International on Field Epidemiology
What you will learn in this course
Feild epidemiology training aims train a national workforce of field epidemiologist and they inprove their ability to detect and effectively respond to public health threats. Globally and nationally, there is severe shortages of field epidemiologists and such training will contribute to nation’s capacity building in investigating epidemics. In this training, you will learn how to track, contain and eliminate an epidemic using proven epidemiologic tools. You will also learn to use statistical knowledge in an outbreak settings.
There is no requirements for this training. However, basic knowldege of epidemiology would be an advantage.
Who needs this course
This training course is aimed at training clinicians, Nurses, public health experts, laboratory personnels, veterinarians and students who wants to work as a field epidemiologist in a health sector. This course is also relevant for district health officers who deal with outbreak investigation in the daily work life.