Preface and acknowledgements
Chapter 1 Introduction to health research. what is research? Why do research? How to do research?
Chapter 2 Identification and prioritization of research problems / areas.
Chapter 3 How to find out available information on the research problem/area under study?
Chapter 4 Formulation of research question, objectives and hypothesis
Chapter 5 Planning the Measurements
Chapter 6 Study Design Options in Medical & Health Research
Chapter 7 Research on diagnostic tests
Chapter 8 Qualitative research – Concepts and Methods
Chapter 9 Variables
Chapter 10 Determination of Sample size and Power
Chapter 11 Sampling Methods
Chapter 12 Analysis of quantitative data
Chapter 13 Analysis of Qualitative data
Chapter 14 Data collection methods and techniques
Chapter 15: Designing research instruments/questionnaire; Interview guides and skills
Chapter 16: Data management , processing and analysis
Chapter 17 Ethical issues in health research
Chapter 18 Writing a research proposal
Chapter 19 Steps in thesis writing
Chapter 20 How to write an article for publication?
Chapter 21 Critical appraisal of Journal article