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Call for Nominations for the IEA 2017 Richard Doll Prize in Epidemiology

The Richard Doll Prize, to commemorate his contribution to epidemiology, is awarded by IEA every 3 years. The prize is for scientific achievements in epidemiology that have advanced understanding of conditions that are important for population health. The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Prize is 21 April 2017. For further details please click […]

IEA World Congress of Epidemiology 19-22 August 2017, Saitama, Japan

The next IEA World Congress of Epidemiology will be held in Saitama, Japan on 19-22 August 2017. The venue is about 25 minutes away from Tokyo, by bullet train.

The conference theme is global, regional and local health and epidemiology in a changing world. The first call for abstracts is now open. Further information […]

Travel awards for the 2017 IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Saitama, Japan

The organisers of the next IEA World Congress of Epidemiology in Saitama, Japan on 19-22 August, 2017, are offering scholarships for travel awards for selected abstracts.

This award will be given in recognition of outstanding endeavours by young researchers and to encourage continued research careers related epidemiology. For this program, a limited number of […]

IEA-AEA Western Pacific Regional Collaboration Award 2016—2017

The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) – Western Pacific (W-P) Region and the Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA), invite applications for the 2016—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 […]

Philip Brachman 1927-2016

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Philip Brachman, a much valued member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Epidemiology, has died. Most of his career was spent at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, where he was Director of the Epidemiology Intelligence Service during the 1970s. Link to his obituary: click here

 

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IEA-AEA Western Pacific Regional Collaboration Award Results

During 2015 a new initiative for Australia/NZ and the International Epidemiology Association (IEA) Western Pacific region was developed between the IEA Regional Counsellor for the Western Pacific (Tony LaMontagne) and the Australasian Epidemiology Association (AEA). A co-funded Regional Collaboration Award to support collaboration and exchange between IEA and AEA members was introduced, with two one-off […]

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 […]

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 […]

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), […]