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Prof. Philippe Beutels, Antwerp University
Prof. Joke Bilcke, Antwerp University
Prof. Christel Faes, Hasselt University
Prof. Niel Hens, Hasselt University

All instructors are researchers of the Centre for Health Economics Research & Modelling Infectious Diseases (CHERMID), Vaccine & Infectious Disease Institute at the University of Antwerp or of the Center for Statistics, Interuniversity Institute of Biostatistics and statistical Bioinformatics at the Universities of Hasselt and Leuven.
The instructors have published an influential body of methodological and applied work on health economics and modelling of infectious diseases, including a text book covering subjects of DAYS 2-3  (Hens et al. Springer international, 2012). The book is on-site available: € 60.


9.30-12h30 General introduction to R (optional)
13h30-17h30 Mathematical models for infectious diseases (using R)
8h45-17h30 Mathematical models for infectious diseases (using R)
18h30-21h30 Bruges in 3 courses (optional)
8h45-17h30 Estimating infectious disease parameters from serological data and
social contact data (using R)
8h45-17h30 General concepts of health economic evaluation (morning session) and
practical applications dealing with uncertainty using Excel and R (afternoon session)
8h45-15h00 Economic evaluation of vaccination programmes: specific issues and
practical applications using MS Excel and R