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About The Joanna Briggs Institute

The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), recognised as the global leader in evidence-based healthcare, is an international not-for-profit, research and development organisation based within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. The Institute collaborates internationally with over 70 entities across the world. The Institute and its collaborating entities promote and support the synthesis, transfer and utilisation of evidence through identifying feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective healthcare practices to assist in the improvement of healthcare outcomes globally.

We provide you with the best available evidence to inform your clinical decision-making at the point of care.

With JBI COnNECT+ you can

Access Evidence

Search a wide range of databases in one central location to find evidence to inform your practice. You can access summarised research in a format that is easy to locate, understand and distribute to others or single research papers.

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What are the JBI Collaborating entities?

As the major international program of JBI, the Joanna Briggs Collaboration (JBC) contributes to improvements in the quality and outcomes of health care through promoting and supporting evidence based practice.

JBI collaborates internationally with entities (including centers and other groups) located across the world, including Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Denmark, Ethiopia, England, Finland, Ghana, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Malawi, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, USA and Wales.

These groups and centers include:
  • Collaborating and Affiliate Centers
  • The Evidence Synthesis Network
  • The Evidence Appraisal Network
  • The Evidence Utilisation Network

Appraise Evidence

Find resources designed to help you assess the quality of single research papers. Learn to pose relevant questions about the feasibility, appropriateness, meaningfulness and effectiveness of an intervention or professional activity.

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Use Evidence

Find resources designed to help you to develop organisational policy and practice manuals based on the best available evidence and programs to evaulate the effectiveness of those systems.

Resources available:
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