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Deadline to request an invitation: 4 October 2019

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is a step-by-step online training that will introduce you to designing robust IR projects. You will have access to leading world experts who will take you through the core concepts of IR, including how to: identify the challenges of various health settings; assess the appropriateness of existing strategies; develop new interventions and strategies by working with communities and stakeholders; specify your IR questions; and design rigorous research projects. You will learn how to identify IR outcomes, evaluate effectiveness, and make plans to scale up implementation.

No technical or scientific background is required, though a health background will be an advantage.

Language: English with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

Course starts on 7 October 2019

To apply, please contact:

Consult the course flyer for more information.

More information about TDR MOOC



TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, is a global programme of scientific collaboration that helps facilitate, support and influence efforts to combat diseases of poverty. TDR is hosted at the World Health Organization (WHO), and is sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and WHO. For more information, visit:




  • nguginyambura DAN NGUGI 28 Sep 2019

    i will apply for this IR

  • humbleabel2016 humbleabel2016 1 Oct 2019

    I will apply for this IR.

  • adems09 Adam Ibrahim 19 Nov 2019

    can I still have chance to apply since I just saw the program