CPH: "Health Research Methods" (May 2018)

May 29, 2018 to May 31, 2018
College of Public Health


Health Research Methods - Course Description

This 3-day course will focus on the different steps in planning for and conduct of health research. The teaching-learning strategies include lectures, workshops and group discussions. The participants will apply the concepts learned in the development of their individual research proposals. During plenary sessions, participants will present their capsule proposals, which will then be commented on by fellow participants and a facilitator for fine-tuning.
Course Objectives At the end of the course, the students should be able to:
1. Formulate appropriate objectives for their identified research problem;
2. Conduct a review of related literature;
3. Construct a conceptual framework for their identified research problem;
4. Select the appropriate research design for their research objectives;
5. Select the appropriate sampling design for their research objectives;
6. Develop an appropriate data collection tool;
7. Select the appropriate statistical analysis for their research objectives;
8. Develop a time table and budget for a proposed study; and, 9. Identify the administrative and ethical issues in the conduct of research.

Information on short course offerings

Lectures, workshop, and plenary sessions will be facilitated by resource persons from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEBs) of the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila.​ The Certificate of Training for completion of the course will be awarded to the participants who have attended at least 80% of the sessions, including lecture, workshop, plenary sessions, and presentation of capsule proposal, wherever applicable. Participants who fail to comply with the attendance requirement will only be given a Certificate of Attendance.
The Course Materials will be made accessible online through a shared Google Drive folder. Access to this folder is restricted to those who have completed registration and payment only. Google accounts are required for better access to the materials. Printed copies of session handouts will not be provided. In this regard, participants should bring their laptop/Mac computers for the duration of the short courses.
After registration, next step is to settle payment as soon as possible to secure your slot. For inquiries and to send your payment details, contact us at the details provided, which will also be sent to your email along with your registration information. Thank you. Hope to see you soon!
Registration Fee for 3-day courses: ₱7,500
• Early bird rate/Discounted price: ₱7,000 (please see respective course offering for deadline)
• Fee includes training materials (shared online), certificates, and AM and PM refreshments
• Cash, Deposit/Funds Transfer, or Cheque payments are accepted
• For Bank Deposits/Funds Transfer payments, use the following details: UP-CPH Foundation, Inc., Account №: 3061 0738 67, BPI Taft Avenue Branch
• Send copy of transaction receipt/screenshot to debs.cph@up.edu.ph or shortcourse.debs@gmail.com