Challenges in conducting systematic reviews in developing countries

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].

Presenter bio:

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.

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


 

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

Author information: 
Francis, Damian