Article Title: 2nd South Asian Regional Symposium On Evidence-Informed Health Care
Author(s): Javaid Akhtar
Institute(s): Department of Psychiatry, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar.
Journal: Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society, 2008, Vol 5, No. 1, p. 48-49
Cochrane network is an origination continuously struggling to search for evidence and defining its role in policymaking and clinical practice. Since its inception in1993 it has grown steadily and has about 1500 members from all over the world including developed and developing countries both. In order to achieve its goals and creating awareness among health professionals, about the importance of EVIDENCE, this organization keeps organizing symposiums and conferences. This symposium was part of its struggle against ignorance in the health care system especially focused on developing countries.