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  • Cochrane seeks Office Manager - London, UK
    Specifications: Full TimeSalary: Up to £30,000Location: London, UKApplication Closing Date: 20/11/2017Cochrane is a global, independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making vast amounts of research evidence useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by...
    27 October 2017
  • Seeking external committee member for the Bill Silverman Prize
    The Bill Silverman Prize is awarded to acknowledge explicitly the value of criticism of Cochrane, with a view to helping to improve its work, and thus achieve its aim of helping people make well-informed decisions about health care by providing the best possible evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions. It is awarded every year at the...
    27 October 2017
  • Leading US psychiatrist Dr Allen Frances today warns of the increasing dangers of over-medicalisation and overdiagnosis in Australia and around the world, saying ‘people are way too frightened of disease, and way too little frightened of the treatments for disease.’Described as one of world's most prominent psychiatrists, Dr Allen Frances recently...
    26 October 2017
  • Official launch of Cochrane Argentina
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Argentina, a new Cochrane centre with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making throughout Argentina.Cochrane Argentina consists of three institutions working in collaboration: Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria (IECS, Buenos Aires...
    26 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...
    25 October 2017
  • Cochrane Croatia translates Special Collection on Breastfeeding
    Every year World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Croatia, and to commemorate this year’s theme ‘Sustaining breastfeeding together’, Cochrane Croatia took on the challenge of translating Cochrane’s Special Collection on Breastfeeding. Volunteers from Cochrane Croatia and their partner organisation, Croatia Association of Lactation Consultants,...
    24 October 2017
  • a Patients Included health research conference
    Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health will be holding the 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16th to 18th September 2018. It will be hosted by Cochrane UK.The theme of the Colloquium will be:‘Cochrane for...
    24 October 2017
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    Cochrane Connect brings you a monthly dose of news, events, and noteworthy Cochrane Reviews - right to your inbox.Get the latest Cochrane news with our monthly newsletter, Cochrane Connect. It rounds up the month's most important Cochrane Reviews and biggest news stories, so you can stay up to date with the latest Cochrane information.  Each...
    24 October 2017
  • Podcast 'The Recommended Dose' launches
    The Recommended Dose launches today with one of the world’s most influential doctors, BMJ editor-in-chief Fiona Godlee calling for a move away from drug company-funded science – towards a more independent evaluation of medicines.Multi-award-winning journalist and health researcher Dr Ray Moynihan today launched a compelling new podcast series...
    19 October 2017
  • Cochrane at the forefront of training in conducting systematic reviews
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of its new, online introductory training course on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions.As part of the launch of Cochrane’s new online learning programme, Cochrane Interactive Learning, Cochrane authors and other producers of systematic reviews from across the world will be able...
    13 October 2017

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