Second Announcement. International Cochrane workshop at RMANPO


Second Announcement

Cochrane Systematic Reviews: Trusted Evidence for Wise Decisions in Medical Education, Research and Practice

Dear colleagues,

We invite you to participate in the International Workshop «Cochrane Systematic Reviews: Trusted Evidence for Wise Decisions in Medical Education, Research and Practice», dedicated to the official opening of the new home of Cochrane Russia - Russian Medical Academy for Continuing Professional Education (RMANPO).

Date and time: 3 December 2021, 9.00 – 15.05 (Moscow time)

Location: Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution for Continuing Professional Education "Russian Medical Academy for Continuing Professional Education" of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

Workshop format: virtual (online)

Workshop organisers: Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education (RMANPO) and Cochrane Russia supported by Cochrane CET, Cochrane Denmark, Cochrane Sweden, EVIPNet - Europe (WHO Regional Office for Europe) and Wiley.

The objective of the workshop: To introduce Russian Medical Academy for Continuing Professional Education (RMANPO) as a new home of Cochrane Russia and to demonstrate the unique role of Cochrane Systematic Reviews in Knowledge Translation for Wise Decisions in Medical Education, Research and Health Systems.

Workshop languages: Russian, English

Simultaneous translation will be provided (English - Russian; Russian - English) with broadcasting.

NMO (CME) points (for CME profiles)
Our application for accreditation of the event (getting points) in the CME (NMO) system was approved.

The link to registration with the possibility of getting CME (NMO) points is here (здесь)
To get CME points, you must:
Please confirm your presence at the Workshop by clicking on the pop-up window that will periodically appear on the screen during the online broadcast. There are 6 confirmation windows in total. The minimum required time of presence is 285 minutes (constantly or intermittently). The required number of confirmations is 5 out of 6.

We ask all registered participants
to take a short survey before the start of the workshop —, survey topics will be included in the group discussion agenda.

Workshop broadcast
will take place on the website On the eve of the Workshhop, each registered participant will receive an e-mail with an individual link to the broadcast. On the day of the broadcast, the BROADCAST button will appear in the site menu.


The Workshop program provides for group discussions (two discussions, the first after the first half of the agenda, and the second after the second half). When discussions will be just about to start, a link to go to the rooms will be sent to the general chat of the broadcast (there will be several rooms). All participants will be randomly assigned to rooms. After the discussion in groups, the workshop participants return to the broadcast window on the website

3 December 2021

9:00 – 9:15

Official opening and welcome

D.A. Sychev (Rector of RMANPO),
I.V. Poddubnaya (Vice Rector of RMANPO),
Melita Vujnovic (Head, WHO Country Office in Russian Federation),
Deborah Pentesco-Murphy, Editorial Director, Evidence Based Health Care Publisher, Cochrane Wiley
9:15 – 9:35

The Value of Cochrane Evidence: A Global Experience

Karsten Juhl Jørgensen, Cochrane Governing Board, Cochrane Denmark (Copenhagen, Denmark)

9:35 – 9:55

WHO concept of Evidence-to-Policy in Health: EVIPNet Europe working for Evidence-Informed Decisions

Reinap Marge, WHO Regional Office for Europe (Copenhagen, Denmark)

9:55 – 10:15

Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare - a collaboration to tackle medical excess

Dina Muscat Meng, Cochrane Denmark (Copenhagen, Denmark)

10:15 – 10:35

Evidence-based medical knowledge at the core of continuing medical education content

D.A. Sychev, RMANPO (Moscow, Russia)

10:35 – 10:55

Six years of Cochrane Russia, a new start and future perspectives at RMANPO

L.E. Ziganshina, Cochrane Russia, RMANPO (Moscow, Russia)

10:55 – 11:15 Discussion in groups
11.15 – 11.35 Joint discussion
11.35 – 12.05 Break
12:05 – 12:25

Co-producing Evidence Essentials - an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, clinical trials, and Cochrane evidence

Richard Morley, Cochrane Central Executive Team (York, UK)

12:25 – 12:45

Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews: MECIR standards in Russian

Matteo Bruschettini, Cochrane Sweden, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital (Lund, Sweden)

12:45 – 13:05

Cochrane Library – a unique resource of evidence

Tony Aburrow, John Wiley & Sons (Chichester, UK)

13:05 – 13:25

Clinical guidelines in Russia

V.K. Fedyaeva, The Centre for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia)

13:25 – 13:45

The basis of the teaching methodology at the medical university: research and clinical critical thinking

Ch.S. Pavlov, 1st Moscow State Medical University (Moscow, Russia)

13:45 – 14:05

Evidence-based medical knowledge as the basis for clinical decision-making

E.B. Kleimenova, RMANPO (Moscow, Russia)

14:05 – 14:25

RWD / RWE: current state in Russia

A.S. Kolbin, St. Petersburg State Medical University (St Petersburg, Russia)

14:25 – 14:45 Discussion in groups
14.45 – 15.05 Joint discussion and closure