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Global Evidence Summit 2017

13 Sep-2017
The Global Evidence Summit will be the first time that Cochrane, The Campbell Collaboration, Guidelines-International Network, International Society for Evidence-based Health Care, and Joanna Briggs Institute have joined forces to create the premiere event in evidence-based policy.  The GESummit will take place in Cape Town, South Africa. For more information, visit http://www.globalevidencesummit.org/about-summit   

Bursaries available for the Global Evidence Summit by Campbell Collaboration

13 Sep-2017
The Campbell Collaboration will, with the support of the Netherlands Ministry for Foreign Affairs, provide bursaries for up to ten participants who are nationals of, and working or studying in, sub Saharan Africa. Employees of international organizations are not eligible. Students studying overseas are not eligible. For more information: https://www.campbellcollaboration.org/news-and-events/events/global-evidence-summit/bursaries-available.html

two-days workshop on The Use of Evidence Synthesis in the Environmental field

01 Jun-2017
GESI secretariat hosted a two days workshop on “The Use of Evidence Synthesis in the Environmental field” on June 1st and June 2nd at AUB. Dr. Neal Haddaway delivered the workshop which was attended by members of the department of Environmental Health, the Climate Change and Environment in the Arab World from Issam Fares Institute, and the department of Political Sciences and Public Administration.

GESI Seminar on The Use of Evidence synthesis in the Environmental field and the concept of systematic maps

31 May-2017
Dr. Neal Haddaway, from the Mistra Council for Evidence Based Environmental Management, delivered a seminar on The Use of Evidence synthesis in the Environmental field and the concept of systematic maps. The seminar was highly attended and was livestreamed on GESI’s social media. You can watch the seminar on our social media platforms; Twitter and Facebook. 

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 ...

February Webinars: Registration Open

12 Jan-2018
1. Introduction to health equity (GESI-Cochrane Learning Live Webinar series): by Dr. Peter Tugwell & Dr. Jennifer Petkovic Feb 2nd, 2018 // 13:00 UTC Register on: http://training.cochrane.org/introduction-health-equity       2. Evidence Synthesis & Impact Evaluation (GESI Webinar series): by Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw  Feb 15, 2018 // 10:30 UTC Register on: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9119961156805970947     3. Reviews of complex interventions (GESI-Cochrane Learning Live Webinar series): by Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw Feb 15, 2018 // 15.00 UTC http://training.cochrane.org/making-sense-systematic-reviews-complex-interventions   4. Fact Checking: Africa Check (GESI Webinar...
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