GIS for Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Training Course


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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.


June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
GDS001 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
GDS001 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

Date
Duration
Location
Fee
Action
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nairobi
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Pretoria
$2,400
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


INTRODUCTION

GIS for Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Training Course is designed to suit professionals in the job market through imparting practical skills on how to use GIS to overcome the major challenges faced during phases of a disease outbreak, surveillance, and monitoring.

Participants will acquire hands-on skills in the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) as a tool to capture, store, analyze, manage, and visualize disease cases data that is spatially linked.

DURATION

5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course is targeted at professionals who require knowledge and skills on the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) in their organization in the field of risk management.


Course Level:

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand GIS key components
  • Understand the role of GIS in solving epidemiological and animal health-related issues.

Course Outline

Module 1: Basic GIS concepts

  • Basic concepts and terminologies of GIS
  • Introduction to spatial information
  • Introducing Epidemiology concepts
  • Introducing GIS in disease surveillance
  • GIS system installation planning
  • Working with a GIS software

Module 2: GIS data sources, data collection and integration techniques for Risk mapping

  • Data sources for disease information mapping
  • Mobile data collection using ODK.
  • Data collection using handheld GPS devices
  • Integrating GPS and ODK data into a GIS environment

Module 3: Disease Vulnerability and Risk Assessment using GIS

  • Types and methods of risk assessment, risk evaluation, cost-benefit analysis.
  • Assessment of elements at risk using GIS.
  • Application of GIS in Multi-criteria analysis in vulnerability assessment.
  • GIS in mapping disease vector location and distribution

Module 4: Application of Risk Information for Risk Reduction Planning

  • Visualization of risk information
  • Risk mapping
  • Disease monitoring

Spatial Mapping and Visualization in disease surveillance

  • GIS mapping of priority public health problems
  • GIS mapping of most-at-risk populations(MARPS)
  • Creating risk maps

Module 5: GIS for monitoring in Epidemiology and public health

  • GIS in Disease transmission and progression mapping
  • GIS as a Decision Support System for Public Health Management (What, where, when, how and why analysis)
  • Use of GIS in disease surveillance
  • Web-Based Mapping

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METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]  

Mob: +254 715 077 817 or +250 789 621 067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817 or +250 789 621 067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010+250 789 621 067 or mail [email protected] or [email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before course start date.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]  or [email protected]


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