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2020 Regional Health Data Mapping Workshop
May 11-15, 2020
Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, The DHS Program is cancelling the 2020 Health Data Mapping workshop. Please check back to this page later for future updates.

The USAID-funded The Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) Program is searching for potential participants for a Regional Health Data Mapping Workshop. The workshop will be held from May 11-15, 2020, in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
The workshop will focus on the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in public health, specifically using maps for better program and policy decision making. This will be a basic workshop that introduces participants to data concepts including management and cleaning of data in Microsoft Excel, using maps as part of the decision making process, introduction to GIS concepts (including GPS data collection), and hands-on introduction to QGIS, an open source GIS software package. No previous experience with GIS software is required.
Eligibility and Requirements
Interested applicants must meet the following criteria: 
  • Must live or work in: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Nepal or the Philippines.
  • Must have at least an undergraduate degree in public health, demography, statistics, monitoring & evaluation, or related subject as well as basic training in statistics.
  • Must be able to understand and communicate in English 

Two participants will be selected from each country to attend.

Workshop Costs and Participation
The USAID-funded DHS program will cover hotel, per diem, and local transport costs in India for all participants. Airfare and transport to airport will need to be covered by in-country resources.
March 13, 2020
Online application due
March 20, 2020
Selected candidates notified
March 24, 2020
Selected candidates receive pre-work instruction letters
March 27, 2020
Pre-work begins for selected candidates 
March 30, 2020
Selected candidates must submit all required travel documents
May 11 - 15, 2020
Workshop in Hyderabad, Telangana, India
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