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Welcome To 1st Bangladesh Congress on Epidemiology and Public Health, 2021

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Throughout the history of mankind, several infectious disease pandemics affected the world, for example, COVID-19, Ebola, Influenza, plague, smallpox, cholera etc.  During the pandemics, epidemiological approaches played a key role to understand the natural history of the disease and to identify measures to control and contain the pandemic, protected health and saved lives. Field Epidemiology, a newer specialty of epidemiology, is contributing globally by developing a workforce trained in applied epidemiology to stay vigilant and combat public health emergencies.

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Field Epidemiology in Bangladesh


To showcase public health researches and epidemiolocal approaches to identify public health priorities in Low- and Middle-income countries

To encourage more rigorous scientific assessment and studies to strengthen capacities to respond in public health emergencies

To increase the visibility of the FETPs’ field experiences as well as the work of other public health professionals globally  and to bring to the forefront work, achievements, and research they have conducted on COVID-19


Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases

COVID-19 pandemic and role of field epidemiology

Disease surveillance and emergency response

Noncommunicable diseases


One health

Who can attend?

High-level officials from Ministries of Health

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


Others interested in the field epidemiology

1st Bangladesh Congress On Epidemiology And Public Health, 2021

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Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control & Research (IEDCR)
Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Conference email: fetpconference2021@iedcr.gov.bd