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In this issue you will find the following topics:
1. Course Tip: "Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling and its Applications"
2. Congress Tip: "5th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health"
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Organized by: The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, UK | Venue: United Kingdom: London | Contents: Mathematical modelling is increasingly being applied to interpret and predict the dynamics and control of infectious diseases. Applications include predicting the impact of vaccination strategies against infections and determining optimal control strategies against influenza, HIV, vector-borne diseases and veterinary problems. This two week intensive course is intended to introduce professionals working on infectious diseases in human or animal populations to this exciting and expanding area. The emphasis will be on developing a conceptual understanding of the basic methods and on their practical application, rather than the manipulation of mathematical equations. | Date: June 4th, 2007 - June 15th, 2007

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5th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health

Organizer: K.I.T. Swiss S.A, Association & Conference Management Group | Venue: Netherlands: Amsterdam | Date: May 24th, 2007 - May 28th, 2007 | Language: English | Contents: The theme chosen for this congress is Partnership and Innovation in Global He@lth, expressing the need for collaboration to develop the quality of global health and achieve some of the Millennium Development Goals. Global collaboration means collaboration between North and South, South and South, North and North, and East and West. Furthermore, innovation is important to be able to attempt to control the major problems of international health. The upcoming congress in Amsterdam is welcoming every health professional to create a platform where all issues concerning global health may be addressed, such as issues of public health, clinical tropical medicine, health economics, poverty, basic science, diagnostics and therapeutics.

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