Training on Health Systems Research (HSR) Methodology

On 8th June 2013, Vice Chancellor of Pokhara University Prof.  Khagendra Prasad Bhattarai has inaugurated a four day training program (Training on Health Systems Research (HSR) Methodology ) at IAC, PU. This training program is jointly organized by the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Ramshah Path, Kathmandu & Pokhara University Research Center (PURC), Pokhara University, Lekhanath, Kaski. Forty faculty members from PU and its affiliated colleges are participating in this program. The main objective of this training program is to upgrade the knowledge of participants in HSR methodology.

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The program schedule of this training program is as follows:

DAY ONE (8 June 2013)

Time    Activities    Responsible Persons
08:30 – 09:00    Registration with breakfast
09:00- 09:30    Opening Session
Welcome Address by Prof. Dr. BishnuTiwari
Address by Member Secretory NHRC     Dr. SankarPratap Singh
Address By Dean Faculty of Management    Assoc. prof. Dr. karnabeerPaudel
Address By Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social sciences    Prof. Dr. Indra Prasad Tiwari
Address By Registrar, PU    Prof. Dr. Man Bahadur KC
Address by Vice Chancellor, PU    Prof. Kagendra Prasad Bhattarai
Address by Executive Director PURC    Mr. Umesh Prasad Gupta
9:30 – 11:15    Research Idea Generation with Questions    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
11:15 – 11:45    Tea / Coffee Break
11:45 – 12:45    Introduction to HSR and its Characteristics    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
12:45 – 01:45    Lunch Break
01:45 – 02:45    Identification and Analysis of Re-searchable Problems, and
Priority Areas in HSR    Mr. Naveen Shrestha

02:45 – 03:00    Tea / Coffee Break
03:00 – 04:30    Accessing health information and literature review     Mr. Naveen Shrestha
04:30 – 05:00     General Discussion    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
Mr. Naveen Shrestha
Dr. SankarPratap Singh
Mr. Bijay Kumar Jha

DAY TWO (9 June 2013)

Time    Activities    Responsible Persons
09:30- 10:00    Breakfast
09:30 – 11:00    Research Title, Objectives and Hypothesis    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
11:00 – 11:15    Tea / Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45    Variables Identification and Scales of Measurements    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
12:45 – 01:45    Lunch Break
1:45 – 3:15    Descriptive Study    Mr. Naveen Shrestha
03:15 – 03:30    Tea / Coffee Break
03:30 – 04:30    Analytical Study    Mr. Naveen Shrestha
04:30 – 05:00     General Discussion    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
Mr. Naveen Shrestha
Dr. SankarPratap Singh
Mr. Bijay Kumar Jha

DAY THREE (10 June 2013)

07:30- 08:00    Breakfast
08:00 – 09:30    Intervention Studies     Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
09:30 – 09:45    Tea / Coffee Break
09:45 – 11:15    Overview of Data Collection Tools and Techniques    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
11:15 – 12:45    Overview of Sampling Methods and Techniques    Mr. Naveen Shrestha
12:45 – 01:45    Lunch Break
1:45 – 3:15    Sample Size Calculation    Mr. Naveen Shrestha
03:15 – 03:30    Tea / Coffee Break
03:30 – 04:30    Data Management and Analysis – I     Mr. Naveen Shrestha
04:30 – 05:00     General Discussion    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
Mr. Naveen Shrestha
Dr. SankarPratap Singh
Mr. Bijay Kumar Jha

DAY FOUR (11 June 2013)

07:30- 08:00    Breakfast
08:00- 09:30    Data Management and Analysis – II    Mr. Naveen Shrestha
09:30 – 09:45    Tea / Coffee Break
09:45 – 11:15    Ethical Principles and Issues encountered during HSR    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
11:15 – 12:15    General Discussion    Dr. Rajendra Kumar BC
Mr. Naveen Shrestha
Dr. SankarPratap Singh
Mr. Bijay Kumar Jha
12:15 – 12:45    Closing Session
    Views from two participants (male and female)
    Certificate distribution
    Closing Remark
12:45 – 01:45    Lunch Break

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