Cochrane South Africa
Cochrane South Africa is an intramural unit at the SAMRC. Its mission is to prepare and maintain Cochrane Reviews of the effects of healthcare interventions, and to promote access to, and the use of best evidence in healthcare decision-making within South Africa and the region.
The Cochrane Collaboration (http://www.cochrane.org/) is a global, independent network of researchers, health professionals, patients, and others who work together to ensure that healthcare decisions are informed by the best available evidence. Cochrane South Africa is one of sixteen Cochrane Centres established globally, and collaborates with a branch in Nigeria.
The Director position calls for a senior researcher with international standing, proven leadership skills and the ability to enhance and maintain a centre of excellence that facilitates the generation and dissemination of Cochrane Reviews, methodological research and primary research to enhance evidence-informed healthcare and policy.
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