The SISMEC Working Group is organizing this year the course dedicated to causal inference, in order to foster debate and comparison necessary to effectively investigate the cause-effect questions.

The world of epidemiology celebrated the ninetieth birthday of Professor Benedetto Terracini, one of the founders of Italian epidemiology and its greatest advocate, as well as the first co-ordinator of the Referral Centre for Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention in Piedmont - CPO Piemonte.