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The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Red Cochrane Iberoamericana (RCIB) offer a series of virtual webinars/workshops for researchers of the Americas under their cooperative agreement. The workshops are framed within the signed alliance between PAHO and RCIB to train research personnel - an integral component of the national health systems. The workshops are possible with support from the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo, AECID.

Past Workshops:

Ética de la investigación (Spanish broadcast only)- Elluminate, November 30th, 2010. Speaker: Dr. Carla Saenz, Secretariat of the Ethics Review Committee (PAHOERC) at PAHO. icon Powerpoint presentation. Shortened version on YouTube.

Introducción al cálculo del tamaño de la muestra (only available in Spanish)- Elluminate, October 15th, 2010. Speaker: Dr. Marta Roque, Cochrane Iberoamericana Center.

Validez externa: como interpretar los resultados y aplicar a mi población de interés (only available in Spanish)- Elluminate, September 28th, 2010. Speaker: Dr. Daniel Capurro, Universidad Católica de Chile.

icon Evaluación de la validez interna de un ensayo clínico (only available in Spanish)- July 15th, 2010. Speaker: Dr.Gerard Urrútia, Cochrane Iberoamericana Center.

icon Tipos de estudio- diseños de investigación (only available in Spanish)- May 27th, 2010. Speaker: Dr. Gerard Urrútia, Cochrane Iberoamericana Center.

icon Formulación de Preguntas Estructuradas (only available in Spanish)- May 20th, 2010.  Speaker: Dr. Ivan Solá, Cochrane Iberoamericana Center.


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Last Updated on Friday, 24 August 2012 15:26

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