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Cochrane Canada focuses on Evidence-Based Migrant Health

The following is a guest entry from Kevin Pottie MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Bruyère Research Institute, University of Ottawa.In 2007, a group of Canadian researchers, health practitioners and international organizations met to plan the development of the first ever evidence-based migrant...

Canadian Health Libraries Association supports Cochrane Canada

The following letter of support was received on 2 September, 2015 from the Canadian Health Libraries Association. Dear Dr. Grimshaw,The Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des Bibliothèques de la Santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC) board has heard that funding through the Directed Grant process of CIHR will be discontinued effective...

Health Evidence™ supports Cochrane Canada

Cochrane Canada has received the following letter of support from Health Evidence™. Dear Dr. Grimshaw,Launched in 2005, Health Evidence™ is a comprehensive registry of reviews evaluating the effectiveness of public health and health promotion interventions. We provide over 90,000 visitors per year access to over 4,300 quality-rated systematic...

Canadian Nurses Association supports Cochrane Canada

Cochrane Canada has received the following letter of support from the Canadian Nurses Association:Dear Dr Grimshaw, The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) highly values Cochrane Canada's model as an effective and flexible platform for knowledge translation (KT), and KT events to supports nurses and other health care providers to put knowledge...

What is Cochrane and Why Am I Blogging About It?

The following entry was posted by Annette McKinnon, Consumer Advocate, on her blog Here's Your Gold Watch: Cochrane is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organization. They have 31,000 volunteers around the world working on organizing medical research information in a systematic way so that patients, policy makers,...

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