Training or Development Class Information


GIS for Health Sector Programme Management Training


Training or Development Class Title
GIS for Health Sector Programme Management Training
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
16-09-2019 to 20-09-2019
Last Date for Applying
09-09-2019
Location
Nairobi, Kenya

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Organization Name / Organize By
Versed Professional Services
Organizing/Related Departments
Versed Team
Organization Type
Company
Training or Development Class Category
Non Technical
Training or Development Class Level
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries

Education/Teaching/Training/Development

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

INTRODUCTION 

This course offers an introduction to GIS and how it is used in public health and epidemiological research. It will introduce participants to the basics including working with and integrating spatial and non-spatial data; geographic scale and spatial precision; decoding; visualization; thematic mapping; and understanding spatial relationships. Specific skills and tools will be introduced in relation to assessing exposure to a range of environmental risks, and a particular focus will be given to methods for spatial linkage of exposure, contextual and confounder information for epidemiological or health risk assessment studies.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Public health practitioners, epidemiologists, exposure scientists, quantitative health geographers, risk assessors, students.

.COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the learner will - within a public health context - be able to:

  • Understand the basics of spatial data and its role in decision making
  • Undertake spatial analysis of environment and health data
  • Explain why geographic data and tools are important for health decision makers
  • Understand geography as a unifying framework and GIS as a tool to   collect, link, analyze, visualize, manage, and share data and information
  • Distinguish between the different tools used to collect, analyze, and    manipulate geographic data
  • Communicate with technical specialists to develop program-specific    geographic products Work with and integrate spatial and non-spatial data
  • Integrate data from different geographic scales and spatial precision
  • Geocode and visualize spatial data
  • Investigate spatial patterns of health risks and disease rates
  • Produce thematic maps and reports

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Registration Fees
Available
Registration Fees Details
1050 USD
Registration Ways
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Appleton Resort 
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