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Event: 'Systematic Reviews And Meta-analysis Using RevMan' Print
Date: Monday, March 12, 2018 At 09:00 AM
Duration: 5 Days 1 Hour

March 12 - 16, 2018 (Monday to Friday)

Last date of registration 05 th March, 2018

About the workshop

Over the years formal methods have been developed for systematically reviewing studies, to produce explicitly formulated, reproducible and up to date summaries of effects of healthcare interventions. This has led to a sharp increase in the number of reviews that use these formal methods. It is therefore essential that students undertaking dissertation on work, practicing clinicians, health researchers and policymakers are familiar with the processes involved in the performance and interpretation of systematic reviews.

At the completion of this workshop, participants will know the steps involved in undertaking and interpreting a systematic review using RevMan; appraise published systematic reviews.


  • Rationale of systematic reviews
  • Locating systematic reviews
  • Formulating a systematic review question
  • Developing a protocol for a systematic review
  • Identifying and selecting trials
  • Critical appraisal of trials
  • Reducing bias in conduct of systematic reviews
  • Synthesis in systematic reviews
  • Statistical approaches and software (RevMan 5) for meta? analysis
  • Working with RevMan
  • Reporting standards of systematic reviews
  • Critical appraisal of systematic reviews and meta?analysis

About the Faculty

Dr Himanshu Negandhi, the key resource faculty, has been trained as a medical postgraduate in public health. He has experience of teaching public health to postgraduate medical students, paramedics and in-service public health professionals over his career. He has also been actively engaged in curriculum designing, teaching and training of public health courses. His areas of interests include Programme Evaluation, Systematic Reviews, Health Effect Measurements and Program Evaluation. He is currently pursuing an active interest in evidence-based medicine and linking evidence to policy .

Who should attend?

This workshop would be suitable for postgraduate students of health sciences, researchers and project coordinators involved in public health research specifically field trials, clinicians, statisticians and any health professionals wanting to understand the basics of conducting a systematic review.

Registration Fee

Indian National: 12500 INR per participant

International Participant: 25000 INR per participant

The registration fee includes course kit, lunch and snacks. Please note that the participants will have to bear their own travel, boarding and lodging expenses. However, the organizers will be able to provide a list of hotels or guesthouses nearby the institute upon request.

How to apply

Interested participants may send their completed registration form {to the address: Ms. Tanuja Bhandari, Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi, Plot 47, Sector 44, Institutional Area, Near HUDA City Centre metro station, Gurgaon – 122002, Haryana, India} along with the fees by Demand Draft, in favor of “Public Health Foundation of India” payable at New Delhi or by E-transfer.

Foreign nationals are requested to make only E-transfer to submit the fee.

To access and download the complete brochure of the workshop series, please click the following:

Link: Workshop Series 2017-2018 (IIPH-Delhi)

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