Due Date: September 11, 2019

Applications are open for a three-week sponsored course concentrating on the style and analysis of epidemiological research studies. The course is arranged by the London School of Health and Tropical Medication and the scholarship is supplied by Africa Research Study Quality Fund.


Epidemiological research study is a crucial tool to evaluate health results in populations and can be utilized to optimise illness security, assist in break out examination and offer essential proof for the assessment of modifications in health policy. This is a focused three-week course which will take trainees through from the fundamental concepts of public health approximately the application of analytical techniques, such as logistic regression utilizing Stata software application.

Throughout the 3 weeks, trainees will discover the style and analysis of epidemiological research studies and the analytical techniques that underpin much of the starting concepts. Much of the material refers that which is taught throughout the worldwide renowned MSc Public Health at the London School of Health and Tropical Medication (LSHTM). This brief course is planned to be an extensive intro to public health and medical data, and at the end of the 3 weeks, trainees will comprehend the typical risks connected with research study style, have the ability to select the most suitable analytical techniques to validate specified hypotheses and feel great to carry out fundamental analytical analysis utilizing Stata software application.

This course has actually been running in London considering that the 1980’s, however for the very first time in 2019 will occur at the MRC System in The Gambia (” The System”), which hosts different brief courses regularly.

Course Information and Scholarship

  • Course dates: 11– 29 November 2019
  • Location: MRC @ LSHTM, The Gambia
  • Course Costs: ₤ 3,450

AREF-Sponsored Scholarships are offered for an Introductory Course in Public Health & Medical Stats (The Gambia)

Approximately 5 AREF Scholarships are offered to spend for charges, lodging and sensible travel. The scholarships will be granted just to candidates whom the course leaders recognize as satisfying the eligibility and quality requirements for approval to the course.


  • Open to clinicians and other graduates who operate in medical research study systems, scholastic departments or health services
  • No previous official training in public health or data is needed
  • A great command of the English Language is needed

AREF will offer concern to

  • Existing and previous AREF Fellows and Workshop individuals who show an engaging prepare for using brand-new knowing acquired from the course
  • Guaranteeing fair gain access to for ladies and guys, and for candidates from fairly disadvantaged research-settings.


Look for the course here

Financing application are offered for download here

Interested candidates might send a total application to [email protected] no behind 1600 hours GMT on 11 th September 2019.

For additional information, go to Africa Research Study Quality Fund

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