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10th European Epidemiology and Public Health Congress, will be organized around the theme “Exploring the Emerging Transitions in Epidemiology and Public Health”

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Infectious disease epidemiology is the study of the relationships among hosts and infection causative agents. Epidemiologists are focussed on virus spread or transmission, with or without disease. In order to model virus transmission, epidemiologists try to account for a variety of factors involving both host and virus.

Susceptibility to infectious disease results from several major corresponding factors, including socioeconomic, biological, and environmental factors. Major social processes such as globalization, unplanned rapid urbanization, widespread poverty, and inequalities lead to vulnerability of population subgroups.

 

  • Track 1-1Host pathogen interactions
  • Track 1-2Pathophysiology of infectious diseases
  • Track 1-3Signs and symptoms of infectious diseases
  • Track 1-4Diagnosis of infectious diseases
  • Track 1-5Treatment of infectious diseases
  • Track 1-6Prevalence of infectious diseases
  • Track 1-7Prevention and control of infectious diseases
  • Track 1-8Global health epidemiology

Cancer epidemiology is the study of the factors, distribution and frequency of malignant disease in definite populations. The main objective is to define causative factors to formulate preventive strategies for control of the disease. Epidemiologic valuation provides the clinician with a quantification of cancer risk, outlines the basis for screening modalities for high-risk populations, and determines the efficacy of any preventive intervention.

 

  • Track 2-1Aetiology of cancer
  • Track 2-2Types of cancer
  • Track 2-3Epidemiology and breast cancer
  • Track 2-4Epidemiology and cervical cancer
  • Track 2-5Rates and mortality

Epidemiologic research in cardiometabolic diseases inspects causes of heart disease and metabolic disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and identifies preventive factors.  Cardiometabolic complications are multifactorial diseases, and includes different factors like changes in living environments, diets, lifestyles, genetic, and epigenetic factor . Diabetes is one of the major causes of cardiometabolic complications. A common problem in diabetic patients is the maintenance of glycemic levels within a narrow range, meeting the recommendations of the Diabetes Control.

 

  • Track 3-1Genetics of cardiometabolic diseases
  • Track 3-2Social determinants of cardiometabolic diseases
  • Track 3-3Cardiometabolic diseases and drug Safety
  • Track 3-4Metabolism and associated diseases
  • Track 3-5Incidence rate and risk Factor

Nutritional epidemiology is a relatively new field in medical research that examines the role of nutrition in the aetiology of disease, monitors the nutritional status of populations, develops and evaluates interventions to achieve and maintain healthful eating habits among populations, and examines the relationship and interaction between nutrition and physical activity in health and disease.

 

  • Track 4-1Nutrition and health
  • Track 4-2Nutrition assessment
  • Track 4-3Child nutrition
  • Track 4-4Nutrition and obesity
  • Track 4-5Diet

Pharmacoepidemiology is the study of the application and effects of drugs in large numbers of people; it provides an approximation of the probability of beneficial effects of a drug in a population and the probability of adverse effects.. Pharmacoepidemiology focuses on clinical patient consequences from therapeutics by using methods of clinical epidemiology and applying them to understanding the determinants of beneficial and adverse drug effects, effects of genetic variation on drug effect, clinical effects of drug-drug interactions, and the effects of medication

  • Track 5-1Antibiotics and drugs
  • Track 5-2Pharmacokinetics
  • Track 5-3Drug delivery
  • Track 5-4Therapeutics
  • Track 5-5Vaccines for infectious diseases

Molecular epidemiology   emphasises on the contribution of probable genetic and environmental risk factors, recognised at the molecular level, distribution and prevention of disease across populations. This field has arose from the amalgamation of molecular biology into traditional epidemiological research. It improves our understanding of the pathogenesis of disease by identifying specific pathways, molecules and genes that effect the risk of developing disease. More broadly, it seeks to establish understanding of how the interactions between genetic traits and environmental exposures result in disease.

