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Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

In this issue you will find the following topics:
1. Course Tip: "Planning and Evaluation of Screening"
3. Special of the month: "1st International Vitamin Conference"

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Gerhard Polak, MD

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Planning and Evaluation of Screening

Organiser: Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) | Venue: Erasmus MC, Rotterdam | Date: May 17-21, 2010 | Language: English | This course focuses on the design and the evaluation of health care programmes for the early detection of disease or screening. | Objectives: This course deepens your understanding of determinants of effectiveness, measures of effectiveness of screening, levels of evidence of effectiveness, trial designs, implementation of trials, and much more.  | Participants profile: Both public health researchers and policy makers, with an interest in or opting to work in evaluation of health care facilities, in planning of such facilities targeted at populations (versus patient care level), in (secondary) prevention, in policy making

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TIP: 54 more courses and conferences dealing with „Evaluation“ and "Clinical and Public Health Research" can be found in the new course catalogue "medicine & health 2010". Order now
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27 courses and 4 lectures in 3 weeks!

Organiser: Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) | Venue: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands | Date: August 9-27, 2010 | Language: English | Programme: The Erasmus Summer Programme focuses on key principles and methods of quantitative medical research. Open to students and health professionals, it provides essential updates in a range of applied medical and healthcare disciplines. The programme also features courses for those particularly interested in clinical medicine, general practice and public health, as well as for epidemiologists, geneticists and biostatisticians. | Fellowships: NIHES offers young, talented and motivated clinicians, epidemiologists and public health professionals the opportunity to participate in the Fellowships 2010.

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TIPP: 45 more courses and conferences dealing with "Clinical and Public Health Research" can be found in the new course catalogue "medicine & health 2010". Order now
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1st International Vitamin Conference

The idea of setting up this conference is to establish a forum for scientists and regulators for whom the vitamins are of major concern. The conference will focus on vitamins in foods and supplements in regard to human nutrition research, establishing food composition data and controlling food labelling.

   - how do results of analytical methods influence food composition data
   - how to assess the relative bioactivity of vitamers in foods
   - do the analytical results reflect the contribution to vitamin status from foods
   - and more

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 Note: The deadline for submitting abstracts will be on March 22nd, 2010!

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Organisation: The conference is arranged by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in cooperation with ěresund Food Network.

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