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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 ...

March Webinars: Registration Open

03 Feb-2018
1. Overviews of Reviews --- Postponed by Dr. Lisa Hartling Details and Registration coming soon!   2. Evidence Aid: Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers by Dr. Abirami Kirubarajan & Mrs. Claire Allen  // March 7th // 12.00-13.00 UTC Register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1409568797062014466 3. CADIMA: Evidence Synthesis tool and database by Dr. Christian Kohl // March 27th // 13.00-14.00 UTC Register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8952252648221370115

January webinars: Register now

12 Jan-2018
GESI Webinar: Policy-relevant evidence maps: A method to inform decision-making in the public sector Date: Jan 19, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM EET  Registration (limited seats):  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5800304655107099137 Brief summaryEvidence synthesis can be a powerful tool for decision-makers in the public sector to inform policy and programme design. However, often evidence synthesis methodologies such as systematic reviews are not well-aligned with decision-makers’ needs and can be perceived as an external input in the policy cycle. In an effort to tailor and adapt evidence synthesis methodologies in the public sector, South Africa’s Department of Planning, Monitoring and ...
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