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  • Special thank you and recognition of 22 years of service to Cochrane: Founder of Cochrane Finland, Marjukka Mäkelä
    After leading Cochrane Finland for 22 years, Cochrane expresses thanks to Marjukka Mäkelä, for her outstanding contributions to Cochrane.Marjukka founded Cochrane Finland in 1996 and during her long service to Cochrane, she has become highly respected in the field of evidence-based medicine. Marjukka was the first Editor in Chief of the Finnish...
    15 February 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Heidi Gardner
    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...
    15 February 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Ammar Sabouni
    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...
    15 February 2019
  • Iodine fortification of foods and condiments, other than salt, for preventing iodine deficiency disorders
    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of adding iodine to foods, beverages, condiments, or seasonings, other than salt, on iodine nutrition status and health‐related outcomes in all populations.

    Many people around the world do not consume enough iodine. This is a problem because iodine is important for normal childhood growth...
    14 February 2019
  • Cochrane’s Governing Board is seeking to appoint a new member – February 2019
    New member is sought from a low- or middle-income country, and/ or from a geographical region that is different from that of the current Trustees.Cochrane is looking for an experienced person with a strong interest in the work of Cochrane, a belief in its power to improve healthcare decision making worldwide, and the ability to provide strategic...
    13 February 2019
  • Register before 25 July 2019 to receive discounted rate.

    This year the 26th Cochrane Colloquium will take place at CasaPiedra in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile, 22-25 October 2019.

    The theme of the Colloquium is 'Embracing diversity', recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant...
    12 February 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Emma Cartwright
    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...
    12 February 2019
  • Looking at a variety of interventions that are used for fractures and outlining the findings
    Wrist fractures are the most common bone injury in children, causing much pain, distress and life impact for them and their families. In a comprehensive Cochrane Review from December 2018, Joanne Elliott, Managing Editor of the Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group based at the University of Manchester in the UK and colleagues, also based...
    11 February 2019
  • Examining the effects of cannabis-based medicines
    The Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group is producing a series of reviews on drugs for the treatment of people with neuropathic pain. One of these, published in March 2018, examines the effects of cannabis-based medicines and we asked one of the authors, Martin Mücke from the University Hospital of Bonn in Germany, to outline the...
    6 February 2019
  • The findings of this research may challenge the prescribing of H1 antihistamines for patients with eczema.
    The findings of this Cochrane Review may challenge the prescribing of H1 antihistamines for patients with eczema.This Cochrane Review assessed the effects of oral H1 antihistamines as 'add-on' therapy to topical treatment in adults and children with eczema. Are H1 antihistamines taken as tablets or liquid, effective and safe in people of any age...
    5 February 2019

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