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  • White Cochrane logo on purple background, below which says #MyCochraneStory
    Cochrane's strength is in its collaborative, global community.  Our 82,000 members and supporters from more than 130 countries work together to produce credible, accessible health information and help inform health decision making. Though we are spread out across the globe, our shared passion for health evidence unites us.  We want to come...
    14 August 2020
  • #Chatathon
    Dementia Research Chatathon - 7 September, 9:00 (GMT+1) For 12 hours the host Adam Smith (@BetterResearch) will be chatting with 55 researchers from all fields of dementia research, using video chat – live streamed using Zoom and YouTube. They will discus their research, the latest hot topics in their field, and how they are working to beat the...
    12 August 2020
  • Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.  Watch the video below to see how Strategy to 2020 was developed and change it...
    12 August 2020
  • Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance of achieving our mission. Watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and...
    12 August 2020
  • Cochrane review informs guidelines on managing histoplasmosis in people living with HIV
     In a new systematic review, an author team from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group explored the evidence regarding managing histoplasmosis in people with HIV. Their review informed the PAHO/WHO guideline development process. The review authors worked with the guideline development group to formulate key questions, including which antifungal...
    11 August 2020
  • REMINDER - Deadline for expressions of interest: August 14th, 2020 Cochrane invites expression of interest in joining our Conflict of Interest Panel. This independent panel  will work with Cochrane’s Research Integrity Team to arbitrate on potential breaches of the revised Cochrane Conflict of Interest Policy for Cochrane Library Content and...
    11 August 2020
  • Interventions for acute severe asthma attacks in children: an overview of Cochrane Reviews Asthma is a common childhood illness that is caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. This narrowing is due to swelling and inflammation and to muscles around the air passages becoming tighter. An acute asthma attack results in shortness...
    7 August 2020
  • Contract: Fixed-term, 12 months Hours: Full time, 37.5 per week (part time considered) Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata (dependent on experience) Position Closing: 20 August 2020 Cochrane Acute and Emergency Care Network is seeking a Network Support Fellow. Cochrane is a global, independent network of health practitioners, researchers...
    6 August 2020
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    What is the effectiveness and safety of treatments commonly available during pandemics for heavy menstrual bleeding? Cochrane authors summarised the available evidence on the effectiveness and safety of treatments for heavy menstrual bleeding which can continue during pandemics.  

    Pandemics impact upon the ability to deliver specialist...
    4 August 2020
  • Improving access to food in low- and middle-income countries
    Community‐level interventions for improving access to food in low‐ and middle‐income countries The number of people who do not have enough to eat in the world has been increasing since 2015. Most of these people live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), especially in Asia and Africa. Food insecurity is when people do not have physical,...
    29 July 2020
  • The Cochrane Library
    The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care. All content in the app is free and new issues will download regularly....
    29 July 2020
  • Readable,  clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.
    Readable, clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.  Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA...
    27 July 2020
  • Healthcare worker leaning on wall with eyes closed
    Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for wellbeing in the healthcare workforce Many healthcare workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic, delivering emergency and critical care, while others continue to deliver the broader services of the health system in hospitals, clinics, offices, communities, and homes. Working under difficult and...
    22 July 2020
  • The Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh is seeking a highly skilled and motivated epidemiologist/research fellow to work in the field of vascular disease, including both the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular diseases and the development of vascular complications of type 2 diabetes. The primary role will be to undertake a...
    22 July 2020
  • Join Cochrane Crowd and contribute to health evidence
    Globally many are in isolation or are practicing physically distancing. Cochrane invites anyone who is interested in healthcare evidence to become a virtual citizen scientist! Anyone can join and no previous experience is necessary. We also have special COVID-19 weekly challenges you can join. Cochrane Crowd is a global community of volunteers...
    22 July 2020
  • COVID-19
    In medicine, rehabilitation is a multiprofessional process aimed at enhancing and restoring functional ability and quality of life to people with impairments or disabilities. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, rehabilitation focuses on the sequelae of the disease as well as on the impairment due to treatments applied. COVID-19 patients may...
    15 July 2020
  • Featured Review: Induction of labour at or beyond 37 weeks’ gestation
    A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks (the gestation period) from the start of the woman's last menstrual period. If a pregnancy lasts too long, a woman and her clinician may wish to stimulate the woman’s body to begin labour. This is called induction. Babies may be at a greater risk of death, before or shortly after birth, after prolonged...
    15 July 2020
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    In April 2020, Cochrane launched the COVID-19 consumer rapid response group. Currently, more than 100 people with lived experience related to COVID-19 have joined the group, signing up to offer their time, skills, and experience to get involved with Cochrane’s work on COVID-19 rapid reviews and accommodate limited timelines. Thus far, 18 consumers...
    15 July 2020
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    COVID-19 - resources and news Cochrane Library Cochrane Crowd - citizen scientist platform Cochrane TaskExchange - find volunteer tasks that match your expertise  Cochrane Training - online and in-person training experiences  Cochrane Handbook Join Cochrane Be involved in Cochrane as a patient or carer
    14 July 2020
  • Living Review on plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat individuals with COVID-19
    Updated Living Review: Plasma from people who have recovered from COVID‐19 to treat individuals with COVID‐19 People who have recovered from COVID-19 develop natural defences to the disease in their blood (antibodies). Antibodies are found in part of the blood called plasma. Plasma from blood donated from recovered patients, which contains COVID-...
    10 July 2020

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