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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), […]

HEC 2016 GMDS & DGEpi & IEA-EEF Annual Meeting, Medical Informatics Europe-MIE 2016

28 August – 2 September 2016 – Munich | Germany

HEC2016 will represent the annual meetings of the European Epidemiological Federation of the International Epidemiological Association (IEA-EEF), of the German Society for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS), of the German Society for Epidemiology (DGEpi) and the principal annual conference of the European Federation […]

4th Regional Conference of the African Epidemiological Association and Call for Abstracts Submission

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Click on this link IEA 2016 Regional conference Malawi for registration and other information

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 […]

Update on EU Data Protection Regulation and Online Petition

“Trilogue” negotiations between the EU’s Council, Parliament, and Commission on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are in process. Negotiations are based on the Commission’s proposal of January 2012, the Parliament’s resolution of March 2014, and the General Approach on the GDPR adopted by the Council on June 15th 2015.

The Commission’s proposal had included […]

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 […]

New Edition of “Field Trials of Health Interventions: a Toolbox,” published and made available in open access

Field trials of interventions against disease in low and middle income countries (LMICs) may be complex and expensive undertakings. Extensive preparation and planning is necessary for the conduct of a high quality trial, the results of which may be important in guiding public health practice. Journals rarely have space to allow publication of more […]