G-I-N Network meeting

November 1st - 4th, 2009

Location: Lisbonn, Portugal

Main theme of the G-I-N 2009 network meeting is: "Evidence Translation in Different Countries"

  • Workshop topics:

      o    Evidence tables: How to make the data shareable? 
     o Improving participation of health allied professionals and nurses in guideline development Evidence across borders- can guidelines do the same?
      o AGREE II: Workshop A – A training introduction to AGREE II
      o SEARCH filter testing: achievements thus far and next steps for the future
     o Engaging with consumers around the world - learning from the challenges and achievements of the Cochrane Collaboration Consumer Network
      o Using the GRADE approach in osteoporosis guideline development; application and interpretation of indirectness


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October 1st - 3rd, 2008

Location: Helsinki, Finland


Main theme of the G-I-N 2008 Network Meeting is: "Implementation in practice"

  • Tentative topics:
    • Patients, professionals and guidelines - who cares?
    • Decision aids in practice: Does Information-Communication Technology help implementation?
    • Health care structures and processes – what role do the guidelines play?
  • Tentative workshop topics:
    • Evidence tables
    • Communities of practice
    • Guidelines and rational pharmacotherapy
    • Guidelines and community pharmacies
    • Patients, family, caregivers – how could guidelines help lay users?
    • Collaboration between Cochrane, HTA and guidelines
    • Guidelines and clinical autonomy

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