45th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) – Thessaloniki, 21-25 July 2024

The 45th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) will be held in July 21-25, 2024 in Thessaloniki, Greece. The conference is addressed to statisticians, epidemiologists, clinicians and members of other disciplines working or interested in the field of clinical biostatistics,. The Chairs of the Organizing and Scientific Programme Committees of the…

Collaboration between Harvard and NKUA

The Rector of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Professor Gerasimos Siasos, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Harvard University and NKUA. The MoU was signed by Professor Jane J. Kim, Dean at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and Professor Nikolaos Arkadopoulos, Dean at the NKUA…

Project: “Design and development of an automatic detection system for epidemic outbreaks and assessment of personalized infection risk of viral hepatitis B and C and HIV Infection”

The “Hippocrates – Outbreak Detection System” project has been successfully completed. The project is part of the “RESEARCH- CREATE- INNOVATIVE” action of the operational program “Competitiveness, entrepreneurs, and Innovation” and was co-funded by Greece and the EU. The project consists of a partnership between the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics (DHEMS) of the…

WHO Online Seminar

On behalf of the WHO European Office for Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (WHO NCD Office), we would like to inform you about the online seminar on Implementation Research as part of the Early Career Researchers Net event seriesand kindly invite you to join us. Please find the scope and purpose of the event series and…

Humanitarian aid to the earthquake-affected populations in Turkey and Syria

Responding to the NKUA’s call for humanitarian aid to the earthquake-affected populations of Turkey and Syria, faculty, staff and collaborators of the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, NKUA Medical School, donated clothing, blankets, first aid and personal hygiene items. The humanitarian aid collection was organized and coordinated within the Department by Dr. Elena…

Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (H.F.R.I.) Scholarship toa PhD candidate from the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics

Ms. Vasiliki Engeli received a scholarship by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (H.F.R.I.) under the “4th Call for H.F.R.I. Scholarships to PhD Candidates”. According to the Final Ranking Table of Applications submitted in the Scientific Area SA. 3. “Life Sciences (Medicine and Health Sciences)”, listed by descending total score, the application was ranked…

WHO Collaborating Center for Nutrition and Health participated in the online training course on Noncommunicable Diseases coordinated by WHO European Office

From left to right: Prof. V. Benetou and Prof. A Naska The WHO Collaborating Center (CC) for Nutrition and Health at the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, participated in the online training course «Training Course on Noncommunicable Diseases 2022– Surveillance, Implementation and Evaluation» coordinated by the WHO European Office for the Prevention and…