About FELTP

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
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