International Course in Applied Epidemiology with Epi Info training
Course Date September 25-October 20, 2017
Deadline: Sept 15, 2017
Applicants with USA visas may apply after deadline and will be accepted if space is available.
Registration Fee: $350 Tuition Fee: USD $3250
Covers tuition, lab use, and course handouts.
Housing at Villa International or any other hotel and other travel expenses are NoT included in this fee.
This basic course in epidemiology is directed at public
health professionals from countries other than the United States.
Its content includes presentations and discussions of
epidemiologic principles, basic statistical analysis, public
health surveillance, field investigations, surveys and sampling,
and discussions of the epidemiologic aspects of current major
public health problems in international health. Included are s
mall group discussions of epidemiologic case exercises based on
field investigations. Participants are encouraged to give a short
presentation reviewing some epidemiologic data from their own
country. Computer training using Epi-Info, a software program
developed at CDC and WHO for epidemiologists is included.
Familiarity with the vocabulary and principles of basic
epidemiology, or completion of CDC's "Principles of Applied Epidemiology"
home-study course or equivalent. Preference will be
given to applicants whose work involves priority public health
problems in international health.
Agenda 2016 ICAE4.pdf
Also at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Epidemiologic principles and basic statistical analysis
Public Health surveillance, Field Investigations
Surveys and sampling
Epidemiologic aspects of current problems in international health
Epidemiologic problems, discussed in small groups, based on actual field investigations
Presentations by participants of epidemiologic data from their own countries
Computer training in the use of a software program, Epi Info (windows version), developed
at CDC and WHO for epidemiologists, that combines word processing, data management,
analysis, and graphics
Presentations on the organization and work of the CDC in International Health