The Field Epidemiology Society of Kenya (FESK) was registered in 2013 as a professional society in Kenya. The organization is a non-political body created to help and maintain a network of Field Epidemiologists who have graduated from the Kenya Field Epidemiology and laboratory Training Program (K-FELTP). FESK aims to be a resource for the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and Global Public Health networks
Be a leading network of Epidemiologists in Africa
To build a sustainable network of Epidemiologists in Kenya and the region who can positively contribute to the improvement of Public Health in Africa and Globally
The overall goals of FESK are:
- Develop and strengthen a sustainable network of field Epidemiologist in Kenya.
- Share and exchange professional experience, information and skills among the members.
- Build a pool of experts of trained epidemiologists who are available to provide professional support to public health in the region.
- Strengthen linkages and professional network within the FESK alumni.
- Promote professional development of members through occasional training on specific areas of skills gap.
- Provide support at local level to FELTP fellows including practical and technical assistance in a complimentary manner to the training.
- Lobby for recognition of members within the ministries of Health, Livestock and professional associations and boards.