Organizing secretary : Dr. Kathirvel S, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
The two-day short course was conducted at Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh, during 27-28 July 2018. The course was conducted by the Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh in collaboration with Centre for Operational Research, International Union Against Tuberculosis and
Lung Diseases, The Union South east Asia Office, New Delhi under the aegis of World NCD Federation and North-zone Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine. In this short course, participants learnt how to design data capture forms and capture data using EpiCollect. Through this short course, we intended to build capacity of health professionals working in the medical colleges and health programmes in efficient and quality-assured data capture using a mobile phone. 20 participants were selected of the 40 applications received for the course.