Cochrane Africa Indaba 2021

13 to 15 Jul 2021, 09:00-16:00
National Hospital Abuja, Nigeria

Cochrane Nigeria is hosting the 4th Cochrane Africa Indaba (an international evidence-based health care conference) in Abuja, Nigeria from 13-15 July 2021. The theme of the conference is "Making evidence-based healthcare functional in Africa".

This event aims to bring together researchers, health professionals, policy-makers, national, regional and international stakeholders, evidence-based healthcare champions and Cochrane Africa collaborators to deliberate on priorities and strategies for making healthcare decisions evidence-based at all levels of the healthcare delivery system in Africa.  Policies aimed at infectious disease outbreaks, emerging and re-emerging infectious disease control in Africa will also be discussed.

The conference will feature hybrid and virtual plenary sessions, panel discussions, workshops, networking opportunities, and the official launch of Cochrane Nigeria as a full Cochrane Centre. For more information, see the Cochrane Africa Indaba website: https://africa.cochrane.org/cochrane-africa-indaba-2021/about 

The call for abstracts is open and authors should submit abstracts online no later than 23:55 GMT, 31 May 2021. All abstracts submitted will be reviewed by the Abstract Review Committee. Authors will be notified regarding acceptance or rejection of abstracts by 11 June 2021.

Further information is available on the conference website: https://africa.cochrane.org/cochrane-africa-indaba-2021/about