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posted on: 23 Jul 2013 - 04:56
Is there value in making author contact when determining risk of bias in a Cochrane Systematic Review?
Helen Atherton is a Research Fellow in the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford, and a Cochrane author with the Consumers and Communication Review Group. She is a health services researcher and her main research interest is in eHealth, particularly the use of information and communitcations technology (ICT) in healthcare delivery. In this post she discusses the... read more
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posted on: 14 Jun 2013 - 03:27
African Cochrane Indaba: Reflections from a newbie Cochranite
Solange Durão is a senior scientist at the South African Cochrane Centre (SACC), South African Medical Research Council. She is a Cochrane author and a peer reviewer for the Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems and Public Health Review Groups. read more
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posted on: 7 Jun 2013 - 08:50
The African Cochrane Indaba: a Zimbabwean woman's experience
Sarah Manyame is an obstetrician and gynaecologist and lectures at the University of Zimbabwe. She is an author with the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group. Here, in the second in a series of Cochrane Blog posts from participants at the recent African Cochrane Indaba, Sarah describes her impressions. read more
posted on: 3 Jun 2013 - 08:24
Cochrane and Africa: reflections on the African Cochrane Indaba
Lawrence Mbuagbaw is an author of four Cochrane Reviews, and mentors first-time authors working on HIV/AIDS reviews. In addition, he co-ordinates Cochrane training activities in Cameroon, and strongly advocates the translation of Cochrane products into French. Here, in the first of a series of Cochrane Blog posts from participants at the recent African Cochrane Indaba, Lawrence reflects on his... read more
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posted on: 17 May 2013 - 07:31
AllTrials? The impending data deluge and why we need technological solutions
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. read more

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