BioTalks Plus – Modern Disease Surveillance Techniques and Practices for Epidemiologists


The important roles of epidemiologists during disease outbreaks cannot be overstated, as they are usually the primary line of investigators during epidemics and pandemics. The ever-changing dynamics of disease outbreaks have led to the use of more advanced techniques of surveillance are being used. And this BioTalk is aimed at training established and aspiring epidemiologists in the use of digital tools in the tracking and investigations of outbreaks, and also exposed them to the periodic training and certifications required to boost competence as recommended by national and international health organisations.

Topic: Modern Disease Surveillance Techniques and Practices for Epidemiologists

Speaker: Bosede Alowooye, MPH (NFELTP)

Date and Time: 12:30pm, Saturday, March 26th, 2022.

Venue: Shokenny Hub, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State

Read more about the programme description below, fill the form, and add the programme to the cart to pay for attending.


This BioTalk Plus is targeted at providing its attendees with the following services:

  1. Introductory talks about the importance of disease surveillance, the roles of epidemiologists in disease surveillance, different methods of disease surveillance (traditional and modern) and the digitalisation of diseases surveillance.
  2. Training on the uses of selected digital tools in carrying out diseases surveillance in Nigeria and beyond (such as SORMAS, LIMS, ODK) and others being used by NCDC, WHO and others.
  3. Identification and Recommendation (and registration) of advanced, national and international trainings and certification programmes for aspiring and established epidemiologists in Nigeria and Africa.

If interested, kindly fill the form here.

Although the assigned location is fixed, BioTalks may be held in the preferred location(s) selected by majority of the registered participants.
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