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  • Image of map of the Americas on blue background
    Cochrane has submitted a statement to the 58th Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Directing Council. PAHO, an international public health agency focused on the Americas, serves as a regional office for the World Health Organization (WHO). The PAHO Directing Council is a key meeting that brings together ministers of health, policymakers,...
    28 September 2020
  • Heads exchanging information
    Free online training module introduces the use of knowledge translation in Cochrane  Cochrane defines knowledge translation (KT) as the process of supporting the use of health evidence from our high quality, trusted Cochrane Reviews by those who need it to make health decisions. KT is an integral part of our strategy to make Cochrane evidence...
    28 September 2020
  • Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 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. Getting involved in Cochrane’s work means becoming part of a...
    28 September 2020
  • Cochrane seeks Community Support Officer
    DEADLINE EXTENDED: now open to job shares! Specifications: Permanent contract Hours: Full-time or part-time (flexible working and job-shares considered) Salary: £30,000 (pro-rated for part-time) Location: Flexible, (anywhere in the world), remote working Application closing date: 11 October 2020 (midnight GMT) This role is an exciting opportunity...
    28 September 2020
  • 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...
    28 September 2020
  • AHSM Logo
    Inaugural World Evidence Based Healthcare Day to be held on 20 October 2020 The Association for Healthcare Social Media (AHSM) is a professional society devoted to the use of social media by healthcare professionals. The multispecialty and multidisciplinary AHSM assists health professionals in utilizing social media platforms to serve as...
    25 September 2020
  • A woman with dark hair and headphones on sits at a table in front of a laptop
    Next week, the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N), an official Cochrane partner, will hold a series of online panels on guideline development and implementation – a ‘pitstop in the COVID-19 marathon’ for the guideline community. The webinars (which will take place via Zoom) will focus on issues related to evidence synthesis and their impact...
    24 September 2020
  • Specifications: Full Time, Permanent  £30,000 London (preferably), Freiburg or Copenhagen Application Closing Date: 6 October 2020 (Midnight)
    Specifications: Full Time, Permanent  
    Salary: £30,000
    Location: London (preferably), Freiburg or Copenhagen
    Application Closing Date: 6 October 2020 (At Midnight) This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Project Support Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research.  

    The...
    24 September 2020
  • Doing a medical check
    Today Cochrane and six global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led by JBI, are launching a worldwide initiative to create awareness of the need for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making in order to improve health outcomes globally. The inaugural World Evidence-based Healthcare (EBHC) Day will be held on 20...
    24 September 2020
  • Cochrane's Early Career Professionals Cochrane Group
    The Early Career Professionals group aims to provide its members with opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills, and expertise by providing a platform for international networking with early career professionals or other members in the Cochrane community. Though there is no one single definition of an ‘Early Career Professional/Researcher...
    24 September 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...
    24 September 2020
  • A group of people sit at a table and collaborate over a poster during a workshop
    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. Goal 2 of Strategy to 2020 challenged us to make Cochrane evidence accessible and...
    21 September 2020
  • Featured Review: Using mobile technologies to promote communication and management of care between healthcare professionals
    Many healthcare workers work alone or have little access to colleagues and specialists. This is a common problem for healthcare workers in rural areas or low‐income countries. One possible solution to this problem is to offer healthcare workers advice and support through mobile technologies that allow healthcare workers to get help from colleagues...
    18 September 2020
  • Cochrane Crowd does it again: rapid study identification for a Cochrane Rapid Review
    Producing high quality synthesised evidence rapidly in relation to COVID-19 is clearly critical if researchers, clinicians, the public and policy makers are to make headway in understanding and managing this new coronavirus.

    One key area being addressed by a Cochrane Rapid Review is: Quarantine alone or in combination with other public...
    18 September 2020
  • Cochrane Library Special Collection: Diagnosing dementia
    Updated Cochrane Library Special Collection: Diagnosing Dementia  In clinical practice “Doctor, do I have dementia?” is an increasingly common question, but one that is often difficult to answer.  Accurate diagnosis is the first step in managing someone with cognitive concerns. Early diagnosis of a cognitive syndrome, if present, can allow people...
    18 September 2020
  • Can mouthwashes or nasal sprays protect healthcare workers and patients from COVID-19 infection
    Three new reviews have published on mouthwashes/nasal sprays to protect healthcare workers and patients from COVID-19 infection. Healthcare workers are at the forefront of the COVID-19 crisis, with repeated exposure to individuals who are, or may be, infected, and are therefore at risk themselves. These workers may be especially at risk when...
    17 September 2020
  • People walking around with cell phone signal connecting them
    Are digital contact tracing technologies effective during infectious disease outbreaks? 17 Sept - New visual summary added Why is this question important? The global COVID-19 pandemic highlights the importance of accurate and timely contact tracing. Contact tracing tells people that they may have been near someone with - or showing symptoms of -...
    17 September 2020
  • COvid-19
    Cochrane has published an updated special collection of systematic and rapid reviews focused on a range of public health measures to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many countries have adopted combinations of these measures and are faced with the challenge of easing or strengthening each of these measures over the course of the...
    16 September 2020
  • Travel-related control measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic
     Can travel-related control measures contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic? What are travel-related control measures? To contain the spread of COVID-19, numerous countries have implemented control measures related to international travel. These include: complete closure of borders (i.e. a total ban on any border crossings); partial travel...
    16 September 2020
  • Wearing a mask while getting a temperature check
    How effective is screening for COVID-19? Why does screening matter? Screening aims to identify a condition in people who may not be showing any symptoms. Some people may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms. It is important to identify infected people so they can stay away from others and seek appropriate care....
    15 September 2020

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