Combating Infectious Diseases: Eco-Epidemiology, Disease Mapping, and Travel Medicine [ 2016 - 2019 ]

Research Grant

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Brief description Infectious disease outbreaks are driven by complex interactions between humans, animals, vectors, and the environment. Globally, outbreaks have been increasing in frequency and magnitude, e.g. Ebola and SARS. There is an urgent need to improve public health intelligence by accurately identifying the causes, timing, and hotspots. This project will develop advanced modelling strategies for improving our understanding of outbreaks, and optimise public health interventions to protect human health.

Funding Amount $AUD 354,026.73

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Public Health (Australia) ECF

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