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GIS Application in Public Health Workshop

The GIS Application in Public Health workshop will take place October 8 - 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India.
When Oct 08, 2012 08:00 AM to
Oct 12, 2012 05:00 PM
Where New Delhi, India
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MEASURE Evaluation, a USAID-funded project, is pleased to announce an international workshop on “GIS Application in Public Health” for English-speaking professionals. The workshop is sponsored by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi, India in collaboration with MEASURE Evaluation. This 5-day course will be held October 8 – 12, 2012 in New Delhi, India.

Taught in English, the course is designed for mid-level health and population officers, program managers, and other professionals involved with the implementation of population, health, and nutrition programs. Participants should be involved with analysis of health- and population-related data for delivery of health services or teaching and training. The workshop will cover the concept of geographic information systems (GIS), use of GIS in public health, preparing databases for GIS, and preparing GIS output from data, and application of GIS software.

The total course fee for the workshop is US$2,200. The total course fee includes the workshop tuition, accommodation, partial board (breakfast daily and lunch on weekdays), and round-trip airport transfers. These costs do not include airfare, visa fees, or other expenses. 

Applications must be submitted to PHFI by September 14, 2012.

A limited number of MEASURE Evaluation fellowships are available to qualified candidates from USAID-assisted countries in the Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe regions.