INTRODUCTION TO COCHRANE SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS JULY 2017

Call for applications

Cochrane Nigeria, in conjunction with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos State, Nigeria is organizing a 2-day training workshop on Introduction to Evidence-based Medicine and Systematic Reviews.

Date:               27th – 28th July 2017

Venue:            Surgical Skills Centre, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos

Time:               9 : 00 AM Daily

At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

1. Understand basic concepts of systematic reviewing and meta-analysis

2. Perform critical appraisal of a clinical trial or review article

3. Develop a protocol for a systematic review

4. Develop a search strategy and perform essential electronic database search

5. Navigate the Cochrane library

How to apply: Interested participants should download and complete the registration form (download form here).

Note: Registration will be on “first come first served” basis since the spaces available for this workshop are limited.

Registration Fee: Participants will be expected to pay a registration fee of N20,0000 only, to cover the cost of workshop materials, lunch and refreshment. Interested applicants should pay the registration fee to the following bank account:

Bank: UNION BANK Idi-Araba.                                                            Account number: 0007434151

Account name: Faculty of Clinical Sciences College of Medicine University of Lagos                      

Please return scanned copy of the bank teller along with the completed registration form by email attachment to cochranenigeria@yahoo.co.uk and copy babakusanya@yahoo.co.uk      

CPD Credits: 5 Medical and Dental Council approved CME credit units will be awarded to participants at the end of the workshop.

Deadline for Applications:  07 July 2017

Successful applicants will be contacted in writing by 14 July 2017.

Further enquiries:   Dr. Babasola Okusanya  - 08035802349      Dr. Olabisi Oduwole       -08056071976