The International Field Epidemiology Training Program – Thailand would like to remind you for the deadline of the training course as below.
The Field Epidemiology Training Program-Thailand (FETP-Thailand) was established in 1980 with a collaborative effort of the Thai Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is the first field-based epidemiology training outside the America Continent which was modeled after the Epidemic Intelligence Service in the USA. The term “FETP” has been recognized as the applied epidemiology training that directly linked to public health services.Over 30 years, FETP – Thailand is the key player in Thailand to responses and solve major health problems of the country. In the area of public health emergencies, FETP trainees and alumni are the front liners in the field.
In 2011, three international training courses are now open to apply. Many of you may be interested in these courses which held at Thailand Ministry of Public Health. See more details at http://www.interfetpthailand.net
Please forward this message to anyone who may be interested in applying.
14th Batch of International Field Epidemiology Training Program – Thailand
|WHEN||2 years program: 17 May 2011 to 31 May 2013
– Train in Thailand for 6 months in 5 visits (return to Thailand every six months)
– Work in participant’s country for 18 months.
|WHERE||Main location: FETP, Bureau of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, Thailand
|WHY||With increasing globalization, country and regional boundaries were no barriers to the movement of disease outbreaks. Only a professional epidemiological and surveillance system could support an efficient disease control system.
Public Health in every country is in a great needs of people who can
|Date to submit application February 20, 2011
Date of acceptance March 1, 2011
Course starting May 17, 2011
NOW OPEN: download application at http://www.interfetpthailand.net
|FELLOWSHIP||One full fellowship for participant from Asia country.|
International FETP Training for Trainer (IFETP Training for Trainer)
6 months training course
(4 months in Thailand and 2 months in applicant’s country)
15 June to 31 December 2011
|WHERE||FETP – Thailand, Bureau of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, Thailand|
|WHY||Since the urgency of flu-pandemic preparedness and there are effort from various organization to establish FETP in Asia, this is a perfect time to expand training capacity for potential countries in this region. The field training is impossibly succeeded without sufficient trainers.
|HOW||Date to submit application April 20, 2011
Date of acceptance April 30, 2011
Course starting June 15, 2011
DOWNLOAD application form and more details at http://www.interfetpthailand.net
|This program design for FETP graduates who works in position that are able to be a professional trainer and facilitated field work however need to be enhanced in some aspects such as teaching|
|AREA OF TRAINING||“learning-by-doing”, under one-to-one supervision
|FELLOWSHIP||Only one full fellowship for participant from Asia country.|
Training Course on Surveillance and Rapid Response for Public Health Emergency 2011 (1-month course)
|WHEN||6 June to 1 July 2011|
Station: Bureau of Epidemiology, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Field study: provincial in Thailand, cross border between Thailand and
|How||Date to submit application March 20, 2011
Date of acceptance March 30, 2011
Course starting June 6, 2011
DOWNLOAD application form and course outline at http://www.interfetpthailand.net
|WHO SHOULD APPLY||
In this year, the US.CDC agreed to support funding for 2 fellows from Asian countries. The fund will cover for tuition fee, travel and per diem which include accommodation and meals (USD.40/day) and health insurance
For more information please do not hesitate to contact:
Bureau of Epidemiology
Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health
Ministry of Public Health
Tiwanond Road, Nonthaburi 11000
Tel: 662 5901720 Fax: 662 5918581