Cochrane Russia Symposium 2018 «Cochrane Systematic Reviews as a key resource for health challenges in Knowledge Translation», organized by the Research & Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Cochrane Russia of the Kazan Federal University (KFU), Wiley and Nikolay Lobachevsky Scientific Library of KFU, was held at the Kazan Federal University on December, 7, 2018.
Alfir Nabiullovich Khisamutdinov, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of the University Clinic of KFU, welcomed the participants of the symposium.
Ramil U. Khabriev, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Director of the National Research Institute of Public Health named after N.A. Semashko sent his Welcoming message to the participants of the symposium.
Research reports on the current chalenges of Evidence-Based Medicine, Cochrane Knowledge Translation, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Clinical Research and development of Evidence-Based Medicine and Cochrane activities in the Russian Federation were presented by:
- Professor Gerd Antes, Institute for Evidence-Based Medicine of Cochrane Germany, Cochrane Germany Foundation, University Hospital, Freiburg: Systematic reviews and knowledge as a key resource for health challenges;
- Professor Liliya E. Ziganshina, Cochrane Russia Director, Research and Educational Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Cochrane Russia, Kazan Federal University: Cochrane Knowledge Translation Strategy and Three Years of Cochrane Russia;
- Professor Vladimir D. Mendelevich, Director of the Mental Health Research Institute, Head of the Department of Medical Psychology, Kazan State Medical University: The crisis of trust in modern psychiatry;
- Associate Professor Elena V. Verbitskaya, Head of the Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Evidence-Based Medicine, St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I.P. Pavlov: Design of clinical studies and problems of their implementation and analysis in narcology (20 years of research experience);
- Lidiya V. Kisser, Head of Drug Supply and Information Technologies Department, Chief Specialist Clinical Pharmacologist, Ministry of Health, Kaliningrad Region: Assessing methodological quality of Russian clinical practice guidelines and introducing AGREE II instrument in Russia;
- Professor Chavdar S. Pavlov, Director of Sechenov University’s Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Moscow: Adaptation of the EBMG system in Russia;
- Ekaterian V. Yudina, Cochrane Russia Co-Director and Translations Project Manager, Senior Researcher of the Research and Educational Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Cochrane Russia, Kazan Federal University: Cochrane Priority Translation Project: four years of participation.
The Symposium summed up Cochrane Russia activities for the three years of its existence, from the official start on December 7, 2015 at the International Conference "Evidence-Based Medicine: achievements and barriers" (QiQUM 2015), the major achievements and successes, plans for the future and the new promising projects.
Over 100 participants from all over Russia (Volgograd, Donetsk, Irkutsk, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Korolev, Moscow, Nizhnekamsk, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Tyumen, Ulyanovsk, Ufa) and other countries (Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, the Netherlands, Uzbekistan, Ukraine) registered for the Symposium.
At the closure of the symposium, the organizers and participants provided feed-back on the event, identified areas for cooperation, plans and prospects for joint coordinated work.
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