South Africa 2022

Pan African Thoracic Society Methods in Epidemiologic, Clinical and Operations Research (PATS MECOR) 2022

A Research Training Course for Health Professionals in Africa

The 2022 course will now be held in Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel, Durban, South Africa (venue changed from Hotel Akwa Palace, Douala, Cameroon). Workshops for the three levels will run concurrently during the course week. 

Application deadline is 15 June 2022.

Level 1 - Measuring the Burden of Disease:

For health professionals with an interest in Respiratory Medicine, and who wish to improve their clinical research and investigation. No prior experience of research is needed.

Level 1 Guidance Note

Level 1 Application form

Level 2 - Advanced Clinical Research Methods:

For past attendees who have completed a Level 1 course.

Level 2 Guidance Note

Level 2 Application form

Level 3 - Further research skills, grant and paper writing:

Applicants for Level 3 must have completed Level 2.

Level 3 Guidance Note

Level 3 Application form