SIMID course: 17-21 September 2018

We are happy to announce the 7th SIMID course on "Infectious Disease Modelling and Health Economic Evaluation of Vaccines" for people who want to expand their modelling toolbox and understanding of cost-effectiveness analysis when it is applied to vaccines. The 5 day course in Antwerp, Belgium, will include many tutorials in…
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Let snoops do their thing…

Prof. Niel Hens in the newspaper "De Standaard" on the current pitfalls of research funding in Flanders and the need to promote multidisciplinary research. More info on our "in the news" page.
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Epidemiological evaluation of vaccines: efficacy, safety and policy

Anthony Scott and Stefan Flasche run an intensive 2-week course on The Epidemiological Evaluation of Vaccines at LSHTM.  In 2018, the course will run from 2rd to 13th July. Although there are several courses in vaccinology, few are aimed at advanced epidemiological tools for vaccine evaluation. This course fills that gap, providing an understanding…
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5-day IBM course @ SACEMA (14-18 May 2018)

We are pleased to announce the third version of the course “Individual-based Modeling in Epidemiology: a Practical Introduction”. Individual-based model, also frequently referred to as agent-based models, are a relatively new class of models suited to gain insight into the population dynamics of complex systems that emerge from the characteristics and interactions of individuals in…
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Health economics research prize “Fernand Nedée” for Philippe Beutels

The first Belgian health economics research prize “Fernand Nedée” of the Royal Academy was awarded to Philippe Beutels for research on determinants of health care consumption and of quality of life, covering seven journal articles. This research line continues at CHERMID through an FWO project that started in 2017.
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Epidemics6 Conference

Nine SIMID members joined the Sixth International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics to share three days of intense dialogue on our ideas, data, insight, models and methods. It was great to promote our work and to meet other researchers to discuss future research opportunities. (more…)
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