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  • 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
  •  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: £32,000 Location: London Application Closing Date: 07/12/2016Cochrane 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 health. We do...
    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
  • The Cochrane Library - iPad edition
    The 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...
    Friday, November 18, 2016
  • Do school-based interventions prevent HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, and pregnancy? This is the question asked by researchers from the University of York, South African Medical Research Council, and Stellenbosch University in a Cochrane review published this week.  Sexually active adolescents in some countries, particularly girls, are at high risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs); while early, unintended pregnancy can have a major impact on the lives of young people.
    Do school-based interventions prevent HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, and pregnancy? This is the question asked by researchers from the University of York, South African Medical Research Council, and Stellenbosch University in a Cochrane Review published this week.Sexually active adolescents in some countries, particularly girls, are at high...
    Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  • 2016 Colloquium Wrap-Up
    Cochrane Colloquia are our annual flagship events, bringing together Cochrane contributors from around the world to discuss, develop, and promote Cochrane, and help shape its future.The 2016 Cochrane Colloquium was held in Seoul, South Korea from 23-27 October. For full information regarding the Colloquium, please visit the website. For highlights...
    Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day 2016
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term that covers those long-term lung conditions which are characterized by shortness of breath, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and chronic asthma, and which aren’t fully reversible. World COPD Day is observed each year in November to highlight and raises awareness about the...
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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