GMC Srinagar conducts qualitative methodology workshop in biomedical research

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Srinagar: A two-day workshop was conducted by the Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar on qualitative methodology in biomedical research at GMC Srinagar which was inaugurated by Principal GMC Srinagar Prof Masood Tanvir.

A statement of GMC Srinagar issued here said that the topics which were dealt with during the workshop included qualitative research approaches, tools of data collection, analysis, in-depth interviews, focus group discussion, difference between quantitative and qualitative research, mock exercises, and the way forward.

Prof Tanvir thanked the visiting faculty and emphasised adopting qualitative research wherever feasible in biomedical research.

HOD Community Medicine GMC Srinagar Dr S Muhammad Salim Khan and organising chairman of the workshop said that after conducting 15 three-day workshops on quantitative research, it was decided to sensitise doctors towards qualitative research and mixed-method approach towards the health and disease scenario in the community.

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