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

Africa / East Africa / One health / PENAPH / Public health

One Health and PE pilot study in West Kenya

During the first week of October a multidisciplinary team formed of public, animal and environmental health professionals joined forces in Western Kenya. The 6 PE practitioners were recruited following the advertisement posted on the PENAPH virtual community of practice in August 2010. The remaining team members are staff from the US Centres for Disease Prevention and … Continue reading

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