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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


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), […]

Resignation of Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Epidemiology

It is with great regret that IEA Council has accepted the resignation of the IJE Editors-in-Chief, George Davey Smith and Shah Ebrahim, effective from 31 December 2016.

After a long and tremendously successful period under George and Shah’s leadership since 2000, the IJE was brought from the status of a relatively ordinary publication to the […]

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 […]

2020 World Congress of Epidemiology: Choosing Location Survey

Because of technical problems, voting has had to start again. Every IEA member will be contacted personally and asked to vote.

MERS-CoV Infections: GOARN Request for Assistance

Related to Event IDs: 2013-E000191 ; 2013-E000138 ; 2013-E000106 ; 2013-E000092 ; 2013-E000083 ; 2012-E000288 ; 2012-E000248 ; 2012-E000254 ; 2012-E000111 Region: Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO), Europe (EURO) Date: 12 November 2013 Type: Request for assistance Classification: CONFIDENTIAL

Situation update

There is currently no evidence of sustained human-to human transmission, however, MERS-CoV may evolve to spread […]

Ahmed Mandil, MBChB, MSc, DrPh

A Mandil is Professor of Epidemiology and Supervisor, Community Medicine Unit, College of Medicine, King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (seconded from the High Institute of Public Health, University of Alexandria, Egypt). He received his bachelor degree in medicine and surgery degree (1981) and master’s degree in Pediatrics (1985) from Alexandria University, Egypt. Subsequently, […]