About CODE

Centre for Digital Epidemiology

The Centre for Digital Epidemiology (CoDE) is a non-profit academic research institute established in 2023 with the aim of advancing knowledge, strengthening research activities, and disseminating in epidemiology. CoDE conducts multi-disciplinary research, community engagement initiatives, training courses, and educational programmes under the umbrella of the University of Jaffna’s Faculty of Medicine.

What We Offer


At the moment, the public and project collaborators can contact the Centre for Digital Epidemiology via email. Members of the Centre for Digital Epidemiology (CoDE) will later be able to interact in moderated discussions in specific meeting rooms.

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CIE programmes

The active engagement of participants and stakeholders was associated with the study’s success. The Community Engagement and Involvement (CEI) activities were created to address and solve problems in the community.

This page will contain the results of the primary Community Engagement and Involvement (CEI) programmes, workshops, and events.

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Bio Banking

Biobanks are essential in medical research because they promote genomics and personalised therapy. They enable access to vast amounts of data, allowing for multi-purpose research.

We provide bio-banking services in accordance with ethical considerations concerning privacy, research ethics, and medical practices.

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Cohort Study

The Northern Provinces’ extensive community survey, which lasted from February 2020 to April 2023, included 10,000 permanent residents to collect participant data such as demographics, socioeconomic profiles, health histories, and AF symptoms, leading to the conduct of a cohort study.

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Faculty of Medicine,
University of Jaffna,
Adiyapatham Road,
Kokuvil West,