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[RDS] UCSF Surveillance Training: Methods for Sampling Key Populations – September 22-26, 2014 – Registration Open

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Global Health Sciences is offering a course for implementing integrated bio-behavioral surveillance surveys among key populations using respondent driven sampling and time location sampling and integrating population size estimation. This course will be based on the recently released IBBS Toolbox available on line at This one week course will be at UCSF Global Health Sciences located in downtown San Francisco September 22-26, 2014 and will cover:

• Overview of HIV Surveillance and Sampling Methods

• Formative Assessment for IBBS

• Questionnaire Design

• Respondent Driven Sampling Nuts & Bolts

• Population Size Estimation

• Time Location Sampling Nuts & Bolts

• Using Results

Participants will leave with a CD or flash drive of the Toolbox.

The cost of the course is $1,200. To register, please use this registration link:

Register here