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INTRODUCTION TO THE CR-FELTP

Introducetion to the CR-FELTPField Epidemiology Training Programmes ("FETPs") are development programmes for public health professionals. The Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP) is designed to build Caribbean capacity to prevent disease, promote and protect health. Participants in the CR-FELTP will develop their skills and acquire new tools to respond to public health issues in the Caribbean. .

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Overview of the CR-FELTP

Overview of the CR-FELTPThe CR-FELTP is a partnership between the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the health ministries of participating islands, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with additional technical support from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO),  and University of West Indies. As the programme grows, CR-FELTP graduates will contribute to country capacity for training and coaching.

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FELTP Structure

Structure of the CR-FELTPLevel I of the CR-FELTP is based on nine core competencies for integrated field and laboratory epidemiological practice, as determined by the regional partners of the programme.

The CR-FELTP combines face-to-face training and field assignments which demonstrate the trainees' ability to apply their new knowledge and skills.

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CR-FELTP Links and Resources

CR-FELTP Links and ResourcesOn this page you will find a categorized list of resources on Field Epidemiology and Laboratory work.

This list of resources includes: training tools and methods and field epidemiology training programmes. We welcome any suggestions of resources for inclusion in this list.

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FELTP News

On April 22, 2015, the first cohort of Trainees in St Lucia to complete Level I of the Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training P... read more...
Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP) Trains New Mentors in Jamaica The Caribbean Public Health Agency (... read more...
Graduation day for CR-FELTP Trainees  On Thursday, February 19, 2015, the first cohort of Trainees to complete Level I of the Caribbean Region... read more...