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GESI-Cochrane Learning Live Webinar series

28 May-2018
This webinar series is in collaboration with the Cochrane Train Group. This aims to introduce the audience to the difference types of evidence synthesis, and to allow GESI Network members to share their experience using the evidence synthesis approach discussed in the session.  Check out the recordings on the following links: Session 1: Making Systematic Reviews Policy-Relevant (6 Parts) http://training.cochrane.org/resource/making-systematic-reviews-policy-relevant for full details  Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part 5: Part 6: Session 2: Knowledge Synthesis for knowledge Users (3 Parts) http://training.cochrane.org/resource/knowledge-synthesis-knowledge-users fo...

September Webinars: Registration Open

08 May-2018
Drafting findings in a Qualitative Evidence Synthesis by Mr. Arrie Odendaal September 11th, 2018 // 13:00 UTC Register on: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6621512300715005698  

10th Croatian Cochrane Symposium: Building Capacity for Cochrane Systematic Review Production and Dissemination

29 Jun-2018
On June 29, 208, the GESI Secretariat participated in the 10th Croatian Cochrane Symposium: Building Capacity for Cochrane Systematic Review Production and Dissemination. The GESI Secretariat held 2 presentations: 1) Self-evaluation of training capactiy: In this session, Dr. Lotfi explored described framework for capacity building in systematic reviews, and shared experiences in capacity building from the Clinical Research Institute at the American University of Beirut. Moreover, Dr. Lotfi discussed self-evaluation framework using the elements for capacity building in systematic reviews. 2) Building capacity for systematic review production: the experience of research centres in LMICs:...

Two days workshop on Systematic Reviews and Evidence and Gap Maps

12 Feb-2018
On February 12 and 13, 2018, the American University of Beirut was the venue for the “Systematic Reviews and Evidence and Gap Maps in Social Sciences” Workshop hosted by the Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative (GESI), in collaboration with the Center for Systematic Reviews on Health Policy and Systems Research (SPARK), and Campbell Collaboration. GESI had invited 2 guests to host this event at the Lebanese grounds, and they are: Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw (President of the Board, Campbell Collaboration) from Canada, and Dr. Ashrita Saran (Evidence Synthesis Specialist, Campbell Collaboration) from India. The workshop that aimed at providing an introduction to systematic review methodology and ...

GESI at GESummit2017: Workshop on Capacity Building in Conducting Systematic Reviews

15 Sep-2017
The GESI Secretariat coordinated a workshop that focused on building capacity in conducting systematic reviews from different angles: Sandy Oliver, from the Eppi-Centre, explained the different Capacity Building frameworks in conducting systematic reviews.  Lama Bou Karroum and Racha Fadlallah, from the Centre on  Systematic Reviews on Health Policy & Systems Research (SPARK), showcased SPARK's experience in building this type of capacity from the health policy and systems research angle.  Biljana Macura, from MISTRA-EviEM, Stockholm Environmental Institute, elaborated on the experience in the Environmental field.  Ruth Stewart, from the African Evidence Network (AEN), presented the f...

GESI Network meeting at GESummit2017

15 Sep-2017
GESI Network held its first face-to-face meeting as part of the GESI activities at the Global Evidence Summit 2017, Cape Town.  The meeting included GESI Network members who attended the summit, and aimed to introduce the members to each other and to the GESI Secretariat team. Moreover, members gave feedback on the online capacity building activities that the GESI Secretariat is providing to the GESI Network (GESI-Cochrane Learning Live webinar series & GESI Webinar series), and on the opportunities that the GESI Secretariat is sharing with the GESI Network.  The GESI Secretariat team opened space for the GESI Network members to communicate ideas and suggestions on how GESI can support...
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