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    International Workshop “Epidemiological Methods for Health Research”, 17-21 September 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Course Date: 17 Sep 2012

    Application form / Preleminary programme

    DATE:

    17-21 September, 2012

    VENUE:

    Training Center of the Institut Pasteur-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    ORGANISERS:

    Regional Emerging Diseases Intervention (REDI) Centre-Singapore, Institut Pasteur of Ho Chi Minh City, HKU-Pasteur Research Centre and Institut Pasteur International Network

    OBJECTIVE:

    To provide a broad basis of the practical knowledge for design, implementation, and reporting clinical research of infectious disease in a local setting.  Primary focus will be on the logistics of collection, storage and analysis of high quality data to address relevant and well-framed research questions to support surveillance, epidemiological research and outbreak investigation throughout the South East Asia/Mekong region.

    PARTICIPANTS' PROFILE:

    Health personnel from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, PR China, Vietnam and other countries in South East Asia involved in surveillance activities and outbreak investigation. The workshop is particularly aimed at those in the health sector wishing to keep pace with the new approaches developed in public health surveillance and operational research. The sessions will be delivered in English. Trainees should have a clear understanding of spoken and written English. Limited to 24 participants.

    APPLICATIONS:

    A course committee comprising members of the teaching team and of the organizers will be set-up for the selection of the participants.

    Please download and return the completed form, including:

    • a covering letter explaining the reasons for participating in the course; 
    • a detailed CV; 
    • a recommendation letter to hku-pasteur@hku.hk before July 20, 2012.

    No registration fees – Support for travel and accommodation will be provided to participants – Deadline for applications July 20, 2012

    International Workshop Epidemiological Methods for Health Research 17-21 September 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam