Centre for Health Informatics, Computing and Statistics (CHICAS)

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Centre for Health Informatics, Computing and Statistics (CHICAS)

CHICAS research focus is on statistical and epidemiological methods and their implementation in open-source software. We have long-standing expertise in spatial and spatio-temporal methods, population health data research, infectious disease modelling and design of field studies. CHICAS has been designated as the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Geostatistical Methods for Neglected Tropical Disease Research.

Lead: Dr Emanuele Giorgi

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