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  • Seeking Editorial Assistant and Systematic Reviewer
    Main Area: Pain MangementHours: 30 hours per week, 0.8 FTELocation: Oxford, UKSalary: £26,565 to £35,577 per annumClosing: 19 October 2017Interviews: 20 November 2017We would like to invite applications for this interesting and challenging opportunity to support the day-to-day running of the editorial office, and to contribute to the development...
    10 October 2017
  • Salary: £32,548 to £38,883 plus London Allowance of £3,027Type: Fixed TermClosing Date: Monday 23 October 2017Interview Date: Wednesday 01 November 2017We are looking for a full-time systematic reviewer to join Cochrane Airways for three years to undertake a set of reviews about respiratory conditions. The reviews will use diverse methods and will...
    10 October 2017
  • Health systems in low income countries - four new overviews
    Four new Cochrane EPOC overviews of reviews show reliable evidence on the effects of different ways of organising, financing, and governing health systems in low-income countries and identify important evidence gaps.Links to the new overviews in the Cochrane Library: Delivery arrangements (in Arabic, Russian and Spanish)Financial arrangements (in...
    2 October 2017
  • Seeking Cochrane Managing Editor
    Based at: University of York - Heslington CampusHours of work: Full-timeContract status: Fixed termSalary: £38,832 - £47,772 Per yearApply by: 29/10/2017Applications are invited for the post of Cochrane Managing Editor for the Common Mental Disorders Group within the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York.You will have...
    2 October 2017
  • Based at: University of York - Heslington Campus, UKHours of work: Full or part-time Contract status: Fixed termSalary: £31,604 - £38,832 per yearApply by: 29/10/2017Applications are invited for a Grade 6 Systematic Review Research Fellow based at the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York to work primarily on...
    2 October 2017
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Breast Cancer Awareness Month happens every October and is a month which organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about the disease. Cochrane Breast Cancer's objective is to provide the best source of accurate and up-to-date information, especially about the prevention, early detection, treatments, follow-up...
    2 October 2017
  • 2017 Update
    September 2017 UpdateThe September 2017 revision of the Cochrane Priority Reviews List includes new titles from the Cochrane Airways; Breast Cancer; Developmental, Psychosocial & Learning Problems, Oral Health; Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care; Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology & Orphan Cancers; Neuromuscular Disease; Skin; and Stroke...
    2 October 2017
  • Students contributing to the impact of Cochrane
    Students and teachers play an important role in Cochrane. They are involved in educating the next generation of healthcare professionals about evidence-based medicine,  directly contributing to a global effort of identifying health evidence, to translating Cochrane evidence in 14 different languages. Hanna Martikainen conducts PhD research at...
    25 September 2017
  • Dementia in the spotlight: evidence and experience
    World Alzheimer’s Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning.Many of us are caring for a family member with dementia,...
    21 September 2017
  • ountries with major public health challenges do not always base their health-care decisions on the best available scientific evidence.
    Charles Shey Wiysonge, Director of Cochane South Africa, gave an interview to the World Health Organization Bulletin. Here is a re-post , with premission, from their recent publication.Charles Shey Wiysonge is devoted to encouraging better use of scientific evidence for health policies and programmes in African countries. He is the director of the...
    20 September 2017

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