Short Courses
 
Application Information
Short course training will be delivered by SHARC in order to elevate the ability of human resources for better HIV/AIDS management and research in health systems and research centers. All these short courses have been approved by deputy for education of SUMS and will be presented by experienced teachers using interactive methods. During the courses participants will learn how to apply their knowledge.  There is not any specific prerequisite for taking part in these courses, so all researchers from related research field or health workers with bachelor degree from health systems can take part in these courses. Short courses will be held with at least15 participants and Maximum capacity would be 30.

Location & Venue
The Short Training Courses are conveniently managed and hoed in Shiraz HIV/AIDS Research Center, affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The candidates must fill the on-line application form and submit it directly to the Short Training course Program at the following address or through the below email address:

Shiraz HIV/AIDS Research Center

2nd floor, Voluntary Counseling and Testing Center, Lavan Ave, Delavaran-e Basij Blvd, KhatoonSq, Shiraz, Fars - Iran
Tel/Fax:+98 711 7386272

Email:sharc.workshops@gmail.com

Table1: A brief introduction of the Training Courses which will be held by HIV/AIDS Research Center at national & international level 

 

Short courses on HIV/AIDS

Duration

Costs

T1

HIV/AIDS health care & management;

      Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS

        Socio-economic aspect and definition of High Risk groups,

       Preventive programs and harm reduction strategies

       Diagnosis,

      Treatment in different groups,

      Health promotion activities,

2 weeks

(70 h)

500 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch

T2

Psycho-social aspect of HIV/AIDS;

       Counseling,

      Communication skills in exposed to PLHIV

      Epidemiological pattern of mental disorders in PLHIV,

       Psycho- physiological effect of HIV,

      Socio-economic effect of HIV

1 week

(35 h)

300 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch

T3

Qualitative researches in High risk population;

       Introduction of qualitative researches,

       Difference between Qualitative and quantitative methods

       Different types of Q.R

       Sampling methods in Q.R

       Data gathering methods in Q.R

      Finding report

2 weeks

(70 h)

500 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch

T4

Specific Research methods in high risk population;

       Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS)

1 weeks

(35 h)

300 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch

T5

Strategic planning on HIV/AIDS and addiction prevention.

       Introduction of different type of planning

       Stakeholder analysis

       Mission and vision

       Objectives

       Situation analysis

       Strategy Formulation

       Implementation

       Monitoring and evaluation 

10 days

(55 h)

400 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch

T6

Health System Research;

       Basic researches versus Applied research

       quantitative researches, its methods and application

       qualitative researches, its methods and application

 

3 weeks

(100 h)

600 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch

 

T7

Food and Nutrition Security in HIV/AIDS

       Introduction of Food and Nutrition security Concept

       Social marketing and Advocacy program for FNS

       Stakeholder analysis

       Strategic plan for FNS

       FNS situation in developing countries and its contributing factors

       Conceptual frame works for FNS

 

       Vulnerable groups for FNS 

 

 

3 weeks

(100 h)

600 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch

T8

Surveillance system in HIV/AIDS

       What is surveillance system

       The process and principles of designing a surveillance system

       Different types of surveillance systems

       Surveillance system in HIV/AIDS

1 week

(35 h)

300 $

For tuition fee, educational materials, coffee break and lunch


The next Short Training Course (T9: Statistical Models and Diagnostics for Population Size Estimation Method) will be held from 2-5 March 2015.

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