Prof. Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden and prof. Niel Hens have the pleasure to cordially invite you to the second ICP-North Workshop of the ICP programs Master of Epidemiology at UAntwerpen and Master of Statistics at UHasselt.

In the workshop, several alumni and partners from developing countries of both master’s programs are invited to share their experiences, research activities and contemporary research results in statistics and epidemiology in their home country with us. The goal is to learn more about the current research situation in the South and create new network opportunities.

FOR WHOM: (ICP) students, representatives and researchers interested in international development cooperation, and anyone interested in statistics and epidemiology in Global Public Health and/or Low & Middle Income settings.

DATE: 09 MAY 2019

LOCATION: University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Building R, room R3, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Antwerp (Wilrijk)


13h00:   Registration

13h30:   Intro & welcome by Prof. Guy Hubens, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences     

13h35:   ICP Master of Epidemiology (Prof. Jean-Pierre van Geertruyden, UAntwerpen) & ICP Master of Statistics (Prof. Niel Hens, UHasselt)

13h55:   Guest speakers (see biographies below)

  • Hung Le Xuan, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
  • Osvaldo Loquiha, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique
  • Geofrey Musinguzi, University of Antwerp, Makerere University, Uganda
  • Jane Achan Edwin, Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, The Gambia.

15h55:   Short break

16h05:   Debate entitled “how to develop a career after a MEPI/MSTAT or PhD diploma? Challenges & opportunities. Participants: guest speakers (moderator: Annelies Van Rie)  

17h00:   Cocktail reception


Please register online before May 1st 2019.



Silvie Van den Branden silvie.vandenbranden@uantwerpen.be
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