Cause Specific Excess Mortality During the COVID Pandemic

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RCLR will host a conference to discuss cause specific excess mortality during the COVID pandemic.

Dr. Frank van Berkum and Dr. Irene Simonetti will present findings and discuss results from their recent research on “The effect of socio-economic characteristics, vaccination information and geographical location on excess mortality from specific causes during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands”.

During 2020 and 2021, when the observed effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were most severe, there was a substantial increase in all-cause Dutch mortality rates. In this workshop, we explore the results of our research into excess mortality for specific causes during those years. 

  • In the first part of this workshop, we will discuss how we define and estimate excess mortality during the years 2020 and 2021. This part is based on an extensive study of pre-pandemic mortality from specific causes.   
  • The second part of the workshop will focus on vaccination uptake in different socio-economic groups. We will discuss results on how vaccination uptake varies across ages, income groups and other socio-economic factors. 
Location: @Droog, Staatstraat 7B, 1011 JJ Amsterdam
Time: 14:00 to 18:00
Date: 18 April 2024 
 
We expect accreditation for 2 Permanent Education Points of the Dutch Actuarial Society (AG)
 
For more information about the workshop and to register, please click here