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  • This Cochrane Special Collection, developed in collaboration with Evidence Aid, includes Cochrane Reviews of healthcare topics that are important in the aftermath of a major earthquake. The reviews' conclusions are presented, along with signposts to systematic reviews that might be helpful to decision-makers. Topics covered: diarrhoea...
    Sunday, April 26, 2015
  • The Campbell Collaboration seeks a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for an initial term of up to 5 years beginning on or about 1 January 2016 in any location. Applications (current CV and letter of interest) are requested by 15 May 2015. The Campbell Collaboration (C2) is an international network devoted to producing a world library of systematic...
    Thursday, April 23, 2015
  • Flu shots have small beneficial effect in reducing middle ear infections for infants and children.Middle ear infection or inflammation are broad terms to refer to acute otitis media. It is one of the most common infectious diseases in infants and preschool children, with 86% having an episode by the time they turn one year old. Symptoms of an ear...
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
  • Come to Vienna and share your work and talent! Abstract and workshop submission for the 2015 Cochrane Colloquium in Vienna, Austria has closed as of 1 April, and submissions have set an all-time record - 708 abstract and 164 workshop submissions! Contributors will receive notification of submission acceptance on or after 13 May.Cochrane Colloquia...
    Friday, April 17, 2015
  • Medical News Today, an online health news service based in the UK and Taiwan, presents evidence from a new Cochrane Review which indicates that the effectiveness of natural sweetener Xylitol in preventing tooth decay remains unproven.
    Friday, April 17, 2015
  • Press release Embargoed: 00.01 BST: Thursday, 16 April 2015Press contact:  Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, Wiley T +1 201 748 6358, E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo AnthonySenior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane M +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgChildren who are taught about preventing...
    Thursday, April 16, 2015
  • On 14 April 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a new statement outlining its position on public disclosure of clinical trial results. In an essay published in PLoS Medicine to coincide with the release of the position paper, a WHO author team describes the statement as a “[re-affirmation of] the ethical imperative of clinical...
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015
  • Vacancy for a part-time Systematic Reviewer for the Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Review GroupOxford-based (UK)0.6 FTE (22.5 hours)Band 6We would like to invite applications for this interesting and challenging opportunity to contribute to the publication of Cochrane systematic reviews in the field of pain, and palliative and...
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015
  • Good implementation key in feeding programmes for young children in low- and middle-income countries.Receiving the proper nutrients is particularly important in the period between birth and three years, when children are experiencing rapid growth. Although it is sometimes difficult to disentangle the effects of deprivations that children living in...
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015
  • Position: Manager, Covidence Author Suport ToolClosing date for applications: 25 April 2015, 11.55 pm AESTSchool/Directorate: Veritas Health InnovationLocation: The successful applicant preferably will be based in the UK or Melbourne. Consideration will be given to applicants working from other locations.Salary: AU$77,500 - $85,000 full-time...
    Monday, March 30, 2015

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