Spatial Analysis for Decision Making on Arbovirus Control


25-29 May 2020 from 9:00-17:00

Institute of Tropical Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil

Registration period
2/10- 3/10


Target Audience
Public health professionals, researchers and graduate students in the area of arbovirus control from Brazil and Latin America.

Background in either statistical modelling, public health, or biology.
Familiarity with, or interest in, arboviral diseases.
Basic knowledge and interest in epidemiological data analysis.
Conversational English (English will be the language of instruction).
Ability to bring a laptop computer.

Attendance is free but those attending will be responsible for costs of their travel and accommodation. However, limited accommodation in a building owned by the hospital may be available without cost.
Language of instruction will be English.

To convey how spatial data analysis can be used to improve arbovirus surveillance and control activities in Latin America.

After this workshop, participants should be able to:

1 – Understand how mapping can be used to guide control of arboviral diseases
2 – Geolocate mosquito breeding sites and other relevant features in the field
3 – Convert data from multiple sources into spatial data in R
4 – Carry out basic data manipulation of arbovirus surveillance data in R
5 – Make maps in R and use them to inform surveillance and control decisions
6 – Identify barriers to sustainable, integrated and operational use of spatial data for arbovirus control

Neal Alexander, Nelson Gouveia, Oliver Brady, Paul Mee, Adriana Tami, María Fernanda, María Eugenia
Facilitators mentioned on previous version: André Costa, Adriano Pinter, Gerson, Saraiva, Jonas Brandt


VIII Jornada Científica

Dia: 03/04/2019
Horário: 08:30hs
Local: Centro de Convenções Rebouças – Auditório Vermelho
Realização: Divisão/Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo


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Instituto de Medicina Tropica de São Paulo – USP

Concurso | Programa de Aprimoramento Profissional 2019 – PAP
Inscrições: 28/08 a 01/10 DE 2018

Vagas para o IMT: 10

O HCFMUSP, representado pela Escola de Educação Permanente – EEP, torna pública a abertura das inscrições para o Processo Seletivo para o preenchimento de vagas do Programa de Aprimoramento Profissional na Área da Saúde, a serem oferecidas em 2019 para profissionais e estudantes que concluírem a graduação até dezembro de 2018 com bolsas de estudo fornecidas pela SES-SP.

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IMT exhibition on the SP subway

Yellow Fever and other Arbovirus

The Institute of Tropical Medicine of São Paulo holds a panel of 10 panels on four types of tropical diseases: yellow fever, dengue, zika and chikungunya, with the project “Tropical Diseases and International Health – Yellow Fever and Other Arbovirus station subway clinics (next to the IMT), starting on April 20, until the end of May.

These panels (images about the disease with questions and answers) were prepared for guidance to the passerby, where he can clear his previous doubts, obtaining necessary basic information, offering to the public attending the subway facilities, subsidies to look for responsible organs of treatment , when necessary.

Exposure: “Tropical Diseases and International Health – Yellow Fever and Other Arboviruses”
Organized by: Committee on Culture and Extension of the Institute of Tropical Medicine of São Paulo – USP
Final art: Institutional Technical Support Section of the IMT (supervision: Almir RF)
Photos and images: SCAPI IMT and Google search.
Data search: Sectors and Laboratories of IMT (researchers of the institution)










Health in Travel. Before, during and after 05/14 to 2018/05/18

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Vagas limitadas – inscrições até o dia 04/05/18.


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