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  • In January 2016 Cochrane SA hosted a GRADE workshop in Kampala, Uganda. The aim of the workshop was to develop the participant's capacity to apply GRADE in research synthesis.The participants comprised Cochrane authors from Uganda and other African countries. A total of 19 participants attended. The training was facilitated by Dr Jamlick Karumbi (...
    August 21 2015
  • National one-click access to evidence-based Cochrane reviews: increasing healthcare benefit and reducing harms and costs1 June 2017 | Cape Town | The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) aims to improve the quality of healthcare for South Africans.  The SAMRC’s Cochrane Centre recently procured a national Cochrane Library licence...
    July 21 2015
  • Cochrane South Africa, in its role as coordinating unit of the Cochrane African Network, has bursaries available to participate in the Primer in Systematic Reviews online short-course, running from 1 May to 14 July or 1 October to 8 December 2017. This course is being offered by the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care www.sun.ac.za/cebhc in...
    July 21 2015
  • Aubrey Sheiham Evidence-based Health Care 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...
    July 21 2015
  •  Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical Research Council is delighted to be hosting the 2017 Global Evidence Summit. The event aims to advance the use of reliable research evidence in addressing the world's most serious health and social challenges.The Global Evidence Summit will be first the first time that Cochrane, the Campbell...
    July 21 2015
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