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  • Systematic review methods webinarsCochrane South Africa provides systematic review methods webinars once a month. Visit the Cochrane South Africa webpage to view the schedule for the upcoming systematic review methods webinars. There are also other learning and support initiatives that Cochrane South Africa has to offer.
    July 6 2018
  • Aubrey Sheiham EBHC in Africa Leadership AwardProfessor Aubrey Sheiham was a dental epidemiologist who was inspired and encouraged by Archie Cochrane to question many of the practices in medicine and dentistry. His main commitments were to challenge dental establishments to be far more critical and to improve the health of populations in low and...
    July 6 2018
  • On 03 April 2018, Cochrane Africa's letter to the editors of Pan African Medical Journal was published. We invite interested parties (researchers, health care providers, journalists, policy-makers, consumers) to read the letter by visiting the Pan African Medical Journal by clicking here. Join us to strengthen Cochrane Africa, add relevance...
    April 9 2018
  • The Francophone hub, led by researchers from the Center for the Development of Best Practices in Health, produced a booklet of bilingual summaries on cancer. The booklet consists of simplified language summaries of systematic reviews on cancer. To access the booklet please click here.
    February 20 2018
  • 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

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