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Evidence Based Healthcare Workshop.

The National University of Rwanda in Collaboration with Ministry of Health, the Center for Evidence Based Healthcare (CEBHA) and Royal tropical Institute in Amsterdam, the Netherlands are delighted to offer a course on Evidence Based Healthcare (EBHC). The 3 day intensive face to face workshop will be credit based and will be offered as CPD accredited activity.

Date : 13-15 December 2012

Venue : School of Public Health, National University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda.

The workshop objective is to provide knowledge and skills on how to critically appraise publish scientific clinical research for quality, relevance and value and its significance for best clinical practice. The participants will also learn the importance of EBHC and its role in medical decision-making and understand how research can become policy and implemented and what the pit falls of this process are.

Expected outcomes ;

  • Identify the best applicable literature(evidence) to answer research questions in different databases
  • Handle retrieved literature in reference managing software
  • Critically appraise the retrieved literature.
  • Interpret the results found in the literature
  • Apply the results into clinical practice.

Topics to cover include :

  • Introduction to Evidence Based Healthcare.
  • How to develop a Research question
  • Refresher on measures of association
  • Critical appraisal of research studies
  • Introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis
  • Evidence Based Literature Search
  • Implementation of EBHC

Target group : This course is suitable for all faculties including Heads of Departments at the Faculty of Medicine and School of Public Health, Postgraduate MMed, PhD and M Phil students and health professionals.

Limited registration : 20 places are available and will be allocated to eligible participants on first come-first serve basis.

Application procedures : Apply by email to Prof. Patrick Kyamanywa pkyamanywa@nur.ac.rw and Ms. Josephine Dusabe at dusabejosephine@yahoo.com by 16 November 2012.


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