Symposium: Epidemic Outbreaks in Tanzania  

Are we prepared ?  


Date: 14.09.2015

Venue: Lecture hall,Mbeya Zonal Consultant Hospital,Mbeya

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has shown the crucial role of efficient structures within the local health system which are able to identify, manage and contain outbreaks. The symposium aims to present, discuss and harmonize the regional, zonal and national outbreak preparedness frameworks in Tanzania.


        Potential Outbreaks in the Southern Highlands – (MMRC)
        Outbreak Investigation in a Nutshell – (CDC)
        Surveillance and the Verification of Outbreaks in Tanzania – (MoHSW)
        The Tanzanian Response Plan to Epidemic Outbreaks – (TZ Prime Minister's Office)
        International Disease Preparedness in Africa (Italy)
        Ebola in West Africa - a Challenge for the Health System – (LMU)
        Report of the Fact-Finding Mission to the Response to Ebola in Sierra Leone– (MZCH)


       Symposium seats are limited, please pre-register with:
       Dr. Lennemann E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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