On behalf of: Maria J Vilar,
Doctoral Program in Food Chain and Health
Venue: Seminar room 11-12, EE Building (2nd floor), Viikki Campus, University of Helsinki, Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2, Helsinki.
Course organizers: Dr Maria J. Vilar and Prof. Hannu Korkeala, Department of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki.
Description of the course content:
The course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts on the epidemiology of foodborne pathogens: Risk Analysis, Quantitative Risk Assessment, Outbreak studies. All the topics will consist in conceptual and practical aspects. The students will be expected to study some background scientific articles. Reading papers and practical guide will be provided before the course.
Course program and further information.
The Nordic Society for Veterinary Epidemiology (NOSOVE) is an informal organization with the vision of advancing veterinary epidemiology. The volunteering board aim to fulfill the vision by providing courses and opportunities to socialise and strengthen the network among post graduate students, researchers and others with an interest in epidemiology. Events are presented through the society network (blogspot).
NOSOVE started in 1988 as a collaboration between the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and has expanded to include the Baltic countries, but welcome members and participants from all countries.