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Report of the Annual Meeting of the Participatory Epidemiology Network in Uganda (PENU)

Dr James Bugeza, Secretary of the Participatory Epidemiology Network in Uganda (PENU)  shared the attached report of the PENU annual meeting today. The meeting was held at Esella Country Hotel – Kira Town Council Wakiso District on December 11, 2013. Participants included representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Ministry of Health, local government and … Continue reading


Article on participatory surveillance for HPAI in Ecohealth

Dear Colleagues, Network partners have published a new article in Ecohealth describing participatory surveillance experiences in HPAI control: Mariner JC, Jones BA, Hendrickx S, El Masry I, Jobre Y, Jost CC, 2014. Experiences in participatory surveillance and community-based reporting systems for H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza: A case study approach. Journal of EcoHealth: March 19 … Continue reading


International Conference on Animal Health Surveillance (ICAHS) Abstracts Deadline Extended to Dec 8

Please note the deadline for abstracts has been extended to Dec 8 Below is a an extract of one of the call for papers announcement from ICAHS. One of the topic areas is participation and surveillance and another is capacity building in surveillance. This could be a good opportunity to present your participatory epidemiology work! … Continue reading


SEA PREID Hosts PE Training of Trainers

The South East Asian Participatory Research for Emerging and Infectious Disease Network hosted a Training of Trainers Course at Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand from Sept 30 to Oct 4, 2013. Participants from 13 participants from Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, France and Belgium completed the course. PENAPH contributed to the facilitation of the meeting and sponsored … Continue reading


First International OCHEA One Health Conference, Addis Ababa, 23-27 Sept 2013

PENAPH is posting this OHCEA announcement  as it should be of interest to our members. Please contact the organizers listed in the announcement for more information. One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA), a network of 14 institutions of public health and veterinary medicine in six countries of Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, … Continue reading