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.
Thank you. The registrations have been closed.