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  • Beirut - the new home of Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative
    28 April sees the launch of a new secretariat at the American University of Beirut for the Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative (GESI), an international consortium established to enhance the capacity for research synthesis worldwide.Research synthesis helps people make better decisions about public policies and public service delivery questions...
    Thursday, April 28, 2016
  • The Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group is seeking to hire three research-related positions at the Group's editorial base at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM). For more information, please read the complete job descriptions available on LSTM's website:Clinical Research Fellow (closing date 11 May)Clinical Research Associate (closing...
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016
  • New Cochrane evidence indicates beneficial effects on symptoms and quality of life
    A new Cochrane Review published in the Cochrane Library suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, but effects on lung function and medication use are uncertain. Asthma is a common chronic disease affecting about 300 million people worldwide. The many typical symptoms of asthma include...
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016
  • Featured Review: Drugs for the acute treatment of migraine in children and adolescents
    Cochrane Review provides guidance on what drugs can help kids with migrainesMigraine is a painful and debilitating disorder that is common in children (under 12 years of age) and adolescents (12 to 17 years of age). Common symptoms reported during a migraine attack are headache, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. Many treatments...
    Monday, April 25, 2016
  • For more than 20 years, Cochrane has produced systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy. We are internationally recognized as the highest standard in evidence-based healthcare resources.The Cochrane Review, 'Portion, package or tableware size for changing selection and consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco'...
    Saturday, April 23, 2016
  • We are pleased to announce that early bird registration is now open for the 2016 Cochrane Colloquium – please see the registration information page for guidelines, key dates, and more.Abstract and workshop submission closed as of Thursday, 21 April. Colloquium organizers will be notifying presenters of decisions by 1 June.For complete information...
    Friday, April 22, 2016
  • Cochrane seeks part-time Human Resources Manager  - London, UK
    Specifications: part-time (2 vacancies) – up to 22.5 hours per week (permanent job share) Salary: £35,000-£45,000 pro rata Dependant on experience Location: London Application closing date: 22 May 2016Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates, and others, responding to the challenge of making...
    Friday, April 22, 2016
  • Cochrane seeks Financial Controller - London, UK
    Specifications: Full Time 37.5 hours per week Salary: £35,000-£45,000 pro rata Dependant on experience Location: London, UK Application Closing Date: 22 May 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...
    Friday, April 22, 2016
  • Portal to help with  better decision making concerning patient care and healthcare systems sustainability.Dissemination of Initiatives to Analyse Appropriateness in Healthcare, or DianaHealth (www.dianasalud.com) was developed to easily identify recommendations which improve clinical appropriateness. The portal was created by the Clinical...
    Thursday, April 21, 2016
  • Giving healthcare consumers a platform to be heard
    Cochrane Consumer Network (CCNET) supports the learning of evidence-based healthcare principles, including how to use Cochrane’s systematic reviews, and encourages consumers throughout the world to work collaboratively with healthcare providers and researchers in over 50 areas of disease-based health care to ensure that evidence is accessible to...
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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