Committee on Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM):
An Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine website of the International
Federation of Clinical Chemistry which provides:
- a Database of Systematic Review in Laboratory Medicine (approx.
400 non-appraised reviews related to laboratory tests),
- educational materials to support training in EBLM and evidence-based
- general information on the state of the art of evidence-based
- specific information and recommended reading on the methodology
and tools for practising evidence-based diagnosis,
- information on C-EBLM related events and activities.
in Evidence-based Healthcare and Health Technology Assessment (MSc
This course is designed to give a broad grounding
in the growing field of evidence-based health care and health technology
assessment, together with the opportunity to study topics of interest
in more detail in optional courses through a project.
The course is offered full-time for one year but can also be part-time
over two years and is organised in week long taught modules. The
course encompasses a number of disciplines including evidence based
medicine, systematic reviews, health technology assessment,clinical
trial methodology, health economics, statistics, public health and
This exciting course is international in scope and content. It is
particularly suitable for people who wish to use HTA to learn how
to undertake high quality systematic reviews or health technology
assessments, to make evidence-based decisions within health care,
and become leaders in health policy making.
Students discover how to ask challenging questions, understand the
nature of research and evaluate evidence in an informed, unbiased
Details of the course are available on the departmental
For further information please contact:
Ms Tricia Henley, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology,
The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston,
Birmingham B15 2TT,
telephone +44 121 414 3163 | e-mail: T.Henley@bham.ac.uk.