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Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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February 2019
$1000

GIS for Geomedicine. On 25th Feb-1st March

25 February - 1 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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GIS for Geomedicine Introduction The earth has been home for man for generations over. He has grown and multiplied to inhabit the earth. Some environments have favoured his growth while others not so. The earth produces the nourishment and physical conditions needed by man to survive; the thermal and atmospheric pressures, the water, the food, the air, the content and quality are different in different locations. This therefore has a major impact on his health. There is a direct correlation…

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$1000

Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST). ON 25Th February-1St March 2019

25 February - 1 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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INTRODUCTION Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) is an innovative participatory technique designed to promote hygiene behaviours, sanitation improvements and community management of water and sanitation facilities. Global challenges of water supply, urbanization and emerging trends of disposable diapers have further complicated the sanitation crisis in developing world. Climate change, flooding, unapproved sanitary systems and lack of sanitary accommodation for road transport are some of emerging trends reversing the achievements of total sanitation. TARGET GROUP The course will benefit humanitarian…

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March 2019
$1000

Good Clinical Laboratory Practice. On 4th-8th March2019

4 March - 8 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) is a set of guidelines for laboratory samples from clinical studies which ensures the reliability, quality, consistency and integrity of data generated by clinical trial laboratories. There is need for iterative patient safety and reliability of data generated by laboratories; therefore the environment under which the studies are conducted should be thoroughly scrutinized against set guidelines and maintained if this is to be achieved. Target Group The course is designed for professionals managing or…

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Occupational Health and Safety for Workers in Public Health Emergencies. On 11th-15th March 2018

11 March - 15 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction During Public Health Emergencies there is multi sectoral response by the various governmental and non-governmental agencies. The workers in these response teams are exposed to various health and safety hazards in the delivery of their duties.  These hazards could lead to infections, injuries or even death. For this purpose it’s important to safeguard the health of these workers so that they can be efficient in the delivery of their services. Target Group Emergency response personnel professional groups including, but…

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$1000

Disaster Planning and Preparedness

11 March - 15 May
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Rationale Planning that a disaster might occur and having the right preparedness plan greatly improves on the response and ultimately the recovery. Reducing the social economic effects of disaster through risk management, reduction on the magnitude of damages through simulation exercises and building the anti-disaster infrastructures greatly improves on resiliency and avoids the possibility of secondary disaster which is a complication of disaster. This course will help individuals responsible for planning, preparation and management of community disaster plans to develop…

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$1000

Training on modern data collection using mobile phones platforms: ODK, KoBo Toolbox and Magpi and analysis using SPSS, Epi info and NVivo. On 11th-15th March 2019

11 March @ 08:00 - 15 March @ 17:00
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Mobile platforms, when used to collect data, offer many advantages over the traditional paper questionnaires. Time -the data is collected and uploaded in real-time Cost- saves on papers. Reliability. Data collected is not manually compiled reducing errors from double entry flexibility,- questionnaires and forms can be updated/edited in real time Geo Location, collection of this information further improves on the quality of data large sample size, due to reduced costs the sample size can be increased to further improve…

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$1000

Training on writing successful tender Proposals (Grants and other consultancies)

25 March - 29 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Consultants when tendering to offer their services have to express their innovative and unique ideas in the most appealing way. It’s imperative that such proposals capture all the innovativeness and ideas that the consultant has in a clear and persuading manner, with realistic objectives, best methodology and a well-structured work plan and a budget. A skilled individual/corporate consultant is able to convince the grant administrators that they can deliver the objectives within the set timelines. This course is meant…

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$1000

Training on Facilitation Skills Development for Extension Workers

25 March - 23 May
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Extension workers are deployed in the rural areas to offer extension services in various fields like; agricultural, health services etc. These workers are in contact with the community and offer a great deal of important essential services. Their job description involves training and dissemination of new information and updates to the community. Their training mostly focuses on the technical skills and the TOT programmes focuses on equipping them with more technical skills on particular subject matter. If the extension workers are…

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Disaster Response and Recovery

25 March - 29 March
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Even after implementing all the disaster prevention strategies disaster still do happen. During the acute phases of response operations Incident Management Teams are tasked to solve critical problems by making concrete decisions. Incident Management System should therefore have policies, rules and culture that guide Incident Management Teams during emergency response. During post disaster phase community can learn and adopt new practices that can help reduce the magnitude of disaster or prevent its reoccurrence altogether. However, mismanagement of the post disaster…

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April 2019
$1000

Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts

1 April - 5 April
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Water sanitation and hygiene in humanitarian crisis is a critical issue that requires attention to avoid outbreak of infectious waterborne diseases. Such diseases can cause high cases of morbidity and mortality following a disaster further escalating the panic mode making it difficult to control. This course prepares qualified personnel (e.g. engineers and public health professionals) interested in becoming aid workers to further their skills and learn more about humanitarian WASH methods. Target Group Aid workers. engineers and public health…

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$1000

GIS for Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance

1 April - 5 April
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Epidemiologists study the distribution and determinants of diseases in specified populations with the aim of controlling the disease under study. Descriptive epidemiology characterizes disease in terms of time, place, and person. The place attribute can be analyzed using GIS, which analyzes spatial location and organizes layers of information into visualizations using maps and 3D scenes revealing robust insights into data like; patterns, relationships, and situations—helping epidemiologists make smarter decisions. The science of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance is used in control…

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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for Health Projects/Programs

8 April - 26 June
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Monitoring and evaluation of health projects is done to determine the feasibility, effectiveness, applicability, cost-benefit, scalability and acceptance of the project by the community, making it an important tool in the implementation of such projects. It’s therefore important that the human resource undertaking this activity are well versed with practical skills in undertaking monitoring and evaluation for health and health-related projects and programmes. This training workshop is designed to build capacity for professionals by impacting them with hands-on skills…

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Project and Contract Management

8 April - 12 April
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction Prudent management of contract or a project is important for a project to be successful. Project management of whatever kind requires efficient management of various projects attributes like; time, finances, human capital and project materials.  Projects sustainability and continuity is made possible when project attributes are planned and implemented properly. Poor planning leaves projects stalled and results in resource wastage, poor choice of project materials produces poor quality of work. This Course is aimed in building capacity of Project…

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$900

Training on running successful Focused Group Discussions in research and community diagnosis

15 April - 17 April
Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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Introduction The use of focus group discussion by health professionals, researchers, academicians, postgraduate students, and policy developers is on the rise; this course is designed to equip participants run successful focus groups discussions by reviewing and broadening their existing skills. The training is run through formal lectures, practical workshops, and group discussions. Target Group Administrators whose role is collecting stakeholders view in policy development Researchers Health professionals Trainers of trainers Community Focal persons Course Objectives After the completion of the course,…

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