 

  • Track 6-1Molecular typing
  • Track 6-2Molecular markers for infectious diseases
  • Track 6-3Molecular pathogenesis
  • Track 6-4Molecular medicine
  • Track 6-5Molecular aetiology of diseases
  • Track 6-6Molecular Prognosis

Genetic epidemiology represents amalgam of epidemiologic designs and statistical models that clearly consider both genetic and environmental risk factors for complex diseases, that is, those diseases that have some genetic component to their aetiology. Genetic epidemiology uses unique case-control, family, and population-based designs, and genotyping from numerous sources. Currently genetic epidemiology has been focused on the medical concept of personalised medicine.

 

  • Track 7-1Phylogenetic analysis and infectious diseases
  • Track 7-2Horizontal gene transfer and infectious diseases
  • Track 7-3Genome wide association studies
  • Track 7-4Single nucleotide polymorphism
  • Track 7-5Whole genome sequencing
  • Track 7-6Next generation sequencing
  • Track 7-7Genetic variants

Clinical epidemiology can be well-defined as the investigation and control of the distribution and elements of disease. Clinical Epidemiology has been evolved in modern medicine Trial in which one mediates to prevent or change the course of a  disease, are used to evaluate preventive or therapeutic interventions, but can also provide strong evidence of causality.

 

 

  • Track 8-1Clinical research
  • Track 8-2Clinical trials
  • Track 8-3Diagnostic methods
  • Track 8-4Discussing the prognosis
  • Track 8-5Pathology of diseases

Breast cancer  is the commonest cause of death in women worldwide. It is increasing in areas that until recently had low rates of the disease. Many of the well-known risk factors are linked to oestrogens. Risk is increased by early menarche, late menopause. Both oral contraceptive pill consumption and hormonal therapy for menopause also enhance the risk of breast cancer. Each year, 40,000 women die of breast cancer, making it the second-leading cause of cancer deaths.

 

  • Track 9-1Pathophysiology of breast cancer
  • Track 9-2Diagnosis and staging
  • Track 9-3Environmental factors and breast cancer
  • Track 9-4Incidence and mortality
  • Track 9-5Heredity and risk factors

An aging-associated disease the disease that is regularly seen  with increasing incidence with senescence. Essentially, aging-associated diseases are complications arising from senescence. Aging-associated diseases do not denote to age-specific diseases, such as the childhood diseases chicken pox and measles. Examples of aging-associated diseases are atherosclerosis and    cardiovascular disease, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes,  hypertension  . The commonness of all of these diseases increases exponentially with age.   

 

  • Track 10-1Biological basis
  • Track 10-2Damage related factors
  • Track 10-3Lifestyle
  • Track 10-4Cosmetic surgeries
  • Track 10-5Diseases associated with aging

Psychiatric epidemiology is a arena which studies the aetiology of   mental disorders  as well as conceptualization and prevalence of mental illness. It has roots in sociological studies of the early 20th century. Increasingly neuro scientific techniques like MRI are used to explore the mechanisms and exposures to risk factors impact psychological problems and explore the neuroanatomical substrate underlying psychiatric disorders

 

  • Track 11-1Aetiology of mental illness
  • Track 11-2Sociological studies
  • Track 11-3Mental health and psychiatric nursing
  • Track 11-4Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Track 11-5Depression and stress management

Epidemiology in oral health is a growing field of knowledge for scientific research. Moreover, it deepens discussions about oral pathologies and the association with bio-psychosocial factors. and periodontal disease are one of the major public health problem, therefore epidemiological studies are useful for identifying and observing their prevalence among different age and geographical groups, giving new treatment perspectives. It is understood that epidemiology can confer a projecting significance to clinical data, becoming very useful in executing preventive strategies to reduce the rate of dental problems.

 

  • Track 12-1Oral pathology
  • Track 12-2Oral hygiene and practice
  • Track 12-3Endodontic diseases
  • Track 12-4Oral caries and oral cancer
  • Track 12-5Peridontal diseases

Reproductive Epidemiology is the study of reproduction-related morbidity, mortality, and other health issues in males and females. It investigates the distribution and causes of reproductive diseases in human populations. Epidemiology helps to better understand the cause of a medical condition and how it can be prevented, or its commonness in the population. Reproductive topics include pubertal development, female reproductive cancers and sexually transmitted infections. 

