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Cohort 11 – Abia State

Cohort 11 consists of Abia State. First Workshop was held from 3rd – 9th July, 2017. ...

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Advance FELTP: Cohort 9 Residents

The newly recruited 9th Cohort, comprising 59 residents that included three participants from other African ...

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Lassa fever outbreak investigation

Residents of NFELTP in conjunction with staff of NCDC were deployed to Plateau State ...

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2nd NFELTP/NCDC Conference

In an effort to create a platform for Epidemiologists and Public Health Physicians to ...

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National STOP Transmission of Polio
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President's Malaria Initiative
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Nigeria Frontline Field Epidemiology Training
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Advance Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Program
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NCDC/NFELTP Annual Conference

2nd Annual NCDC/NFELTP Conference
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Infection Prevention and Control Programme
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About Us


The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) was established in 2005 as a non-profit organization and networking alliance of African Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FELTPs), and other applied epidemiology training programs. AFENET is dedicated to helping ministries of Health in Africa build strong, effective, and sustainable programs with capacity to improve public health systems partnering with global public health experts. The network’s goal is to strengthen field epidemiology and public health laboratory capacity to contribute effectively to addressing epidemics and other major public health problems in Africa.

AFENET currently operates in 28 African countries namely: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic ...

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Latest from the Program Director

Dr Sani Gwarzo

Updates from the Resident Advisor

Dr.Patrick Nguku