Dr Luc Coffeng – Neglected tropical diseases: modelling and simulation for public health policy

Event type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
Tuesday, 29 November 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location: 

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Contact for inquiries: 
Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or info@kirby.unsw.edu.au
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Abstract

During this seminar, Dr Luc Coffeng will give an overview of his work on optimising public health policy against neglected tropical diseases, using mathematical modelling and other quantitative techniques. His presentation will include case studies on different neglected tropical diseases, such as soil-transmitted helminths, onchocerciasis (river blindness), and visceral leishmaniasis.

 

Dr Luc Coffeng  

Dr Luc Coffeng
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Luc Coffeng is an assistant professor at the Department of Public Health of Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands. His work is primarily focused on informing public health policy, decision-making, and study design for the control of various neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), using mathematical models to integrate knowledge from different disciplines.

Video on NTDS and the research group's work and expertise in this field: https://vimeo.com/449732079/c15e9893a6

 

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