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  • The Cochrane Review on portion sizes - from publication to informing policy
    The Cochrane Review, 'Portion, package or tableware size for changing selection and consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco published in September 2015 from the Cochrane Public Health Group found significant evidence that people consume more food or non-alcoholic drinks when offered larger sized portions or when they use larger items of tableware...
    Friday, December 9, 2016
  • A round-up of selected recent coverage citing, discussing, and presenting health evidence - updated throughout the month.  Cochrane Review featured in MailOnline write-up about breastfeeding.General practice publication The Pulse discusses Cochrane Review on non-medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease...
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016
  • Join the Cochrane Crowd 48-hour Citation Screening Challenge!
     Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s new citizen science platform, is a global community of almost 4,000 volunteers who are helping to classify the research needed to support informed decision-making about healthcare treatments.Cochrane Crowd would like your help to achieve one million classifications by the end of the year. Help Cochrane Crowd get over...
    Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • Cochrane evidence on Tumblr
    Browse through our Tumblr account and get a visual dose of Cochrane evidence!Tumblr is a microblogging social networking website – a place where people post images and animated graphics. On our Cochrane Tumblr account, you can view visual summaries of Cochrane evidence. If you have a Tumblr account, you can follow us to add Cochrane evidence to...
    Monday, December 5, 2016
  • Cochrane seeks Junior Systems Administrator -London, UK
    Specifications: Full TimeSalary: £40,000Location: London, UKApplication Closing Date: 06/01/2017This is a challenging and interesting opportunity for an experienced Systems Administrator to contribute to a non-profit organisation with a social mission to improve heaIth care for everyone.Cochrane is a global independent network of health...
    Thursday, December 1, 2016
  •  2016 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Leadership Award for Evidence-Based Healthcare in Africa announced
     Dr Mbah Patrick Okwen has been announced as the 2016 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Leadership Award by Cochrane. The award is named after the dental epidemiologist who was inspired and encouraged by Archie Cochrane to question many of the practices in medicine and dentistry.Prof. Sheiham’s commitment was to improving the health of...
    Monday, November 28, 2016
  • Specifications: Part Time- 30 hours pwSalary: £25,000 - £27,000Location: LondonApplication Closing Date: 22/12/2016This is a new and exciting role for an individual interested in an early career editorial position with a leading provider of systematic review services. Reporting to the Executive Editor you will provide a range of editorial and...
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016
  • Cochrane seeks Executive Assistant to the CEO - London, UK
    Specifications: Full Time Salary: Competitive Salary Location: London Application Closing Date: 30/12/2016Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through research useful for informing decisions about...
    Tuesday, November 22, 2016
  • Cochrane in the news: November 2016
    A round-up of selected recent coverage citing, discussing, and presenting health evidence - updated throughout the month.  Cranberry is a popular natural treatment for urinary tract infections but does the evidence on its effectiveness stack up? ABC RN Health Report looks at the latest evidence, including the Cochrane Review on cranberries for...
    Monday, November 21, 2016
  • Bringing you Cochrane health evidence in 13 different languages
    Bringing you Cochrane evidence in 13 different languages Making Cochrane evidence accessible to non-English speakers is a priority for us. More than 4,000 translations of Cochrane Review plain language summaries/abstracts have been published so far this year. Translation activities are led by local Cochrane groups and their translator communities...
    Monday, November 21, 2016

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