Resident Adviser of FELTP, Dr Rana Jawad Asghar thanked the Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC) and NIH for their efforts to strengthen health sector comprehensively by improving the quality of health intelligence.
Chief of Field Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Division also welcomed new disease detectors to FELTP family.
Surveillance' has been established at NIH as this is an important step for the institutionalization of FELTP
in the country.
Rana Mohammad Safdar, National Coordinator for Polio eradication, 65 N-STOP officers, national leads of WHO and UNICEF, Resident Advisor FELTP
N-STOP represents a successful partnership between FELTP
, international health organizations, and the public health community in Nigeria.
This is also an important step for the institutionalization of FELTP
in Pakistan,' she said.
Data were entered into a database and transmitted to the FELTP
office for analysis.
Brigadier Naila Azam focal person of FELTP
in Pakistan Army also attended the meeting.
Training activities have been planned in collaboration with WHO and FELTP
with special focus on prevention and hospital infection control measures to contain the Ebola virus cases to avoid outbreaks in health care settings or in the community.
He appreciated the efforts done by FELTP
both at federal and provincial levels to improve capacity in disease surveillance and response.
So far 33 health experts have been trained on disease detectives by FELTP
Pakistan while 18 public sector medical doctors from all provinces, AJK and FATA are currently undergoing highly specialized training in Field Epidemiology.
is a collaborative program of Ministry of Health, National Institute of Health, University of Health Sciences, Centres for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Atlanta and other institutional partners.