ps.manager@feltp.or.ke   +254 794 560484

POPULATION CONNECTIVITY ACROSS BORDER (POPCAB) ACTIVITY AT LWAKHAKHA POINT OF ENTRY

Understanding population movement patterns across borders is important to inform preparedness and Response activities for public health emergencies and prevention of disease spread across borders. Population mobility patterns across borders are assessed using Population Connectivity Across Borders (PoPCAB) tool kit. The Ministry of Health in Uganda in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Kenya organized PoPCAB activity along the Lwakhakha point of entry. The participants were drawn from Uganda MoH, Uganda FELTP fellows, Kenya FELTP Residents, FELTP field coordinators, and representative ...

Read More
TRAINING OF HEALTH WORKERS ON EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE PREPAREDNESSS & RESPONSE

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Uganda was confirmed on the 20th of September 2022. Uganda borders Kenya to the west, with a very high population movement recorded between the two countries. Therefore, the Kenya Ministry of Health embarked on various key activities in preparation for any possible importation of EVD cases into the country. One such activity implemented through the Division of Disease Surveillance and Response (DDSR) and the Kenya FELTP was the training of health workers at....

Read More
ASSESMENT OF EBOLA PREPAREDNESS AT POINTS OF ENTRY AND ISOLATION CENTRES IN 9 HIGH RISK COUNTIES

Following the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak declaration in Uganda, the Division of Disease Surveillance and Response in Kenya implemented all possible surveillance measures especially along its borders to ensure that no EVD case is reported in Kenya. The Ministry of Health prioritized the assessment to check on the preparedness of the Points of Entry (airports, One-Stop-Border posts, beaches) and isolation centers in 9 high risk counties which include:...

Read More
INVESTIGATION OF CHOLERA OUTBREAK IN KIAMBU COUNTY

On 9th October, Kiambu county notified the Division of Disease surveillance and Response (DDSR) of a confirmed cholera case. There were several suspected cases reported in several hospitals around Nairobi and Kiambu Counties following a wedding ceremony held on 8th October 2022 at Evas garden in Red....

Read More
REGIONAL POPULATION CONNECTIVITY ACROSS BORDERS (POPCAB) TOT TRAINING FOR KENYA, UGANDA & RWANDA

FELTP residents placed at Disease Surveillance and Response & Emergency Operation Centre, joined MOH staff from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda for the Population Connectivity Across Borders (PopCAB) TOT training held between 19th and 23rd September 2022 at Green Meadows Hotel in Tororo, Uganda. The objective of the training was to train teams from Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda on Population Connectivity Across Borders (POPCAB) surveillance toolkit in order to ably prepare and respond to diseases of public health importance in their respective countries...

Read More
KENYA FELTP TEAM IN PANAMA CITY FOR THE 11TH TEPHINET GLOBAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE, 2022

Ten Kenya FELTP residents and alumni participated in the 11th TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference in Panama. The conference which fell during the TEPHINET network’s 25th anniversary year was held at the Sheraton Grand Panama in Panama City, South America. The team comprised of 3 Basic Epi graduates, 1 IMPACT graduate, 2 Advanced level graduates and 4 Advanced level residents. The residents and alumni were accompanied by five members of faculty...

Read More
2022 COMMUNITY HEALTH CHAMPION AWARD WINNER

Dr. Salim Hussein, a graduate of cohort 2 of the IMPACT Masters program in Kenya, was recognized as the 2022 Community Health Champion Award Winner by CORE Group. CORE Group convenes global community health professionals to share knowledge, evidence, and best practices, and then translates these into real...

Read More
KENYA FELTP PARTICIPATES IN THE 2022 ICEID CONFERENCE, ATLANTA

The International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases(ICEID) was first convened in 1998. The conference is held every 2–3 years and brings together more than 1500 public health professionals from around the world to encourage the exchange of the latest information on issues affecting the emergence, spread, and control of infectious diseases. The 11th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID) was held on August 7–10, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta hotel in Atlanta....

Read More
RECRUITMENT OF ADVANCED LEVEL COHORT 19

In June 2022, the Kenya FELTP through the Ministry of Health initiated the recruitment of cohort 19 residents to the FELTP Advanced level Epidemiology training program. Seventy one applicants were shortlisted. During the interviews held on the 11th of October 2022, twenty applicants were selected for training. The interviews were conducted by the Ministry of Health, in conjunction with the various key stakeholders of the program. The successful applicants are expected to report by 28th November 2022 for the 2-year training in MSc. Field Epidemiology. The training will be offered by Kenya FELTP in conjunction with Moi University.

