Project 2 Development of an informatic Epi-Info course for public health field workers as a support to the epidemic surveillance at district level (RM 95)

Identified problem

Training objectives for the student

Newly acquired knowledge and competencies (not exhaustive)

Established collaboration through the project

Short-term socio-sanitary impact of the project

Lack of motivation of field public health officers in collecting infections disease data due to disconfort in using specific computer software

Plan an introductive Epi-Info software course for field public health officers in order to help them develop an infectious disease surveillance system

Basic concept epidemiological surveillance

principles of andragogy

communication strategies

use of the Epi-Info software

Public health authorities

public health surveillance experts

general practitioners

Implementation of a epidemiological surveillance system of infectious disease ast a regional level