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This January 2012, image depicted Iraqi Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) first cohort resident, Dr. Abbas Mahdi Abbas, posing with all the directors of the primary health care centers in Iraq’s Balad health district, after he had conducted a workshop on how to use the newly established viral hepatitis, base surveillance system. 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.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Abbas Mahdi Abbas, Iraq
Creation Date: 2012
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