Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health will be holding the 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16th to 18th September 2018. It will be hosted by Cochrane UK.The theme of the Colloquium will be:‘Cochrane for...
24 October 2017
The Recommended Dose launches today with one of the world’s most influential doctors, BMJ editor-in-chief Fiona Godlee calling for a move away from drug company-funded science – towards a more independent evaluation of medicines.Multi-award-winning journalist and health researcher Dr Ray Moynihan today launched a compelling new podcast series...
19 October 2017
Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of its new, online introductory training course on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions.As part of the launch of Cochrane’s new online learning programme, Cochrane Interactive Learning, Cochrane authors and other producers of systematic reviews from across the world will be able...
13 October 2017
We hope you enjoyed the Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town. Your feedback is important, please fill in our short survey on your experiences of the event here: surveymonkey.com/r/GESummitThe Global Evidence Summit was the first time that Cochrane, The Campbell Collaboration, Guidelines International Network, International Society for Evidence-...
13 October 2017
Sr. Research Data AnalystSalary: $50,956-$70,095
Status: Full Time, Monday – Friday 37.5 hrs.
School: Bloomberg School of Public Health
Location: School of Public Health
Location: Baltimore, MD, USAThis position is with the Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) US Project. Primary duties include providing...
12 October 2017
Latest evidence published in the Cochrane Library suggests that taking a multivitamin supplement that includes vitamin E, carotenoids (beta-carotene or lutein or zeaxanthin), vitamin C, and zinc may slow down the progression of the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD).Listen to the podcasts:Antioxidant vitamin and mineral...
11 October 2017
Four new Cochrane EPOC overviews of reviews show reliable evidence on the effects of different ways of organising, financing, and governing health systems in low-income countries and identify important evidence gaps.Links to the new overviews in the Cochrane Library: Delivery arrangements (in Arabic, Russian and Spanish)Financial arrangements (in...
2 October 2017
Students and teachers play an important role in Cochrane. They are involved in educating the next generation of healthcare professionals about evidence-based medicine, directly contributing to a global effort of identifying health evidence, to translating Cochrane evidence in 14 different languages. Hanna Martikainen conducts PhD research at...
25 September 2017
World Alzheimer’s Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning.Many of us are caring for a family member with dementia,...
21 September 2017
Charles Shey Wiysonge, Director of Cochane South Africa, gave an interview to the World Health Organization Bulletin. Here is a re-post , with premission, from their recent publication.Charles Shey Wiysonge is devoted to encouraging better use of scientific evidence for health policies and programmes in African countries. He is the director of the...
20 September 2017