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  • Governing Board elections November 2018: Announcing the candidates standing
    Following a period of nominations, we’re very pleased that 19 candidates are standing for election to the Governing Board in this election. They are listed on elections.cochrane.org and here you can read more about the them, why they’re standing for election, and what they plan to do for Cochrane if elected.There are four (4) positions available...
    15 November 2018
  • Cochrane Review finds omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of premature birth
    A new Cochrane Review published today has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.

    Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for close to one million deaths annually....
    15 November 2018
  • Some of the members of the Cochrane Community explain their goals and achievements in different language settings
    Only about 6% of the world are native English speakers while 75% don’t speak English at all. Clearly English alone isn’t enough when it comes to making evidence accessible to our target audience: the entire world. This is why translation teams and geographical centres play a key role in Cochrane’s knowledge translation strategy. During the 25th...
    15 November 2018
  • Are you interested in volunteering for Cochrane? TaskExchange is Cochrane’s new hub to help you find ways in which you can contribute. Would you be interested in finding out more? We are holding two webinars for consumers and patients, carers and other non-scientists who may be interested in being involved in producing Cochrane evidence.The...
    14 November 2018
  • Four major policy issues for Cochrane: recent correspondence with the Governing Board
    A group of Cochrane members recently submitted a letter to the Board detailing “four major policy issues for Cochrane”. You’re invited to read their letter and the Board’s response. To learn more about the Cochrane Council, the organization’s representative body for Cochrane members, please visit the resources on Cochrane Community: https://...
    14 November 2018
  • Workplaces are a good setting for programmes that aim to improve health-related behaviours like diet, physical activity and tobacco use, as adults spend a long time at work each day.
    Implementation strategies are meant to improve the adoption and integration of evidence-based health interventions into routine policies and practices within specific settings. This review examined whether using these strategies improved the implementation of policies and practices in the workplace promoting:Healthy eatingPhysical activityWeight...
    14 November 2018
  • Podcast: Bedside examination tests to detect beforehand adults who are likely to be difficult to intubate
    Patients who require general anaesthesia or ventilation to help them breathe while in intensive care, need a clear airway. This is usually achieved by inserting a tube to help air reach their lungs and a new Cochrane Review from May 2018 examines the evidence for different tests to help doctors assess how difficult this might be for patients with...
    13 November 2018
  • World Diabetes Day
    14 November is World Diabetes Day, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the diseaseWorld Diabetes Day, which is on the 14th November every year. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 is The Family and Diabetes. The aim is to raise awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected, as well...
    12 November 2018
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week
    Professor Dame Sally Davies, England's Chief Medical Officer, recently warned that the world could face a "post-antibiotic apocalypse.” She urged that, unless action is taken to halt the practices that have allowed antibiotic resistance to spread and ways are found to develop new types of antibiotics, we could return to the days when simple wounds...
    9 November 2018
  • Cochrane Classmate could change how evidence production is taught in classrooms around the world.  Brought to you by the Cochrane Crowd team, Classmate is a trainers’ toolkit that allows you to create exciting, interactive tasks that help your students learn about evidence production. It is easy to use, and its first release is now available free of charge to anyone interested. Join the growing number of teachers and trainers using this innovative online learning environment.
    Cochrane Classmate could change how evidence production is taught in classrooms around the world.  Brought to you by the Cochrane Crowd team, Classmate is a trainers’ toolkit that allows you to create exciting, interactive tasks that help your students learn about evidence production. It is easy to use, and its first release is now available free...
    8 November 2018

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