EUROPEAN COURSE IN TROPICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY - ECTE 2002
The European Course in Tropical Epidemiology (ECTE) is a
collaborative venture among various European institutes of tropical
medicine and public health and is held annually at a different
location. In 2002, from September 16 to 27, the Antwerp Institute for
Tropical Medicine will organise the programme in Antwerp, Belgium.
ECTE is an intensive basic course in epidemiology and medical
statistics and intended for physicians, nurses, health programme
managers and health administrators from tropical countries or other
persons with a professional interest in health in tropical countries.
The course provides participants with basic epidemiological and
statistical skills in the assessment of health problems and service
priorities and in the planning of field studies. Emphasis is put on
the methodology and practical application of epidemiological tools in
developing countries, on the interpretation of data and on the
reporting of results from operational field studies.
The course fee is 1,350.00 Euro.
More detailed information on content and administrative aspects can be
An application form can be downloaded from that website.
Anne Marie Trooskens
ECTE 2002 Course secretariat
Institute of Tropical Medicine
Tel: +32-3-24 76 305
Fax: +32-3-24 76 258
e-mail: amtrooskens at itg.be