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  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Andres Viteri Garcia
    Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 35,000 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...
    20 November 2018
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term that covers those long-term lung conditions which are characterized by shortness of breath, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and chronic asthma, and which aren’t fully reversible. World COPD Day is observed each year in November to highlight and raises awareness about the...
    20 November 2018
  • Senior author, Katrina Williams from the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne in Australia, tells us what they found in this podcast.
    There are more than 20 Cochrane Reviews of interventions that might be used in the care of children with autism spectrum disorder. In July 2018, these were added to with an assessment of the accuracy of tests for this condition. Senior author, Katrina Williams from the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne in Australia, tells us...
    19 November 2018
  • 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 18 candidates are standing for election to the Governing Board in this election. They are listed on 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.Read this  in Japanese, Malay,  Russian,and Spanish

    Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting...
    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


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