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Title: Ethiopian Field Epidemiology Training Program (EFETP) Compiled Body of Works in field Epidemiology
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Dr. Naod Firdu, (MD, MPH) Mrs.
Mastewal Worku, (MPH in Field Epidemiology)
Abere Muchie
Keywords: Epdimology
Issue Date: Jun-2017
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: This compiled body of works have nine chapters accomplished during the two years residency period. It comprises outbreak investigations, surveillance data analysis report, surveillance system evaluation, health profile description report, scientific manuscript for peer reviewed journals, abstracts for scientific presentation, narrative summary of disaster situation visited, protocol or proposal for epidemiologic research project and other additional outputs. All the outputs during the residency period were compiled as single document. The first chapter consists of outbreak investigations. Which were two outbreaks investigated, Seasonal Influenza outbreak in Bezawit Mariam Traditional School, Bahir Dar town in March, 2016 and Scabies outbreak in Dera district South Gondar zone in January, 2017.The second chapter is five years (2011-2015) HIV/AIDS data analysis report in Farta district, South Gondar Zone Amhara Regional State. Surveillance system Evaluation was conducted in East Gojjam Zone (D/Elias, Basoliben districts and D/Markos Administrative town), August 2016. Health profile description report was conducted in Debretabor administrative town, South Gondar zone in January, 2016. One manuscript was prepared for peer reviewed journals and two abstracts were prepared. Summary narrative report of Meher assessment done in South Wollo and Oromia zones including nine districts, in November, 2016, Conducted together with other relevant sectors and partners, is included in the seventh chapter. Proposal for epidemiologic research project is also prepared on Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Bed Net use towards Prevent and control Malaria, in Baseline and D/Elias districts, East Go jam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017. Finally, other additional works like, supportive supervisions, trainings are included in this body of work. Skills on data management, Statistical software and conducting research acquired during the residency period. Supportive supervisions were conducted with two rounds; first round concerned on preparedness and early warning for Acute Watery Diarrhea outbreak response, second round on IRS operation in the malaria major season and endemic area of the region. Training was given to zonal, District public health emergency management officers, Hospital and Health Center PHEM focal persons from four zones and towns of region on PHEM overview, Early warning XII Abere Muchie CBOW Cohort 7 EFETP system, Public health emergency preparedness, Response, Recovery, Surveillance, Epidemiology and case-management of selected diseases. The training was success full in participation rate and increasing knowledge of participants as identified by post - test. The training were organized by the Amhara regional health bureau, public health emergency core process and WHO/Ethiopia.
Description: Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University in Partial Fulfillment for the Degree of Master of Public Health in Field Epidemiology
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