Established in 2004, the Kenya Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (K-FELTP) is a Division within the Department of Preventive and Promotive Health (DPPH) in the Ministry of Health (MOH). It’s mandate is to increase epidemiologic capacity within Kenya. The program started as collaboration between the MoH and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in recognition of need to have skilled public health workforce that support the surveillance systems, respond to public health emergencies and use data for decision making.

Program Objectives

  • Strengthen public health capacity by developing a cadre of health professionals with advanced skills in applied epidemiology and laboratory management
  • Contribute to research activities on priority public health problems
  • Strengthen national and regional capacity to respond to public health emergencies
  • Strengthen national surveillance systems
  • Strengthen laboratory participation in surveillance and field investigations
  • Improve communications and networking of public health practitioners and researchers

News & Events

On 31st January 2020 following the outbreak of COVID-19 in China, Cohort 15 Kenya...

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), in collaboration with other players in the health sector, organizes KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health (KASH) Conferen ....

A team of residents investigated a suspected Anthrax outbreak in Narok Country, Kenya.

The outbreak in Garissa mainly affected Dadaab Sub County, where the....

  • Kilifi, Kenya
  • 31st March - 16th April

  • Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya
  • February, 2020

  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • 12th -14th February 2020
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • 31st Jan to Date
  • JKIA-Nairobi, Kenya
  • 31st Jan - 25th March 2020
Our Office

Program Support Unit,
Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program Office
P.O. Box 22313 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254-700 752550 / +254-700 752542
Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds
Nairobi, Kenya
E-mail: ps.manager@feltp.or.ke