Last week, Cochrane participated in the 154th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board meeting in Geneva.
The Executive Board is composed of 34 technically qualified representatives from different Member States, elected for three-year terms. Every January, the Executive Board meets at WHO headquarters to discuss global...
1 Fevereiro 2024
A new Cochrane Library Editorial has been published about the history of a recently updated Cochrane review on healthcare decision aids and its implications for practice. There is also an accompanying podcast where you can hear the current lead author explain the need for the review and its latest findings in under four minutes.
29 Janeiro 2024
Healthcare decision making can be complex – learn from Sarah’s personal story and make use of Cochrane resources.
Evidence-based healthcare is the integration of the best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. It is often represented with these three elements in a Venn diagram with these three equally important elements....
19 Janeiro 2024
Global leaders in evidence-based healthcare highlight the urgent need to advance global health equity
Cochrane has partnered with JBI, Campbell Collaboration, GIN, the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care and NICE to launch the 2023 campaign for World Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC) Day, called ‘...
11 Outubro 2023
Cochrane France is dedicated to promoting evidence-informed decision-making and practice. To support this mission, Cochrane France has launched a new project, Cochrane Clinical Vignettes. Cochrane France intends to produce several clinical vignettes per year covering various medical specialties in collaboration with Cochrane Skin, Cochrane Lung...
15 Setembro 2023
Cochrane is delighted to unveil the fully comprehensive edition of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy. Designed for authors, editors, and researchers involved in Cochrane Reviews and systematic evaluations of test accuracy, this invaluable resource provides an extensive guide encompassing the most advanced...
20 Julho 2023
Cochrane evidence is now accessible in 21 languages, breaking linguistic barriers and empowering global evidence-informed health decisions.
Many people do not have access to high-quality health information, because it is not available in a language they understand. Only about 6% of the world’s population are native English speakers and...
18 Julho 2023
Cochrane recently participated in the 76th World Health Assembly (WHA), the world’s foremost global health policy event. Held at the UN Headquarters in Geneva, the WHA is the decision-making body for the World Health Organization (WHO), attended by representatives of all Member States, as well as NGOs and funding organisations. It is thus a key...
7 Junho 2023
Cochrane is delighted to announce the availability of RevMan Web, its popular, web-based systematic-review production software, to the wider academic community beyond Cochrane – to support evidence synthesis development and evidence-based medicine education. Cochrane expects interest in use of the tool from those in universities and medical...
24 Março 2023
Cochrane has a commitment to producing and sharing high quality health evidence to as broad an audience as possible. Cochrane partnered in 2014 with Wikipedia, with the joint goal of improving the quality and reliability of human health-related articles that people are accessing online.
Jennifer Dawson, PhD, is a Wikipedia Consultant for Cochrane...
24 Março 2023
The recently updated GOLD report includes evidence from 7 Cochrane Airways systematic reviews, helping to align it with the latest and best available evidence.
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 difficult to breathe....
8 Fevereiro 2023
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued updated recommendations on the induction of labour which is supported by evidence from Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth.
WHO develops global health guidelines, which are of a high methodological quality and are developed through a transparent, evidence-based decision-making process....
11 Outubro 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an updated postnatal guideline which is supported by evidence from Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth reviews and one Cochrane Incontinence review.
Cochrane has been a non-governmental organization in official relations with WHO since 2011, and a major aspect of this partnership is supporting WHO’s...
30 Março 2022
The inaugural Harding Prize for Useful and Trustworthy Communication has been jointly won by the ONS Covid Infection Survey and the Cochrane Review of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19.
The Winton Centre at the University of Cambridge launched the Harding Prize this year to celebrate individuals or teams who had communicated information in a...
14 Março 2022
Dear Community members and friends,
So much happens in a year. Last year, Cochrane responded quickly to the pandemic with rapid, living reviews – sharing the best evidence on key interventions and diagnostic tests to support the world in tackling this unprecedented challenge. We made all of our Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources freely...
21 Dezembro 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new recommendations which is supported by evidence from a Cochrane Public Health review.
From this year on, 25 July marks the new UN-recognised "World Drowning Prevention Day". This global advocacy event serves as an opportunity to highlight the tragic and profound impact of drowning on families...
26 Julho 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued four new recommendations which are supported by evidence from Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth reviews.
Cochrane has been a non-governmental organization in official relations with WHO since 2011, and a major aspect of this partnership is supporting WHO’s global health guidelines with relevant...
21 Julho 2021
Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. This page highlights the many ways that Cochrane has successfully responded to COVID-19 around the world. Click on any of the case studies below to find out more, and check back often as we continuously add and update new stories....
1 Abril 2021
Rebecca Selby, a mum of four, shares how a Cochrane Review impacted her family.
When I unexpectedly went into premature labour with our second son at a little under 32 weeks' gestation, I was given steroid injections to give his lungs the best possible chance in the outside world. George spent almost a month in intensive care when he was...
29 Dezembro 2020
Cochrane does not make clinical recommendations, instead it provides unbiased and high-quality health evidence so that health decisions, policies, and clinical guidelines can be informed by the best available evidence. ‘Cochrane in the workplace’ series collects stories about how Cochrane evidence is being used in different workplace settings -...
3 Julho 2019