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Use of ICT Tools in Epidemiology Course

Indepth research Services
Start Date:
February 12, 2018
End Date:
February 16, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm


Event: Use of ICT Tools in Epidemiology Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya

Event Date: 12th – 16th February 2018.



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

5 days.

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

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.

• Introduction to outbreak investigation, cohort and case-control studies
• Creation of a questionnaire
• Data entry and validation using EpiData
• Descriptive analysis of epidemiological data using Excel/Stata
• Time series analysis; epidemic curve using Excel/Stata
• Analysis of place characteristics ;mapping of cases using QGIS
• Bivariate analysis of epidemiological data using Stata

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

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For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814, +254 731240802, +254 735331020.

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Email: [email protected]. Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 5th February 2018.
Send proof of payment to [email protected].


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.
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