Interactive Learning

Module 1: Introduction to conducting systematic reviews
What systematic reviews are, why they are useful, framing a review question, process for reviews. Read more
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Module 2: Writing the review protocol
Why protocols are a crucial step, components of a protocol, framing eligibility criteria. Read more
Module 3:  Searching for studies
Why systematic and rigorous searches are important, planning and designing search strategies, sources of studies, managing and reporting the process. Read more
Module 4: Selecting studies and collecting data
How to select studies for inclusion, systematically collecting different data types that meet criteria. Read more
Module 5: Introduction to study quality and risk of bias
What bias is, how to assess the risk of bias in randomized trials in different sources. Read more
Module 6: Analysing the data
How to analyse different types of data, effect measures, undertaking meta-analysis, recognizing heterogeneity. Read more
Module 7: Interpreting the findings
How to interpret results of statistical analysis, reporting bias, using GRADE method to report on certainty of evidence. Read more
Module 8: Reporting the review
The reporting process, creating ‘Summary of findings’ tables, writing up results, discussing evidence, drawing conclusions, summary formats. Read more
Module 9: Introduction to health economics
Introducing health economics and considerations for this in a systematic review. Read more
Module 10: Network meta-analysis
Introduction to network meta-analysis (NMA) in the context of a systematic review of randomized trials. Read more
Module 11: Health equity in systematic reviews
Putting the equity lens on your systematic review. Read more