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Use of ICT Tools in Epidemiology Course

INTRODUCTION

This five day course is aimed at strengthening participants’ knowledge and skills related to the use of software applications to investigate communicable disease outbreaks.

DURATION

5 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is open to all researchers and health practitioners with interest in the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) within healthcare.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, the participants should be able to;

  • To create an electronic  entry form from a paper questionnaire
  • To enter merge, validate and clean data, manage datasets
  • To create epidemic curves and work with dates and times in Epidata or Excel
  • To map epidemiological data
  • To calculate study power and sample size for various study designs
  • To randomly select controls
  • To carry out analysis for cohort and case-control studies, including stratified and multivariable analysis
  • To produce a report of the outbreak study, interpreting results of the various analyses.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Introduction to outbreak investigation, cohort and case-control studies
  • Event Properties

    Duration 5 Days
    Event Date 25-09-2017
    Event End Date 29-09-2017
    Cut off date 18-09-2017
    Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 66,564.00
    Individual Price (International) EUR 817.00
    Individual Price (International) USD 888.00
    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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