Call for applications

Cochrane Nigeria, is organizing a 2-day training workshop on Introduction to Cochrane Systematic Reviews and Evidence-based Medicine.

Date: 19th – 20th June 2017

Venue: Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Moore Road, Calabar, Nigeria

Time: 9 : 00 AM Daily

At the end of the workshop, 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 the registration form from here, fill the registration form and email the completed form to  and copy

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

Registration Fee

Students: 3,000 NGN                 Other participants: 5,000 NGN

Interested applicants should pay the registration fee to the following bank account-            Bank: Union Bank Plc     

Account name: Nigeria Effective Health Care Alli       Account number: 0012810081

Please return scanned copy of the bank teller along with the completed registration form by email attachment to and copy

Fellowship: Writing materials, lunch and tea break will be provided by the organisers. Every other expenses (including accommodation and travel costs) will be borne by the participants.

Deadline for Applications:  2nd June 2017.

Successful applicants will be contacted in writing by 7th of June 2017.

Further enquiries:   Dr. Olabisi Oduwole -08056071976,      Moriam Chibuzor - 08039733998