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Centro Internacional de

Entrenamiento e Investigaciones



CIDEIM is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to biomedical research in infectious diseases and the development of research capability. CIDEIM was constituted as an autonomous Colombian institution in 1990. Its institutional heritage dates from 1961 with the establishment of a Technical Assistance Mission by Presidential decree through which Tulane University and the then newly established School of Medicine of the Universidad del Valle in Cali conducted a broad program of cooperation in human health research.


III International Symposium on Prevention of Nosocomial Infections: What is New?
VII International Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance  


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Statistics Applied to Biomedical Research Course



The Biostatistics and Epidemiology Unit of CIDEIM is currently offering the "Statistics Applied to Biomedical Research" course from August 24th-November 24th.  This course will be offered again in the first trimester of 2011. This course, currently offered in Spanish, makes use of the “blended learning” (B-learning) modality, which combines face-to-face meetings with online work and interaction with a virtual tutor.

This course is meant for undergraduate and postgraduate students, young investigators and professionals in the health field looking to strengthen their knowledge of statistics and data management.   

The objective is to provide a general and practical overview of the statistical techniques and tools most commonly used in biomedical research. In addition, participants will gain experience in interpreting reports from specialized statistical software, such as Epi-Info, SPSS and STATA. 

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