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David Fraile Navarro is a Research Fellow in Living Evidence Methods at Cochrane Australia. 

His research interests lie in the domain of developing new research methods for evidence synthesis, clinical guideline development, public health and primary care. He is also actively working in the field of Health Informatics and automation of the primary care health record using Natural Language Processing technology.

David is a trained General Practitioner, with clinical experience in Spain and the UK. Also, he is currently completing his PhD at Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. Past research experience include an Academic Research Fellow post at University of St Andrews, Scotland and various collaborations and internships with Iberoamerican Cochrane Center in Barcelona, Spain. Before his current position David has worked as a Senior Evidence Officer for the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce. Providing methods help and being the method's chair for the Paediatric and Adolescent Care Panel.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Research methods
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Public Health
  • Primary Care
  • Bioinformatics
  • Natural Language Processing


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