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  • Podcast: Psychosocial support for informal caregivers of people living with cancer
    The rising incidence of cancer and successes in its treatment mean that an ever increasing number of people are living with cancer. This is leading to the involvement of more and more informal caregivers in their care. In a new Cochrane Review from June 2019, Charlene Treanor from the Centre for Public Health in Queen’s University Belfast in...
    26 July 2019
  • Professor Julian Higgins receives the 2019 Extraordinary Service Award
    Here at Cochrane we are delighted to hear that Professor Julian Higgins has received the 2019 Extraordinary Service Award at the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology 2019 Annual Meeting.

    The Extraordinary Service Award (also called the Shadish Award) is named for Professor William Shadish and recognizes an individual who has made...
    25 July 2019
  • At its teleconference on 10 July, the Governing Board voted unanimously to appoint Catherine Marshall as its new Co-Chair from 1 September 2019. Catherine will work alongside fellow Co-Chair Martin Burton, and replace Marguerite Koster, who is stepping down from the role after one year due to increased commitments in her job at Kaiser Permanente,...
    25 July 2019
  • Fighting bad Science in Austria - BMJ Podcast - Medizin-Transparent
    The British Medical Journal 'Talk Medicine' podcast recently featured the work of Medizin-Transparent in the Podcast "Fighting bad science in Austria". Gerald Gartlehner, Director of Cochrane Austria, explains how Medizin-Transparent tests the truth of medical statements made in the media in order to support readers,...
    23 July 2019
  • Cochrane launches Cochrane’s Evidence Essentials
    New online learning is now freely available to anyone who is interested in an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, Cochrane evidence and how to use it.Cochrane is delighted to announce the launch of four, free, online learning modules, Cochrane Evidence Essentials. Written from the perspective of a healthcare consumer and co-created with...
    23 July 2019
  • Cochrane UK’s outreach programme
    Since 2016 Cochrane UK has been visiting secondary schools in and around Oxford to talk about Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) and its relevance in our everyday lives. They started with visiting an after-school Science Club and now boast a growing portfolio of schools who welcome them into their classrooms.  
    Cochrane UK  have taught pupils from...
    22 July 2019
  • Early Bird Colloquium Registration Deadline: July 25
    The Cochrane Colloquium is Cochrane’s flagship annual event that is a great opportunity to meet and network with Cochrane contributors and users globally and to learn more about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-making at all levels. This year, the 26th Cochrane Colloquium will take place in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile...
    22 July 2019
  • Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers.In this short film we focus on the Cochrane Cancer Network. This film introduces the team, what has happened so far,...
    22 July 2019
  • Meet Imen - Research Associate
    Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 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...
    22 July 2019
  • Author interview on the evidence for screening for malignant melanoma
     The Cochrane Review 'Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma' has been recently updated.  We talked to Cochrane  author  Karsten Juhl Jørgensen to learn what the latest evidence says and why it is important. Can you tell us about this Cochrane Review?
    We reviewed the evidence for the benefits and harms of...
    19 July 2019


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