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Diseases Surveillance and Reporting Course

INTRODUCTION

Emerging and re-emerging events with a potential to cause disease outbreak remain a constant threat to global health security. In most developing countries, public health workers and community health workers are supporting initiatives and programmes like polio eradication, onchocerciasis, guinea worm eradication, trachoma control, integrated community case management, maternal and child health integrated programme, and early warning and response to public health emergencies among others. In some countries structures are not functional or are still to be built to detect, prevent and respond to public health events.

Training course on Disease surveillance and Reporting is offered by IRES-ILDC with and aim of strengthening of national capacity for surveillance and control of public health events of national and international concern.

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course is intended for researchers, clinicians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, from public and private institutions who need to improve their skills on systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health data.

LERNING OBJECTIVES

This course is intended to equip participant with the necessary skills to collect, analyze, interpret and timely dissemination of health data to those who need it for action.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Introduction to disease surveillance
  • Data collection
  • Analysis
  • Mapping and Monitoring
  • Reporting

MODULE 1: Introduction to Disease Surveillance

  • Define public health surveillance and describe its components
  • Identify different data sources for surveillance and monitoring health status for a given population
  • Establish public health priorities for a population
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to evaluate and improve surveillance systems
  • Steps of an outbreak investigation

MODULE 2: Data Collection

  • Data and types of Data
  • Introduction to Mobile Data gathering
  • Benefits of Mobile Applications
  • Introduction to common mobile based data collection platforms
  • Managing devices
  • Challenges of Data Collection
  • Data aggregation, storage and dissemination

MODULE 3: Data Analysis

  • Sorting the data records
  • Performing summary statistics (for numerical data)
  • Summarizing data into frequency tables
  • Calculating percentages and rates.

MODULE 4: Mapping and Monitoring

  • Introduction to GIS
  • Geographic approaches to global health
  • Using GIS software and data
  • GIS analysis and mapping techniques

MODULE 5: Reporting

  • Reporting priority diseases
  • Introduction to reporting tools
  • When to report (thresholds)
  • Evaluating reports

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 12th March 2018.

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Duration 5 Days
Event Date 19-03-2018
Event End Date 23-03-2018
Cut off date 12-03-2018
Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 75,000.00
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,012.00
Individual Price (International) USD 1,100.00
Location Nairobi, Kenya

Group Tariffs

Group Size Kenyan Rate Per day (KES) International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)
6-10 95,000.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
11-15 146,250.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
16-20 191,250.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
21-25 230,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
26-30 262,500.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
30-50 309,825.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
3-5 62,500.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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