Open Data Kit (ODK) Training | 23rd - 26th October 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 08:00 to Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 17:00

Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) Uganda in collaboration with Makerere University College of Health Sciences within its Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is organizing an Open Data Kit (ODK) software Training. This course is a full time Four-day face to face training with certification on successful completion.

Data collection remains vital in capturing quality evidence in a given time frame that then translates to analytical representations. With different researchers, organizations, professional, Programs and projects collecting data regularly to evaluate and monitor progress and performance, best practices of data collection are needed than ever to ensure that data gathered is correct, consistent and complete. Mobile Phone Based Data Collection using Open Data Kit (ODK) has been acknowledged world-wide by researchers, non-governmental organizations and relief agencies among other organizations as very useful and convenient data collection method substituting paper based data collection method. This training will provide insights into all the pieces required for a mobile data collection system.

Target Group

The ODK software course is targeted at masters and PhD students, investigators, research institutes, research Assistants. This training is aimed at introducing and equipping participants with the skills in; Designing and building an ODK Form, Uploading a form to your android phone, Setting up the aggregate server, Mobile data collection using ODK, Submitting completed data to the server and Exporting data from ODK as CSV.

Note: Participants should come with an ANDROID SMART PHONE and a LAPTOP



Two scholarships will be available and awarded as per set eligibility criteria. The application should include a letter of support from the candidate's employer/supervisor committing time for the course. Deadline for submission is 29th September 2017.

Course Fee:

Payment subsidized course fee of Uganda shillings 400,000/= or US dollars $115 is payable. This will contribute towards training materials, lunch and refreshments for the whole course.


The ODK course will take place at MUJHU 3 Video Conference Room

Payment & Registration Procedure
Bank Name: Barclays bank Uganda Limited    

Branch: Kampala Road
Account Name: Stichting Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development.
Account Number: 6004143807    

Amount: 400,000/= 

NOTE:  After banking on the account above, take the Deposit Slip to Clinical Trials Unit Office Room 3.3. 3rd Floor Clinical Research Building, Upper Mulago Hill Road to issue you with a receipt and registration OR send an Email to or call 0772601080

Attached is the advert for more details.

Kind regards

Namuyanja Hanifah Njuki
Clinical Research Associate
AIGHD Uganda
Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Tel:    +256752601080




Skype: hanifah841