Modern Digital Methods in Epidemiology issue and meeting

The March issue of International Health is a themed issue on Modern Digital Methods in Epidemiology and will be freely available until 30 April.

4 March 2015
To launch the issue, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene have organised a Modern Digital Methods in Epidemiology meeting on 30 March at the Brunei Gallery in SOAS, London, with several of the authors featured in the issue.
The programme includes:
  • Mapping mobility for malaria elimination planning, Dr Andrew Tatem, University of Southampton
  • Predicting the spread of Ebola using human mobility data, Dr Nick Golding, University of Oxford
  • The use of internet data to ensure predictive disease maps are continually updated, Dr Catherine Moyes, University of Oxford
  • Real time mechanistic prediction of epidemiological dynamics, in the cloud and on devices, Dr Matthew Smith, Microsoft
  • Integrated methods to study the spatial epidemiology of P. knowlesi malaria, Professor Chris Drakeley, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • The use of the web and whole genome sequencing for public health surveillance, Dr David Aanensen, Imperial College London
  • Modern methods for the final stages of polio eradication, Dr Kathleen O'Reilly, Imperial College London
  • Malaria genomics: tracking a diverse and evolving parasite population, Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski, University of Oxford

Registration is now open. To register and for more details, visit the RSTMH website

Read the themed issue on International Health