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  • 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...
    14 March 2019
  • Cochrane Evidence Spotlight
     World Kidney Day, held on March 14, is a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. Cochrane Kidney and Transplant  is concerned with the evaluation of care relevant to patients with kidney disease and the means of managing problems associated with interventions (chronic care, prevention, treatment,...
    14 March 2019
  • Interview with the author: Saverio Stranges
    In this Q&A we asked the lead author Professor Saverio Stranges from Western University Canada to explain more about the mediterranean diet and its role in preventing cardiovascular disease following the publication of a Cochrane Review on this topic. What makes a diet ‘Mediterranean’?Scientific interest in the traditional Mediterranean...
    13 March 2019
  • 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 March 2019
  • Symposium on using qualitative evidence to inform decisions in the SDG era – 9-11 October 2019, Brasilia, Brazil
    Are you interested in qualitative research and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Are you working within health, education, social welfare, crime and justice, the environment, agriculture or other related sectors?Researchers, policy makers, research commissioners and other stakeholders from across the world are invited to attend the...
    8 March 2019
  • Relaunch of Cochrane Ireland
    We are delighted to announce the recent relaunch of Cochrane Ireland and its establishment as an Associate Centre. The official launch will take place at the upcoming joint Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland Symposium in Oxford in March 2019. Cochrane Ireland will be hosted within the newly-established Evidence Synthesis Ireland (ESI), based at the...
    8 March 2019
  • 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.
    Read this news item in MalayCochrane Nutrition Field's aim is to support and enable evidence-informed decision-making for nutrition policy and practice by...
    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

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