 

  • Track 13-1Pubertal development
  • Track 13-2Female reproductive cancer
  • Track 13-3Global reproductive health
  • Track 13-4Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Track 13-5Contraceptive safety and efficacy

Maternal and child health is the health of the women during and post-partum, pregnancychildbirth, and the post-partum period. It encompasses the health care dimensions of family planning, preconception, prenatal, and postnatal care experience, in most cases, and reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, in other cases. Maternal, foetal and neonatal mortality is more in low-income compared to high-income countries due to poor health systems access as well as utilization of health services.

 

  • Track 14-1Birth defects
  • Track 14-2Pregnancy and risk assessment monitoring system
  • Track 14-3Maternal morbidity and mortality
  • Track 14-4Perinatal and infant health
  • Track 14-5Prevention of mother-to-child transmission
  • Track 14-6Gestational diabetes

The field is concerned with basic social science research and its implications for public policy and practice. Medical Sociology and Epidemiology are interlinked with each other. Medical and sociology appeals on traditional sociological issues and contributes to them through reformulations of basic concepts as social systems and institutions, professionalism, social movements and social change, and social interaction and negotiation. Medical Sociology and Epidemiology are interlinked with each other.

 

  • Track 15-1Medicalization
  • Track 15-2Health disparities
  • Track 15-3Sociology of health and illness
  • Track 15-4Epidemiological transition
  • Track 15-5Social medicine

Environmental epidemiology seeks to understand how physical, chemical, biologic, as well as, social and economic factors affect human health.. Environmental epidemiology studies external factors that affect the incidence, occurrence, and geographic range of health conditions. Environmental epidemiology identifies and computes exposures to environmental contaminants; conducts risk assessments and risk communication; provides scrutiny for adverse health effects; and provides health-based guidance on levels of exposure to such contaminants.

 

  • Track 16-1Hazardous/ waste material
  • Track 16-2Climate change
  • Track 16-3Gene and environment interaction
  • Track 16-4Toxicological studies

Air pollution is a major cause of disease and death universally. An estimated 4.2 million premature deaths globally are linked to ambient air pollution, primarily from heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, and acute respiratory infections in children. Pollutants with the strongest evidence for public health concern, include particulate matter (PM), ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulphur dioxide.  In children and adults, both short- and long-term exposure to ambient air pollution can lead to condensed lung function, respiratory infections and asthma.

 

  • Track 17-1Air pollution and life expectancy
  • Track 17-2Short term respiratory infections
  • Track 17-3Exposure to pollutants
  • Track 17-4Aggravated Cardiovascular risk
  • Track 17-5Aggravated Cardiovascular risk
  • Track 17-6Reduced resistance to Infection
  • Track 17-7Development of chronic obstructive lung diseases

Epidemiology is the study of the natural history of disease, which comprises its frequency, severity, and course and the identification of risk factors that effect these aspects. Neuroepidemiology is the branch of epidemiology dealing with disorders that affect the nervous system. Frequency of disease is measured by population-based rates, which are ratios of the number of cases to the population at risk, expressed as cases per unit of population

 

  • Track 18-1Aetiology of nervous system
  • Track 18-2Global burden of neurological disorders
  • Track 18-3Prevalence of neurological diseases
  • Track 18-4Environmental risk factors

Obesity is a medical condition in which surplus body fat has deposited to an extent that it may have a harmful effect on health. People are generally considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight by the square of the person's height, is defined as overweight. Obesity increases the possibility of various diseases and conditions, particularly cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep, certain types of cancer, osteoarthritis, and Depression.

 

  • Track 19-1Lifestyle preferences
  • Track 19-2Balanced food activity
  • Track 19-3Health risks
  • Track 19-4Maintenance of BMI
  • Track 19-5Increased mortality

Public health measures are non-medical interventions used to decrease the spread of disease. The emphasis of public health intervention is to improve health and quality of life through the prevention and treatment of disease. This can be done through observation of cases, and the promotion of healthy manners. Promotion of  hand hygiene by hand washing, breastfeeding , administration of vaccines(antigenic material) to stimulate an individuals immune system to develop adaptive immunity to pathogen , limiting public gatherings and distribution of condoms to control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases(STD), are examples of common public health measures.

 

  • Track 20-1Education of health issues
  • Track 20-2Monitor health issues
  • Track 20-3Prevention of communicable diseases
  • Track 20-4Practice of vaccination
  • Track 20-5Public health agencies