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There is an increased need for research to find solutions for local problems in paediatrics in Sudan because of the high mortality & morbidity rates in infants and children below 5 years of age.
» Goals of PhD in Paediatrics
To organize a specialist programme for full training & qualification of young pediatricians in research & medical education in paediatrics.
» Objectives of PhD in Paediatrics
A candidate is able to initiate & conduct a scientific research with following criteria:
Solving a problem or answering a question in paediatrics in the community or at health service provision.
Solving a problem or answering a question in medical education, training & evaluation with innovation in paediatrics
Utilizing the available resources for conducting a good research.
» Admission for PhD in Paediatrics
Candidate should be qualified as a clinical pediatrician at SMSB or any other similar institutes.
Candidate should be registered as a specialist in paediatrics at SMC registrar or any other equivalent council in cases of foreign students.
» Regulation for PhD in Paediatrics
Regulation for admission, registration, supervision, duration of the study, residence, evaluation, submission of a thesis & certification are consistent with regulations of medical specialization board of Omdurman Islamic University.
A candidate has to attend an internal course of advanced study on research for a period of four weeks.
After submission & approval of the title of the thesis, it will not be changed without permission of the research committee.
For preparation & writing of a thesis detailed guidelines are to be followed & will be provided by the registrar.
Thesis should focus on a priority subject relevant to maternal & peri-natal mortality & morbidity or innovation in medical education in obstetrics & gynecology.
If a successful candidate publishes his thesis for MD in obstetrics & gynecology in Omdurman Islamic University, or part of it, he should mention that at an appropriate place in his publication.
Retrospective studies are not accepted for this MD thesis.
Descriptive studies can be accepted in particular conditions, if they can propose for an intervention.
» Time frame for PhD in Paediatrics
Duration: Minimum of two years & maximum of five years.
Introductory course for conducting & writing a thesis: Two weeks
a- Introduction to research.
b- Research methodology.
c- Study design.
d- Literature review, electronic search & critical appraisal,
e- Data collection & sampling
Data editing & statistical analysis: One week.
Ethics in reproductive health research: One week.
Writing & approval of proposal & protocols for research: Six weeks
Literature search & writing of literature review: Eight weeks.
Data collection: One calendar year at least.
Writing research methodology, analysis of results, discussion & final layout of the thesis: Six months.
Arrangement for evaluation, presentation & certification: Two - Four weeks.