What's new

2-4 March 2015
Vancouver, BC

Are you thinking of undertaking a Cochrane Review? Have you recently registered a review title with a Cochrane Review Group? If so, please join us at the University of British Columbia for Cochrane's Standard Author Training Workshop in March 2015.

Take this three-day session to learn the basic skills of conducting a Cochrane Review. Topics include protocols, setting your question, literature searching, study selection, assessing bias, data and analysis, formulating conclusions, and a hands-on session with the Review Manager software.

Finding and Using Research Evidence to Inform Decision-making in Health Systems and Organizations

Registration is now open for a five-day training workshop that will teach policymakers, stakeholders and researchers how to find and make use of research evidence in their work to reform, renew or strengthen health systems, and to get cost-effective programs, services and drugs to those who need them.

TORONTO, January 06, 2015 - The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) has created a mobile app to help physicians rapidly access CTFPHC guidelines and resources at the point of care and while on the go. The app contains guideline and recommendation summaries, knowledge translation tools, and links to additional resources. Key features include the ability to bookmark sections for easy access, display content in either English or French, and change the font size of text.

KT Canada is pleased to announce its second annual scientific meeting. This year, you are invited to join the discussion on PATIENT AND PARTNER ENGAGEMENTSee the flyer for more information, to registrer or to submit an abstract.

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR IN NURSING:HEALTH OUTCOMES AND QUALITY OF CARE

The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta seeks to nominate a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Health Outcomes and Quality of Care. We are seeking a highly productive individual with a strong grounding in the quantitative sciences, e.g., epidemiology, quantitative sociology, biostatistics. Experience working with large databases or conducting intervention studies will be a definite asset.