Supporting the response to the plague outbreak in Madagascar
Fanny Chereau, EPIET fellow from cohort 2016, was deployed with GOARN (Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network) to support the response to the plague outbreak in Madagascar, on October 2017.
With Love from Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants and the White Parasol
After finishing EPIET (Hannah) and PAE (Christian), we both wanted to apply our newly learnt epidemiological skills in the field so we were very excited when we found out about the opportunity to work in Lao PDR.
I left my Heart in Guyana...
Guyana, commonly known among EPIETs as “Angie’s homeland”, is an Amerindian word for “Land of many waters”.
From the Field: Mission report An EPIET fellow on a cholera mission in Angola.
There I was, in Luanda airport, within a week of knowing I was leaving. I was carrying articles about cholera in my hand luggage and had three mefloquine tablets in my bloodstream.
Emergency Response Mission: Fighting Malaria in Chad
Pieter Smit is a microbiologist by training, with a specialisation in international public health. He completed his PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine before joining the EUPHEM programme.