Epi Info™ is taught at many schools of public health around the world. This includes five core modules: Make View, Enter, Analysis, Epi Map, and Epi Report. Each module can be used individually or in coordination with the Menu module to create a robust, flexible, and scalable public health informatics solution. The three days training work shop on Database Design and management using Epi Info was held from 31th March to 2th April, 2016 at Grand Hotel Tahachal Kathmandu, Nepal. A total 20 participants were present in the training workshop including six one health fellows. Dr. Sithar Dorjee, Regional Coordinator of South Asia One Health Programm, International Development group of Massey University, New Zealand was a facilitator.
The main objectives of the workshop were:
Learn how to design electronic database questionnaires
Learn different features of Epi info for database design and management
Set up database for CIPs in Epi Info (for one health fellows)
Learn how to enter and process for data analysis
Modus operandi was presentation/lecture combined with hands-on demo, practical exercises –doing real thing using own questionnaires or example questionnaire, interactive discussions –share learning experiences, queries and troubleshooting-tips and best practices-smarter way and better way of designing database.