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 / 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