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  • Knowledge Translation in Cochrane Request for Proposal - Principles of Dissemination
     Knowledge Translation in Cochrane is delighted to share this request for proposal for the project to agree a set of ‘principles for dissemination’ and to develop practical tools in order to improve the quality of Cochrane’s dissemination products. This new and exciting opportunity is a commissioned piece of work open to the Cochrane community and...
    14 December 2018
  • Cochrane Croatia celebrates its 10th birthday
    On Friday, 7th December, Cochrane enthusiasts gathered at the University of Split School of Medicine to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cochrane Croatia. Cochrane Croatia was founded as a Branch of the Italian Cochrane Centre on 8th December, 2008, ten years following initial discussions between Prof. Ana Marušić, Sir Iain Chalmers and Prof....
    14 December 2018
  • Cochrane Czech Republic will be hosted at the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno.
    Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health, is proud to announce its newest Associate Centre,  Cochrane Czech Republic, at the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno.Cochrane Czech Republic will promote evidence-based decision making in healthcare in the Czech...
    12 December 2018
  • Podcast: Omega-3 fatty acid addition during pregnancy
    Omega-3 fats are the subject of more than two dozen Cochrane Reviews for conditions including cardiovascular health, dementia and gastrointestinal problems. In November 2018, the review on the effects on preterm birth when these are taken by pregnant women was updated. The review was led by Associate Professor Philippa Middleton and Professor...
    12 December 2018
  • Cochrane Russia Symposium 2018, with the theme 'Cochrane Systematic Reviews as a key resource for health challenges in Knowledge Translation', was organized by the Research & Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Cochrane Russia of the Kazan Federal University (KFU), Wiley ,and Nikolay Lobachevsky Scientific Library of KFU. It was held...
    11 December 2018
  • Over 1200 people voted and over 4000 votes were cast.
    Dear Cochrane Members,

    Thank you for voting in the recent election for new members of the Cochrane Governing Board. Over 1200 people voted and over 4000 votes were cast.

    We’re delighted to announce that the following four candidates have been elected:Xavier BONFILLSally GREENKarsten Juhl JØRGENSENJordi PARDO PARDOThank you to...
    11 December 2018
  • Lara - Cochrane Author
    Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters who 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...
    10 December 2018
  • Featured Review: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and long-acting inhalers
    This recently published Cochrane Review assessed which long-acting inhalers are the most effective and safest for people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD.)Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is usually caused by smoking or other airway irritants. COPD damages the lungs and causes airways to narrow which makes it...
    7 December 2018
  • Cochrane Airways recently published its biggest ever review.
    Cochrane Airways has published its biggest ever Cochrane Review. The meta-analysis review assesses which long-acting inhalers are the most effective and safest for people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and  supports a recently published NICE guideline.

    The logistics of getting such a large review done with...
    7 December 2018
  •  Cochrane Library Special Collection: Diagnosing skin cancer
    This Special Collection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews brings together a large body of research on the accuracy of tests used to diagnose skin cancer.Read about the Special Collection in French and Japanese and Russian.  The suite of eleven reviews was led by Dr Jac Dinnes at the University of Birmingham and supported by the Cochrane Skin Group...
    6 December 2018


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