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PHO Grand Rounds: Can public health systematic reviews answer questions about health equity?
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Learning and development
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties

Vivian A. Welch will present emerging methods in considering and reporting health equity in systematic reviews. She will focus on tools for conducting equity-focused systematic reviews, sources for finding public health systematic reviews, and tools for considering applicability to different contexts and settings. She will also provide a brief update on ongoing methods projects to consider non-randomized studies, applicability, and context in systematic reviews.

Presenter: Vivian A. Welch

Vivian A. Welch is a co-convenor of the Campbell and Cochrane Equity Methods Group, a member of the international Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group, and an editor with the Campbell International Development Coordinating Group. In 2010, Vivian completed her doctorate in population health on the methods to assess health equity effects in systematic reviews. She is interested in evidence-based global public health and knowledge translation.

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