Registration deadline March 15, 2020
From: 25/05/2020 To: 29/05/2020
Target Audience: Public health professionals, researchers and graduate students in the area of arbovirus control from Brazil and Latin America.
After this workshop, participants should be able to: Understand how mapping can be used to guide control of arboviral diseases; Geolocate mosquito breeding sites and other relevant features in the field; Convert data from multiple sources into spatial data in R; Carry out basic data manipulation of arbovirus surveillance data in R; Make maps in R and use them to inform surveillance and control decisions; Identify barriers to sustainable, integrated and operational use of spatial data for arbovirus control
Places are limited and will be allocated according to the following criteria:
Background in either statistical modeling, public health, or biology; Familiarity with, or interest in, arboviral diseases; Basic knowledge and interest in epidemiological data analysis; Conversational English (English will be the language of instruction); Ability to bring a laptop computer.
We will be able to offer accommodation (double occupancy room) for 10 Latin American students in the Hospital das Clinicas International Student House.