Africa / Disease Control / Epidemiology / FSZ / ILRI / Integrated Sciences / One health / PENAPH / Public health / Surveillance / Zoonotic Diseases

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

Animal Health / Disease Control / Epidemiology / Livestock / PENAPH

First announcement: PENAPH technical workshop 2012

The Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) is a partnership of organizations and individuals that seek to facilitate the continued development and application of participatory methods in epidemiology. PENAPH partners include animal health and public health organizations committed to one health and ecohealth approaches. The overall goal of PENAPH is to enhance … Continue reading

Epidemiology / PENAPH

Empowering national and regional stakeholders: Renewed funding for PENAPH

Good news! PENAPH has received renewed funding from the Rockefeller Foundation under the title Empowering National and Regional Stakeholders. The grant has three main components. The first is modest allocations to support individuals to complete mentored PE studies as part of the training process to obtain certification as a PE partitioners. The second is small … Continue reading

Animal Health / Epidemiology / Surveillance

Institutional Analysis to Enhance Performance of Surveillance Systems

The 9 PENAPH partners have prepared a discussion paper on institutional approaches to surveillance systems that  has been selected for presentation at the International Conference on Animal Health Surveillance to be held in Lyon France on May 2011. The following is an introduction to the paper. Globally, it is recognized that effective health surveillance plays … Continue reading

Animal Health / Asia / Epidemiology / Livestock

Participatory disease surveillance in Armenia

This week, Syed Noman Ali provides an update on some work by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and others to  introduce participatory epidemiology to strengthen animal disease surveillance and control of Zoonotic diseases including highly pathogenic avian influenza in Armenia. Read the blogpost Continue reading

Asia / Disease Control / Epidemiology / PENAPH

PE introductory training at Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Collaboration between the Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) and the Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Chiang Mai, Thailand regarding participatory epidemiology (PE) has taken place since 2009. After a short briefing course on PE in March 2010 by Dr Jeff Mariner from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), … Continue reading