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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...

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...
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