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Training course in research methodology and research protocol development 2021

Course weekly schedule

Date Course file
September 6, 2021 Course overview

Module 1: Introduction: Research topic selection, research question and research problem statement

It all starts with a question! - Moazzam Ali

Recent evolutions and research agenda in the field of SRHR - Moazzam Ali

Module 1: Introduction: Research topic selection, research question and research problem statement - Assignment
September 13, 2021 Module 2: Effective literature search and citing biomedical documents and sources

Finding public health information: WHO Library, PubMed, Cochrane Library - Tomas Allen

Module 2: Effective literature search and citing biomedical documents and sources - Assignment
September 20, 2021 Module 3 Part 1: Types of research and epidemiologic studies

Introduction to study designs - Moazzam Ali

Epidemiologic studies - Karim Abawi

Cohort studies - Nguyen Thi My Huong

Case-control studies - Karim Abawi

Module 3 Part 1: Types of research and epidemiologic studies - Assignment
September 27, 2021 Module 3 Part 2: Epidemiologic studies cont’d

Cross-sectional studies - Maryam Hemed

Randomized controlled trial - Khalifa Elmusharaf

Systematic review - Karim Abawi

Module 3 Part 2: Epidemiologic studies cont’d - Assignment
October 4, 2021 Module 4: Sampling (sample size and sampling technique) and quantitative data collection

Sampling and sample size estimation - Moazzam Ali

Quantitative data collection: Designing a questionnaire - Khalifa Elmusharaf

Module 4: Sampling (sample size and sampling technique) and quantitative data collection - Assignment
October 11, 2021 Module 5: Qualitative study design

Introduction to qualitative research - Khalifa Elmusharaf

Qualitative sampling techniques - Khalifa Elmusharaf

Qualitative data collection techniques - Khalifa Elmusharaf

Qualitative research approaches - Khalifa Elmusharaf

Module 5: Qualitative study design - Assignment
October 18, 2021 Module 6: Research ethics and critical appraisal of research publication

Ethical issues in sexual and reproductive health research - Raqibat Idris

Critical appraisal - Jane Hirst

Module 6: Research ethics and critical appraisal of research publication - Assignment