Lessons learnt from a three-year pilot field epidemiology training programme

  title={Lessons learnt from a three-year pilot field epidemiology training programme},
  author={D. Hoy and A. Durand and Thane Hancock and H. L. Cash and K. Hardie and B. Paterson and Y. Paulino and Paul B. White and T. Merritt and Dawn Fitzgibbons and S. Gopalani and J. Flint and Onofre Edwin A Merilles and M. Kashiwabara and V. Biaukula and C. Lepers and Y. Souares and E. Nilles and Anaseini Batikawai and Sevil H Huseynova and M. Patel and Salanieta T Saketa and D. Durrheim and A. Henderson and Adam S Roth},
  journal={Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal : WPSAR},
  pages={21 - 26}
  • D. Hoy, A. Durand, +22 authors Adam S Roth
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal : WPSAR
  • Problem The Pacific region has widely dispersed populations, limited financial and human resources and a high burden of disease. There is an urgent need to improve the availability, reliability and timeliness of useable health data. Context The purpose of this paper is to share lessons learnt from a three-year pilot field epidemiology training programme that was designed to respond to these Pacific health challenges. The pilot programme built on and further developed an existing field… CONTINUE READING
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