In these videos, originally part of the Cochrane Learning Live and GESI webinar series, Damian Francis presented some contextual and methodological challenges to conducting systematic reviews in developing countries using experiences from Jamaica. He also discussed approaches to overcome these challenges.
Below you will find videos from the webinar, together with accompanying slides to download [PDF].
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Poor access to the published literature
Part 3: Inadequate human resources in research
Part 4: Scarce local/regional funding
Part 5: Limited capacity for knowledge translation and dissemination
Part 6: Summary and lessons learned
Damian Francis, Lecturer in Nutrition and Epidemiology in the Caribbean Institute for Health Research, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica;
Co-director of Cochrane Caribbean.