1. Summer Course on RMHS 2010


The aim of the course is research capacity building through local and international research
collaborations. The long term vision is the inauguration of a regional center of excellence in research
training in the field of health sciences.


1. Data management
2. Study design
3. Sample size calculation
4. Intellectual property rights
5. Applications in mental health research

What the participants will gain

1. Define basic statistical and epidemiological concepts
2. Evaluate methodology in scientific publications
3. Control data collection and management
4. Choose relevant statistical tests
5. Structure a scientific manuscript
6. Gain insight into building international research partnerships
7. Increase research capacity fields such as mental health and infectious diseases
8. Develop public health research perspectives

Course methodology

Lectures and practicum with 25 participants with their own laptops