The meeting was convened with the support of Dr A. Roberts, the Chairman of the hospital’s Medical Advisory Committee. The meeting objectives were to introduce the Cochrane African Network and activities to support the use of evidence-based practices at the hospital.The meeting was attended by a cross section of staff from various departments in...
December 14 2017
The Francophone hub, led by researchers from the Center for the Development of Best Practices in Health, produced a booklet of bilingual summaries on diabetes. The booklet consists of simplified language summaries of systematic reviews on the prevention and management of diabetes. To access the booklet please click here.
December 11 2017
On 14 November 2017, the Francophone hub, led by researchers from the Center for the Development of Best Practices in Health, produced a booklet of bilingual summaries on diabetes. The booklet consists of simplified language summaries of systematic reviews on the prevention and management of diabetes. To access the booklet please click here.
November 22 2017
Report on the launch of Cochrane Africa at the Global Evidence Summit15 September 2017, Cape Town International Convention CentreIn 2017 Cochrane Africa Network (CAN) was registered as a formal entity. This was celebrated in a public launch held at the Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town on 15 September 2017.AFRICA – Access, Funding, Relevance,...
October 4 2017
On 3-4 August 2017, the West Africa hub, led by researchers from Cochrane Nigeria, conducted a two-day awareness raising workshop in Congo Town, Liberia. The workshop focused on evidence-based healthcare, the Cochrane Library, the structure of Cochrane reviews and how to interpret forest plots. Participants were also introduced to the Cochrane...
August 5 2017
Two workshops were conducted through the Kenya Renal Association at the University of Nairobi (Department of Nephrology) on 30 June and 14 July 2017. These were facilitated by Drs Jamlick Karumbi and Steve Gichuhi. The workshops set out to teach participants three objectives: 1) Learning how to phrase search questions using...
July 15 2017
Cochrane South Africa will host the first-ever Global Evidence Summit. The objective of this event is to expand the use of reliable research evidence in addressing some of the world’s most serious health and social challenges. Cochrane, The Campbell Collaboration, Guidelines International Network, the International Society for Evidence-Based...
May 24 2017
For information about the workshop please visit the effective health care Research Consortium website by clicking here.
December 1 2016
Cochrane South Africa hosted a five-day workshop to build capacity of African Cochrane contributors through enhancing leadership, communication and facilitation knowledge and skills. The learning was intended to empower participants to take leadership roles in evidence-informed healthcare within their respective countries and sub‐regions. The...
December 1 2015