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  • The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Stellenbosch University is offering a eight week online short course to provide participants with the understanding of the principles to conduct and interpret qualitative systematic reviews. For more information click here
    September 14 2020
  • Duduzile Ndwandwe has published 31 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact factor journals and is the team lead for clinical trial registration and vaccine implementation research projects at Cochrane South Africa, where she shares her vaccinology expertise with colleagues. In addition, she serves on various global COVID-19 clinical research...
    September 4 2020
  • Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020. You can watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and forward to the challenges and opportunities that remain for Cochrane on the Community website.Cochrane is now developing a new strategy for the period 2021 to 2025, and would...
    August 14 2020
  • Cochrane systematic reviews can help us to make healthcare decisions based on up-to-date research evidence. Each systematic review answers a specific healthcare question by gathering all the relevant studies, assessing the reliability of these studies, then summarising their results to produce a summary of all the available evidence.One type of...
    August 10 2020
  • The authors looked at the effect of community-level interventions to improve access to nutritious food in low- and middle income countries on people, households and communities.
    August 2 2020
  • Dr Tamara Kredo of Cochrane SA has been acknowledged by the South African Medical Research Council Women in Science campaign as part of Women’s Month. Tamara has fulfilled leadership roles at Cochrane SA since 2010 as Deputy Director of the Centre and, more recently, co-directing Cochrane Africa, which aims to expand...
    August 1 2020
  • Within three years of obtaining a PhD, Anelisa Jaca, a Postdocoral Research Fellow at Cochrane South Africa, has published 17 peer-reviewed papers, most of them in high impact factor journals. Beyond her passion for medical research, she is interested in making sure that medical research findings reach different communities that need the...
    August 1 2020
  • COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Most people with COVID-19 have a mild to moderate respiratory illness; others experience severe illness, such as COVID-19 pneumonia. Formal diagnosis requires laboratory analysis of nose and throat samples, or imaging tests like CT scans.
    August 1 2020
  • Cochrane South Africa is hosting a Protocol Development online course from 24 August - 23 October 2020. The course consists of eight self-directed learning modules of between 45-120 minutes each. Each week participants will cover 1-2 modules at their own pace followed by weekly 1-hour question and answer sessions with facilitators. During the...
    July 23 2020
  • Webinar:  Assessing risk of bias in Diagnostic Test Accuracy reviewsThis webinar is aimed at researchers or health professionals interested in understanding risk of bias assessments in Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) systematic reviewsLearning objectives:Understand the sources of bias and variation in DTA studies;know principles of...
    July 9 2020

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