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South East Asia Regional meeting on the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases

The South East Asian Region of IEA held a workshop and training meeting on 10-15 April 2017 at Pokhara, Nepal, on the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases. The workshop and training meeting was attended by 86 scientists from Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. The Workshop focused on evidence based strategies for prevention and control mainly […]

IEA-AEA Western Pacific Regional Collaboration Award 2017

The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) – Western Pacific (W-P) Region and the Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA), invite applications for the 2017 IEA—AEA Exchange Award.

The purpose of this Award is to share capacity and build collaborations between Australia/NZ and other countries in the region. Applications can be initiated by IEA or AEA members (including new […]

Stephen Leeder new Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Epidemiology

Stephen Leeder, Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Sydney, Australia, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE). He is a longstanding member of IEA and has a wide network of international associations. He was recommended for the post by four past Presidents of IEA.

Stephen […]

IEA Regional Meeting in Africa

The IEA regional meeting in Africa, including the fourth meeting of the African Epidemiology Association, was held in Lilongwe, Malawi, on 14-15 April 2016. The meeting was officially opened by the Secretary for Health Dr MacPhail Magwira and the keyenote address was given by the Minister of Gender Women and Social Welfare Hon. Dr Jean […]

Special Session: Epidemiology across the Americas: Bringing Together Latin American, Caribbean, and North American Epidemiologists – a panel discussion

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IEA blog – joint for N. American region & Latin American & Caribbean Region (11/16/15) — Nancy Krieger (N. American Region) — Rita Barata (Latin American & Caribbean Region)

We share here our brief reportback on a special session jointly organized by: (a) our two IEA regions (North American, and Latin American and the Caribbean), […]

2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas

Don’t miss this important information for the 2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas

Meeting registration and hotel accommodations are now live. You can access everything you need by clicking here

The abstract submission time is February 8, 2016 – March 7, 2016. View the call for abstracts here.

Award nominations are now open! The deadline […]

IEA-AEA Western Pacific Regional Collaboration Award

A new initiative for the IEA Western Pacific region has recently developed between the IEA and the Australasian Epidemiology Association (AEA).

We are co-funding a new Regional Collaboration Award to support collaboration and exchange between IEA and AEA members. We are planning to fund two one-off Awards of AU$2000 ($1000 contributed by each Association) to […]

APHA 2015 Annual Meeting

The 2015 APHA Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, October 31 to November 4. The IEA/APHA joint session “Epidemiology across the Americas” will discuss how to connect the Americans epidemiologist. Nancy Krieger and Howell Sasser from USA are the moderators of this session and the speakers are: Rita Barradas Barata and Cesar Victora from […]

Current Practice of Epidemiology in Africa: Highlights of the 3rd Conference of the African Epidemiological Association and 1st Conference of the Cameroon Society of Epidemiology, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 2014.

In order to update African health workers on current epidemiological practices and to draw awareness of early career epidemiologists on concepts and opportunities in the field, the 3rd African Epidemiology Association and the 1st Cameroon Society of Epidemiology Conference was organized in June 2nd-6th, 2014 in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The theme was «Practice of Epidemiology in Africa: Stakes, Challenges and Perspectives». The conference attracted close to five hundred participants from all continents. […]

Calling student and early career researchers: International Journal of Epidemiology photo essay competition

The International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE), which is the official journal of the International Epidemiological Association, is holding a competition for the best photo essay on the theme of ‘Health and Well-being’ to encourage researchers to use this medium to present a different side of their work.

The competition is open to student and early […]