AFENET is a non-profit networking and service alliance of Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FELTPs), and other applied epidemiology training programs. AFENET has operations in over 31 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa or the World Health Organisation Africa Region (WHO – AFRO). Established in 2005, AFENET is dedicated to helping Ministries of Health in Africa build strong, effective, sustainable programs and capacity to improve public health systems on the African continent.

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
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AFENET currently operates in 31 African countries namely: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Principal officers of AFENET Nigeria

Dr. Patrick M. Nguku

Regional Coordinator Anglophone West Africa

Dr. Muhammad Shakir Balogun

Resident Advisor NFELTP

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Dr. Ndadilnasiya Endie Waziri

National Coordinator NSTOP

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Dr. Adebobola T. Bashorun

Technical Advisor HIV/AIDS and TB Programs

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Mrs Chinyere Gana

Position holding in AFENET

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Mr. Odo Chukwuemeka

Finance Manager AFENET

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Mrs. Bezawit Feleke Kibret

Senior Administrator NSTOP

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