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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 […]

Call for nominations for IEA Councillors 2017-2020

The IEA is seeking nominations for IEA Council Membership for 2017-2020

Nominations are requested of the following positions:

President Elect Secretary Treasurer 7 Regional Councillors, respectively for the African Region; the Eastern Mediterranean Region; the European Region; the Latin American and Caribbean Region; the South East Asian Region; the North American Region; and the Western […]

IEA Fellowships to support participation in the EEPE 29th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology

On February 2016, IEA announced a call for application for partial support towards the course fees of the EEPE 29th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology for one member from low or middle-income countries. By the closing date, on April 3 2016, 37 applications were received from the following countries: China (1), Egypt (6), India (8), […]

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 Fellowship to support participation in the EEPE 29th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology

The IEA will provide partial support towards the course fees of the 29th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology, on a competitive basis, for 1 IEA member from low or middle-income countries. Those interested should write toeepe@eepe.org no later than April 3, 2016, attaching a copy of their CV and a short statement on why they […]

Call for new Editor(s)-in-Chief, International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE)

The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) is seeking new Editor(s)-in-Chief for its influential flagship journal, the International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE). The IJE, owned by IEA, is published by Oxford University Press (OUP).

IJE is one of the most highly respected and cited journals in the field of epidemiology. Its Impact Factor increased from 4.5 in […]

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 […]

Mobilising resources to fight the Ebola epidemic

On 26 September The Lancet published “Ebola: an open letter to European governments,” on behalf of 44 signatories.

The IEA supports this plea for international support to help fighting this terrible disease. We believe epidemiologist have an important role to play in helping the teams working in Africa and in informing the public.

October 29th, 2014 | Category: Africa, Europe, Featured, Member News | Comments are closed

The reform of the EU legal framework for the protection of personal data

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In January 2012, the EU Commission published a proposal that would have allowed the use of identifiable personal data for scientific purposes. This is restricted, under the current EU directive of 1995, by the obligation to obtain the consent of every data subject. Since then, more than 3000 amendments were proposed.

In October 2013, the […]

Update on Data Protection in Europe: The Saga Continues

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We have over the years provided comments to rules and regulations for data protection. We have especially provided information on the situation in Europe where new regulations is being negotiated. The rules have crucial importance for our access to use of data for research, especially for use of registers like the cancer Registry or the […]