16 June 2021


Instructor-led web-based

Objectives/intended   learning outcomes  


After completing this course, the participants will be able to:

  • understand the aims of epitweetr in the context of epidemic intelligence;
  • understand the principles of how epitweetr works
  • analyse and interpret signals in the alert page and use the dashboard to get more information;
  • acquire skills in using the pages of epitweetr application, especially dashboard, alerts and configuration;
  • understand the signal detection settings that are in the configuration page using the dashboard;
  • understand how to change the specifications for topics (including query syntax), languages, important users, subscribers and countries and regions.

Target audience  

Public health experts responsible for detection of public health threats in their country under the EU Initiative on Health Security. 

Note: This course is not open for public enrolment.  


This hands-on training will introduce Epitweetr to the participants and enable them to understand and explore the usage and functionalities of the tool in the early detection of public health threats.