Liberia Field Epidemiology Training Program

Liberia FETP March 2021 Bulletin

Moving from Response to Capacity Building

The 2014/2015 Ebola epidemic in Liberia destabilized health systems and revealed weaknesses in disease surveillance and response in the country. After the Ebola outbreak, the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) was introduced to contribute to strategies for the National Health Investment Plan. LFETP is to help:- develop a fit-for-purpose, productive & motivated health workforce & strengthen epidemic preparedness, surveillance and response systems.

LFETP was established by the Ministry of Health, owned by the National Public Health Institute of Liberia with financial and technical support from US CDC and AFENET.

AFENET Liberia undertook series of activities in March 2021 including the introduction of an online pre-admission course, Intermediate Cohort 4 Workshop 5 and Graduation, LDHS Phase II Implementation – Fieldwork, Liberia FETP Retreat, nOPV Introduction in Liberia, … Read more.

Acknowledgements: MoH – Liberia, National Public Health Institute of Liberia,  US CDC , AFENET, Liberia FETP Mentors, trainees and graduates