Operations Research in Public Health

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Operations Research in Public Health

Time: March 28, 2017 at 9:30am to March 31, 2017 at 5pm
Location: Gurgaon, Haryana, INDIA
Street: Plot 47, Sector 44
City/Town: Gurgaon, Haryana
Website or Map: http://www.phfi.org
Phone: +91 124 4722900 (Extn 4110)
Event Type: training/, workshop
Organized By: IIPH-Delhi, PHFI
Latest Activity: Dec 9, 2016

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Event Description

Course objective:

Operations Research (OR) or Implementation Research (IR) is the application of systematic research techniques to improve health programmes indicators. The purpose of OR provide information for management decision‐making for better programme planning and implementation. OR enhances programme quality and facilitates efficient resource use. Successful OR is characterized by a close collaboration between public health personnel, programme managers and researchers throughout the study. The value of OR is that it provides empirical evidence to support programme decisions and thus advance optimal utilization of resources. Through innovative and interactive pedagogic techniques the course will augment the knowledge and skills of the participants in fundamentals of design and conduct of OR. At the end of training, participants will be able to describe the concepts of Operations Research, identify and write problem statement, good research questions, apply knowledge and skills of using different study designs and highlight the prospects of using OR in the field of public health and draft operations research proposal.

Topics to be covered:

• Overview and ingredients of operations research

  • Identification and writing of problem statement
  • Developing good research questions

•  Key study designs in OR‐ Exploratory, Field Intervention, Evaluative and Cost Effectiveness 

•  Quantitative and Qualitative research methods

•  Writing an OR proposal

 Who can attend?

This workshop would be suitable for postgraduate students of health sciences, researchers and project coordinators involved in public health research specifically field trials, clinicians, statisticians and any health professionals wanting to understand the basics of conducting a systematic review.

Registration Fee:                                                                                                                                

Indian National: 8000 INR per participant

International Participant: 16000 INR per participant

The registration fee includes course kit, lunch and snacks. Please note that the participants will have to bear their own travel, boarding and lodging expenses. However, the organizers will be able to provide a list of hotels or guest-houses nearby the institute upon request.

Where to send Registrations?

Please send your filled in registration forms by email to trainings@iiphd.org

How to submit the fee?

Please submit the fee by E-transfer. Bank details for E-transfer will be shared upon request. We do not accept cash.

Link: Operations Research In Public Health (Mar 28 - Mar 31, 2017)

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