What’s behind the surge in measles cases?

What’s behind the surge in measles cases?

Measles are on the rise again. Countries across the globe are facing new outbreaks and in Belgium, Sciensano is calling on all adults to check their vaccination status and be mindful of the symptoms. What’s driving this new surge in cases? Before the first vaccines for measles hit the market…
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The impact of preventing disease morbidity on overall health outcomes | NEW PAPER

The impact of preventing disease morbidity on overall health outcomes | NEW PAPER

Our latest findings published in BMC Public Health discuss the importance of considering various outcomes, beyond just preventing severe disease and mortality, when formulating COVID-19 vaccination strategies. They highlight using quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) and inequality indicators as additional information for policymakers. In our study, we employ a mathematical transmission…
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2-6 September2024 | Summerschool on Modelling Infectious Diseases and Health Economics

2-6 September2024 | Summerschool on Modelling Infectious Diseases and Health Economics

Improve your skills and knowledge on infectious disease modelling and health economic evaluations. The first three days handle statistical and mathematical models for airborne and close-contact diseases. The program continues with two days full of principles and best practices for health economic evaluations with a focus on vaccines. This course is hands-on with tutorials in the…
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9-11 September 2024  |  GEOMED 2024

9-11 September 2024 | GEOMED 2024

GEOMED is an international, interdisciplinary conference on spatial statistics, geographical epidemiology and public health. The GEOMED conference is held every two years since 1997, and brings together researchers from different disciplines: statisticians, geographers, epidemiologists, computer scientists and public health professionals. GEOMED 2024 is organized by the Data Science Institute of…
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31 May 2024  |  Econ@UAntwerp

31 May 2024 | Econ@UAntwerp

Don’t miss out on the upcoming seminar by Lander Willem at “Econ@UAntwerp” scheduled for May 31st at the UAntwerp city campus. There is an exciting line-up of speakers covering a broad range of topics: Babette Jansen (FBE): Monopsony Power in the German Labor Market Filippo Grisolia (IOB): Facing Climate Change…
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29 November 2023  |  Epidemics9

29 November 2023 | Epidemics9

Members of the SIMID team are excited to announce their participation in the upcoming Epidemics9 conference, to be held in Bologna from November 29th to December 1st. We are looking forward to engaging with experts from around the globe and sharing insights on the latest developments in the field. You…
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Two vacancies for research positions

The SIMID  consortium is seeking highly motivated and skilled researchers to join our team at the University of Antwerp (CHERMID). We value diversity and recognize the strength that a multidisciplinary approach brings to our research endeavors. By becoming a member of our team, you will have the invaluable opportunity to…
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