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The Training Section leads the ECDC Strategy for Capacity Strengthening and Workforce Development for disease prevention and control in the European Union. We work in partnership with national and international public health organisations to provide applied, competency based training activities to professionals at national and community levels. In addition, we strengthen and further develop an EU-wide network of partner organisations for training in all relevant areas of disease prevention and control and provide a centre function to gain access to training resources for all network partners. Read more




Welcome to EPIET and EUPHEM Cohort 2013!

On 30 September 2013, the 39 incoming EPIET and EUPHEM fellows of the new 2013 cohort started their three weeks’ Introductory Course in Spetses, Greece. During this first stage of the programme, they are getting to know each other, the coordinators and facilitators. They are also learning about their sites and the administrative challenges they can encounter by moving to a new country. Immediately after the introductory course, the fellows will start their learning experience in intervention epidemiology or public health microbiology, which will continue in the coming two years. The ECDC Training team wishes them all the best during their training and hopes they will make the most out of their learning experience!
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