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Acknowledgements

The Cochrane Collaboration and Colloquium Organizing Committees are grateful to the following organizations for offering support to allow more individuals from special populations to attend the 21st Cochrane Colloquium.

3ie Bursary Programme

3ie is offering five bursaries for citizens of low- and middle- income countries to attend the 21st Cochrane Colloquium. Bursary awards include registration fees (inclusive of the four-day Colloquium, Welcome Reception, and Gala), economy air travel and accommodation. The deadline for applications has passed.

3ie funds impact evaluations and systematic reviews that generate high-quality evidence on what works in development and why, and at what cost. The core mission is to improve lives through impact evaluation by increasing the use of evidence to inform policy and increase development effectiveness.



Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has awarded the 21st Cochrane Colloquium with $25,000 as part of the Dissemination Events Grant competition. Cochrane Canada graciously acknowledges CIHR for its support.

The purpose of the CIHR Dissemination Events Grant is to support events/activities that contribute to the dissemination, exchange and uptake of research evidence. It is funded by CIHR’s Knowledge Translations Branch.



Global Health Research Initiative


The Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) has graciously provided additional funds for the Cochrane low- and middle income countries (LMIC) stipends program to support participants from LMICs to attend the 2013 Colloquium. GHRI provided this sum in order to enable attendance by participants who will bring additional perspective from LMICs to this year’s Cochrane Colloquium. The application deadline has passed.

The Global Health Research Initiative is a partnership of Canadian government agencies who are working together with researchers and decision-makers around the world to tackle global health challenges. The Initiative promotes collaborations and shared learning across disciplines and sectors within and between low- and middle-income countries and Canada.



RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center

        

The RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center, along with the Austrian Cochrane Branch, has generously donated funds for the Cochrane low- and middle income countries (LMIC) stipends program to support a resident of a LMIC to attend the 2013 Colloquium. The application deadline has passed.

The RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center provides reports and technology assessments on common or expensive healthcare topics. Public and private health organizations use these reports and assessments to make practical and informed health care decisions affecting issues such as practice guidelines, performance measures, and quality improvement tools.



UK Science & Innovation Network

The UK’s Science and Innovation  Network (SIN) in Montréal has contributed with funds to support the attendance of four UK experts to the 2013 Cochrane Colloquium.

The UK Government’s Science and Innovation delivers the UK’s economic and social goals – including growth and prosperity – and takes a lead in addressing global changes, by harnessing the value of science and innovation discoveries and investments overseas.



French Translation

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