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Colloquium 2013

The focus of this year’s Colloquium: Better Knowledge for Better Health|Un meilleur savoir pour une meilleure santé is on how evidence informs health care decisions at every level – from patient to practitioner, to institutional or government policy-maker.

Plenary sessions will feature international experts addressing the following topics:

  • 20 years of better knowledge for better health 
  • Better knowledge for better health: decision-makers’ perspectives 
  • Better knowledge for better health: global health and equity perspectives 
  • The next 20 years of better knowledge

In addition, we will offer special sessions on specific topics, including:

  • Wikipedia and transferring health information 
  • Patients, evidence production and its use
  • Evidence for policy-makers 
  • The ‘French Connection’: the work of Cochrane for francophones
  • Systematic reviews and guideline development

Better Knowledge for Better Health|Un meilleur savoir pour une meilleure santé will commence on Friday, 20 September 2013 with the opening ceremony and first plenary session and end on Monday, 23 September. In addition to an excellent scientific program, we will offer a superb social program with opportunities to network and meet new and existing colleagues from around the world. Please note the Welcome Reception will take place on the evening of Thursday, 19 September.