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  • Thanks to Cesar Victora, for his work as IEA President, 2011-2014

    September 7, 2014

    Cesar&Valerie-Anchorage2014Epidemiologists from around the world thank Cesar Victora for his work over the last three years, as President of the IEA, promoting epidemiology and its use to solve major public health problems. He has expanded IEA membership, increased our global visibility, supported the preparation of new IEA-sponsored publications and set up new initiatives to promote epidemiological research in Africa. As well he has worked behind the scenes streamlining administrative matters within the association.

    Through his work, the IEA has been closely involved in the Countdown to 2015 Initiative, aimed at monitoring progress toward the 2015 United Nations Millenium Development Goals, and has argued eloquently for using measureable outcomes for the new post-2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

    Over the last three years Cesar has been a visible and much respected ambassador for epidemiology and for the IEA. We are pleased that he will continue ...

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  • New reports from the outgoing IEA President (Cesar Victora) and the new IEA President (Valerie Beral)

    September 6, 2014

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  • Ebola

    August 23, 2014

    The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) met at its 20th World Congress in Alaska, on August 18-21. The IEA Council strongly endorses the joint statement of the World Federation of Public Health Associations and African Federation Public Health Association on the severity and urgency of the Ebola Epidemic in several West African Countries.

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  • Dr. Mervyn Susser: Obituary

    August 17, 2014

    Mervyn Susser

    Dear Colleagues and friends

    It is with great sadness that I inform you that Dr Mervyn Susser, our dear friend and colleague, passed away last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Zena Stein, their children and their families. Below is a short biography:

    Dr Mervyn Susser and his wife, Dr Zena Stein were influenced as young South African medical students in the late 1940s by the work done by Sidney and Emily Kark in establishing a network of primary health centers in rural areas of Natal Province based on principles of comprehensive community care and preventive medicine. Following the Karks’ example, Zena and Mervyn made rigorous science and social justice the hallmarks of their work and their lives. Dr Susser, began his career in community and primary health care in Alexandra, South Africa. He later qualified as a member of ...

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  • New documents on IEA institutional ethics

    August 7, 2014

    The IEA council has released two important documents on institutional ethics.

    1. Guidelines for acceptance of gifts and donations for our association and for events that we sponsor, such as conferences or publications.
    2. A declaration of conflict of interests, in which incoming council members are requested to disclose any commercial or other relevant interests that may affect their impartiality.
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  • International Journal of Epidemiology tops the impact factor ratings

    August 7, 2014

    Impact factor 2001-2013The official journal of the IEA, the International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE) has been placed at the top of its field in the ISI Web of Science Journal Citation Reports, published by Thomson Reuters. The 2013 impact factor ratings place the IJE first out of a field of 160 journals. Since taking up the editorship of the IJE at the turn of the millennium, George Davey Smith and Shah Ebrahim have slowly but surely driven the journal up the impact factor rankings. However, this year it made a major leap to outstrip its main American rivals: Environmental Health Perspectives and Epidemiologic Reviews (both frequently ranked first), Epidemiology, and the American Journal of Epidemiology. Paul Kidd of Oxford University Press, which publishes the IJE, commented: ‘An increase of this magnitude in one year is very rare and a great result ...

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