Qualitative Methods in Health Systems Research (HSR)

Training
from Royal Tropical Institute
Registration deadline: 01 Dec 2019 Training date: 22 Jan 2020 to 08 Feb 2020 More Information

This course focuses on qualitative health systems research. Participants gain experience in each step of the qualitative research process and learn ways to enhance the utilisation of research results.

This course is tropEd accredited and can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or the Master in Public Health programmes.

Policy makers, managers and service providers in the health system need to be able to select appropriate research methods to better understand and address the problems they face. This course specifically focuses on qualitative health systems research. The course also discusses which methods should be used to answer different health system research questions.

Participants gain experience in each step of the qualitative research process through the development of their own research proposal, through practical exercises, and by appraising a research proposal. Attention is also paid to enhance the use of research results by policy makers, managers, health care providers, civil society and clients.

Objectives

At the end of the module/session the participants should be able to:

  • explain the concepts, paradigms and application of and qualitative research methodologies in health systems research
  • clearly formulate research questions based on problem analysis
  • critically appraise each other’s work (i.e. research proposals and results) on its technical and practical merits
  • select and explain an appropriate mix of qualitative research tools to investigate public health issues
  • formulate a feasible, consistent and logical small scale qualitative research proposal
  • propose an outline of a research report and suggest strategies to disseminate research results to different target groups

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Fee information:
Fee: EUR 2.020 (This fee covers the course fee and study material. It does not include any other costs incurred like travel costs, insurance, visa, accommodation, daily expenses and others)
How to register:

For more information and to apply in our online application system visit: https://www.kit.nl/study/course/qualitative-methods-health-systems-resea...

There are scholarships from the Orange Knowledge Programme available for this course. Apply for academic admission first to KIT before 24 June 2019. OKP deadline: 22 July 2019.
Read more: https://www.kit.nl/health/study/okp-orange-knowledge-programme/

Summary practical information:

Course dates: 22-01-2020 to 07-02-2020
Duration: 3 weeks
KIT Application deadline other funding: 22-11-2019
ECTS: 4
Location: KIT, Amsterdam
Language: English
Fee: EUR 2.020 (this fee covers the course fee and study material. It does not include any other costs incurred like travel costs, insurance, visa, accommodation, daily expenses and others)
Contact: courses@kit.nl