in the first cohort were selected based on…
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Liberia to Launch FETP-Intermediate

FETP-Intermediate is an 8 to 9 months in-service training program that focuses on strengthening epidemiologic capacity at the middle level of the health system. Participants come together for 5 workshops of 1-2 weeks each, where they learn about conducting surveillance effectively; evaluating surveillance systems; detecting and investigating outbreaks; collecting data to address public health priority…
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