World leaders in evidence-informed healthcare and development join for first ever Global Evidence Summit, Cape Town
The Campbell Collaboration, together with four other leading organizations in the production and dissemination of evidence for decision making in the global health, social and economic policy and practice sectors - proudly announces the first ‘Global Evidence Summit’ in Cape Town, South Africa.
Next year,the Campbell Collaboration,is joining four other leading global leaders in health and social research and policy – the Guidelines International Network, Cochrane, the International Society for Evidence-based Health Care, and the Joanna Briggs Institute - to hold the first ‘Global Evidence Summit’ in Cape Town, South Africa from the 12-16 of September.
The theme of the Summit, ‘Using Evidence. Improving Lives’ will highlight and promote evidence-informed approaches to health policy and development, offering the most cost-effective interventions.
The summit will focus on the opportunities and challenges facing Low and Middle-Income countries, a reason why the Global Evidence Summit (GES), is to be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa. The event is expected to attract up to 2000 delegates and will bring together many parts of the evidence community to promote evidence-informed decision-making worldwide.
Registration is open, as is the call for abstracts, workshops and special sessions. The Campbell Collaboration will, with the support of the Netherlands Ministry for Foreign Affairs, provide bursaries for up to ten participants who are nationals of, and working or studying in, sub Saharan Africa. This support will cover the summit fee and, where required, economy airfare and hotel. No per diem will paid, and additional costs, e.g. visa, have to be paid by the participant or their employer. Read more details here.