A workshop to provide hands-on training on Focus Group Discussion (FGD) for Qualitative Research
Nov 24, 2022
A workshop to provide hands-on training on Focus Group Discussion (FGD) for Qualitative Research was held for the teaching faculty of NUINS, constituent colleges of Nitte DU, PG students and Ph.D Scholars on 24th November 2022 at NUINS Learning Centre.
Prof Dr. Jacintha Veigas, Program Coordinator welcomed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Praveen Kumar Shetty, Director R&D, Nitte DU inaugurated the workshop and emphasized the need for qualitative data in generating information. Dr. Sudhir Prabhu H, Professor & Head, Community Medicine, Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore was the resource person. Theoretical knowledge of the concepts of interview & FGD, procedure of conducting FGD , developing the FGD Guide was shared and hands-on experience in conducting FGD and data analysis was provided. Two mock FGD sessions were presented by the participants.
Ms. Suchithra, Asst. Professor introduced the Resource Person to the gathering. Dr. Neetha Kamath, HoD, Community Health Nursing proposed the vote of thanks. Ms. Saritha Fernandes, Assoc.Professor compered the program. A total of 28 participants were fully trained and were eligible for certification.