The National Veterinary Institute in Uppsala, Sweden offers a 4-day course about risk-based methods for surveillance design and analysis. The course will take place from 28-31 October 2014. It builds on previous courses by providing participants with more detailed consideration of some of the more complex topics that has been possible in the earlier introductory courses. It also provides an opportunity for participants to work on their own examples with guidance and advice from the tutors.
This course aims to give participants:
- an high-level understanding of risk-based methods for design and analysis of complex disease surveillance systems
- practical experience with techniques and tools for design and analysis of complex, risk-based sampling schemes within surveillance programs
- an understanding of more complex issues in the analysis of surveillance data to demonstrate freedom from disease
The registration fee amounts to 1000€ and the deadline for registration is 31 August 2014.
More information about the course can be found here.