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This photograph depicts the Pakistani Field Epidemiology Training Program’s (PFETP) 5th cohort, composed of fellows and faculty, as they made their through a house-to-house survey in the district of Barkhan, near Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad, after an outbreak of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) occurred in a distric village, December, 2012. “Acute watery diarrhea can be caused by many different infections, and may also occur following ingestion of chemicals, or food contaminated with pre-formed bacterial toxins.”
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The FETP trains workers on the ground to help countries build sustainable capacity for detecting and responding to health threats. The program develops in-country expertise so that disease outbreaks can be detected locally and prevented from spreading.

See the links below, for more on AWD, or the FETP.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Mirza Amir Baig, Pakistan
Creation Date:2012
Photo Credit:Dr. Mirza Amir Baig, Pakistan
Links:CDC - Chapter 1. Watery Diarrhea - Differential Diagnosis: Outbreaks of Acute Watery Diarrhea
CDC – Global Health; Global Health Protection & Security; Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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