Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)

The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) is the international not-for-profit, research and development Centre and was named after the first matron of the Royal Adelaide Hospital. The Institute is an international organisation that collaborates with 52 Centres of Excellence and 17 affiliated groups around the world. The Institute and its Collaborating Entities promote and support the synthesis, transfer and utilization of the best available evidence through identifying feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective health policy, practice and outcomes. JBI provides software, education and support for the development of systematic reviews and implementation reports that are published in the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports.

The NSW Centre for Evidence-Based Health Care (NSW CEBHC) is a JBI Centre of Excellence that was established in 2001 within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Western Sydney University. Led by Director Dr Jann Foster and Co-Director Dr Christine Taylor, the Centre’s objectives are to:

  • Generate systematic review evidence and implementation reports
  • Provide systematic review mentoring
  • Promote systematic review evidence to community and industry partners
  • To mentor health students and professionals to develop skills through systematic reviews
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