Post conference seminar on mortality

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health is hosting

A post-conference  workshop on validity issues in mortality studies

23 September,  16.00 – 19.15 Hotel Bristol, Oslo, Norway

16.00-16.10:  Welcome (David Leon and Stein Emil Vollset)

16.10-16.50: Chris Murray, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation,  University of Washington, Seattle: Global Burden of Disease garbage code redistribution – principles and new directions

16.50-17.30: Inna Danilova and Vladimir Shkolnikov, Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock): Cause of death statistics in Russia: problems and some solutions

—   20 min break —-

17.50-18.20: Knud Juel, Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, København: Life expectancy in the Nordic countries – what is wrong with Denmark ?

18.20-19.00: Cause of death validity studies:

a review of the literature (David Leon from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 20 min)

plans for Norway cause-of-death validity study (Makalani Myrtveit and Helena Niemi Eide from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 20 min)

Discussion (15 min)

Registration needed

The workshop is open to all NordicEpi conference participants, but registration by 1st September needed – email  solveig.ellingsund@fhi.no