Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog
Chris Mavergames is the Director of Web Development for The Cochrane Collaboration. In this follow-up post to Toby Lasserson’s recent blog, Chris offers his view on how technology and knowledge management solutions will need to be brought to bear on the potential large influx of raw data from clinical trials.
David Tovey is the Editor in Chief of The Cochrane Library, and has been working with the Collaboration in this role since 2009. In this post, he shares his impressions of recent Cochrane and evidence-based health care meetings in Oxford, UK, and considers some of the key themes emerging from presentations and discussions there.
Prathap Tharyan is the Director of the South Asian Cochrane Network & Centre, based in Vellore, India, and a longtime contributor to the work of The Cochrane Collaboration. Here he reflects on the importance and impact of access to The Cochrane Library to all Indian citizens since 2007, and discusses the status of the national provision, currently being negotiated.
Sue Marcus is the Managing Editor of the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Review Group, based in Oxford, UK. Here she reflects on a recent conference focusing on issues relevant to ageing populations in Africa, on the global nature of many of the issues raised, and on the role of The Cochrane Collaboration in addressing the health care needs of ageing populations, in low- and middle-income countries and worldwide.