Research Capacity Strengthening in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Human Reproduction Programme for Eastern Mediterranean Region

August 10-September 4, 2020
Karachi

Medical College

Introduction
The course will cover epidemiological principles, methodological issues, and qualitative research methods while also highlighting a range of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) challenges faced in low and middle income countries. It will also help participants develop the research skills required for designing and conducting a sound study in the field of SRHR. 

Course Directors
  • Dr Sarah Saleem, Professor and Head, Population and Reproductive Health Section, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University (AKU), Karachi 
  • Dr Rozina Karmaliani, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing & Midwifery; and Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, (AKU), Karachi

Course Coordinator
Ms Farina Abrejo, Senior Instructor, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU, Karachi

Course Facilitators
  • Dr Elizabeth McClure, Perinatal Epidemiologist, Center for Clinical Research Network Coordination, USA
  • Dr Rozina Nuruddin, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU, Karachi 
  • Dr Tazeen Saeed Ali, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, School of Nursing & Midwifery, and Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU, Karachi
  • Dr Uzma Shamsi, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU, Karachi
  • Dr Shiyam Sundar, Senior Instructor, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU, Karachi
  • Ms Anam Feroz, Senior Instructor, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU, Karachi

Who Should Attend
Those working for research organizations/institutions as well as individual researchers with prior experience in the field of SRHR. While basic understanding of research methods will be an advantage, the course encourages less experienced participants to register as well. Preference will be given to participants from countries in the WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region.

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V E N U E

Submission deadline: July 31, 2020 

Course fee
PKR 15,000 (USD 100) sponsored by Human Reproduction Programme

C O N T A C T

nadira.ashraf@aku.edu