23rd World Congress of Epidemiology 2024

24-27 September 2024, Cape Town South Africa

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The School of Public Health at the University of Cape Town, in partnership with the International Epidemiological Association (IEA), will host the 23rd World Congress of Epidemiology from 24-27 September 2024 (WCE2024). This is the first time the meeting will be held on the African continent and the Cape Town International Convention Centre provides a world-class setting. WCE is well-known for bringing epidemiologists, public health experts and health policy makers working in different sectors together in an atmosphere designed to promote dialogue, the interchange of ideas, and state-of-the-art scientific research.

The theme of WCE2024 is "Epidemiology and complexity: challenges and responses," which will engage the full depth and breadth of methods and practice in contemporary epidemiology. The meeting will feature top-calibre invited speakers presenting plenary lectures, workshops, interactive sessions and symposia on topics including:

  • Clinical epidemiology and diagnostic research
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Cardiovascular epidemiology
  • Obesity and metabolic diseases
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Innovations in epidemiological and biostatistical methods
  • Infectious diseases epidemiology
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Perinatal and reproductive epidemiology
  • Maternal and child health
  • Field epidemiology
  • Epidemiology and health policy

With up to 2000 delegates expected, WCE2024 promises to be a unique opportunity to share experiences and expertise.  This is an ideal target audience for organizations that wish to be able to interact with public health scientists and key global decision-makers and influencers in the health sector.

If you would like to showcase your work, we invite you to participate in the World Congress of Epidemiology in 2024 as a sponsor of a symposium or satellite meeting.  For more information: Natasha Moodaley wce2024@uct.ac.za