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Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement

Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Programs as a Strategy to Improve Disease Surveillance and Response

A. McKenzie AndréComments to Author , Augusto Lopez, Samantha Perkins, Stephanie Lambert, Lesley Chace, Nestor Noudeke, Aissatou Fall, and Biagio Pedalino
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A.M. André, A. Lopez, S. Perkins, S. Lambert, L. Chace, B. Pedalino); African Field Epidemiology Training Network, Kampala, Uganda (N. Noudeke, A. Fall)

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Table 4

Field products completed by the first 2 cohorts of FETP-Frontline participants in Côte d’Ivoire, May–December 2016*

Field product Total no.
Expanded weekly surveillance report 36
Topics for the problem analysis report 17
   Late- reporting or underreporting of surveillance data 6
   Nonapplication of case definitions 3
   Poor community notification of cases 2
   Inadequate local surveillance data analysis 2
   Underreporting of maternal deaths 2
Conditions identified for field investigation report 20
   Suspected case of yellow fever 6
   Suspected case of measles 4
   Other vaccine-preventable disease 4
   Gastrointestinal illness/diarrhea 3
   Rabies 2
   Suspected case of hemorrhagic fever 1
   Cluster of acute respiratory illness 1

*FETP, Field Epidemiology Training Program.

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