About this module
Part of the Cochrane Interactive Learning course on Conducting an Intervention Review, this module will give you an introduction to health equity considerations when planning and conducting a systematic review.
What you can expect to learn (learning outcomes)
This module will teach you to:
- Understand health equity
- Identify population characteristics relevant for health equity
- Identify evidence for health equity
- Include equity in your systematic review
- Consider equity in knowledge translation
Authors, contributors, and how to cite this module
Module 11 has been written and compiled by:
Jennifer Petkovic, Campbell and Cochrane Equity Methods Group, Bruyère Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Canada
Vivian Welch, Campbell and Cochrane Equity Methods Group, Bruyère Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Canada
Peter Tugwell, University of Ottawa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program; University of Ottawa, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, Canada
Jordi Pardo Pardo, Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
Stephanie Duench, Campbell and Cochrane Equity Methods Group
Dario Sambunjak, Cochrane Central Executive Team.
A full list of acknowledgements, including our expert advisors from across Cochrane, is available at the end of each module page.
This module should be cited as: Petkovic J, Welch V, Tugwell P, Sambunjak D. Module 11: Health equity in systematic reviews. In: Cochrane Interactive Learning: Conducting an intervention review. Cochrane, 2020. Available from https://training.cochrane.org/interactivelearning/module-11-health-equity-in-systematic-reviews.
Update and feedback
The module was last updated on September 2022.
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