This project aims to develop the competence of a graduate intern who will lead training and consultation on the use NVivo to support data management and analysis of qualitative data in biomedical systematic reviews and evidence syntheses. While the training will be open to all, the target audience will be graduate students in the Purdue Biotechnology Innovation and Regulatory Sciences BIRS Program and the BIRS Program-African cohort. The BIRS program students work in pharmaceutical, medical devices and invitro diagnostics companies in Indiana and other parts of the U.S. The BIRS African Graduate Program employs a blended learning approach in which students are engaged via online classes throughout the year and meet twice a year in Africa for face-to-face learning sessions with Purdue faculty. The overarching vision of the program is to develop capacity for ensuring access to safe, quality and effective medical products by Africans. Skills in data management is essential in realizing this vision.
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