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Spatial Epidemiology and Outbreak Detection

Dates: January 12 to April 5 2015

Location: Online course

By: Population Data BC



This course provides an introduction to methods in spatial epidemiology and disease outbreak detection. The spatial epidemiology portion focuses on assessing exposures in a geographical information system (GIS) for use in epidemiological studies. Students will learn about spatial health data and area socio-economic data, spatial exposure assessment methods, analytical approaches, and limitations of spatial epidemiology. Outbreak detection will cover different methods of space-time disease surveillance. There will be an additional 1 week orientation prior to the start of the course.  For all details visit:

12 January, 2015 to 5 April, 2015