Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis, December 2017

This workshop takes a step-by-step approach to the practical tasks of conducting and reporting a new Systematic Review to answer a question about the effects of an intervention. This course will focus on the practicalities rather than the theory.

Dates: 7- 8 December 2017 (9.00 AM to 4.00 PM).

Venue: Holiday Inn City Stars

Chair: Prof. Ashraf Nabhan

  • Co-Chairman, HRP Alliance for research capacity strengthening , WHO
  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ain Shams University
  • Editor, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth

Moderator: Dr. Marwah Anas El Wegoud

  • Co-director of the Egyptian Center for Evidence Based Medicine
  • Author and Referee, Cochrane Oral Health

The overall aims are to enable attendees to;

  1. Formulate a clear question for a systematic review
  2. Specify the eligibility criteria for a systematic review
  3. Develop a search strategy for a systematic review
  4. Prepare a quality appraisal and data extraction form for a systematic review
  5. Identify, describe and discuss sources of heterogeneity among the studies in a systematic review
  6. Develop a statistical analysis plan for a systematic review
  7. Conduct, report and update a systematic review
  8. Use this knowledge to assess the quality of systematic reviews done by others
  9. Distinguish “pseudo-journals” (fake journals) from legitimate journals.

Early bird registration: 800 LE.

For Registration: please fill this form AND contact our Administrative Assistant Mrs. Nour by phone or by a text message +201001733140


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