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Nigeria
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Medicine and Public Health
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Wed Sep 2 2015 at 10:50 am EST
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Sun Aug 20 2017 at 04:40 am EST
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Tuesday Aug 5, 2014
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In 20 minutes this presentation gives the participant the basics in arranging data in slides for presentation.
This 25 minute presentation covers how to make the lettering, text, and numbers on slides as clear as possible for the audience.
This course is comprised of seven units that will provide you an opportunity to practice using the skills and knowledge included in the Technical Guidelines for Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR), and provide you with additional information and resources to effectively conduct IDSR activities. This course will take approximately 15 hours to complete. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to print out a personalized certificate of completion. You will need to enable popups and cookies in your browser and might need to seek IT assistance if you are unfamiliar with how to do so.
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Dr. Robert Fontaine is the Senior Advisor for the Field Epidemiology Training Program Branch at CDC. He returned to CDC headquarters in 2012 from Beijing China where he had been the Expert Advisor to the Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program (CFETP) of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention since 2004. During this period he has developed over 160 epidemiologists throughout China including a central team of 5 who manage all operations of the CFETP. Major investigations done under Dr. Fontaine's tenure have included, pneumonic plague, a long-standing problem of unexplained sudden death, a nationwide paraplegia outbreak from contaminated drugs, and widespread critical and fatal influenza and hand foot and mouth disease from inappropriate use of corticosteroids. Government of China presented Dr. Fontaine with the highest award presented to foreign experts, the Friendship Award. Dr. Fontaine began his career in public health at CDC as an EIS officer in 1973. He took a preventive medicine residency in Colorado and then was stationed to the CDCs Central American Research Station in El Salvador where he worked on malaria surveillance and epidemiology. He spent 7 years with the Division of Parasitic Diseases until 1987 when he became the resident advisor to the Saudi Arabian FETP. In 1998 he moved to Jordan to develop the Jordanian FETP. In 2000 he joined the Division of International Health until he was poster to China. Dr. Fontaine is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, in Entomology (BS) and Medicine (MD). He also has a MSc in Parasitology from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He has published 45 scientific papers and 2 book chapters. Besides his dedication to field epidemiology, surveillance, and public health; he still maintains his interest in entomology, parasitic diseases, and vector-borne diseases.
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