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  • Become a Cochrane citizen scientist!
    Become a Cochrane citizen scientist!crowd.cochrane.orgThis platform will enable anyone to get involved with Cochrane and help identify the evidence we need to make informed healthcare decisions.The platform builds on the hugely successful Embase project where a community of over 2,000 people helped identify well over 20,000 reports of randomized...
    30 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
  • 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
  • More than 1300 people from 75 countries gathered for the first ever Global Evidence Summit
    We hope you enjoyed the Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town.  Your feedback is important, please fill in our short survey on your experiences of the event here: surveymonkey.com/r/GESummitThe Global Evidence Summit was the first time that Cochrane, The Campbell Collaboration, Guidelines International Network, International Society for Evidence-...
    13 October 2017
  • Seeking Methodologist - Cochrane Eyes and Vision, Maryland, USA
    Sr. Research Data AnalystSalary: $50,956-$70,095Status: Full Time, Monday – Friday 37.5 hrs.School: Bloomberg School of Public HealthDepartment: EpidemiologyLocation: School of Public HealthLocation: Baltimore, MD, USAThis position is with the Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) US Project. Primary duties include providing methodological support for...
    12 October 2017

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