The LiberiaFETP attended the 7th AFENET Conference held in Maputo, Mozambique between 12-16 November 2018.
The LiberiaFETP team which attended the conference comprised of 16 trainees and graduates of the program, 4 staff and the Resident Advisor; Dr. Maame Amo addae, the Program Director; Thomas Nagbe, the Deputy Director General (Technical); Dr. Mosoka Fallah and the deputy Minister of Health: Dr Keteh.
The team made 18 presentations of various scientific work in public health conducted in all the 15 counties of the country during the conference.
Of the 40 countries that presented their scientific work during the conference, Liberia was among the top 10 in abstract submission. Furthermore, the team’s efforts was crowned with a first runner-up award of “BEST SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION (involving surveillance system)”. This award was won by Lily Sanvee-Blebo (director of training, NPHIL and graduate of LiberiaFETP frontline and intermediate) for her work that she presented on EVD surveillance system evaluation, Montserrado County.
Emmanuel Ghartey making his scientific presentation, 7th scientific conference, Maputo, Mozambique.
Dr Fallah and some of the Liberia team members during the 7th AFENET scientific conference, Maputo, Mozambique.
Liberia Team during the 7th AFENET scientific Conference, Maputo, Mozambique.