Bias in prevalence studies – Training School

Bias in prevalence studies – Training School

2 May, 2023 
- 3 May, 2023
Venue: Athens, Greece


The HARMONY COST Action 18208 is organizing a 2-day training school in Athens, Greece, 2-3 May 2023.

This 2-day event is a training school, part of the HARMONY COST Action 18208. Training activities with lectures, hands-on practical sessions and discussion will focus on understanding the risks of bias in epidemiological studies of prevalence.

This training school is appropriate for participants with a basic knowledge of epidemiological study designs. English will be the working language of this training. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops. Introductory material will be provided in advance of the training school.

Primary learning objectives of the school are that participants (i) understand the differences between reporting, methodological quality, and risk of bias in prevalence studies (ii) recognize the biases that may be present in prevalence studies (iii) learn about the principles of meta-analysis of prevalence and (iv) understand the relevance of prevalence in diagnostic accuracy studies

Registration details
Where to Register:

Deadline for registration: Monday 3 April 2023

The training school is organized under funding from COST Association and financial support is provided according to COST rules.

Selected participants will receive an official invitation from e-COST.

You can find more details on the training school in the attached agenda. 

For further details of the program and information about financial support please contact Diana Buitrago-Garcia ( Eleftherios Meletis ( 

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