Title of Placement Research Assistant
Location   Nairobi, Kenya
Duration   Eight months
Department   Medicine
Instituition   Aga Khan University
Project Description   Development of Departmental Disease Registries: Hypertension, heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, acute pulmonary embolism, Atrial fibrillation, HIV one-stop clinic at different stages of development.
Responsibilities   The incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Adaptation of MS excel and MS access software for patient data entry - will perform under instruction and supervision
  • Patient data collection into data sheets
  • Some patient data entry into softwares including SPSS - under supervision
  • Some preliminary data analysis and production of power point presentation together with faculty members
  • Enrollment in a Bachelor's or a Master's programme in Medicine Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Nursing or related fields
  • Proficiency in using MS word, excel, and power point
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
Expected Project Outcome   Assistance in the development of departmental disease registries.

The selected intern will be provided with furnished accommodation as well as a living stipend to cover minimal daily expenses. All visa processing costs will also be covered.

Please note that air travel is not covered by AKU, the students should have a minimum access to savings for the duration of this internship.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the Programme Coordinator at aku.iip@aku.edu.


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