Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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The following biostatistical and data management services are available:

1. Contribute methodological services to individual research projects from protocol development to project finalization in the following areas:

  1. Specify the research questions/hypothesis in more specific statistical terms
  2. Identify and define outcome measures and measurement instruments (validated or not)
  3. Identify appropriate study design for the research question
  4. Review formalization of procedures – study population, sample selection, inclusion/exclusion criteria, randomization procedures, blinding/masking procedures etc.
  5. Advise on statistical analysis strategies and alternatives
  6. Perform sample size calculations
  7. Advise on design of data collection instruments
  8. Interpretation and presentation of statistical results
  9. Reviewing statistical sections of grant proposals or scientific papers

2. Increasing biostatistical knowledge and building research capacity through
  1. Teaching undergraduate programs in the FMHS
  2. Teaching postgraduate programs in the FMHS
  3. Developing and establish a master's degree in Biostatistics
  4. Supervising and mentoring postgraduate degree students
  5. Short courses and seminars which will be accredited for continuing professional development points

To request to see a consultant http://www.cebhc.co.za/biostatistics-unit-new-project-registration-form/