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Training course on Epidemiology and Biostatistics with Stata in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya

Training course on Epidemiology and Biostatistics with Stata will be significant to the trainees who wish to further their studies on Epidemiology and Biostatistics. It will equip the trainees with skills necessary in the data analysis especially using stata. The course will mostly involve practical work as the trainees will always have their hand on the laptop and the stata application simultaneously.


5 days.

Targeted Audience

The individuals who are supposed to attend the course are mostly the health professionals, biostatisticians, clinicians, physicians, researchers all from both the public and private institutions who require to apply meta-analysis.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course the trainee should be able to:

i. Know how to run their epidemiological analysis using stata.

ii. Report appropriately the results supplied by the stata

iii. Understand the concepts of additivity, confounding, independence, and interaction in the context of logistical model.

iv. Learn how to clean data, combine data files, and carry out basic data analysis

v. Producing descriptive statistics, calculating confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and calculating odds ratios and relative risks.

Course Content

Module I: Epidemiology

  • Introduction to epidemiologic thinking
  • Sufficient/component cause theory of disease
  • Hill’s causal criteria
  • Logic and errors
  • Effect measures
  • Study designs
  • Randomization using Excel
  • Bias and confounding
  • Random error and statistics
  • Crude analysis
  • Stratified analysis
  • Standardization
  • Sensitivity (bias) analysis
  • Case-cohort study design

Module II: Biostatistics

  • Logic of significance tests
  • Choice of significance test
  • Comparison of two independent groups
  • Basics of power analysis
  • More on levels of measurement
  • Comparison of two paired groups
  • Multiplicity and the Comparison of 3+ Groups
  • Correlation
  • Linear regression
  • Logistic regression and dummy variables
  • Survival analysis: Kaplan-Meier graphs, Log-rank Test, and Cox regression
  • Confidence intervals versus p values and trends toward significance
  • Pearson correlation coefficient with clustered data
  • Equivalence and non-inferiority tests
  • Validity and reliability
  • Bland-Altman analysis
  • One sample tests


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

Course Schedule

Start Date End Date Register
05/08/2024 09/08/2024 Register
19/08/2024 23/08/2024 Register
02/09/2024 06/09/2024 Register
16/09/2024 20/09/2024 Register
07/10/2024 11/10/2024 Register
21/10/2024 25/10/2024 Register
04/11/2024 08/11/2024 Register
18/11/2024 22/11/2024 Register
02/12/2024 06/12/2024 Register
16/12/2024 20/12/2024 Register
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+254724527104/ +254734969612



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