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World Food Safety Day in Sudan


On the occasion of the World Food Safety Day 2022, WHO – Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office\ Regional Center for Environmental Health Action in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN), WHO country office in Sudan and Central Public Health Laboratory- WHO Collaborating Center for Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections in Oman delivered a three days virtual training from 6-8 June on foodborne diseases outbreak investigation to 19 public health professionals from the Federal Ministry of Health in Sudan.

The training aimed at building capacity of outbreak rapid response teams to investigate and respond to food safety events, conduct a focused review on foodborne disease surveillance and response, and raise awareness on the role of INFOSAN in preparedness and response to international food safety incidents and emergencies.