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  • Cochrane US closes
    The US Cochrane Center, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, has closed. Director Professor Kay Dickersin, and Associate Directors Tianjing Li and Roberta Scherer have stepped down from their positions, but will continue to work with Cochrane in other capacities. Cochrane’s Governing Board Co-Chairs Martin...
    19 February 2018
  • Cochrane Evidence used in new WHO guideline on intrapartum care
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions.Worldwide, an estimated 140 million births take place every year. Most of these occur without complications for women and their babies. Yet, over the past 20 years,...
    15 February 2018
  • New learning opportunities in evidence-based health care for medical students in Sweden
    Cochrane Sweden is delighted to announce the official launch of a new online learning course specifically designed to support medical students training in evidence-based health care at Lund University.Cochrane Interactive Learning (CIL) consists of a self-directed e-learning package which takes students through the processes involved in completing...
    12 February 2018
  • Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018
    The deadline for submitting workshops, presentations, and posters has been kept open till midnight on Monday 5 March (UTC). There’s still time to submit your abstract, to be a part of the 25th Cochrane Colloquium.
    The 2018 Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16-18 September 2018. It...
    9 February 2018
  • New National License Agreement Provides Brazil with Unlimited Access to the Cochrane Library
    John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B), today announced a new license agreement with the country of Brazil that provides unlimited access to the Cochrane Library. From academics to clinicians to patients, the two-year agreement provides one-click access to 7,000 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions to more than 207...
    7 February 2018
  • New on the Cochrane Library: Best of 2017 Special Collection
    What were the most popular Cochrane Reviews of 2017? Find out in a Special Collection, now available on the Cochrane Library, which showcases some of the best work from Cochrane contributors worldwide. All of the included reviews are freely available via the Cochrane Library website. You can also read the Special Collection in Spanish.
    5 February 2018
  • Featured Review: Three updated Cochrane Reviews assessing the effectiveness of influenza vaccines
    Three Cochrane Reviews have been newly updated to incorporate the latest available evidence on vaccines for the prevention of influenza. These reviews, which focus on the prevention of influenza in healthy adults, healthy children, and in the elderly, form a long-running series by the same author team, and are available in full on the Cochrane...
    1 February 2018
  • 2018 New Year Message from Cochrane's CEO, Mark Wilson
    While we’re almost at the end of January already, it is still well worth reflecting on Cochrane’s achievements in 2017 and what lies ahead for the organization. 2018 promises to be another exciting year of transformation and change as we increase still further our capacity to produce and disseminate high-quality evidence to impact health decision...
    26 January 2018
  • Establishment of a new Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the establishment of a new Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group based in Oregon.The Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group was originally registered in 1997 but was led by Frans and Anja Helmerhorst until their recent retirement in 2016. Since then the Group has been under the care of Cochrane Gynaecology and...
    26 January 2018
  • Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility establishes Satellite Group in the Netherlands
    Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group in Auckland, New Zealand in collaboration with the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, has established a new Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility satellite. The satellite will start off with gathering, evaluating, and disseminating reviews on the effectiveness and safety of interventions...
    25 January 2018


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