Who We Are

ASEAN+3 FETN is under the umbrella of ASEAN Secretariat and an extension of the ASEAN Experts Group on Communicable Diseases Plus Three's (AEGCD+3) Medium Term Plan. In July 2011, ASEAN+3 FETN received endorsement from the ASEAN+3 Senior Officials Meeting on Health Development. ASEAN+3 FETN meets the following health elements under the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Blueprint: establish/strengthen/maintain regional support system and network to narrow the gap among ASEAN Member States in addressing emerging infectious diseases and other communicable diseases; promote the sharing of best practices in improving the access to primary health care by people at risk/vulnerable groups, with special attention to HIV and AIDS, malaria, dengue fever, tuberculosis, and EIDs through regional workshops, seminars, and exchange visits among the ASEAN Member States; strengthen regional clinical expertise through professional organizations networks, regional research institution, exchange of expertise and information sharing; and strengthen cooperation through sharing of information and experiences to prevent and control infectious diseases related to global warming, climate change, natural and man-made disasters.

ASEAN Plus Three Field Epidemiology Training Network (ASEAN+3 FETN) Members include Program Directors and the Authorities of field epidemiology training programs in ASEAN Member States and Plus Three Countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam. Dialogue partners include organizations and networks such as the World Health Organization, Rockefeller Foundation, and Nuclear Threat Initiative.

  Designated Focal Points for ASEAN+3 FETN


BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

Dr. Hjh Anie Haryani Binti Hj Abd Rahman
Director of Environmental Health Service,
Department of Health Services
Ministry of Health

Dr. Justin Wong
Head of Disease Control Division
Department of Health Services.
Ministry of Health


CAMBODIA

Dr. Sovann Ly
Director of Communicable Disease Control Dept.
Ministry of Health

Dr. Thai Savuth
Chief of Disease Prevention and Control Bureau
Department of Communicable Disease Control
Ministry of Health


INDONESIA

Dr. Elizabeth Jane Soepardi
Director of Surveillance and Health Quarantine
Directorate General of Disease Control and Environmental Health
Ministry of Health of Republic of Indonesia

Mr. Mahmud Yunus
Head of Subdirectorate of Surveillance
Directorate General of Disease Control
Ministry of Health of Republic of Indonesia


LAO PDR

Dr. Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh
Director General
Department of Hygiene and Prevention,
Ministry of Health, Lao PDR

Dr. Viengsavanh Kittiphong
Coordinator of FET Lao Project
Department of Hygiene and Prevention
Ministry of Health, Lao PDR


MALAYSIA

Dr. Chong Chee Kheong
Director of Disease Control
Disease Control Division
Ministry of Health Malaysia

Dr. Wan Man Mansor Bin Hamzah
Director
Epidemic Intelligence Program(EPI) Malaysia
Ministry of Health Malaysia


MYANMAR

Dr. Toe Thiri Aung
Acting Director(Epidemiology)
Central Epidemiology Unit
Department of Health
Ministry of Health, Myanmar

Dr. Nyan Win Myint
Deputy Director (Epidemiology)
Central Epidemiology Unit
Department of Health
Ministry of Health, Myanmar


PHILIPPINES

Dr. Rio Lat Magpantay
Director
Epidemiology Bureau
Department of Health
Ministry of Health

Dr. Ma Nemia L. Sucaldito
Chief of Applied Public Health Division
National Epidemiology Center


SINGAPORE

Dr. Ooi Peng Lim
Coordinator
Singapore FETP
Adj. Associate Professor &
Deputy Director (Policy & Control)
Communicable Diseases Division
Ministry of Health Singapore

Dr. Pengiran Hishamuddin
Senior Public Health Officer
Communicable Diseases Division
Ministry of Health Singapore


THAILAND

Dr. Chuleeporn Jiraphongsa
Director
Field Epidemiology Training Program
Bureau of Epidemiology
Department of Disease Control
Ministry of Public Health

Dr. Patcharin Tantiworrawit
Medical Epidemiologist
Field Epidemiology Training Program
Bureau of Epidemiology
Department of Disease Control
Ministry of Public Health


VIETNAM

Assoc. Prof. Tran Dac Phu
Director-General
General Department of Preventive Medicine
Ministry of Health Vietnam

Dr. Dang Quang Tan
Deputy Director
General Department of Preventive Medicine
Ministry of Health Vietnam


CHINA

Dr. Guang Zeng
Chief Epidemiologist in Chinese Center for
Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Shi Guoqing
Executive Director
Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program (CFETP)
China CDC


JAPAN

Dr. Kazunori Oishi
Director, Infectious Disease Surveillance Center
Program Director, FETP Japan
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

Dr. Tomoe Shimada
Coordinator
FETP Japan
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan


REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Dr. Ok Park
Director
Division of Risk Assessment and International Cooperation
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC)

Dr. Sangyun Cho
Deputy Scientific Director
Division of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC)