CEBHA in the news

23 September 2013

[...] "Dr. Frode Forland, a public health specialist at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam and one of the lead coordinators of the workshops in Burundi and Tanzania, describes the core content of EBHC in five steps" [...]

20 February 2013

"A Collaboration for Evidence Based Healthcare in Africa (CEBHA) has been established with partners from eight sub-Saharan African countries" [...]

17 January 2013

"Last month doctors from nine African countries, alongside European colleagues, met in Rwanda to sign the Kigali declaration, which urges governments, non-governmental organisations, and healthcare professionals to implement evidence based healthcare."[...] BMJ 2013;346:f356

10 October 2012

"In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and the Collaboration for Evidence Based Healthcare in Africa (CEBHA) arranged a workshop, ‘Evidence-based Literature Searching for Librarians’, together with the University of Addis Ababa."[...]

10 October 2012

"African research to improve patient care and treatment is growing, but the dissemination of evidence-based approaches to healthcare lags behind, experts say.

At a five-day workshop on how to find the best available evidence for priority health issues in Africa, researchers called for the establishment of an Africa-based regional information hub to distribute scientific research on the continent's top killer diseases, including HIV, malaria and tuberculosis."[...]

02 October 2012

PACEsetterS, the journal of the Australian Joanna Briggs Institute (University of Adelaide), recently published an interview with Frode Forland of the Royal Tropical Institute, who is the project leader of the Collaboration for Evidence Based Healthcare in Africa (CEBHA).

28 November 2011

"Lawmakers should consult local medical research and studies before they pass healthcare laws and policies if those policies are to impact communities, Prof. Harriet Mayanja Kizza, the dean of the School of Public Health at Makerere University, has said."

28 November 2011

"November 24th 2011, over 80 practitioners, academics, lobbyists and other stakeholders convened at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala to take stock of what is being done and how best to strengthen EBHC in Africa. Participants in the symposium came from Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya among other countries on the continent."