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Case Studies for Public Health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region - 2019

The Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) helped to launch and establish several Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). EMPHNET continues to provide ongoing technical and programmatic support for these program in an effort to assist countries to strengthen their public health workforce. The FETP programs in our region have relied, right now, on fewer local specific case studies tailored to EMR contexts. To offset this gap a group of researchers from different countries designed and developed a total of 12 thoughtful, detailed, and culturally tailored public health case studies to be used for teaching purposes to train public health professionals. Mainly, these case-studies cover topics such as outbreak investigations, surveillance activities, and complex emergencies.

Guest editors: Pr Yousef S Khader (yskhader@just.edu.jo) - Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine Faculty of Medicine,Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan

Contact: Global Health Development (GHD), The Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET)

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Table of contents


Public Health and Field Epidemiology Case Studies (Editorial)

Mohannad Al Nsour

Pan African Medical Journal. 11 May 2019. 33(1): 1

[PDF - 191 KB]

Establishing web-based syndromic surveillance for Hajj: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Mohamed Nageeb Abdalla, Azhar Mujib, Sami Almudaraa, Shady Kamal, Mohammed Al-Thebyani, Zayid Al Mayahi, Mohamad Al-Yousef, Abdullah Turkistani, Ahmed Elganainy, Yousef Khader

Pan African Medical Journal. 14 May 2019. 33(1): 2

[PDF - 187 KB]

Outbreak investigation around extensive environmental contamination in an artisanal area of Morocco: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Asmae Khattabi, Alj Loubna, Hanan Chaoui, Fatima Zahra Meski, Sanae Achour, Yousef Khader, Malak A Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 14 May 2019. 33(1): 3

[PDF - 186 KB]

Surveillance of Rickettsia in Jordan since 2013 (Case study)

Sultan Alqasrawi, Mohammad Maayaa, Ghaith Weiss, Malak Shaheen, Yousef Khader

Pan African Medical Journal. 14 May 2019. 33(1): 4

[PDF - 179 KB]

Survival analysis of colorectal cancer in Jordan using cancer registry data: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Kamal Arqoub, Yousef Khader, Majed Asaad, Omar Nimri

Pan African Medical Journal. 15 May 2019. 33(1): 5

[PDF - 177 KB]

Epidemiological profile of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in Afghanistan: a teaching-case study (Case study)

Wahida Amini, Mohmmad Iqbal Aman, Yousef Khader, Malik Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 15 May 2019. 33(1): 6

[PDF - 180 KB]

The trend of measles in Afghanistan (Case study)

Homeira Nishat, Iqbal Aman, Farahnaz Ibrahimi, Ajmal Zahed, Yousef Khader, Malak A Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 15 May 2019. 33(1): 7

[PDF - 181 KB]

Epidemiology of malaria in Khartoum, Sudan: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Haitham Bashier, Elfatih Malik, Yousef Khader, Malak A Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 15 May 2019. 33(1): 8

[PDF - 180 KB]

Acute Flaccid Paralysis surveillance system performance in Jordan, 2012-2016: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Fatima Zerriouh, Yousef Khader, Nabil Sabri, Kamel Abusal, Ibrahim Iblan, Layla Ghaffari3, Mohammed Abdallat, Malak A Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 15 May 2019. 33(1): 9

[PDF - 198 KB]

Infection control crisis due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in an intensive care unit at a Jordanian hospital, 2016: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Ilham Abu-Khader, Tareq Sanouri, Nancy Abdul-Rahim, Yousef Khader, Malak A Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 15 May 2019. 33(1): 10

[PDF - 190 KB]

Imported outbreak of poliomyelitis in Sudan 2004-2005: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Shahd Osman, ElFatih Malik, Elsadig Mahgoub Eltayeb, Yousef Khader, Malak Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 15 May 2019. 33(1): 11

[PDF - 182 KB]

What triggers dengue fever epidemics in Red Sea State, Sudan? a teaching case-study (Case study)

Elfatih Mohamed Malik, Abdalla Mohammed Abdalla, Salim Salim Mohamednour Salim, Shahd Osman, Haitham Bashier, Sayed Himatt, Elmoubashar Farag, Mohamed Nageeb Abdalla, Salaheldin Mubark Elkhalifa, Elmuez Eltayeb, Yousef Khader

Pan African Medical Journal. 16 May 2019. 33(1): 12

[PDF - 183 KB]

Surveillance gaps analysis and impact of the late detection of the first Middle East respiratory syndrome case in South Batinah, Oman: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Zayid Al-Mayahi, Khairy Anis, Nasser Al-Shaqsi, Azza Al-Hattali, Ali Al-Dhoyani, Mohamed Nageeb, Yousef Khader

Pan African Medical Journal. 16 May 2019. 33(1): 13

[PDF - 184 KB]

Trends of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DPT3) vaccination coverage in Afghanistan 2016-2017, changes and comparisons: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Ajmal Zahed, Salamuddin Hakim, Yousef Khader, Malak A Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 16 May 2019. 33(1): 14

[PDF - 183 KB]

Analysis of hepatitis C cascade of care in Qatar, 2017: a teaching case study (Case study)

Sayed Himatt, Amjad Idiris, Elmoubasher Abd Farag, Hamad Al-Romaihi, Mohamed Al-Thani, Moutaz Derbala, Saad AlKaabi, Yousef Khader, Malak A Shaheen

Pan African Medical Journal. 16 May 2019. 33(1): 17

[PDF - 185 KB]

Health investigation following an outbreak of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1) in Poultry in Nabi Chit, Lebanon, 2016: a teaching case-study (Case study)

Zeina E. Farah, Nada Ghosn, Walid Ammar, Yousef Khader

Pan African Medical Journal. 16 May 2019. 33(1): 18

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