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  • Cochrane launches Cochrane Sweden
    Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health, is proud to announce its newest Associate Centre, Cochrane Sweden.The new Cochrane Sweden Centre is located in the city of Lund, and is affiliated with the Department of Research & Development / Section for HTA Analysis,...
    16 May 2017
  • Defining Cochrane’s success
    2017 sees Cochrane enter its fourth year of Strategy to 2020, which aims to put Cochrane evidence at the heart of health decision-making all over the world.Cochrane’s Senior Management Team has recently released a document that provides the Governing Board, and the wider Cochrane community, with a definition of success for each of the Strategy to...
    15 May 2017
  • How Cochrane is using Microsoft technology to improve the efficiency of systematic review production
    The Cochrane Transform Project’s Evidence Pipeline is using artificial intelligence and machine learning to screen thousands of trial reports and identify those that are most likely to be relevant to include in Cochrane Reviews. This reduces the workload considerably for Cochrane Review authors, freeing their time to focus on more in-depth...
    12 May 2017
  • Join the MedLit Blitz
    Working together to create health evidence & transform biomedical discoveryGot a burning passion for health? Ready to make a difference? We’ve got you covered.Join Cochrane Crowd, our partner Mark2Cure and our collective global volunteer network for an online MedLit Blitz, 9-12 May.Together we will create health evidence and transform...
    8 May 2017
  • Cochrane's 'logo review' gets an update
    Cochrane’s logo illustrates the summary results from an iconic systematic review: Antenatal corticosteroids for accelerating fetal lung maturation for women at risk of preterm birth.See additional resources at the bottom of this articleEach horizontal line represents the results of one study, while the diamond represents the combined result - our...
    4 May 2017
  • Could teaching teachers save lives?
    In this blog, GP Dr Robin Carr discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on whether asthma education for teachers and other school staff could improve the care of children with asthma in schools and reduce asthma deaths. Reposted with permission from Evidently Cochrane blog. “You can’t be serious, kids still die of asthma in your country?” my shocked...
    2 May 2017
  • Cochrane Taiwan announces appointment of new Director
    We are pleased to announce that Cochrane Taiwan has appointed Chiehfeng (Cliff) Chen as its new Director, effective February 2017.Cochrane Taiwan’s work in supporting and promoting evidence-based health care goes back to 2003, and Cliff has been involved with the team’s activities for 11 years. Under the leadership of Founding Director Ken Kuo,...
    28 April 2017
  • New evidence finds standardized cigarette packaging may reduce the number of people who smoke.
    New Cochrane Review finds standardized tobacco packaging may lead to a reduction in smoking prevalence and reduces the appeal of tobacco. Please see related resources at the bottom of this page
     According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco use kills more people worldwide than any other preventable cause of death. Global health...
    27 April 2017
  • Cochrane contributors from around the world marched for science on 22 April
    The March for Science took place on Saturday, 22 April 2017 - also known as Earth Day, a commemoration of environmental advocacy and science in the public interest established in the United States nearly 50 years ago. The March took place in more than 600 cities around the world, to champion the science that upholds the common good.

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    23 April 2017
  • Launch of Cochrane Global Mental Health
    Cochrane is delighted to announce today the development of  Cochrane Global Mental Health: a partnership that brings together the five Cochrane Review Groups that cover mental health conditions and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology.Cochrane...
    21 April 2017

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