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  • New evidence published in the Cochrane Library highlights benefits and harms of using artificial mesh when compared with tissue repair in the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse. Slightly better repair with mesh needs to be weighed carefully against increased risk of harms.Listen to a podcast summarizing the review  |  Read an...
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016
  • Specifications:  full time, permanentSalary: dependent on experienceLocation: London Application closing date: 29 February 2016 Cochrane Innovations is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Cochrane Collaboration, whose mission is to undertake trading activities of a commercial nature, based on the products and activities of Cochrane. Cochrane...
    Sunday, February 7, 2016
  • The most robust evidence yet, now available in the Cochrane Library, suggests that national smoking legislation does reduce the harms of passive smoking, and particularly risks from heart disease.4 February is World Cancer Day. Read more about Cochrane's partnership with UICC to support evidence-based advocacy for cancer control.An updated...
    Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • 4 February is World Cancer Day. Read the latest Cochrane evidence relevant to cancer research and prevention.The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Cochrane are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop and implement joint activities that support evidence-based advocacy for cancer control....
    Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.During the last 20 years Cochrane has helped to transform the way health decisions are made. We produce systematic reviews that summarize the best available evidence generated through research to inform decisions about health, and publish them online in the Cochrane Library.Cochrane is a...
    Tuesday, February 2, 2016
  •  "What are systematic reviews?"If you’re a Cochrane contributor and have ever attempted to explain Cochrane’s work to someone, chances are you’ve tried to answer this question. And if you’re reading this because you’re new to Cochrane and the work we do, you may be wondering about this too.Now, thanks to a team of creative colleagues from...
    Tuesday, February 2, 2016
  • Cochrane Canada seeks Program Lead - Hamilton, Canada
    The Program Lead, Cochrane Canada leads all non-scientific aspects of ongoing program activities for the organization, implementing, maintaining, and developing necessary enhancements to the operational structure and processes required to conduct each program activity effectively. Each program activity consists of multiple simultaneous, complex...
    Monday, February 1, 2016
  • Updated Cochrane Review is making an impact in care
    Updated Cochrane Review from Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group is making an impact in care.‘It’s not every day we get to see the immediate clinical translation of our research into care for our next patient,’ says Jonathan Craig, Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group. ‘Which makes it quite striking and genuinely...
    Thursday, January 28, 2016
  • In August 2015 the Cochrane Editorial Unit announced the first call for applications to the Cochrane Review Support Programme which was open to all Cochrane Review Groups. We received 32 applications from 21 Groups.  To evaluate the applications we convened an international assessment panel comprising seven Cochrane contributors and consumers...
    Monday, January 25, 2016
  • Specifications:  Part-time (2 days/week)Salary: Dependent on experience Location: London preferred, but flexible location considered Application closing date: 12 February 2016 Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of...
    Monday, January 25, 2016

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