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Title: Ethiopian Field Epidemiology Training Program (EFETP) Compiled Body of Works in Field Epidemiology
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Mr. Wondimu Ayele
Daniel Tamirat Dinku
Keywords: Epidemiology
Issue Date: Jun-2017
Publisher: AAU 2017
Abstract: This document contains a two years Field Epidemiology Training Program outputs which is equivalent with thesis to be submitted to graduate school of public health for partial fulfillment of master degree in Field Epidemiology. It includes reports of diseases outbreak investigations, public health surveillance data analysis, surveillance system evaluation, narrative summary of disaster situation report, manuscripts, abstracts, and training reports. Accordingly the document is organized to ten chapters; chapter one contains diseases outbreak investigations. I conducted two outbreak investigations as first Author and the investigations were conducted using case control study design. Investigation report contains abstract, introduction, methods, discussions, conclusion, recommendations, acknowledgement and references separately. Chapter two contains report of Malaria surveillance data analysis in south omo zone health department. In data analysis five years data were used. Type of malaria species in the zone was clearly identified; trends and seasonality of malaria were also determined. And also the incidence rate and population at risk for malaria were identified. Chapter three addresses surveillance system evaluation entitled “An Evaluation of Malaria Surveillance System in South Omo Zone”. This chapter clearly presents the purpose and objectives of the surveillance and its progress towards its objectives. The surveillance attributes: simplicity, flexibility, stability, acceptability, representativeness, timeliness, data quality, and sensitivity were also assessed in the chapter. Chapter four contains assessment of Dassench Woreda health profile. In the chapter health and health related data of the woreda populations were evidently presented which is very imperative for prioritizing high-flying problems. It is basic for planning and undertaking appropriate public health interventions; and is doorway point for operational public health researches. Stake holders of health and health related issues will access evidence based information from this chapter. Chapter five contains Scientific Manuscripts for Peer reviewed Journals. In his chapter one manuscript were presented. The manuscripts were prepared according to Ethiopian journal of health development author’s guideline. In chapter six abstracts of outbreak investigations. The abstract entitled “Investigation of AWD outbreak in Ethiopia's SNNPR Region and Investigation of Malaria outbreak in pastoralist Complied BOW (dtdtamrat@ yahoo.com) Page XIV community of Dassench woreda ,South Omo Zone ,SNNPR Region, in Ethiopia's , September 2016 ”. Chapter seven includes the narrative disaster situation report. As part of early warning and vulnerability assessment the government of Ethiopia has been conducting nationwide human health and nutrition emergency need assessment twice a year in collaboration with different government sectors and partners. The assessment was conducted to identify potential problems which need humanitarian assistance. Based on the report from the assessment humanitarian requirement document was developed and shared with potential partners for response. This chapter clearly presents Belg season human health and nutrition need assessment conducted in GamoGofa Zone of SNNP Region. One protocols or proposals for epidemiological projects were damped in chapter eight. The proposal entitled “Assessment of Prevalence and associated risk factor of Malaria in SalaMago Woreda of South Omo Zone , South Nation Nationalities peoples Regional State” was developed for epidemiological project to be submitted to Addis Ababa University School of Public Health. Chapter nine describes training conducted on AWD outbreak control. The training addressed overview and epidemiology of AWD/Cholera, Set up and Organization of AWD Cases treatment Centre, About AWD Cases management Protocol, Who is most at risk?, General hygiene in CTCs, Sanitation and Hygiene precautions during Closure of CTCs, practical demonstration on stool specimen collection testing with RDT, house hold level water treatment procedure and Infection prevention during AWD/Cholera outbreak. Finally, Public Health Emergency weekly bulletins were indicated in chapter ten. Of many weekly bulletins I was prepared during the two years field base attachment, I was includes only two of them in this document. The weekly bulletins were communicated to different stakeholders including ministry of health through Deputy Director General of Ethiopian Public Health Institute on weekly bases.
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
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16259
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