To date, a total number 1408 trainees have since enrolled to Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programs (FELTPs) with 808 graduates in the Network. These graduates have played a significant role in the public health sectors of their countries.
The FELTPs are residency-based programs in applied epidemiology and public health laboratory management, combined with classroom-based instruction and mentored practical work, that allow residents to receive hands-on multi-disciplinary training in public health surveillance, outbreak investigation, laboratory management, program evaluation, research, and other aspects of epidemiology. AFENET also conducts a series of short courses aimed at enhancing public health skills of lower level health workers at the district, provincial, and national levels.
These are the Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programs in the Network: