thumb2Short Training Course on Systematic Review From 17th to 20th Sept, 2018


The main objective of this workshop is to equip participants with necessary hands-on skills to conduct systematic review and Meta-analysis. Participants will gain knowledge and skills on how to synthesize evidence and use it to inform policy and decision making.
 The evidence for making policy, programme and practice decisions is best based on careful analyses and syntheses of multiple studies.


TOPICS TO BE COVERED
    Overview of systematic review process & reporting standards and guidelines for systematic reviews
    Problem formulation, and developing review questions in the African context
    Development of protocol & identifying protocol databases
    Finding sources of evidence from structured and unstructured databases and sources of grey literature
    Construction of complex and comprehensive search strategies and text mining in online databases & updating literature and tools for managing references
    Study selection process & data extraction process
    Covidence tool for managing the systematic review process
    Quality assessment, risk of bias and meta-analysis for systematic reviews


  WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
    Interested academic staff, researchers, information professionals, government ministry representatives, civil society representatives, postgraduate students from different institutions
    To maximize the productivity, participants are encouraged to have research ideas that they wish to work on groups


DATE & VENUE
    Date: 17th – 20th September, 2018
    The College of Business Education (CBE) – Dar es salaam, Tanzania
    Time: 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm


DELIVARABLES
The four days course will have the selected protocols registered and published in a selected systematic review database. Following registration of the protocols, facilitators will continue to guide the review process by teams through publication of the systematic reviews within agreeable timeline


COURSE FEES:
The course fee of TZS 350,000 (for Tanzanians) and equivalent of US$ 200.00 (for foreigners) covers costs of facilitation, training materials (stationery and other consumables), venue, light refreshments and lunch during session. Participants/clients are expected to meet their transport costs to and from the venue, accommodation, healthcare and other allowances if applicable for participants. Payments should be done in advance.  Please pay your fee through TWIGA BANKCORP bank: Account Number 01TZS204200420601, Account Name CBE Consultancy Bureau.

FACILITATORS
The workshop will be facilitated by experienced facilitators from the College of Business Education


CONFIRMATION
You are requested to confirm your participation before 10th September, 2018


Contact Details
Dr. Leontine Nkebukwa,
College of Business Education,
P. O. Box 1968,
Dar es Salaam
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Mr. Ngussa Kinamhala
Consultancy Coordinator and Head-Entrepreneurship Centre
College of Business Education
P. O. Box 1978
Dar es Salaam
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Fax: +255 222 150 122
Mob: +255 746 832 273

 

 

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