HOST(S): Versed Professional Services Limited (VPSL)
Type: Training Course Date: 03 - 07 Apr 2017 Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Venue: VERSED Professional Services
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. A particular focus will be given to methods for spatial linkage of exposure, contextual and confounder information for epidemiological or health risk assessment studies.
Public health practitioners, epidemiologists, exposure scientists, quantitative health geographers, risk assessors, students.
By the end of this course, the learner will - within a public health context - be able to:
The training event fee is USD 1050.
This fee does not cover accommodation and travel logistics. However, accommodation and airport pick up can be arranged at an extra cost.
Short URL: http://www.preventionweb.net/go/51834