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9th Asia-Pacific Congress on Evidence-Based Medicine

We hold annual meetings to gather around like-minded researchers and clinicians in the field of evidence-based medicine. The ultimate aim is to improve patient care by communicating the most updated and significant advances in evidence-based health research and methodology, covering a wide array of topics in medicine from prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

The 9th Asia-Pacific Congress on Evidence-Based Medicine  (APCEBM) was successfully held in Chengdu, Sichuan, China, on 27-29 May 2016 ( Mark Wilson, CEO of Cochrane, delivered a keynote speech on Strategy 2020.

Cochrane China Methodology Forum 2016

During the 9th APCEBM, we also held the first Cochrane China Methodology Forum, dedicated to the promotion of Cochrane systematic review methods in China. Renowned methodologists and researchers from across China delivered excellent lectures on hot topics including the use of quantitative research data in evidence-based medicine, individual patient data meta-analysis and so forth. Furthermore, we had the privilege of inviting Prof. Hyeong Sik Ahn, Director of Cochrane Korea, to introduce the 2016 Cochrane Colloquium in Seoul, South Korea. Further details of the Forum agenda, please visit the Congress website at