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 and copy      

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