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Indepth Research Services (IRES) -Training and Professional Consulting in GIS, Remote Sensing, and Emerging Technologies
- Management and Analysis of Health and Epidermiological Data using Epi Info
- 08.10.2012 - 12.10.2012
- IRES Training Centre - Nairobi
- Data Management and Analysis
Physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, and other public health workers lacking a background in information technology often have a need for simple tools that allow the rapid creation of data collection instruments and data analysis, visualization, and reporting using epidemiologic methods.
Epi Info is a suite of lightweight software tools that delivers core ad-hoc epidemiologic functionality without the complexity or expense of large, enterprise applications.Epi Info is flexible, scalable, and free while enabling data collection, advanced statistical analyses, and geographic information system (GIS) mapping capability.
This training specifically deals with Management and analysis of health and epidemiological data using Epi Info. The training combines theoretical foundations with methodological perspectives and technical exercises, aiming at training participants in the concrete uses of quantitative data in health and epidemiological research using Epi Info.
The training also explore quantitative data gathering tools with particular focus on emerging tools for rapid data gathering such as mobile data gathering, SMS Surveys and Online surveys and how to integrate the data so obtained into EPI Info.
FOR WHOM IS THE TRAINING RELEVANT
Physicians, Nurses, epidemiologists, public health workers, Researchers, Data Analysts, Statisticians, Community Development Practitioners, Nutritionist, Monitoring and Evaluation Practioners of Health based programs, Food Security and Livelihood practioners, Research Student, Program Managers and executives who use or intend to use Epi Info as a tool to analyse the data they collect in their organisations
The participants are required to have a good command of the English language and reasonable computing skills. Prior knowledge in Epi Info and Statistics is an added advantage but not compulsory
The class size is limited to 10 participants to ensure that each participants has the opportunity to interact with the facilitator. The training may be cancelled if there are less than five participants.
- Introduction to Relational Databases
- Introduction to EPI –Info
- Developing Questionnaires-Generate and Format a View
- Check Code Programming
- The Enter Data Component
- Introduction to Screen Components & Analysis Commands
- Importing & Exporting Data Tables
- Read and Write other database formats
- Relating & Merging Data Tables
- Manipulating Data Prior to Analysis
- Generating Analysis Output
- Analysis: Simple Commands (Interpretation of Statistical data)
- Advanced Analysis (Linear and Logistic Regression)
- Advanced Analysis (Survival Analysis)
- Advanced Statistics (Complex frequencies, Tables and Means)
- Generating Epi Curves
- Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
- Using Epi Map
- Creating Reports using EPI Report
- Creating a menu in EPI Info
- Mobile Data Gathering (Google Open Data Kit - ODK)
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.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.
The standard Fees for the training is KES 65,000 or US$ 867. Exclusive of V.A.T. The training fee covers tuition, training materials, refreshments and lunch.
Discount on training fees payment
Payment two weeks before training commencement date
Payment two weeks before commencement date for a minimum of five participants
TRAINING VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION
The training is residential, and will be held at Sportsview Hotel, Kasarani. Applicants are highly encouraged to stay at the hotel where the training is held.
The standard course fee is KES 65,000 or US$ 867. This covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
The rooms’ rate is approximately US$ 60 per day. This includes bed, breakfast and dinners. Note this is a negotiated rate between IRES and the Hotel management.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
HOW TO APPLY
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.
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