COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS USING STATA

College of Medicine

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS USING STATA

Facilitation: Research Support Centre

Dates: 24-26 March, 2020

Venue: Lilongwe, Malawi, University of North Carolina Conference Room

College of Medicine’s Research Support Centre strives to build capacity of the administration of Research and Grants. One of the strategies is through delivery of various training courses. This time around, we are offering a training course on introduction to biostatistics using Stata. This will equip participants with data analysis skills needed to produce credible results which will be acceptable in the health sector.

Who should apply: Biostatisticians, Data Analysts, Data managers, Quality assurance, Quality control officers, Principal Investigators and other logisticians who develop study protocols, Project managers, and Study coordinators responsible for day-to-day field activities and Study monitors.

About the course: This course is an introductory course in biostatistics the course will cover modules from basic statistics to regression models among others. The following aspects will be covered:

  • Introduction to Stata
  • Variable Specification
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Measures of Association
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Statistical Testing
  • The basis of statistical inference
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Correlation and Simple Regression Modelling
  • Multivariable Modelling Course

Fee $ 275 per participant Course fee covers course material, lunch and refreshments

Application details: Applications letters should be submitted to rsccourses@medcol.mw (with a copy to rsctrainingcoordination@medcol.mw) no later than Friday 20th of March, 2020. If you need more information contact the training coordination unit using the above emails. Training fees can be deposited to Research Support Centre bank account, NBS bank, Account Number: 14356274, Ginnery Corner, Swift Code: NBSTMWMW

If you need more information, send an email to the addresses indicated above. You can also visit our website: http://www.rsc.medcol.mw