Reproductive Health Epidemiology Modules
Module 1: Public Health Surveillance Applied to Reproductive Health
[PDF - 709KB]
Public Health Surveillance Applied to Reproductive Health includes an introduction to public health surveillance and how it can be applied to reproductive health, uses of surveillance data, sources of surveillance data, types of surveillance systems, components of the surveillance process, how to evaluate surveillance systems, and two case studies in developing and evaluating reproductive health surveillance systems.
Module 2: Maternal Health Epidemiology [PDF - 1.1MB]
Maternal Health Epidemiology is designed for public health professionals who want to apply epidemiologic methods to the area of maternal health. The document covers basic definitions and measures used in maternal health epidemiology, methods for determining the magnitude of maternal mortality, how to apply epidemiologic study designs to maternal health questions, research and data implications, and a case study.
Module 3: Reproductive Tract Infections [PDF - 428KB]
Reproductive Tract Infections is designed for public health professionals who want to apply epidemiologic methods to the area of reproductive tract infections (RTIs). The document includes an overview of RTIs, epidemiologic models of RTI transmission, indicators used in RTI epidemiology, surveillance of RTIs, framework for strategic planning for control and prevention of RTIs, implications of research and collected data uses, and two case studies.
Module 4: Questionnaire Design [PDF - 625KB]
Questionnaire Design is designed for reproductive health professionals who are interested in evaluating or designing questionnaires for use in epidemiologic studies and surveillance. The document covers uses of questionnaires in research, basics of questionnaire design, pre-survey evaluation of questions and questionnaires, and includes questionnaire development exercises.