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ICT for HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Reporting Course

Location:
Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya
Start Date:
May 14, 2018
End Date:
May 18, 2018
Time:
9:00am to 5:00pm

Description

Event: ICT for HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Reporting Course
Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya
Event Date: 14th – 18th May 2018.
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INTRODUCTION
HIV/AIDS surveillance and reporting enhances efforts to prevent HIV transmission, improve allocation of resources for treatment services, and assist in evaluating the impact of public health interventions. This course will provide training in new methods, techniques and best practices related to effective reporting data on AIDS cases, new infections, and behavior and characteristics of people at high risk to relevant authorities. The general aim of the course are to familiarize participants with ICT including mobile phone and tablets in data collection and disseminating of HIV/AIDS surveillance to providers and institutions responsible for implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention control.
DURATION
5 Days
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Medical practitioners in charge of HIV/AIDS programs, project officers, researchers and data collectors
COURSE OBJECTIVE
• Increase capacities of participants in development and implementation of HIV/AIDS surveillance and reporting
• Provide a practical overview of methods and approaches used in surveillance data collection, analysis and reporting
• Introduce participants to ICT with the emphasis on open data kit in collecting HIV/AIDS data
• Describe the importance of dissemination of HIV/AIDS surveillance data to providers and institutions responsible for implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention and control programmes
• Assist participants in applying the course contents in their countries
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
• Global HIV/AIDS epidemiology and the impact of the epidemic
• General principles and key epidemiological issues of public health surveillance
• Components of HIV surveillance systems
• Basic HIV surveillance principles and concepts
• Establishing a HIV surveillance system
• HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data
• HIV/AIDS Data Collection Using ODK
• Analyzing HIV/AIDS Surveillance data
• Writing Surveillance Report
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ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
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PAYMENT
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 7th May 2018.
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Organizer

Indepth Research Services
Indepth Research Services (IRES) is an international training and consultancy organization with its head office in Nairobi, Kenya. IRES offers a comprehensive portfolio of technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture; climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors. We offer open and scheduled international training programs in use of GIS, Remote Sensing, emerging technologies, and data management
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