Annual project meeting

Group picture GELA Annual Meeting

The annual GELA project meeting held from the 24 - 27 January 2023 in Lilongwe, Malawi.  This meeting was the first annual meeting since the inception of the project. The purpose of the meeting was to:

  • Review year one progress and planning milestones and deliverables  and
  • hold working sessions for work packages to advance planning, reporting or write-up of outputs 

Other activities at this event were

  • Management team meeting 
  • In-house training on specific activities relevant for the year ahead 
  • Networking
  • Engage stakeholders (e.g. policymakers and  steering group members) in Malawi.  
  • Training for Malawi stakeholders 

Participants were members of country teams and partners from Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical Research Council, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Western Norway University of Applied Science, Stellenbosch University (South Africa), Cochrane Nigeria at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (Malawi), Cochrane and the Stiftelsen MAGIC Evidence Ecosystem (Norway).