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  • Cochrane officially supports and is in partnership with the March for Science
    The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science and calls for science that upholds the common good, and for political leaders and policymakers to enact evidence-based policies in the public interest.Cochrane officially supports and is in partnership with the March for Science. This year, the March for Science will...
    25 April 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Santiago Castiello de Obeso
    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...
    23 April 2019
  • The deadline for submissions is 26 April 2019.
    The 26th Cochrane Colloquium, Santiago 2019 abstracts deadline has been extended.This year’s theme is ‘Embracing diversity’, recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant health questions from international stakeholders using a range of diverse methods. We ask that abstract submissions consider the relevance to...
    23 April 2019
  • New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library provides high quality evidence that people who use a combination of nicotine replacement therapies (a patch plus a short acting form, such as gum or lozenge) are more likely to successfully quit smoking than people who use a single form of the medicine.
    New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library provides high quality evidence that people who use a combination of nicotine replacement therapies (a patch plus a short acting form, such as gum or lozenge) are more likely to successfully quit smoking than people who use a single form of the medicine.Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a...
    18 April 2019
  • Scientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients join together to promote evidence-informed decision-making in Santiago, October 2019.
    Cochrane’s annual Colloquium in Chile hosts some of the world’s most influential health researchersScientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients join together to promote evidence-informed decision-making in Santiago, October 2019.Lea esta Nota de Prensa en EspañolCochrane Chile is hosting Cochrane’s Colloquium at CasaPiedra in...
    17 April 2019
  • WHO Digital Healthcare Guideline – interview with Claire Glenton and Simon Lewin
    A new WHO guideline on Digital Interventions for Health System Strengthening published on April 17th, 2019.  The main objective of this new guideline is to provide evidence-informed recommendations to policy makers on key digital health interventions, to inform country investment plans. The guideline also describes potentially important...
    17 April 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Ndi Euphrasia Ebai-Atuh
    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...
    16 April 2019
  • Appointment of a new Editor in Chief for the Cochrane Library
    The Governing Board is delighted to announce that, with effect from 1 June 2019, Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser will become the new Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library. Karla will replace current Editor in Chief Dr. David Tovey, who is stepping down from the role at the end of May following ten years of distinguished service.Karla Soares-Weiser was...
    15 April 2019
  • Patients may accept the use of nurses to deliver services that are usually delivered by doctor.
    What factors influence implementation of doctor-nurse substitution strategies in primary care?Nurses as substitutes for doctors in primary care: evidence from 66 qualitative studiesPatients may accept the use of nurses to deliver services that are usually delivered by doctorImplementation prompts have been developed to help programme managers who...
    15 April 2019
  • Featured Review: Home use of devices for cleaning between the teeth
    This review asked the question, “How effective are home-use interdental cleaning devices, used in conjunction with toothbrushing, compared with toothbrushing only or another device, for preventing and controlling gum diseases, tooth decay and plaque?”

    Tooth decay and periodontal diseases (gum diseases called gingivitis and periodontitis...
    11 April 2019

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