AFENET / Africa / Capacity Strengthening / Epidemiology / PENAPH / Public health

Introduction to participatory epidemiology for Ugandan FELTP fellows

A first introductory course in participatory epidemiology (PE) was organized by the Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) and the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) between 15 and 25 March 2010 in Arua, Uganda. The nineteen participants were second year students from the Ugandan Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Program (FELTP) and teaching … Continue reading

Animal Health / Capacity Strengthening / Epidemiology / PENAPH / West Africa

Participatory epidemiology trainers meet up in Togo

Training course for trainers in Participatory Epidemiology for Francophone countries in West Africa A 5-day training course for trainers in Participatory Epidemiology (PE) was held in Lomé (Togo) from 25 until 29 of January 2010. The 11 participants were selected from the 29 Participatory Disease Surveillance (PDS) practitioners trained in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire … Continue reading

Animal Health / Capacity Strengthening / Disease Control / Epidemiology / PENAPH / West Africa

Training course for trainers in Participatory Epidemiology, Lomé (Togo) 25 – 29 January 2010

A 5-day training course for trainers in Participatory Epidemiology (PE) will be held in Lomé (Togo) from 25 until 29 of January 2010. The 11 participants were selected from the 29 Participatory Disease Surveillance (PDS) practitioners trained in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo as part of the Early Detection Reporting Surveillance – Avian … Continue reading

Animal Health / Disease Control / Epidemiology / Livestock / PENAPH

Introducing PENAPH and PE

With human and veterinary medicine integrated into a common approach, participatory epidemiology is a powerful tool in international public health. Many initiatives in Africa and Asia have demonstrated that participatory methods empower communities and encourage teamwork between farmers, veterinarians, nurses, doctors, governments and other specialists. As a result, lives are changed through improved health, livelihood … Continue reading