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Mathematical Modelling in Public Health Planning: Flu Vaccine

August 2020

Mathematical Modelling in Public Health Planning: Flu Vaccine

The National Collaborating Centres for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) and the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) have created this video that provides an overview of what a model addressing flu vaccination might look like, the processes involved and the potential outcomes for data interpretation.

In public health, mathematical modelling helps us answer difficult, real-world questions and understand complex relationships between biological, demographic, and environmental factors.

Modelling helps answer infectious disease-related questions like “What are the potential effects of three different interventions on a specific disease?” Modellers interpret the model outcomes and draw conclusions to make accurate, evidence-driven and transparent decisions for public health.

This video is part of NCCID’s series on Mathematical Modelling.

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