Tanzania Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (TFELTP) conducted a training on public health surveillance and outbreak investigation for 21 Cohort XI TFELTP residents from 7 - 23 January 2019. The training was facilitated by FELTP staff and faculty from Muhimbili University School of Public Health. The training covered areas such as: Principles of Public Health Surveillance, Principles of control of infectious diseases, Principles of Outbreak Investigations, Designing the surveillance systems, and Surveillance for injuries among other session.
Cohort X Dissertation Data Collection Thirteen Cohort X residents started data collection activities for their dissertation project started on 7 January 2019 and will take 2 months. Four residents are yet to get IRB clearance. Dissertation topics range from communicable to non-communicable. After data collection the residents will report to their respective regional field sites where they will work under the supervision of regional medical officer. Below is a list of residents collecting field collecting data.
List of residents and title of dissertations that were approved (IRB approval)
|Henry D. Kissinga||Assessment of Knowledge and Practice towards rabies and determinant of dog rabies vaccination in households|
|Aidat Mugula||Anti-Retroviral Drugs Adherence among young people (15-24) with perinatally acquired HIV in Dar-Es salaam|
|Jane E. Mcharo||Use and completeness of partograph and associated factors to fetal and maternal outcomes in Mwanza region|
|Catherine G. Gitige||Predictors of Partners Disclosure and Testing Among HIV Index Receiving ART in Dar Es Salaam Region Tanzania|
|Ally K. Hussein||The Quality of Malaria Case Management Under Different Transmission Settings in Tanzania|
|Danstan P. Ngenzi||Hepatitis B Virus Prevalence and Associated Factors among Female Sex Workers in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.|
|Sia R. Temu||Viral Load Suppression After Enhanced Adherence Counselling and Associated Factors Among Adolescents and Adults on ART in Mbeya Region.|
|Onna D. Panga||HIV Recent Infection and Associated Factors Among Fishing Community In Geita Region, Tanzania|
|Goodluck E. Mwanga||Evaluation of copper sulphate and haemocue among blood donors at Dar-Es Salaam|
|Mercy Anga||Cause of Fever among Malaria negative patients in Kiteto, Manyara District,|
|Boniface Jacob||Factors Associated with Inadequate Access to Basic Households’ Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Ngorongoro Cholera Epidemic Villages, Arusha, Tanzania|
|Florence Samizi||Factors Associated with Unsuppressed Viral Load Among Adults HIV Patient On Antiretroviral Therapy in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania|
|Ambakisye K. Mhiche||Predictors of uptake and coverage for Ivermectin during mass drug administration for elimination of onchociasis in Ulanga District|