International Workshop “Outbreak Investigation”,2-6 November 2015

    Course Date: 02 Nov 2015


    17-21 November 2014

    Institut Pasteur of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    The 2015 edition of the Outbreak Investigation course has been organized in close partnership with the Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City, the International Network of Institut Pasteur, the Australian National University and the Pasteur Centerfor Global Health.  The course is based on introductory lectures completed by directed, computer-based tutorials with international and local experts, and a field study in a local setting.  It will allow participants to acquire the skills to choose the appropriate analytical study design during an outbreak investigation, develop questionnaires and draw conclusions that guide public health actions, communicate findings of an outbreak investigation for various audiences.  An important objective is also to empower participants to conduct similar training in their own institutions.