Module 2 - Food and Water Borne Diseases; Outbreak Investigation using Epi Info 7

The Mediterranean Program for Intervention Epidemiology Training (MediPIET) is a sustainable training program in intervention epidemiology funded by the European Commission and implemented by Spanish Consortium-National Public Health Institute (ISCIII) and the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP) and under the scientific leadership of European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The purpose of the program is to consolidate a competent workforce with the necessary competence in intervention epidemiology to carry out essential public health functions for prevention and control of national and cross-border challenges posed by communicable diseases (http://medipiet.eu).

Title of the training module: Food and Water Borne Diseases; Outbreak Investigation using Epi Info 7

Dates, place and venue:   15 – 19 February 2016, Budva Montenegro

 

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At the end of the week, participants will be able to:
• Be familiar with Epi Info 7 software and epidemiological calculators
• Get acquainted with computer tools for the various steps of an outbreak investigation
• Create a data entry file from a paper questionnaire
• Manage datasets, including data entry, validation and cleaning
• Perform descriptive analysis
• Conduct analysis for cohort and case-control studies, including stratified analysis
• Get knowledge and skills in univariate analyses
• Perform different statistical test (chi-square test, Fisher’s test, Whitney etc)
• Understand the principles of outbreak communication
• To share knowledge on migrant and health of migrants
• To initiate a development of common strategy on minimising negative health outcome of migration process on migrant health

Coordinator of the module
• Isme Humolli, National Institute of Public Health, Kosovo*

MediPIET team
• Vinciane Sizaire, National Institute of Public Health (ISCIII), Spain
• Adela Paez Jimenez, Scientific Coordinator – ECDC, Sweden

Faculty
• Macarena Garrido, Spanish FETP coordinator, National Institute of Public Health of Spain
• Nissaf ben Ayala, Epidemiologist, Ministry of Health, Tunis
• Dafina Gexha Bunjaku, Epidemiologist, National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo*
• Dragan Lauševiċ, Epidemiologist, Institute of Public Health, Montenegro
• Danijela Simiċ, Epidemiologist, Institute of Public Health, Serbia
• Eva Ferrera, Spanish FETP, National Institute of Public Health, Spain
• Fernando Vallejo, Spanish FETP, National Institute of Public Health, Spain
• Jessica Vanhomvegen, Institute of Pasteur, France
• Marie Belizaire, World Health Organization HQ (WHO)

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