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Counselling has limited benefit on young people drinking alcohol, new Cochrane Evidence indicates

www.cochrane.org - 25 August 2014 - 4:11am

Media contacts:
Evelyn Martinez (US): +1 201 748 6358
sciencenewsroom@wiley.com
Cochrane Press Office: Jo Anthony (UK): +44 (0) 1865 310138 or (0) 7990 031904
pressoffice@cochrane.org

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Announcing the establishment of US Cochrane West

www.cochrane.org - 25 August 2014 - 1:34am

Cochrane is delighted to announce the official opening of the West Coast branch of the US Cochrane Center (USCC).

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon has become the West Coast branch of the US Center of The Cochrane Collaboration.

US Cochrane West will promote evidence-based decision making in health care in the US. It will work in conjunction with its primary center at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health by facilitating accurate, up-to-date Cochrane Reviews and providing support and training to new authors of Cochrane Reviews.

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Step by step Cochrane Reviews for new authors - Culiacán, México

All Cochrane Workshops - 18 August 2014 - 5:50pm

Cochrane Reviews introductory workshop in Spanish. 

External link for more information:  http://mx.cochrane.org/es/news/taller-de-elaboraci%C3%B... Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 28 October 2014 (All day) - 29 October 2014 (All day) (America/Mazatlan) Location:  Hospital Pediátrico de Sinaloa, Culiacán, México Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Giordano Pérez-Gaxiola Email address:  giordano@cochrane.mx

Join us for the August #cochraneauthor Twitter chat - Wed 20 Aug

www.cochrane.org - 18 August 2014 - 12:14pm

Are you a Cochrane author? Are you active on Twitter? If so, join us for this month's #cochraneauthor Twitter chat! For our August chat, we'll be discussing one of the topic's suggested in last month's brainstorming session.

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Cochrane announces support of new donor

www.cochrane.org - 1 August 2014 - 10:30am

Cochrane is delighted to announce the support of a new donor – Good Ventures, a US-based philanthropic foundation.  In a statement published on its website on 29 July, Good Ventures announced the award of a $300,000 grant for general support purposes ($100,000 a year over three years), citing Cochrane’s work as an important resource in evaluating the work of evidence-backed charities which serve disadvantaged populations worldwide.

External link for more information:  http://www.goodventures.org/our-portfolio/grants/cochra... Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Cochrane CEAD Email address:  pressoffice@cochrane.org

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Cochrane comes to Hyderabad, India in September 2014: How can we best use this opportunity to influence the trajectory of health care in the region and globally?

Cochrane Collaboration Official Blog - 30 July 2014 - 1:00pm

Prathap Tharyan is Director of the South Asian Cochrane Centre (SACC), a longtime Cochrane contributor, and leads the team organizing this year’s Colloquium in Hyderabad, India. In this post he highlights some of the important themes and events of this not-to-be-missed conference.

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