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GOARN Request for Assistance: Ebola outbreak response in West Africa, Vacancy Notice


Title : Ebola Outbreak Response 2014, West Africa Type: GOARN Request for Assistance Classification: Restricted Date: 29 September 2014 Country: Guinea Region: WHO AFRO

Notice in English and French


As part of the ongoing Ebola outbreak response in West Africa, please see attached a WHO vacancy notice, in English and French fora National […]


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.

Pat Buffler, 1938-2013


It is with profound sadness that we inform IEA members and the epidemiology community of the passing of one of the giants of our profession, Patricia Buffler. Her untimely death on Thursday, September 26, at the age of 75, stopped her career at a point when she was as active as ever. Pat was […]

African Epidemiological Federation Officially Launched


The African Epidemiological Federation ( AEF ) was officially launched on 13 March, 2012, in Calabar, Nigeria. AEF was launched during the 2nd Annual General Meeting of the Epidemiological Association meeting of Nigeria ( EPISON ). The Federation was declared by Past President of IEA, Professor Neil Pierce. In attendance were the African Regional Councillor, IEA, Dr Kingsley Akinroye and the President of the Public Health Association of Nigeria, Professor Obehi Okojie. AEF delegates fom Ghana, Cameroon, South Africa and Nigeria were also present. Over 150 partipants from Nigeria attended the EPISON meeting. […]