Ethiopian Field Epidemiology Training Program (EFETP): Complied Body of Work in Field Epidemiology

Abdi, Kayse Aydid (2016) Ethiopian Field Epidemiology Training Program (EFETP): Complied Body of Work in Field Epidemiology. Masters thesis, Addis Ababa University.

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The Ethiopian Field Epidemiology and Training Program (EFETP) is a 2 year competency based program which 25% is class and 75% is the field base work (residency). The residency (learning by doing) enables to acquire basic knowledge and skills, majorly in outbreak investigations, public health surveillance and other related competencies. The program was jointly running by different stake holder such as Addis Ababa University, EPHI (Ethiopian public health institute), EPHA (Ethiopian public health association), Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and CDC-Atlanta. This compiled Body of Works have nine chapters which all of them were done during Residency at Somali field base. This nine chapter included outbreak investigation, Surveillance data analyse, Surveillance system evaluation , Descriptive health profile, Scientific Manuscript for Peer review journals, Abstract of scientific presentation, need assessment, Project proposal and other activities done during Resident like, Weekly bulletin and Training. The first chapter was outbreak investigation, which I have conducted two outbreaks investigation and well documented. Frist one was a case control study on dengue fever outbreak for Godey Town, May 2015. And the second was measles outbreak investigation in Jijiga city administration, March 2015. Chapter Two: Explain about Measles case based disease surveillance data review and analysis that was conducted at Regional level. I received 4 year data for RHB data base and EPHI Then, analysed to determine trends in performance of the measles case-based surveillance from 2010-2014 for Ethiopian Somali Region. Chapter Three: Surveillance system evaluation of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) and the aim was to assess the performance of the AFP surveillance system and forward practical solution to support and improve the surveillance system of Dolo zone of Ethio-Somali Region in 2016. Chapter four: Descriptive woreda health profile were conducted from Septembar-12-up to 25 in Shinile District of Ethiopian Somali Regional State in 2014 and the aim was to overview of the Social, Economic, Demographic and Geographic Health status for Shinile District is Somali Regional State, and descriptive correctional study was used.Chapter five: Manuscript for peer reviewed journal of dengue out of Godey city administration, May 2015. Chapter Six: Abstract were also prepared from dengue fever outbreak and submitted for scientific conferences. In chapter seven: Meher Need Assessment on Health and Nutrition was done Sitti zone (especially those effected by Elino), Ethio-Somali Regional State, November 2015 and the objective was to update drought related health problems in Sitti Zone, and to identify immediate needs to assess the adequacy of existing capacity of the Region to handle the situation. Chapter Eight: Assessment of Vaccination Coverage & Its Determinant in Kebribayah Woreda, Somali Region, Ethiopia May 2016. Chapter-Nine: Other output that were conducted during Resident such weekly epidemiological bulletin, and training.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Africana
Depositing User: Emmanuel Ndorimana
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2018 08:06
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2018 08:06

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