2012/10/08-19: Rapid Assessment Research: Needs Assessments in Public Health and the use of Rapid Assessment Protocols (Course 5025-12-00-00)
NB: new dates - course now takes place on 8 - 19 October 2012.
Dr David Beran, International Insulin Foundation/University College London
Time and place:
See "Details" box to the right.
Course Aim: To examine and apply the different aspects that comprise Rapid Assessment Protocols. In addition, to appraise a variety of linked issues in the development of research tools, research methods and using research for action and policy changes.
Course Learning Objectives:
- Develop an advanced understanding of the theory of needs and needs assessments;
- Understanding the theory and practice of interview techniques;
- Explore and apply methods used for rapid health system appraisal, including appraisal of related, non-health sectors;
- Examine and evaluate varying types of data and learn the process of data-related decision making;
- Assess and apply the process and practice of integrating research into action and policy;
- Be able to effectively and confidently apply the theoretical knowledge gained through the course to developing and implementing Rapid Assessment Research.
- Any PhD students with a planned career or current career in public health, health promotion, medical anthropology
- Faculty members
Register for this course through the University of Copenhagen online registration system here https://phdkursus.sund.ku.dk/frontPlanner/DetailKursus.aspx?id=95846
Participation in this course gives 10,4 ECTS points. If you have questions about this course, please write to Claire Charasse at the e-mail address indicated below.