Quantitative Re​​​​search Methods: Concepts and Skills using Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Aga Khan University Department of Continuing Professional Education (AKU-DCPE) is accredited by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and the American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide continuing medical education. AACME designates this live educational activity for a maximum 88.00 AACME Category 1 credit(s).

Epidemiological research has become an important tool in assessing health effects in populations. This is a three-week concentrated course on the basic principles and methods of epidemiology and biostatistics. The emphasis will be on the design and interpretation of epidemiological studies. Appropriate statistical methods will be integrated with the main epidemiological content, and practical sessions will make use of relevant computer softwares.

CHS houses the largest academic group of epidemiologists, statisticians and demographers in Pakistan. Throughout the whole course, each participant will have the opportunity to work on their study proposal under the guidance of experienced faculty.