The Future of Immunization in AfricaImmunization is undoubtedly one of the most successful and cost effective public health interventions of all time. It is estimated that between two to three millions deaths from diseases such as diphtheria, measles, pertussis, pneumonia, polio, rotavirus diarrhoea, rubella and tetanus are prevented every year. Since its inception in Africa in the l... Read more
The Pan African Medical Journal
Publication date: 23 June 2017.
The Expanded Program on Immunization in EthiopiaThis supplement presents data and reports that highlight some of the recent efforts and activities on the part of the Ethiopian Government, EPI partners and the World Health Organization to further the understanding and control of vaccine preventable diseases in Ethiopia. Included in this supplement are manuscripts that describe the epidemiology of... Read more
Ethiopia World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office
Publication date: 09 June 2017.
African Case Studies in Public HeathCase studies are an effective tool for simulating real-life public health functions and services in public health training programs. These problem-based learning exercises are enriching and informative to trainees to the extent that they are rooted in the local context and based on country-specific data. In Africa, public health curricula have rel... Read more
Emory University, African Field Epidemiology Network
Publication date: 28 May 2017.
Strengthening health systems in communities: the experiences of Amref Health AfricaAmref Health Africa focuses on the generation of the research outcomes that are based on the organizationís community and or institution based projects that are implemented by the Country Offices across Africa. Such research products are used for advocacy and influence of policy and practice aimed at strengthening health systems especially for comm... Read more
African Medical Research Foundation
Publication date: 26 November 2016.
Strengthening Surveillance, Outbreak Investigation and Response: the Role of Ghana FELTPThis supplement highlights a few of the achievements of the GFELTP in terms of transforming the various works done by the residents and alumni into documents for sharing with the scientific community.
GHANA Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program
Publication date: 01 October 2016.
Ebola in West Africa. Before, now and thenThe Ebola outbreak in West Africa almost shattered the socio-economic fabric of affected countries and revealed the state of despair and abandonment of the health care system in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinee Conakry. What lessons have Africa and the international community learned from the current EVD outbreak in West Africa? How to prevent futu... Read more
Pan African Medical Journal and African Field Epidemiology Network
Publication date: 11 October 2015.
Building a public health workforce in Nigeria through experiential trainingThis supplement describes the work of the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program(NFELTP) (www.nigeria-feltp.net) in building an effective and skilled workforce in Nigeria through experiential training. This s... Read more
Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Program
Publication date: 21 July 2014.
Promoting health research in Africa: research from emerging African scholars in healthIn line with its mission to build sustainable research capacity in sub-Saharan Africa, the African Population and Health Research Center, Inc. (APHRC) in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), launched the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship (ADDRF) Program in 2008. Over the years, the fellowships have... Read more
African Population and Health Research Center
Publication date: 18 January 2014.
AMREF´s evidence in advancing the health of women and childrenIn this series, AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) shares its achievements and lessons learnt related to health initiatives targeted to mothers and children, both in scientific and best practice paper formats. The supplement, sponsored entirely by AMREF counts 17 research and project report articles authored by AMREF´s staff and ... Read more
AMREF - African Medical and Research Foundation
Publication date: 15 December 2012.
Field Epidemiology in AfricaThis supplement is a sponsored collection of 14 articles, published in the Pan African Medical Journal. The supplement showcases the work of Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) in Africa and highlights AFENET´s impact during the 5 years of its existence.
PAMJ and The African Field Epidemiology Network
Publication date: 14 December 2011.
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