Erasmus Summer Programme 2011: provides international students and academic health professionals with an invaluable opportunity to spend up to three weeks in an unequalled academic environment, bringing themselves up-to-date in the health sciences.
PAHO Research Interest Group is an informal and collegial discussion spacefostering the exchange of information about research needs and interests. Our most recent discussion was "Stem Cell Research" led by Dr. John Tisdale and is available via Elluminate.
Evidence-Based Medicine Workshop. This yearly workshop teaches how to critically appraise and use evidence when making decisions. Targeted to different audiences including policy makers, health care providers, journalists, patient advocates and health experts, it is offered every year in July in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado, and the USA.
Effective Project Planning and Evaluation in Biomedical Research (EPPE)
Webinars. A series of online seminars covering diverse topics:
Cochrane Canada Webinars
Research Interest Group (RIG). The Research Interest Group (RIG) resumed its sessions with a presentation on social protection led by Dr. Julio Siede, consultant on the issue for the Project Public Policies and Health Research Group. Dr. Siede’s presentation can be consulted here. The RIG is organized and coordinated by the interns of the research team who contribute through the organization, convocation, and agenda of the sessions. The next meeting of the RIG will be at the end of April.
Workshop on "Guideline Development Methods"
This workshop was offered in English at PAHO Headquarters September 16-17, 2010, and was Chaired by Dr. Holger J. Schünemann and Nancy Santesso from the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University. The purpose of the workshop was to promote the implementation of recommended processes for the development of guidelines and technical documents regarding scientific evidence.
Clinical Trials Register Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean (238.75 kB) BIREME/PAHO/WHO. Sao Paulo: 2007.
This report is still a preliminary vision for a Clinical Trial Register Platform for LAC. It collects and presents valuable information to accomplish the task and fosters further discussion and more detailed specifications. Future versions of this document will give further information about missing details such as data preparation and how the search and retrieval engine should work.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization