Type: Advanced Module in Reproductive Epidemiology
Duration: 2 weeks
Next course dates: 16/08/2010-28/08/2010
Credit points and SIT:
3 ECTS 90 Study hours (36 contact hours, 54 self-study hours): 24 hours lecture, 12 hours tutorials and workshops in computer labs, 20 hours home-work assignments (data analysis), 20 hours report writing, 10 hours private reading, and 4 hours exam and assessment.
After studying the material in this module, the student should be able to:
- Define public health surveillance, goals and its components in reproductive health in developing countries.
- List general principles of public health surveillance applied to reproductive health.
- List the main uses and sources of surveillance data that are relevant to reproductive health surveillance.
- Describe methods and systems useful for conducting reproductive health surveillance.
- Perform basic analysis of surveillance data.
- List the various attributes of surveillance systems.
- Describe how reproductive surveillance data are linked to public health action.
- Describe how to link health program objectives and indicators to surveillance.
- Use a surveillance grid to plan a reproductive health surveillance system.
- List example of surveillance systems specific to reproductive health.
- Discuss the steps in the evaluation of a surveillance system in reproductive health in developing countries.
The course will cover following module:
- Introduction to Public Health Surveillance
- Public Health Surveillance Applied to Reproductive Health
- Source of Data for Public Health Surveillance
- Type of Surveillance Systems
- Components of Surveillance Process
- Evaluation of Surveillance Systems
- Case Study for Reproductive Health Surveillance in Indonesia.
Siswanto Agus Wilopo, M.D., M.Sc., Sc.D.
Telephone/Facsimile: (62-274) 548156