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  • Cochrane Live
    Cochrane Sweden is hosting a free face-to-face event on the 7th of December to discuss and reflect over the next chapter of Cochrane and the future of review production.

    The event will take place in Malmö, Sweden, a 20-minute train ride from Copenhagen Airport. Karla Soares, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library and Toby Lasserson,...
    20 October 2021
  • How can we prevent an infodemic
    For the month of October, Cochrane is co-hosting a Science Communication challenge with Lifeology to get people to create a visual to explain what an infodemic is or an approach to countering misinformation.  The COVID-19 infodemic is a WHO-declared pandemic that is running parallel with the COVID-19 pandemic. This infodemic, according to Tiffany...
    20 October 2021
  • Infodemic wave
    In this free Lifeology course, learn what an infodemic is and what you can do to slow and prevent the spread of misinformation.  Lifeology’s tagline is ‘The place where science and art converge’. They offer a platform that brings together scientists, artists, and storytellers to help people better understand and engage with science and health...
    19 October 2021
  • Cochrane Convenes
    Hundreds of health leaders and experts met on October 14 to recommend the international community urgently mount stronger evidence-based responses to global health emergencies, and recordings from this event are now available below.  Led by Cochrane, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), and co-organized with partners of COVID-END (...
    19 October 2021
  • Colchicine for Covid
    Is colchicine an effective treatment for people with COVID-19? Colchicine was debated to be a potential treatment option for COVID-19, hoping that the medication’s anti-inflammatory properties could prevent or reduce a dysregulated immune response.

    Although there are completed studies without publication and diverse ongoing studies that...
    18 October 2021
  • world evidence-based healthcare day
    World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day will take place again this year on 20 October – learn more on the website World Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC) Day is held on 20 October each year. It is a global initiative that raises awareness of the need for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making in order to improve...
    18 October 2021
  • Cochrane wants to welcome people, no matter who they are or where they live. The more varied perspectives we have, the better we can provide evidence to help inform health and healthcare decisions.
    We have contributors, supporters and members from all over the world, but we know very little about our community and what is important to...
    15 October 2021
  • Molecule of Ketamine
    In this interview with Doctoral Researcher Rebecca Dean and Professor Andrea Cipriani we learn more about two reviews investigating the use of ketamine as a treatment for depression recently published through Cochrane’s Common Mental Disorders Group.

    Tell us about this Cochrane Review
    This review is an update of a Cochrane review...
    11 October 2021
  • Emory medical students visually explain Cochrane evidence
    When residency education was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Emory University School of Medicine capitalized on student enthusiasm and availability to create COVID-19 education materials. Working closely with Cochrane, they are now summarizing top priority Cochrane Reviews in visual form. The project involves students being alerted when a...
    6 October 2021
  • Cochrane UK seeks Public Health Consultant, Oxford UK
    Cochrane UK is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, public health consultant with an interest in evidence-based practice to work with us one day per week. You should be on the GMC/GDC Specialist Register or the UK Public Health (Specialist) Register and be an accredited educational supervisor for public health trainees. The role can be offered as a...
    5 October 2021
  • Handing in a CV
    Job Type: Fixed term (12 months),  Full time
    Specialty/Function: Technical Analyst
    Employer: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
    Department: Centre for Guidelines
    Location: Manchester, UK
    Salary: £40,057 - £45,839 per annum
    Closing Date: 17/10/2021 The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (...
    1 October 2021
  • two older women are gardening
    Cochrane Global Ageing: “Let's build an evidence-based world for all ages.” The UN International Day of Older Persons (IDOP), this year October 1, 2021, is a special date that marks the United Nations (UN) recognition of the opportunities and challenges of population ageing in the 21st century. A day when we can celebrate increases in life...
    1 October 2021
  • In this interview, we talk to Dr. John Grove, Director of Quality Assurance, Norms and Standards at The WHO about Cochrane Convenes.
    Cochrane Convenes will bring together key thought leaders from around the world to discuss the COVID-19 evidence response and develop recommendations to help prepare for and respond to future global health emergencies. Cochrane Convenes is co-sponsored by The World Health Organization.

    In this interview, we talk to Dr. John Grove,...
    29 September 2021
  • In this interview with Jill Hayden we learn how this review, one of Cochrane’s largest reviews published to date, has led to new ways of working collaboratively and with an increased focus on research integrity. An ongoing update of this review will bring five related Cochrane reviews together into one.
    You have just completed the...
    28 September 2021
  • The Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register is a freely-available, continually-updated, annotated reference collection of human primary studies on COVID-19. It launched on April 1, 2020 with 1146 records. After 18 months, the register has grown to nearly 80 times its original size and now includes over 90,000 validated COVID-19 study records! The...
    28 September 2021
  • 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....
    24 September 2021
  • Cochrane Library Special Collections provide a round-up of up-to-date Cochrane evidence on a specific topic. This Special Collection provides examples of resource-intense interventions for which there is high or moderate certainty evidence that they confer clinically small or no effects, and for which there is some evidence of harm to patients....
    22 September 2021
  • wall of files that is overfull
     Extended deadline for submissions: 11 October Nominations are open for the 2021 Cochrane-REWARD prize, which recognizes initiatives that have potential to reduce research waste.  An estimated $170 billion of research funding is wasted each year because its outcomes cannot be used [1]. The waste occurs during 5 stages of research production...
    22 September 2021
  • Join Cochrane Crowd and contribute to health evidence
    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 12-hour screening challenge happening on 20 October for World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day! See more details on how to join the 12-hour challenge at the bottom of the...
    22 September 2021
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    COVID-19 - resources and news Let's get social - see Cochrane social media platforms and learn how you can earn Membership points  Cochrane Convenes - Register for the free Plenary Session on 14 October Cochrane Crowd - citizen scientist platform Cochrane Early Career Professional group - upcoming events Help - FAQs and ticketed support Cochrane...
    21 September 2021


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