Nepal faces triple burden of health problems (communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases and trauma). Generation of strong evidence is required in these sectors for policy and health action. For this, the capacity of health managers, academicians and students needs to be improved in the field of epidemiology which will be helpful for evidence based practice.
The major objectives of the conference and training are:
1. To share epidemiological methods used in health care settings, highlight epidemiological transition phases and its use in evidence based policy and action.
2. To enhance the skills and knowledge of the participants for an in-depth understanding of the modern concepts of epidemiological methods and its interpretation.
Pre-conference will be held on March 11, 2018 from 13:30 PM onwards. In the pre-conference, there will be presentation regarding “Post Disaster Health System Strengthening Program in Nepal” followed by a panel discussion on the role of epidemiology can be instrumental in handling situation.
Pre-conference will be followed by one day conference. Conference will be held on March 12, 2018. The conference will commence with an inaugural session and oration by Prof. Kenneth J Rothman which will be followed by two sessions Session I focus on ‘Epidemiologic Methods for Maternal and Child health Research’ and session II focus on ‘Epidemiologic Methods for Non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) Research’.
Training workshop will be carried out from March 13-15, 2018 after the completion of pre-conference and conference. The training will constitute extensive participative sessions by epidemiologists on different topics.
Pre-conference day- March 11, 2018
Conference day- March 12, 2018
Workshop/Training day- March 13-15, 2018
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