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AFRICAN EPIDEMIOLOGY CONFERENCE
The first African Epidemiology Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Organisation was hosted by the Epidemiological Society of Nigeria on 13/03/2012 at Tinapa Lakeside Resort, Calabar, Nigeria.
The second African Epidemiology Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Organisation was also hosted by Epidemiological Society of Nigeria from 10th to 13th June 2013 at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja
The third African Epidemiology Conference and Annual General Meeting was hosted by Cameroon Society of Epidemiology from 4-6 June 2014 at Hotel Mont Febe, at Yaoundé, Cameroun, Cameroun. http://www.casecameroon.org/conference/index.php/en/
The IEA regional meeting in Africa, including the fourth meeting of the African Epidemiology Association, was held in Lilongwe, Malawi, on 14-15 April 2016. The meeting was opened by Dr Jean Kalilani, Member of Parliament in Malawi, who emphasised the key role of epidemiology for addressing public health problems in Africa. Presentations covered a wide range of topics including: the Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea, a trial of the management of TB in Malawi, the emergence of snake bites as a public health problem in Cameroon, recent evidence on the effect of breastfeeding on infant growth by South African HIV positive women, and several presentations on the growing relevance of non-communicable disease in Nigeria and Senegal. Discussions during the meeting stressed the importance of capacity building in public health research in Africa, and that future meetings should be co-ordinated with other meetings of epidemiologists in the region and should encourage the participation of early career epidemiologists
5th annual scientific conference and general meeting of the Epidemiological Society of Nigeria will be held from 12 to 14th July at Abuja (Chelsea Hotel), Nigeria. For more details, please contact Dr Idogho: firstname.lastname@example.org
WORLD CONGRESS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
The 21st World Epidemiology Congress will be held at Saitama City, Japan in 2017: http://www.jichi.ac.jp/dph/IEA/WCEBids_2011.02.09_final.pdf