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

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


CAMBODIA

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

Dr. Yi Seng Doeurn
Deputy Director of Communicable Disease Control Dept.
Ministry Of Health


CHINA

Dr. Huilai Ma
Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program (China FETP) Director
China Field Epidemiology Training Program,Office For Education And Training, Chinese Center For Disease Control And Prevention

Dr. Yingxin Pei
ChinaFETP Coordinator
China Field Epidemiology Training Program,Office of Education and Training, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention


INDONESIA

Drg. R. Vensya Sitohang, M.Epid
Director of Surveillance and Health Quarantine
Directorate General of Disease Control and Prevention, Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia

Dr. dr. Tri Yunis Miko Wahyono, M.Sc
Coordinator of FETP Universitas Indonesia
Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia


JAPAN

Dr. Tomoe Shimada
Coordinator
Fetp Japan National Institute Of Infectious Diseases, Japan


LAO PDR

Dr. Rattanaxay Phetsouvanh
Director General

Dr. Viengsavanh Kittiphong
Coordinator of FET Lao Project?


MALAYSIA

Dr Thilaka Chinnayah
Director,Epidemic Intelligence Program (EIP Malaysia)
Disease Control Division Ministry Of Health Malaysia

Dr Hasrina Hassan
Coordinator,Epidemic Intelligence Program (EIP Malaysia)
Disease Control Division Ministry Of Health Malaysia


MYANMAR

Dr. Thandar Lwin
Deputy Driector General (Disease Control)
Department Of Public Health, Myanmar

Dr. Aung Soe Htet
Deputy Director
International Relations Division, Minister'S Office, Ministry Of Health And Sports


PHILIPPINES

Dr. Anjo Benedict Fabellon
Medical Officer
Disease Control Division, Department Of Public Health, Myanmar

Ms. Jocelyn Sosito
Senior Health Program Officer
Bureau Of International Health Cooperation, Department Of Health


Republic of Korea

Ms. Sookhyang Lim
Public Health Researcher
Division Of Public Health Emergency And Bioterrorism, Korea Centers For Disease Control & Prevention


SINGAPORE

Dr. Ooi Peng Lim
Coordinator Singapore FETP Adj. Associate Professor & Deputy Director (Policy & Control)
Bureau Of International Health Cooperation, Department Of Health

Mr. Pream Raj
Asst Director
Surveillance, Epidemiology & Response, Communicable Diseases Division.


Thailand

Dr. Chawetsan Namwat
Director
Field Epidemiology Training Program, Division Of Epidemiology, Department Of Disease Control Ministry Of Public Health

Dr. Phanthanee Thitichai
Medical Epidemiologist
Field Epidemiology Training Program, Division Of Epidemiology, Department Of Disease Control Ministry Of Public Health


VIET NAM

Dr. Dang Quang Tan
Director-General
General Department Of Preventive Medicine, Moh Vietnam

Dr. Chu Van Tuyen
FETP Coordinator
Division Of Communicable Disease Control, General Department Of Preventive Medicine, Moh Vietnam