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Two postdoctoral research opportunities- Closing date 15 June 2020

Two postdoctoral research opportunities have arisen in the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care for a period of one year. Hosted by Prof Taryn Young, the successful candidate will conduct methodologically sound research syntheses (including systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and evidence maps) and related research on priority topics relevant to the African region. The fellowship will […]

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COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END)

The CEBHC together with partners drawn from diverse evidence-synthesis, technology assessment and guideline-development communities have come together to minimise unnecessary duplication and maximise efforts in COVID evidence synthesis and guideline development. To help health- and social-system leaders as they respond to unprecedented challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making […]

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunity- Closing date 8 November 2019

A postdoctoral research opportunity, supported by the NIH Fogarty D43 grant, has arisen in the Division for a period of one year, renewable; subject to satisfactory performance. Hosted by Professor Rhoderick Machekano and Doctor Birhanhu Ayele, the successful candidate will be expected to conduct methodological research in biostatistics primarily focused towards application to infectious diseases […]

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Dr. Lawrence Mbuagbaw on how we can incorporate considerations of equity in systematic reviews.

Health inequity refers to unfair and avoidable differences in health. These differences are deemed to be unfair because they can be resolved by reasonable action. In this podcast Lawrence is talking about how we can incorporate considerations of equity in systematic reviews. Inequities may present across many characteristics and the PROGRESS+ framework https://methods.cochrane.org/equity/projects/evidence-equity/progress-plus allows us […]

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Advertisement: Researcher / Senior researcher – TGB02/307/0917 in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care (CEBHC), a coordinating and directive centre for research and training in evidence based health care at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University, seeks applications from suitable candidates to promote evidence-based health care (EBHC), conduct and support systematic reviews and relevant research, and promote the use […]

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CEBHC 2016 Annual Report

We are excited to announce the CEBHC annual report for 2016 has been released! To view, click on CEBHC-Annual-Report-2016

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunity- Closing date 28 February 2018

A new postdoctoral research opportunity has arisen in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics for a period of one year, renewable; subject to satisfactory performance. Hosted by Profs Machekano and Young, the successful candidate will be expected to conduct methodological research in biostatistics primarily focused towards application to infectious diseases such HIV/AIDS and TB. As […]

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Researcher post available (1-year contract appointment)

The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, in collaboration with Cochrane South Africa, seeks applications from suitable candidates to promote evidence-based health care, conduct and support systematic reviews and relevant research, and promote the use of best evidence in healthcare policy and practice, as part of its role as joint host of Cochrane Nutrition, a newly […]

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Systematic reviews – What have they ever done for Global Health?

Prof Paul Garner, who is from the Centre for Evidence Synthesis for Global Health at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, was speaking in a guest lecture entitled ‘What have systematic reviews done for global health?’ in the Global Health Seminar Series at the Medical and Health Sciences Faculty of Stellenbosch University. He highlighted that […]

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