• Duración:
    9 semanas
  • Dedicación:
    3–4 horas por semana
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  • Institución
  • Tema:
  • Nivel:
    Introductory
  • Idioma:
    English
  • Transcripción de video:
    English
  • Tipo de curso:
    A tu ritmo

Prerrequisitos

Although not required, prior familiarity with basic public health and statistical concepts is recommended.

Sobre este curso

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  • Learn the fundamentals of field-based health research, from practical insights about study design and measuring health outcomes to common challenges to implementing health surveys in the field
  • Free and self-paced, enroll any time before November 30 and complete the course at your own pace
  • Upgrade to the Certificate Track ($99) to earn a verified certificate for the course and gain permanent access to course materials

Travel with our team to India and Kenya to see first-hand how rigorous health research is conducted in the field. This eight-week course will focus on the fundamentals of field-based health research with an emphasis on measuring health outcomes in low resource settings. The course will involve lectures from Vandana Sharma featuring her research work in India and Kenya, combined with exercises to provide practical insights about study design, measurement of health outcomes, and data collection, as well as the common challenges and constraints in implementing health surveys in the field. Case studies and exercises will be drawn from research conducted by J-PAL affiliated professors.

This course is designed for individuals from a variety of backgrounds including those who are new to health research, as well as managers and researchers from international development organizations, foundations, governments, and non-governmental organizations around the world.

Lo que aprenderás

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Through a series of integrated learning modules, the course will focus on topics such as:

  • Measuring individual and population health
  • Designing research studies, including theories of change and logical frameworks
  • Selecting health indicators
  • Measurement tools and selection
  • Questionnaire development
  • Practical and ethical issues for data collection

Conoce a tus instructores

Vandana Sharma
Public Health Researcher
Esther Duflo
Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics, winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
MIT

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