Basic Course on Epidemiology, Biostatistics and SPSS @icddr,b
Dr. Umme Kulsum and Dr. Kasrina Azad from ideSHi attended a course arranged by icddr,b on the topic of Basic Course on Epidemiology, Biostatistics and SPSS
The main objective of the course is to provide participants with an understanding of basic concepts of epidemiology and skills in quantitative techniques to plan design and undertake basic epidemiological studies on specific health problems. It is also expected that after completion of the course participants would understand scientific articles better.
In addition to theoretical, case studies and practical exercises, the participants are given hands on training on the use of PC to transform data into information through basic analysis using software such as Epi info and SPSS. The participants are also required to develop and present research proposals in groups.