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SIGN is actively associated with a number of other organisations on collaborative projects to improve efficiency and reduce duplication in guideline development work. Currently we are working with the following organisations:

Association of Comprehensive Cancer Centres (Netherlands)

Belgian Health Care knowledge Centre

British Thoracic Society

Cochrane Collaboration

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

German Guideline Program in Oncology

Guidelines International Network (GIN)

GIN Public

The GRADE Working Group

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health (PRECEPT)

Current research projects

Developing and Evaluating Communication Strategies to Support Informed Decisions and Practice Based on Evidence (DECIDE)

Partners: University of Dundee, Finnish Medical Society (Duodecim), National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and 7 other European organisations

Project dates: 2011- 2015

Funded by the European Commission

Contact: Duncan Service

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