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8th FELTP Short Course, Nampula Province

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The Mozambique Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) conducted the 8th FELTP short course from 4 – 15 July 2016 in Nampula Province, Nampula City. The training was organized for 23 surveillance technicians from the provincial districts as well as a participant from Nampula Health Provincial Direction, and another from the Epidemiology Department - National Public Health Directorate. The course was co-facilitated by 2 graduates of the Mozambique FELTP: Cristolde Salomão, a Cohort I – Epi Track and Claudio Muianga a Cohort III - Epi Track.
8th FELTP Short Course, Nampula Province
 The Mozambican Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (Moz-FELTP) was established on 2010 as a two-year, competency-based post-graduate training and service program designed to build sustainable public health capacity in applied epidemiology.
Residents undertake didactics as well as field placements at various institutions the National Epidemiology Program, Provincial Epidemiology Program, National Programs in Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis, Leprosy, Nutrition, Chronic Disease and Injury, NTDs, National Immunization Program among others.

Activities undertaken by Mozambique FELTP

Outbreak Investigations


Measles, cholera, rabies, typhoid, polio, pesticide poisoning, shigellosis, influenza, conjunctivitis, malaria, dengue, chikungunha

Field investigations (non-outbreaks)


Evaluation of vaccination and bed-net distribution campaigns, emergency response, surveillance in mass gatherings

Descriptive Analysis of Surveillance Data


Cancer, MDRTB, rabies, vaccine coverage, measles, leprosy, occupational HIV exposure, malnutrition, neonatal tetanus, lymphatic filariasis

Bulletins in MoH Epidemiology quarterly newsletter


 outbreak investigations, descriptive analyses of surveillance data,

Creation of data bases


Laboratory Information Systems 

Creation of standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)


Laboratory procedures 

Surveillance evaluations


AFP, measles, HIV, TB, malaria, rabies, mortality, , filariasis, water and food,

Oral presentations at scientific conferences


AFENET, TEPHINET, EPISUS, Mozambique Public Health Conferences 

Poster presentations at scientific conferences


AFENET, Mozambique Public Health Conferences  

Teaching activities


Basic courses, other miscellaneous 



 International journals


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