AAU accredits NDMC’s training manual
The college of health sciences at Addis Ababa University has, lately, given a certificate of accreditation on the training manual of data science developed by NDMC. It is known that the college is mandated to give accreditation on training manuals prepared on health and health-related issues. Taking the role of facilitation, EPHI’s Training Centre has played a key role in making follow-ups on the accreditation process. The manual on the ‘Basics of Health Data Science’ is taken to be one of a kind that aims to give pieces of training for individuals who will be work data science.
NDMC prepared this manual for in-service training to equip health professionals with knowledge, skills, and competencies on the basics of Data Science. It is expected that; it will ensure the scaling up of the data science application to solve analytically demanding health challenges.
Considering the interdisciplinary nature of health data science, the experts involved in the preparation of the syllabus and manual are from different backgrounds and institutions. Provided that, NDMC has assigned some of its experts for the whole task, the inclusion, and consultation of different experts have been found imperative. In that regard, Professor Tadesse Awoke and Dr. Adane Letta from the University of Gondor; Basiliyos Betru from Jimma University; Dr. Yabibal Fantaye from 10 Academy and P2P; Dr. Addisu Gezahign and Dr. Robel Tezera from Addis Ababa University; Mohammed Ahmed, Firewieni G/hiwot, and Dr. Feven Tadesse from National Training Center of EPHI; Latera Tesfaye, Nahom Alemseged, Rediet Million, Kemal Sherefa, and Dr. Alemnesh Hailemariam Mirkuzie from NDMC are experts who have worked on the preparation of the manual.