Measuring Health Outcomes in Field Surveys: Free, online, immersive course from J-PAL / MIT

from Abdul Jameel Latif Poverty Action Lab
Registration deadline: 26 Nov 2019 Training date: 01 Oct 2019 to 26 Nov 2019 More Information

"Travel" with our team to India and Kenya to see first-hand how rigorous health research is conducted in the field. This free, nine-week online course called "Measuring Health Outcomes in Field Surveys" explores the fundamentals of field-based health research through immersive, documentary-style learning. Participants will learn how to measure individual and population health, select health indicators and measurement tools, and design surveys, as well as explore practical issues related to safety, hygiene, and ethics. The course involve real world examples from on-going research studies in India and Kenya, combined with exercises to provide practical insights about study design, measurement of health outcomes and data collection, as well as the common challenges and constraints in implementing health surveys in the field.

The course will run from October 1 - November 26, 2019. There is no registration deadline! Register now at

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