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Introduction

The Guidelines International network, G-I-N, is a global network, founded in 2002. It has grown to comprise 97 organisations and 128 individual members representing 32 countries from all continents (September 2016). The network supports evidence-based health care and improved health outcomes by reducing inappropriate variation throughout the world.

G-I-N mission…

... to lead, strengthen and support collaboration and work within the guideline development, adaptation and implementation community.

Three principal aims:

  • Providing a network and partnerships for guideline organisations, implementers, end-users, researchers, students and other stakeholders
  • Assisting members in reducing duplication of effort and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of evidence-based guideline development, adaptation, dissemination and implementation
  • Promoting best practice through the development of opportunities for learning and building capacity, and the establishment of high quality standards of guideline development, adaptation, dissemination and implementation.

Members benefits:

  • Participation in G-I-N’s annual conferences at reduced rates
  • Involvement in the activities of the working groups and communities
  • World largest International Guideline Library - regularly updated with the latest information of the G-I-N membership it contains more than 6,100 documents (December 2015) and other online tools such as your clipboard and dashboard and the discussion boards
  • Participation in workshops, courses and other opportunities
  • Multiple networking opportunities to allow mutual learning and improvements
  • Ability to use the G-I-N newsletter and website to highlight the work of your organisation and send out calls for collaboration

The Guidelines International Network is an international non-profit-distributing association of organisations and individuals involved in the development and use of clinical practice guidelines. It is a Scottish Guarantee Company, established under Company Number SC243691 and is also a Scottish Charity, recognised under Scottish Charity Number SC034047. Governance arrangements are addressed in its Articles of Association.

G-I-N seeks to improve the quality of health care by promoting systematic development of clinical practice guidelines and their application into practice, through supporting international collaboration.

G-I-N has developed partnerships with the following groups/organisations: The AGREE Research Trust, The GRADE Working Group, The International Federation for Emergency Medicine, The International Network of Agencies for Health Technologies Assessment and The World Medical Association.  In June 2014, a collaborative agreement was signed between Dynamed and G-I-N as well as a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cochrane Collaboration.

The network's affairs are directed and managed by a Board of Trustees, elected by G-I-N's members and representing experts from all parts of the world.

For more detailed information on the network's background and activities we encourage you to:

Applications for individual or organisational membership are very welcome

G-I-N encourages links to its website

 

G-I-N Secretary
Email: office@g-i-n.net
Internet: www.g-i-n.net

More information about Scottish charities can be accessed via the website of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

 
Page last updated: Sep 07, 2016
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The Guidelines International Network is formally constituted as a Scottish Guarantee Company under Company Number SC243691 and recognised as a Scottish Charity under Scottish Charity Number SC034047 with its Registered Office at J. & H. Mitchell W.S., 51 Atholl Road, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5BU, Scotland.

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