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posted on: 30 Jul 2014 - 13:00
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?
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. read more
posted on: 2 Jul 2014 - 15:37
Revisions to the Cochrane Commercial Sponsorship Policy: what do contributors need to know?
Lisa Bero, one of the Co-Chairs of the Cochrane Steering Group, and Cindy Farquhar, Managing Editor of the Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group and Co-Director of the New Zealand Cochrane Branch, have been closely involved with the recently completed revision of the Cochrane Commercial Sponsorship Policy. In this blog post, they provide some general information about the policy, and recent... read more
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posted on: 23 Jun 2014 - 11:53
Is Wikipedia’s medical content really 90% wrong?
Anwesh Chatterjee is a pulmonologist in the United Kingdom and longtime Wikipedia editor. He is the primary author of Wikipedia’s lung cancer article – one of those criticized by Hasty et al. Robin M.T. Cooke is a peer-reviewed author with an interest in biomedical research, who collaborates with Wikipedia's medicine projects. read more
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posted on: 10 Jun 2014 - 04:07
How may I help you? The future of Cochrane Training
Miranda Cumpston is Cochrane’s Senior Training Co-ordinator, and is based at the Australasian Cochrane Centre in Melbourne. Her background is in health policy and public health, and she has been working for Cochrane, in Canada and Australia, since 2004. read more

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