The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is pleased to announce the launch of its first short course in The Gambia. This course has been running in London since the 1980's, but for the first time in 2019 will take place at the MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM.
Introductory Course in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics (The Gambia)
Dates: 11 - 29 November 2019
This three-week course includes more than 30 hours of taught lectures and 45 hours of practical sessions, including 10 hours of computer practicals. It is taught by experienced teachers from both London and The Gambia, with long term practice in epidemiology and/or medical statistics in high, middle- and low-income countries.
The topics to be covered will include:
* Design and analysis of epidemiological studies, including sampling and power calculations as well as different types of study design i.e. case-control, cohort, cross-sectional, intervention studies and clinical trials.
* Statistical methods in epidemiology, including t-tests, chi-square tests, Mantel-Haenszel analysis, age standardization, linear and logistic regression and survival analysis.
* Data analysis using Stata software.
* Epidemiological principles of research, including examples of infectious disease epidemiology, undertaking systematic reviews and translating evidence to policy.
For more information and how to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/2OfDntO
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