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An evaluation of the global network of field epidemiology and laboratory training programmes: a resource for improving public health capacity and increasing the number of public health professionals worldwide

Subramanian, Renee E; Herrera, Dionisio G; Kelly, Paul M

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BACKGROUND Given that many infectious diseases spread rapidly, across borders and species, there is a growing worldwide need to increase the number of public health professionals skilled in controlling infectious epidemics. Needed also are more public health professionals skilled in non-communicable disease surveillance and interventions. As a result, we surveyed all 57 field epidemiology training programmes (FETPs) that are members of the Training Program in Epidemiology and Public Health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-09-21
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95309
Source: Human Resources for Health
DOI: 10.1186/1478-4491-11-45

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