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The Global Evidence Commission's report provided a wake-up call for the evidence community

  • Ruth Stewart
    Correspondence
    Corresponding author. Africa Centre for Evidence, University of Johannesburg, Research Village, Bunting Road Campus, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa; Social Science Research Unit, University College London Institute of Education, London, UK. Tel.: +27 (0)72 713 7297.
    Affiliations
    Africa Centre for Evidence, University of Johannesburg, House 2, Research Village, Bunting Road Campus, 2006 Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Isabelle Boutron
    Affiliations
    Université de Paris, INSERM, INRAE, CNAM, Centre of Research in Epidemiology and Statistics (CRESS), F-75004 Paris, France

    Centre d’Épidémiologie Clinique, AP-HP, Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu, F-75004 Paris, France

    Cochrane France, F-75004 Paris, France
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  • Elie A. Akl
    Affiliations
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

    Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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      The Global Commission on Evidence to Address Societal Challenges was convened to propose recommendations to favor the use of evidence to overcome societal challenges similar to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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