The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
MOOC on implementation research: infectious diseases of poverty, TDR, 2020
Course dates: 5 October 2020 - **register by 25 September 2020**
Location: Online (by TDR)
Implementation research (IR) is important for designing strategies or solutions to overcome bottlenecks that prevent proven and innovative public health interventions from reaching the people who need them. This ensure that these interventions are used in a manner that results in the outcome for which they were intended. Such solutions include how to overcome barriers to adoption of drugs, diagnostics or preventive measures that improve health for people at risk of malaria, tuberculosis, NTDs or other infectious diseases. IR can help to ensure that health solutions reach the people who need them and are used in ways that generate intended results.
This course is a step-by-step online training for public health researchers and decision-makers, disease control programme managers, academics and others that focuses on how to design and demonstrate robust IR projects to improve control of infectious diseases of poverty and generate better health outcomes.
For how to apply, or to find out more about this course, visit the TDR website.