About the workshop
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a movement, which aims to increase the use of high quality clinical research in clinical decision and health policy making. This intensive two-day workshop, organized by the Institute of Public Health (IPH) and the National Medical Library (NML) at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), will provide a theoretical framework and practical training on the key principles of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in the context of evidence-based practice and research.
The overall aim of the workshop is to enhance the knowledge of health care professionals and researchers, to effectively criticize and utilize the best available evidence in health care using systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
The workshop is targeting health care professionals who have, or might have, a role in providing health care services including, but not limited to, treating patients, developing guidelines, practicing preventive medicine, providing health insurance services, working on health economy, and healthcare policy makers, at sub-national or national level.
The audience could be all junior and senior health care professionals including: