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  • ountries with major public health challenges do not always base their health-care decisions on the best available scientific evidence.
    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
  • Cochrane at the forefront of training in conducting systematic reviews
    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...
    19 September 2017
  • a Patients Included health research conference
    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 15th to 18th September 2018. It will be hosted by Cochrane UK.The theme of the Colloquium will be:‘Cochrane for...
    18 September 2017
  • The Cochrane Library - iPad edition
    e Cochrane Library iPad edition presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.Our monthly issues feature a hand-picked selection of Cochrane...
    18 September 2017
  • Cochrane Africa
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Africa; a network with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making across the sub-Saharan African continent.The Africa Network consists of regional centres including its co-ordinating centre at Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical...
    15 September 2017
  • Everyone is welcome! Announcing the opening of a wider world for Cochrane
    I am delighted to announce a new initiative that I believe will transform Cochrane as an evidence-producing and knowledge-diffusing organization. Today, we are proud to launch our new Cochrane Membership scheme, making it easier than ever before for anyone from anywhere in the world to become a part of our global community of supporters and...
    14 September 2017
  • Health systems in low income countries - four new overviews
    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 arrangments | Financial arrangements | Governance arrangements |...
    13 September 2017
  • Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases
    World-leading dermatologists and their patients are celebrating huge improvements in the treatment of skin diseases like skin cancer, psoriasis, and acne as the Cochrane Skin Group marks its 20th anniversary this week.  The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care....
    12 September 2017
  • 1400 people from at least 67 countries to the first ever Global Evidence Summit
    A very warm welcome to Cape Town! We look forward to welcoming more than 1400 people from at least 67 countries to the first ever Global Evidence Summit.The Global Evidence Summit will be the first time that Cochrane, The Campbell Collaboration, Guidelines International Network, International Society for Evidence-based Health Care, and Joanna...
    11 September 2017
  • Cochrane Norway seeks Specialist Director – Evaluation of Health Interventions, Oslo Norway
    Are you interested in developing a knowledge organisation working for better health in Norway and globally?We are seeking a specialist director responsible for the evaluation of interventions in the health, care and welfare services.The specialist director will be responsible for developing the field of evaluation of interventions in the Division...
    8 September 2017

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