About Taiwan FETP

Following a poliomyelitis outbreak in 1982, the Taiwan Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) was established in 1984 with assistance from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC). Taiwan FETP has been a member of TEPHINET since 1998. Taiwan FETP is a 2-year program that is based at the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control and provides advanced field epidemiology training and service. Taiwan FETP has had 34 cohorts, with over 100 graduates having successfully completed their training and engaging in public health services, including the emergency response to COVID-19.

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