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  • International Women’s Day: Cochrane Indonesia’s Director reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane
     To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March),  Cochrane Indonesia’s Director Dr Detty Nurdiati reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane.Despite rising prosperity, over 40 women die in childbirth every day in Indonesia. It’s an intractable national health statistic that represents loss...
    7 March 2019
  • The Anne Anderson Award that recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane.
    To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March), we wanted to highlight the Anne Anderson Award, which recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane. The Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually.Who was Anne Anderson...
    7 March 2019
  • Cochrane Nutrition puts the spotlight on Cochrane Reviews on salt
    'World Salt Awareness Week' is a global event to bring attention to salt intake and the risks to health it can bring. This year, the awareness week is being observed 4-10 March, 2019.
    Cochrane Nutrition Field's aim is to support and enable evidence-informed decision-making for nutrition policy and practice by advancing the preparation and use...
    6 March 2019
  • Fear associated with going to the dentist is common and, among children especially it can make it difficult to deliver the treatment they need. Therefore, among their many reviews of the effects of dental treatments, the Cochrane Oral Health Group maintains a review of the effects of sedation on children undergoing such treatment. The review’s...
    6 March 2019
  • The Thomas C Chalmers 2018 Award Winner
    The Thomas C Chalmers Award is awarded to the principal author of the best oral and the best poster presentation addressing methodological issues related to systematic reviews.Tom Chalmers (1917-1995) was an outspoken advocate of randomised trials, whether at the bedside, at professional meetings, in class or in situations pertaining to his own...
    6 March 2019
  • The World Health Organization published Guidelines for malaria vector control, drawing on seven Cochrane reviews specially prepared for them by the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). With its editorial base at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), CIDG was asked to review all of the evidence that was used in bringing together what...
    5 March 2019
  • Launch of Cochrane Colombia
    Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health, is proud to announce its newest Centre, ‘Cochrane Colombia’.Cochrane Colombia will promote evidence-based decision making in healthcare in Colombia by supporting and training authors of Cochrane Reviews, as well as working with...
    4 March 2019
  • New on the Cochrane Library: Best of 2018 Special Collection
    What were the most popular Cochrane Reviews of 2018? 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 for one month via the Cochrane Library website.
    4 March 2019
  • Podcast: Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for the management of presumed early stage endometrial cancer
    Recent decades have seen greater and greater use of laparoscopy, or keyhole surgery, when people need an operation on their abdomen. There are now dozens of Cochrane Reviews of this, for a wide variety of conditions and, in October 2018, the one for laparoscopy versus laparotomy, or open surgery, for women with early stage endometrial cancer was...
    26 February 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Shalini Suresh
    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...
    25 February 2019

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