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Webinars of Gesi in april and may
Cochrane Task Exchange (GESI Webinar series)
by Dr. Emily Steele
Date: Tuesday April 10th// Time: 09h00 UTC
Register on https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7536674310450125827
Planetary Health: addressing the risks to human health in the Anthropocene (GESI Webinar series)
by Sir Andy Haines
Date: Wednesday April 24th// Time: 14h00 UTC
Register on https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8242520091515228163
ROSES: RepOrting Standards for Systematic Evidence Synthesis (GESI Webinar series)
by Dr. Biljana Macura and Dr. Neal Haddaway
Date: Friday May 4th// Time: 13h00 UTC
Register on https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1943486145953329667
Challenges in conducting Systematic Reviews in developing countries (GESI-Cochrane Learning Live Webinar series)
by Dr. Damian Francis
Date: Tuesday May 8th// Time: 16h00 UTC
Register on http://training.cochrane.org/challenges-conducting-systematic-reviews-developing-countries
Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in
Epidemiology-Nutritional Epidemiology (STROBE- nut): An Extension of the STROBE Statement (GESI Webinar Series)
by Dr. Carl Lachat, Dr. Wim Pinxten and Ms. Dana Hawwash
Full details to be disseminated soon
While we were conducting the interviews to assess the needs of the Network centres regarding capacity building, it was brought to our attention that many members within the centres have not been receiving any of our emails.
We strongly encourage you to register your team members' emails on this link https://goo.gl/forms/8VaoIB9TZzuSmQ5y2 to make sure they are receiving our communications.
If any members have already registered but are not receiving our communications, kindly ask them to add an alternative emails as many have been bouncing back.
We hereby provide a summary of our latest activities for those who were not receiving any of our communications:
- GESI Network needs assessment: We are currently conducting a virtual interview with each centre to assess the needs of the Network centres regarding capacity building. If you have not yet participated or set a time for the interview, please contact email@example.com
- Website (to keep track of our updates): www.gesiinitiative.com
- Monthly Webinars: GESI - Cochrane Learning Live webinars: recordings available on http://www.gesiinitiative.com/gesi-activities/details/GESI-Cochrane-Learning-Live-Webinar-series
Network members collaboration Opportunities:
1. If you have any trainings/ workshops/ conferences that you would like to share with the GESI Network, please send them to the GESI Secretariat so that we disseminate them throughout the GESI Network.
2. If you are working on an evidence synthesis project and would like to invite someone from the GESI Network from another sector/discipline or with different skills to collaborate, please send the description to the GESI Secretariat so that we disseminate through the GESI Network.
Invitation to contribute to the Cochrane Handbook as a peer referee:
The Senior Scientific Editors of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (version 6) are asking for the help and participation of the GESI Network in the peer review of chapters for the Handbook. The Cochrane Handbook is the official guide that describes in detail the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of healthcare interventions. They are revising the Cochrane Handbook to include new chapters and updated standards. Wiley is publishing the Handbook as a paper copy, due in Sept 2018.
As part of Cochrane's commitment to equity and diversity, Cochrane participated as a founding member of the Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative.
In recognition of the strength and depth of evidence synthesis expertise in the GESI network, they are writing to invite you to contribute to the Cochrane Handbook as a peer referee for a chapter in your area(s) of expertise.
If you are able to participate as a peer referee, please email Jackie Chandler (JChandler@cochrane.org) indicating your area of expertise and which chapter (or chapters) are of interest to you (see list of chapters below).
|About Cochrane reviews (this section online only)|
|II||Planning and logistics of a Cochrane review|
|III||Reporting a review|
|IV||Updating a review|
Starting the review
|QSN||Defining the review question|
|ELG||Developing criteria for including studies|
|SER||Searching for studies|
|BWA||Considering risk of bias and the impact of vested interests within and across studies|
|ROB||Assessing risk of bias in randomized trials|
|REP||Assessing risk of bias due to missing results|
|PRP||Summarizing studies and preparing for the synthesis|
|MET||Analysing data and undertaking meta-analyses|
|SYN||Synthesizing findings using non-statistical methods|
|SOF||Completing ‘Summary of findings’ tables and grading the strength of evidence|
|INT||Interpreting results and drawing conclusions|
|Specific perspectives in reviews|
|EQP||Issues of equity and specific populations|
|Specific types of data|
|IPD||Individual participant data|
|VAR||Variants on randomized trials|
|RBI||Assessing risk of bias in non-randomized trials|
|PMA||Prospective approaches to accumulating evidence|
|Other review types (this section online only)|
|OVW||Overviews of reviews|
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