The National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health aims to improve the population's health through discovery, training, and the development of health policy that promotes equity, a healthy future and environmental sustainability.
The centre's research builds on the disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, sociology, anthropology, demography, and integration and implementation sciences.
Most of the centre’s research is encompassed in the following themes:
- chronic and infectious disease epidemiology
- environment, climate and health
- global population health
- health equity
- methods for population health research
- society, culture and health.