Posted by IMA International
Finance, International Development
Health, Medical, Training
About the course
In many spheres of human achievements technology has played a vital role by giving us powerful tools for interrogating our world, interpreting what we find and presenting that information. In this digital era GIS once an expensive and specialist skill, has become cheap and more accessible to many people and countries due to falling hardware costs and the availability of high-quality free satellite data and software. In this Course the participants will learn how to apply GIS in public health and epidemiological research. They will learn how to work with spatial and non-spatial data, how to visualize it and map it. The training will equip them with skill and tools for assessing Most at Risk Populations(MARPS) exposure to a range of environmental risks, and methodologies for spatial epidemiological or health risk assessment studies.
Public health practitioners, epidemiologists, exposure scientists, quantitative health geographers, risk assessors, students.
What you will learn
By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
Mobile based data collection for health applications
GIS in health applications
Working with tabular data
GIS analysis and mapping techniques
Designing maps for a health study
Case study: Studying disease outbreaks
This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.
Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: [email protected]
The training will be conducted at Devimpact Institute Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.
The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.
Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to [email protected]