Global Foodborne Infections Network (GFN)

Profile of participants

Microbiologist profile

Senior microbiologists from national reference laboratories in the areas of animal, food and public health with following qualifications:

  • Extensive practical experience and knowledge on isolation and typing of foodborne and other enteric pathogens
  • Involved in routine foodborne and other enteric pathogens testing of samples from human and/or food and/or animals
  • Good English skills
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers

Epidemiologist Profile

Senior epidemiologists from national institutions in the areas of animal, food and public health with following qualifications:

  • Trained senior epidemiologist
  • Experience in conducting epidemiological investigation of foodborne diseases or foodborne pathogens
  • Involved in foodborne and other enteric pathogens surveillance
  • Good English skills
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers
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