2022 FELTP COMPLETION CEREMONY

On Tuesday the 2nd of August 2022, the program held a joint completion ceremony for cohort 16 residents of the Advanced level and cohort 2&3 fellows of the IMPACT Masters Program who had acquired the competencies required by the training. The Program awarded each of these residents & fellows with a certificate of completion. The best 3 residents from each training program were also awarded a gift by the program.

Read More
latest news
2022 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC DISSEMINATION MEETING
August 3, 2022
The Kenya FELTP, in collaboration with Moi University, held ....
Read More
latest news
SCIENTIFIC WRITING WORKSHOP FOR ADVANCED LEVEL COHORT 17
July 30, 2022
The Scientific Writing Workshop took place at the Sunset Hotel, Kisumu from Monday, ........
Read More
latest news
WASH BASELINE CAPACITY REVIEW DISSEMINATION FORUM
June 29, 2022
On June 28th, 2022, the Kenya FELTP held a forum to disseminate the findings from.........
Read More
latest news
SCIENTIFIC WRITING WORKSHOP FOR BASIC & INTERMEDIATE GRADUATES
July 2, 2022
The Kenya FELTP held a scientific writing workshop.....
Read More
latest news
ASSESSMENT OF REPEAT MALARIA INFECTIONS IN THE LAKE ENDEMIC REGION
July 30, 2022
Planning and implementation of malaria control interventions is driven by Data for........
Read More
latest news
RDQA AND ASSESSMENT OF EPIDEMIC PREPAREDNESS FOR MALARIA
May 20, 2022
The overall goal for Division of National Malaria Program is to reduce.........
Read More
AFENET MANAGEMENT RETREAT IN NAIROBI, KENYA

AFENET held a 5-day management retreat between 6th and 10th June 2022 at Villa Rosa Kempinski in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of the retreat was "Consolidating the lessons learnt from COVID-19 pandemic in preparation for future public health emergencies through sustaining AFENET's strategic role and partnership with Ministries of Health".

Read More
latest news
INVESTIGATION OF SUSPECTED MALARIA OUTBREAK AT A LEARNING INSTITUTION IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY
June 14, 2022
On May 24th 2022, the Daily Nation newspaper reported an outbreak....
Read More
latest news
PRE-IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITY FOR YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IN ISIOLO & GARISSA COUNTIES
June 4, 2022
Globally the burden of yellow fever is estimated at 84,000-170,000 severe cases ........
Read More
latest news
DATA QUALITY AUDIT AND ASSESSMENT OF EPIDEMIC PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE FOR MALARIA IN NANDI
May 21, 2022
The overall goal for Division of National Malaria Program is to reduce the Malaria.........
Read More
ENHANCED ACUTE FLACCID PARALYSIS (AFP) SURVEILLANCE PROJECT IN 8 PRIORITY COUNTIES IN KENYA

The Kenya Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (K-FELTP) and the Division of Disease Surveillance and Response (DDSR), implemented the enhanced surveillance of AFP from October 2021 to March 2022 in eight high-risk counties (Mandera, Marsabit. Wajir, Turkana, Garissa, Lamu, Tana River and Mombasa).

Read More
latest news
FELTP RESIDENTS SUPPORT PORT HEALTH ON COVID-19 SURVEILLANCE AT JKIA
December 1, 2021
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe........
Read More
latest news
VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION IN THARAKA NITHI
October 27, 2021
Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease caused by protozoan parasites........
Read More
latest news
MALARIA DATA QUALITY ASSESSMENT IN KAKAMEGA & VIHIGA COUNTIES, 2021
October 15, 2021
The overall goal for Division of National Malaria Program is to reduce the Malaria.........
Read More
latest news
ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC DISSEMINATION MEETING 2021
August 31, 2021
The program, in collaboration with Moi University, held the Annual Scientific Dissemination .........
Read More
latest news
BASELINE CAPACITY REVIEW FOR WATER, SANITATION, & HYGIENE (WASH) DISEASES
July 26, 2021
Kenya FELTP, in collaboration with The Global Health Unit (GHU) of the Division of Foodborne,.....
Read More
latest news
BASIC/FRONTLINE EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING OF GROUP 1E
September 30, 2021
FELTP in-conjunction with DSRU and GIS conducted a basic level field Epidemiology training for .........
Read More
RECRUITMENT OF ADVANCED LEVEL COHORT 18

In June 2021, the Kenya FELTP through the Ministry of Health initiated the recruitment of cohort 18 residents to the FELTP Advanced level training program. Twenty-one (21) applicants were successful in the final interviews and formed the 18th cohort of FELTP Advanced Level Training. The cohort reported on the 8th of November 2021 for the 2-year training in MSc. Field Epidemiology.

"Field epidemiology helps form the backbone of public health emergency response."

Back To Top