The EHCAP Nigeria undertakes the following capacity building activities:
  • Introduction to health technology assessment (HTA)
  • How to prepare systematic reviews of health intervention, and use of the relevant computer software for meta-analysis.
  • Introduction to critical appraisal of scientific research
  • Methods in clinical auditing and guidelines development
  • Collaborate with others to run workshops in research methodology, proposal writing and data analysis.

Dissemination of essential health intervention research information

  • Media round-table discussions with Journalists
  • Improving access to Cochrane Library and other evidence-based health resources
  • Preparation and dissemination of essential summaries of Cochrane reviews (Cochrane Nigeria infosheet and social media).
  • Facilitating the preparation and dissemination of evidence-based IEC material to help consumers to take better decisions about their own health care.

Getting research into policy and practice (GRIPP)

  • Facilitating the development of evidence-based guidelines for clinical and public health practice.
  • Facilitating the preparation of evidence-based health policy documents to enhance advocacy and policy decisions on major health problems.
  • Piloting small projects to demonstrate implementation of essential health research findings.