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6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

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6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

AFENET Chairman Board of Directors - Prof Tshimanga Mufuta awards Joseph K. L. Opare, Ghana for Best Oral Presentation at the 6th AFENET Scientific Conference

Residents and graduates of Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programs (FELTPs) made outstanding presentations on outbreak investigations and research on issues of public health priority. Over 360 scientific presentations in the categories of oral and oral poster presentations were made at the 6th AFENET Scientific Conference on current public health issues such as IHR, Global Health Security Agenda, antimicrobial resistance, one health concept, building resilient public health systems and much more.

Dr. Kenneth Ofosu- Barko – Executive Director AFENET said “While we have not attained our target in the number of Field Epidemiologists required for the continent, we have trained more than a thousand graduates...”
The 6th AFENET Scientific Conference held from 8 – 12 August 2016 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja presented a strategic platform for the fellows and FELTPs to show their contribution to solving public health issues and to network with wider public health community as they develop a common agenda to address critical public health challenges in Africa and beyond. Since its establishment in 2005, AFENET has organized 5 scientific conference in various countries namely: - Ghana (2005), Uganda (2007), Kenya (2009), Tanzania (2011) and Ethiopia (2013). This year’s conference (6th) was held in Nigeria and jointly co-hosted by the RCDC.
Over 800 participants from over 30 countries attended the conference. Attendees included fellows of FELTPs, Senior Ministry of Health officials, Honourable Ministers of Health, academic institutions, subject matter experts from CDC, USAID, WHO, AFENET, African CDC, WAHO/ECOWAS and the wider public health community among others.

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

BEST ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Hudson K.Taabukk

Protracted Cholera Outbreak in Nairobi Urban Informal Settlement, Kenya-2015

 

Kenya

 

Joseph K. L. Opare

 

Outbreak of Cholera in Vea-Gunga, Bongo District of the Upper East Region, Ghana

 

 

Ghana

 

Fred Nsubuga

 

Measles Transmission Facilitated by Exposure at Crowded Healthcare facilities, low vaccine effectiveness and failure to vaccinate: Kamwenge District, Western Uganda, April to August, 2015

 

Uganda

BEST POSTER PRESENTATION

Oludare S. Adewuyi

 

Sexual Behavior and HIV/AIDS Issues Among Youths in Igbo-Ora Oyo State, Nigeria

 

Nigeria

 

Uzenia N Mupakeleni

 

A Case-Control Study of Schistosomiasis Outbreak Investigation at Omindamba Primary School in Omusati Region, Namibia, 2016

 

Namibia

 

Husna Ismail

 

Epidemiology of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis in Gauteng, South Africa, 2012-2014

 

South Africa

 

BEST SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION

Baraka Nyakuya

 

Challenges Facing Mobile Phone Reporting System: An Evaluation of Electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response System In Tanzania (EIDSR)

 

Tanzania

 

Nsiewe Tchoubou Natasha

The Development of Outbreak Investigation Toolkit to Strengthen the Public Health System in Cameroon, Chad and CAR, 2016

 

 

WA FELTP

 

Rebecca R. Apolot

The Game Changers: Breaking through Resource Limitation to Ebola Control by Community Structures: The Case of Bombali District‚ Sierra Leone

 

Uganda

 

BEST OUTBREAK RESPONSE

Uche I. Katchy

Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Prevention Preparedness in Schools: Lessons Learnt from Ebola Outbreak in Rivers State, Nigeria

 

Nigeria

 

Meseret Mengesha Bilal

A Retrospective Epidemiological Analysis of Injuries Following the Hawassa Earthquake, Sidama Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia, January 2016

Ethiopia

 

Cristolde A. S

 

Epidemiology, Clinical Features and Risk Factors for Animal Bites and Human Rabies During an Outbreak of Rabies in Maputo: Implications for Public Health Interventions to Control Rabies - Mozambique, 2014

Mozambique

 

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

6th AFENET Conference Best Presentation Award Winners by Category

 

 

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