DEBs Short Courses 2018
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This page contains information on the short course offerings for 2018 of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEBs) of the College of Public Health (CPH). This site will also be updated according to the courses opened for registration. Check them out below.

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Data Management and Analysis Using Epi Info; October 16-18, 2018
The Epi Info 7 Training is a three-day training course focusing on introducing the participants to various functionalities of Epi Info including its form designer, data entry, analysis, and mobile version. Epi Info is an open source software developed by the USA Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is user-friendly and can be applied to conduct statistical tests. The short course has the following objectives:

1. To create an electronic data collection form using Epi Info
2. To enter and process data using Epi Info
3. To use electronic Epi Info forms in mobile phones for data collection
4. To perform the following statistical analyses using Epi Info:
a. Numerical Data Analysis
b. Categorical Data Analysis
c. Linear Regression
d. Logistic Regression

Researchers, physicians, clinicians, public health professionals, and students and lecturers in biostatistics, epidemiology and bio-medical sciences from public and private institutions who wish to increase their familiarity and skills in creating electronic data collection forms and gain experience in biostatistical analysis including multivariable regression models.

Information on short course offerings
Lectures, workshop, and plenary sessions will be facilitated by resource persons from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEBs) of the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila.​ The Certificate of Training for completion of the course will be awarded to the participants who have attended at least 80% of the sessions, including lecture, workshop, plenary sessions, and presentation of capsule proposal, wherever applicable. Participants who fail to comply with the attendance requirement will only be given a Certificate of Attendance.

The Course Materials will be made accessible online through a shared Google Drive folder. Access to this folder is restricted to those who have completed registration and payment only. Google accounts are required for better access to the materials. Printed copies of session handouts will not be provided. In this regard, participants should bring their laptop/Mac computers for the duration of the short courses.

Payment should be completed two weeks before the start of the course. The department reserves the right to cancel the course or to refuse walk-ins when slots are no longer available. For inquiries and to send your payment details, contact us at the details provided, which will also be sent to your email along with your registration information. Thank you. Hope to see you soon!

• Registration Fee for the 3-day course: ₱8,000
• Early bird rate/Discounted price: ₱7,500 (if payment is made by August 18, 2018)
• Deadline for Registration is on September 18, 2018
• Maximum of 30 Participants only
• Registration Fee includes online access to lecture materials, lunch, AM/PM snacks, and certificates
• Participants should bring their own laptops with Windows OS (dual-boot/parallel windows for Mac OS) and notebooks/pens
• Cash payments are accepted but should be settled beforehand to Ms. Mary Joy Magracia at Room 209 Mezzanine, Lara Hall, UP College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila (Official Receipt issued should be uploaded below)
• For Cheques and Bank Deposits/Funds Transfer payments, deposit at BPI (Bank of the Philippine Islands) without additional charges:
• Account Name: UP-CPH Foundation, Inc., Account №: 3061 0738 67, BPI Taft Avenue Branch
• Funds Transfer>Transfer to Anyone; using BPI mobile app, available on the App Store, Google Play, etc at (account and authentication required by app)
• Upload a copy of the transaction at the form below.

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To join, register at the form below. Slots are limited for these short courses, so complete your registration and upload proof of payment as soon as possible. The department reserves the right to close this registration once slots are no longer available or cancel the course if the target number of participants is not reached.

All information submitted are considered confidential and will be used for the purposes of the short courses only.

For further information, you may also contact us at (02) 526 0784 or 524 7118 during office hours. Send us your message and like us on or email us at or for further questions or inquiries.

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Registered Professionals may be credited with CPD (Continuing Professional Development) units for renewal of License (to be applied by the professional). Different courses have different CPD units.
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Thank you for your interest in our short courses. Completion of this registration is required prior to attending the short courses. Completion of this form does not guarantee your slot in the short course unless fully paid. We look forward to seeing you!
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