Systematic Review From 24th to 27th March, 2020
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: 24th – 27th March, 2020
The College of Business Education (CBE) – MWANZA, Tanzania
Time: 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm
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
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.
The workshop will be facilitated by experienced facilitators from the College of Business Education
You are requested to confirm your participation before 20th March, 2020
Ms. Neema Kitonka
P. O. Box 1968
Dar es Salaam
Fax: +255 22 2150122
Mob: +255 782 003 350