Cochrane workshop 2019

Cochrane systematic reviews in digital era: critical appraisal of studies and the role of Cochrane software

Date and Venue: March 21st, 2019, 9.00 - 18.00, Kazan Federal University, Scientific Library named after N.I. Lobachevsky (Kazan, 35, Kremlevskaya Street, room 210)

Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to take part in a one-day workshop "Cochrane systematic reviews in digital era: critical appraisal of studies and the role of Cochrane software ", March 21st, 2019, Kazan Federal University, joint effort of Cochrane Russia, Cochrane Austria and Cochrane Nordic!

This is a unique opportunity to gain knowledge and practical skills from leading Cochrane researchers coming from Cochrane international centres on the most important issues of the development and use of Cochrane systematic reviews, critical appraisal of studies with various design, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, discuss all your questions, expand and strengthen collaboration, determine the way forward for development and future plans!

We invite you to actively register and participate in the workshop! The workshop is addressed to health professionals, researchers, teachers, experts who develop and formulate recommendations for health systems, clinical guideline developers, all those interested in translating Cochrane knowledge and informing health decisions with the best research evidence, as well as those who want to take an active part in Cochrane activities, in Cochrane systematic reviews production as authors or reviewers and in Cochrane work in Russia and beyond.

We are very pleased to introduce the speakers / tutors who confirmed their participation in our workshop and thank them heartily (!!):

Klaus Munkholm, Psychiatrist, Chief Physician, Cochrane Nordic, Rigshospitalet (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Associate Director of Cochrane Austria, Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Danube University Krems (Krems, Austria)
Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina, MD, PhD, DSci (Med), Professor, Director Cochrane Russia (Russian Branch of the Nordic Cochrane Centre), Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russian Federation.
Elena Vladimirovna Verbitskaya, PhD, Associate professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of pharmacoepidemiology and biomedical statistics, Head, Institute of Pharmacology named after A.V. Waldman, St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I.P. Pavlov


The deadline for registration is 10 days before the date of the workshop.

For questions regarding the workshop, please contact us by e-mail to

Dear colleagues, we kindly ask you to pay attention to the fact, that we ask all participants to pay the registration / organisation fee of the workshop. The registration fee is required solely to pay for coffee breaks and printing costs (handouts, certificates). Please send a scan / photo of the payment receipt to:

Registration fee (for all seminar participants): 1000 rubles

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