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Oct 16, 2018
ICF Wins $200 Million Contract to Conduct Demographic and Health Surveys

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI), a global consulting and digital services provider, was awarded a re-compete contract by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue to implement its Demographic and Health Surveys Program (DHS). The contract, which was awarded by the Bureau for Global Health, has a contract value of over $200 million and a term of five years.

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Apr 19, 2017
Regional Health Data Mapping Workshop

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 July 17-21, 2017, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The workshop will focus on the application of Geographic Information System (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.

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Dec 05, 2016
2017 Anglophone Regional DHS MIS Malaria Analysis Workshop

The Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) Program is seeking applications for an eight day malaria data analysis workshop to be held in or around Accra, Ghana from March 6-14, 2017.

The regional workshop will teach participants to analyze Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS) data sets with a special focus on malaria data. The statistical software Stata 14 will be provided for use during the workshop. The content of the workshop includes sampling/weighting of survey data, recoding variables, computation of malaria indicators, linear/logistic regression, and data use for decision making. Participants will work in teams of 2-3 people throughout the workshop to answer a pre-identified malaria-related research question through analysis of DHS/MIS data. The final product will be a draft of an abstract for submission to a scientific journal or conference.

Please send applications and inquiries to Ms. Arlene Iriho ( no later than January 9, 2017.

Download the application here>>

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Dec 02, 2016
Collaboration yields new disability questionnaire module

The U.S. Agency for International Development, The Demographic and Health Surveys Program, and the Washington Group on Disability Statistics are proud to announce the result of their collaboration: the Demographic and Health Surveys Disability Module.

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Nov 17, 2016
2017 Francophone Regional DHS and MIS Malaria Analysis Workshop

Le programme des enquêtes démographiques et de la santé (The Demographic and Health Surveys Program) souhaitait recevoir des demandes pour un atelier d'analyse de données du paludisme duré de 8 jours qui doit se tenir dans ou autour de Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, de la 6-14 février 2017.

L'atelier régional enseignera aux participants d'analyser des bases de données EDS/EIP avec l'accent sur les données de paludisme. Le logiciel statistique « Stata 14 » sera fourni pour l'utilisation au cours de l'atelier. Le contenu de l'atelier comprend l'échantillonnage et la pondération des données de l'enquête, le recodage des variables, le calcul d'indicateurs du paludisme, la régression linéaire/logistique et l'utilisation de données pour prendre des décisions. Les participants travailleront en équipe de 2-3 personnes tout au long de l'atelier pour répondre à une question de recherche sur le paludisme grâce à l'analyse de données EDS/EIP. Le produit final sera un résumé pour la soumission à un journal ou une conférence scientifique.

S'il vous plaît envoyez les applications remplis et des questions à Ms. Arlene Iriho ( avant le 19 décembre 2016.

Télécharger l'application ici>>

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