Zimbabwe Field Epidemiology Training Program
Zimbabwe FETP is a 2- year competency-based training program that consists of classroom teaching (30%) and on the job field training (70%) The program was created in 1993 with the aim of assisting the Ministry of Health and Child Care create a permanent capacity to recruit, train and employ public health practitioners to sustain the public health infrastructure. To date, it has enrolled 26 cohorts and 24 have completed translating to 262 residents. Of these 251 (96%) have graduated with an MPH degree. The majority of these graduates are currently employed in-country by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in Zimbabwe.