Conference a unique opportunity to hear from experts in
Using evidence to increase equity in health care and address
over-diagnosis and over-treatment will be the subject of a unique,
one-day conference in Auckland in December.
It is jointly hosted by the by the Oxford Centre for
Evidence-Based Medicine, the British Medical Journal, the
University of Auckland and the Health Quality & Safety
Commission and will bring internationally acclaimed EBMLive to New Zealand for the first
EBMLive is a platform encouraging debate on the current status
and future direction of evidence-based medicine and features
practical skills and advice from world-leading speakers.
With a focus on the needs of a New Zealand audience, the
conference will explore:
gathering and disseminating better evidence
translating evidence into action, including increasing
equity and reducing over-diagnosis and over-treatment
building solutions, the roles of big data, randomised
control trials and real-world experience.
International and New Zealand expert clinicians, policy makers,
scientists, researchers and consumer advocates will discuss putting
evidence into practice. Attendees will be part of the discussion
addressing the challenges currently being faced in health care.
Dr Fiona Godlee, BMJ Editor in Chief
Prof Papaarangi Reid, Head of Department of Māori Health,
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of
Catherine Marshall, Co-Chair Cochrane Governing Board and
New Zealand consumer advocate
Dr Carl Heneghan, Director of the Centre for
Evidence-Based Medicine (UK) and practising GP
Prof Matthew Parsons, Medical and Health Sciences
University of Auckland and Chair, Gerontology Nursing, Waikato
Dr Ray Moynihan, award winning Australian journalist,
researcher and author
Assoc Prof Cindy Farquhar, Professor of Obstetrics and
Gynaecology, University of Auckland
Assoc Prof Dr Sue Crengle, public and Māori health
specialist and researcher, University of Otago
Assoc Prof Dr Rachel Parke, University of Auckland School
of Nursing and Nurse Senior Research Fellow, Cardiothoracic and
Vascular ICU, Auckland City Hospital.
Early Bird Registration closes 1 November
Find more information, here.
To register click here.