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  • Recent joint Cochrane-Evidence Aid special collections include 'Prevention of acute malnutrition' and 'Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers'.
    Evidence Aid uses knowledge from systematic reviews to provide reliable, up-to-date evidence on interventions that might be considered in the context of natural disasters and other major healthcare emergencies. It was established after the Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 December 2004, with input from several members of Cochrane, Cochrane groups, and...
    16 November 2018
  • Cochrane is seeking eight NIHR Network Support Fellows
    Specifications:  Two years fixed-term contract
    Salary: Competitive 
    Location: FlexibleWe are looking for eight Network Support Fellows to work with Cochrane’s global Networks.  The key role of the Network Support Fellow is to support the Networks in prioritization, gap analysis, quality and editorial processes, with a particular focus on...
    16 November 2018
  • Governing Board elections November 2018: Announcing the candidates standing
    Following a period of nominations, we’re very pleased that 19 candidates are standing for election to the Governing Board in this election. They are listed on elections.cochrane.org and here you can read more about the them, why they’re standing for election, and what they plan to do for Cochrane if elected.There are four (4) positions available...
    15 November 2018
  • Cochrane Review finds omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of premature birth
    A new Cochrane Review published today has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.

    Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for close to one million deaths annually....
    15 November 2018
  • Some of the members of the Cochrane Community explain their goals and achievements in different language settings
    Only about 6% of the world are native English speakers while 75% don’t speak English at all. Clearly English alone isn’t enough when it comes to making evidence accessible to the entire world. This is why translation teams and geographical centres play a key role in Cochrane’s knowledge translation strategy. During the 25th Cochrane Colloquium in...
    15 November 2018
  • Are you interested in volunteering for Cochrane? TaskExchange is Cochrane’s new hub to help you find ways in which you can contribute. Would you be interested in finding out more? We are holding two webinars for consumers and patients, carers and other non-scientists who may be interested in being involved in producing Cochrane evidence.The...
    14 November 2018
  • Four major policy issues for Cochrane: recent correspondence with the Governing Board
    A group of Cochrane members recently submitted a letter to the Board detailing “four major policy issues for Cochrane”. You’re invited to read their letter and the Board’s response. To learn more about the Cochrane Council, the organization’s representative body for Cochrane members, please visit the resources on Cochrane Community: https://...
    14 November 2018
  • Workplaces are a good setting for programmes that aim to improve health-related behaviours like diet, physical activity and tobacco use, as adults spend a long time at work each day.
    Implementation strategies are meant to improve the adoption and integration of evidence-based health interventions into routine policies and practices within specific settings. This review examined whether using these strategies improved the implementation of policies and practices in the workplace promoting:Healthy eatingPhysical activityWeight...
    14 November 2018
  • Podcast: Bedside examination tests to detect beforehand adults who are likely to be difficult to intubate
    Patients who require general anaesthesia or ventilation to help them breathe while in intensive care, need a clear airway. This is usually achieved by inserting a tube to help air reach their lungs and a new Cochrane Review from May 2018 examines the evidence for different tests to help doctors assess how difficult this might be for patients with...
    13 November 2018
  • World Diabetes Day
    14 November is World Diabetes Day, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the diseaseWorld Diabetes Day, which is on the 14th November every year. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 is The Family and Diabetes. The aim is to raise awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected, as well...
    12 November 2018

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