Learning and Applying Mixed Methods Research in Public Health:
An Introductory Course
The Aga Khan University, Department of Continuing Professional Education (AKU-DCPE) is accredited by the American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide continuing medical education. AACME designates this live educational activity for a maximum 12.5 AACME Category 1 credit.
Mixed methods researches are becoming increasingly common across varied spectrum of public health and health systems related projects. Acquiring the knowledge and skills in use of the mixed methods research will enable researchers to effectively design their researches and offset the limitations of a single research method while answering the research questions. In addition, the integration of two research methods provides holistic understanding to the researchers in interpreting the study findings while addressing the range of public health problems. Furthermore, the donor funded grants across the world also encourages to combine qualitative and quantitative data collection approaches.
This course is developed and directed by the Health Policy and Management Unit of the Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU.