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  • Cochrane Czech Republic will be hosted at the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno.
    Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health, is proud to announce its newest Associate Centre,  Cochrane Czech Republic, at the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno.Cochrane Czech Republic will promote evidence-based decision making in healthcare in the Czech...
    12 December 2018
  • Cochrane seeks Cochrane US Network Coordinator - Flexible location within US
    Specifications: Part time 0.6 FTE, 1-year consultancy/secondment contract with potential to be extended
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: Flexible location within US
    Application Closing Date: 19 January 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The...
    12 December 2018
  • Podcast: Omega-3 fatty acid addition during pregnancy
    Omega-3 fats are the subject of more than two dozen Cochrane Reviews for conditions including cardiovascular health, dementia and gastrointestinal problems. In November 2018, the review on the effects on preterm birth when these are taken by pregnant women was updated. The review was led by Associate Professor Philippa Middleton and Professor...
    12 December 2018
  • Cochrane Russia Symposium 2018, with the theme 'Cochrane Systematic Reviews as a key resource for health challenges in Knowledge Translation', was organized by the Research & Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Cochrane Russia of the Kazan Federal University (KFU), Wiley ,and Nikolay Lobachevsky Scientific Library of KFU. It was held...
    11 December 2018
  • Over 1200 people voted and over 4000 votes were cast.
    Dear Cochrane Members,

    Thank you for voting in the recent election for new members of the Cochrane Governing Board. Over 1200 people voted and over 4000 votes were cast.

    We’re delighted to announce that the following four candidates have been elected:Xavier BONFILLSally GREENKarsten Juhl JØRGENSENJordi PARDO PARDOThank you to...
    11 December 2018
  • Cochrane seeks Contracts Officer - London, UK
    Specifications: Full Time
    Salary: up to £35,000 DOE
    Location: London with flexibility to work from home up to 3 days a week
    Application Closing Date: 2nd January 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Contracts Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The successful candidate...
    10 December 2018
  • Cochrane seeks Knowledge Translation Learning Module Content Developer
    Specifications: Secondment/Fixed term contract/consultancy contract for a minimum of 12 weeks starting February 2019 up to three working days a week
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: Flexible
    Application Closing Date: 17th December 2018Cochrane’s work is recognized as the international gold-standard for high quality, trusted...
    10 December 2018
  • Lara - Cochrane Author
    Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in...
    10 December 2018
  • Featured Review: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and long-acting inhalers
    This recently published Cochrane Review assessed which long-acting inhalers are the most effective and safest for people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD.)Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is usually caused by smoking or other airway irritants. COPD damages the lungs and causes airways to narrow which makes it...
    7 December 2018
  • Cochrane Airways recently published its biggest ever review.
    Cochrane Airways has published its biggest ever Cochrane Review. The meta-analysis review assesses which long-acting inhalers are the most effective and safest for people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and  supports a recently published NICE guideline.

    The logistics of getting such a large review done with...
    7 December 2018

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