Clinical Trials and the Hierarchy of Evidence
The free webinar series on evidence-based research, care, and policy in health. runs from 19, 20, 21, 27 April and 3 May ,2023. Workshop Sessions as shown below ; Morning Session 09:00-12:30 Full session 09:00-16:00
Cochrane Kenya Workshop 16th-17th March 2023
The upcoming Cochrane workshop that is scheduled for 16th-17th March 2023 at the KEMRI Training Centre. The agenda of the workshop is to discuss Cochrane Kenya mandate and its existence and how to achieve the Cochrane Kenya strategies together. Map the Cochrane reviewers and different reviews undertaken.
Do services to support education of children and teenagers with chronic health conditions help to engage them in more school activities
Chronic health conditions in children and adolescents can have profound impacts on education, well‐being and health. They are described as non‐communicable illnesses that are prolonged in duration, do not resolve spontaneously, and rarely cured completely. Due to variations in the definition of chronic health conditions and how they are measured prevalence estimates vary considerably and have been reported to be as high as 44% in children and adolescents.
Podcast: House modifications for preventing malaria
Cochrane Infectious Diseases has produced dozens of reviews on the prevention and treatment of malaria. These include interventions, such as drugs, taken by people, as well as some at the level of the environment. One of these looks at house modifications for preventing malaria and we asked lead author, Tilly Fox from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK to tell us about the importance of the October 2022 update and its findings.
Cochrane Colloquium 2023, London, UK
Cochrane UK is delighted to be hosting the Cochrane Colloquium at the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Centre in London from 4th to 6th September 2023, and Satellite events on 3rd September.
KEMRI Knowledge Management KASH Symposium
KEMRI Knowledge Management KASH Symposium; Promoting systematic use of Research Evidence to inform evidence to inform health policy and practice; Lessons from Knowledge translation during covid-19 pandemic
Two of KEMRI’s scientists were named Africa Evidence Leadership Award (AELA) 2022 Runners-up by the Africa Evidence Network
The two, Prof. Jennifer Orwa, Deputy Director, Resource Development and Knowledge Management and Prof. Eleanor Ochodo-Opondo, Research Scientists based at KEMRI’s Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR) were among many African scientists nominated from various institutions and organizations in Africa based on their contribution in the evidence ecosystem. The two emerged runners-up in the Evidence Intermediaries and Evidence Producer categories respectively.
Evidence Informed Decision Making Training for Researchers (22nd to 26th Nov, 2021)
The Kenya Medical Research Institute - Cochrane Kenya in collaboration with the KEMRI graduate school organized a 5 day evidence informed decision making training. Thirty scientists from different departments in the institute were equipped with relevant skills on how to find and use evidence in the policy making process, which is relevant to their research activities.