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  • “This generation, our generation of people who benefited, must always be the pioneers who look to younger people and say mediocrity is not accommodated in what we do.” Trevor Manuel, who served in the South African government as Minister of Finance from 1996 to 2009, during the presidencies of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe, and...
    14 June 2017
  • Welcome Cochrane Iran
    Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health, is proud to announce its newest Associate Centre, Cochrane Iran.The Cochrane Iran Associate Centre is located in the city of Tehran, within the National Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD) of the Islamic Republic...
    9 June 2017
  • Professor Álvaro Atallah receives Medal of the Order of Merit
    Professor Álvaro Atallah, founding Director of Cochrane Brazil, has received the Medal of the Order of Merit from the Public Ministry of the Federal District and Territories (MPDFT). Professor Atallah is head of the Evidence-Based Medicine and Emergency Medicine Unit at the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp). The Order is awarded every two...
    8 June 2017
  • Cochrane Croatia recognized for success in promoting best available health information
    Cochrane is delighted to announce that Cochrane Croatia has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by being awarded full, independent Centre status. The Centre consists of longstanding, dedicated Cochrane enthusiasts located at the University of Split School of Medicine, where it...
    7 June 2017
  • NIHR’s Adding Value in Research programme, SYRCLE, and COMET recognized
    We are delighted to announce the awarding of the first Cochrane-REWARD prizes for reducing waste in research . This year’s winners were the Adding Value in Research programme of the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Systematic Review Center for animal Experimentation (SYRCLE) in Nijmegen, Netherlands, and the Core Outcome...
    1 June 2017
  • World No Tobacco Day
    31 May is World No Tobacco Day. It is organized by the World Health Organization to highlight the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. This year, the theme is on 'Tobacco and heart disease.'In support of World No Tobacco Day, the Cochrane Library presents a Special...
    31 May 2017
  • Cochrane is delighted to announce that Cochrane Austria has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by being awarded full, independent Centre status. Opened in 2010 as a branch of Cochrane, Cochrane Austria consists of longstanding, dedicated Cochrane enthusiasts located in the...
    30 May 2017
  • Cochrane 2016 Annual Review now available
    2016 was a year of organizational change and growth for Cochrane.Find out more about Cochrane’s key achievements during 2016, and the strides being made on our major Strategy to 2020 initiatives.Watch Governing Board Co-Chairs Lisa Bero and Cindy Farquhar introduce the 2016 Annual ReviewHear from our Community, get the latest financial standing,...
    29 May 2017
  • Join TaskExchange if you’d like to help on a systematic review
    Keen to get experience with systematic reviews, but not sure where to start? Or perhaps you’re already experienced, and want to help out?TaskExchange is an online platform that connects people needing help with their systematic review with people who have the time and skills to help. A variety of tasks are posted on the platform, from literature...
    26 May 2017
  • Growing evidence to support the use of patient decision aids
    Growing evidence to support the use of patient decision aidsDeciding on the best treatment or screening option can be hard. People can use decision aids when there is more than one option and neither is clearly better or when options have benefits and harms that people value differently. Decision aids may be pamphlets, videos, or web-based tools....
    25 May 2017

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