Epidemic Intelligence and Risk Management Cycle - Paris, France. 20th to 25th April 2015

As part of MediPIET training activities, the training of trainers (ToT) provide participants and opportunity to refresh knowledge and skills in mentoring, supervision and methods for prevention and control of communicable diseases, as well as specific topics selected by the participating countries.

This specific course will focus on Epidemic Intelligenence, Event Based Surveillance, Risk Assessment and Risk Communication.

Date and lieu

Monday 20th to Saturday 25th April 2015

Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Paris, France.

The objectives of the course are:

  • To understand the principles and process of epidemic intelligence including Event Based Surveillance and Indicator Based Surveillance and the planning of early warning systems.
  • Understand the Risk Management Cycle: event detection, risk assessment (rapid and formal), control & preventive measures, evaluation and monitoring, risk communication (to different target groups).
  • Harmonize training contents and methodology and share a common vision for Module 4 regarding Epidemic Intelligence and Risk Management Cycle.
  • Strengthen the network among field epidemiologists participating in the MediPIET training activities


Anne-Catherine VISO, Deputy Director, Institut de Veille Sanitaire (INVS), France

Arnold BOSMAN, Head of Training Unit, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Jose Jaime de DOMINGO ANGULO, Team Leader, MediPIET


 Experts and facilitators

Brigitte HELYNK, InVS, France

Sophie IOOS, InVS, France Emmanuel LAHAIE, InVS, France

Violaine GAUTHIER,  InVS, France

Erica FOUGERE, , InVS, France

Jeremie CARRE, , InVS, France

Fatima AÏT –BELGHITI, InVS, France

Ahmed RGUIG, MoH Morocco

Danijela SIMIC, Institute of Public Health of Serbia.

Josep JANSÁ, ECDC, Sweden

Amaya SÁNCHEZ, MoHSSE, Spain

Aphaluck BATIASEVI, WHO-HQ, Switzerland

Gaya GAMHEWAGE,   WHO-HQ, Switzerland

Vinciane SIZAIRE, MediPIET



Organizing Committee 

Institute de Veille Sanitaire of France:

Brigitte HELYNK

Sophie IOOS


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