The Centre is based at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and aims to develop into a professional academic and research centre that can reduce the public health burden caused by infectious diseases locally and in Asia. The Centre develops epidemiologic capabilities for disease surveillance, consultation and research to deter and control potential infectious disease outbreaks, and to contribute extensively in the development of biodefence. The Centre shall spearhead capability development efforts in epidemiology, which shall include but not be limited to:
Our mission is to understand and prevent infectious diseases by developing state of the art surveillance systems and relevant epidemiological research programmes.
Our vision is to be a regional centre for modern infectious disease epidemiology.
Passion for knowledge
Multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to problem-solving