Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review – Penang, Malaysia

This 3-day workshop on Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review is for individuals that are in the process of or are considering authoring a Cochrane systematic review. It is most suited to authors who already have a registered title, but authors who have not yet identified a title will also benefit from the course and will be given assistance to develop a title.

Course outline

This is a three-day course. It begins with an introduction to Cochrane and a brief overview of the format of a protocol for a systematic review. A mixture of presentations and small group activities gives participants the opportunity to develop and refine their own protocols. This workshop also covers formulating clinical questions, locating studies, appraising risk of bias and writing the methods section of a protocol.


Penang Medical College, 4 Jalan Sepoy Lines, 10450 Penang, Malaysia


Please download this Registration Form and fax or email the completed form to Ms Nila Pillai by 22nd November 2016. A place will be secured upon receipt of payment (or scanned or faxed copy of LPO).

Workshop fee: RM650

Contact and info
Nila Pillai
Cochrane Coordinating Site
Penang Medical College
10450 Georgetown, Penang

Tel: +60-4-228 7171 Ext 3209
Fax: +60-4-228 4285