COST Action CA18218

WG2 – Infectious Diseases


This working group focusses on the use of burden of disease in the field of infectious diseases. Specific objectives include:

  • Map existing burden of disease activities in the COST region
  • Reach out to international initiatives in the field of infectious diseases
  • Develop specific applications in the field of infectious diseases
  • Develop methodological advances in the field of infectious diseases
  • Interact with transversal activities

WG leaders

Sara Monteiro Pires
WG2 Leader
Dr Sara Monteiro Pires
National Food Institute, Denmark
Ricardo Assunção
WG2 Co-Leader
Dr Ricardo Assunção
National Institute of Health, Portugal

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