This BASES workshop will cover basic concepts in epidemiological study designs, data management and analyses, as well as basic coding using the statistical software package - STATA. Via lectures and practical sessions delivered by faculty from Ghana and Germany, the workshop will introduce participants to data analyses of “real-world” datasets and the discussion of published studies. The workshop outline is as follows:
Note the following information covering the BASES-CPD workshop: • Dates: Tuesday - Friday, July 02 - 05, 2019 and Saturday July 06, 2019 (optional) • Times: 8:30am – 4:30pm Tuesday - Friday; 8:30am – 12:30pm Saturday (optional)• Venue: IDL Conference Center, near KNUST poolside• Number of participants: 60 (to allow for optimum hands-on experience and supervision during practical sessions)• Registration opens: Friday, May 24, 2019• Registration closes: Sunday, June 23, 2019, 20:00 hrs GMT • Offer of admission: First-come first-served basis. Final notice of admission on Monday, June 24, 2019• Acceptance: within 2 days following offer. Final acceptance by Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 15:00 hrs GMT • Registration fees: GHS 500 (Payable upon admission. Payment instructions will be provided and receipt issued)
The following are the eligibility criteria for applying to participate in the BASES workshop: • Be working in a medical, bio-medical, public health or advanced nursing field. You may also be a graduate student or scientist in any health-science discipline• Be available to participate in the workshop in its entirety. Partial participation will not be permitted • Be in possession of a laptop which must be carried along for the workshop. Applicants are encouraged to have at least STATA 10 or above installed • Demonstrate that the skills learned will need to be applied immediately or in the very near future as part of work/education.
Meals will be provided, and participants will receive a certificate of completion signed by faculty from Ghana and Germany only after having attended at least 90% of the sessions and completing 100% of the assignments. For further enquiries or information, you may contact any of the SEXISS workshop coordinators at the KCCR Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research group via email: firstname.lastname@example.org