EMPHNET COVID-19 Operational Research Symposium

April 7-8, 2021

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Wednesday, April 7- Thursday, April 8, 2021


From 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM (Jordan Time)


Virtual over Zoom

Abstracts submission

Abstracts submission is open from January 15 until March 15, 2021

About the Symposium

The EMPHNET Regional COVID-19 Operational Research Symposium adopts the theme “COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Epidemiology, Impact, and Lessons Learned.” Its sessions shed light on the latest scientific findings from the region in regards to COVID-19. The symposium recognizes the research conducted by Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) as well as other public health professionals who contribute to their countries’ pandemic response efforts, while creating opportunities for dialogue that could enhance COVID-19 operational research in the region.

Who can attend?

To allow for the most diverse knowledge exchange experience, participation and attendance, the symposium will be open for regional and international experts working in public health and other related fields. The symposium welcomes participants and attendants who include:

  • High-level officials from Ministries of Health in the region
    • Public Health Experts from around the world
      • FETP residents and graduates
        • Representatives from UN agencies, international organizations, and local NGOs
          • Representatives from line ministries
            • Public Health academics
              • Private sector
                • Students
                  • Others interested in the field


                  The symposium will host two Keynote speakers (one Keynote speaker each day), followed by presentations focusing on the operational research work of FETPs and other Public Health professionals.

                  Keynote SpeakersSoon!

                  Global Health Development (GHD)
                  The Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET)
                  Abdallah Ben Abbas St, Building No. 42, Amman, Jordan
                  Tel: +962-6-5519962
                  Fax: +962-6-5519963

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