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This photograph depicts Pakistani Field Epidemiology Training Program (PFETP) resident, Dr. Rehmat Ullah (seated), as he was conducting an outbreak investigation of viral hepatitis in the Drosh region of Pakistan on August 20, 2013.
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After authorities reported a cluster of acute jaundice syndrome cases in a small village near Drosh, PFETP residents were called upon to investigate the outbreak and implement control measures. Following the investigation, health officials conducted health education sessions on safe drinking water, and sanitation in the community, in order to prevent the spread of viral hepatitis.

See the links below, for more on viral hepatitis, and the FETP.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Rehmat Ullah, Pakistan
Creation Date:2013
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Links:CDC – Global Health; Global Health Protection & Security; Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)
CDC - National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention; Division of Viral Hepatitis; Viral Hepatitis
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