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How to ensure a safe and evidence-based health system

Friday 21 October 2011 - 09:00 - 10:30

Research evidence on system-level interventions for health will be presented. While the methods and approaches to produce and implement clinical guidelines are well established, the development of the actual recommendations poses several conceptual and methodological challenges.


  • Zulma  Ortiz,  UNICEF,  Argentina
  • Karla  Soares-Weiser, Enhanced Reviews Ltd., Israel.



  • What types of evidence are needed to inform decisions about health systems?
    Andy Haines
  • Developing evidence-informed guidance on health systems: the challenges of complexity and context.
    Xavier Bosch-Capblanch
  •  Using evidence to inform decision making on health systems in LMICs: what evidence do policymakers need?
    Harriet Nabudere
  • The value of Cochrane Reviews in developing health system guidance.
    Tomás Pantoja