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  • In 2020, Cochrane’s editorial response to COVID-19 pandemic brought together collaborations across our global organization to publish reviews addressing stakeholder needs as they emerged. Large, highly organized review teams worked together to produce evidence addressing priorities in treatment, prevention, and diagnostics.  In 2021, Cochrane...
    June 18 2021
  • An obstetrics pioneer and prominent influencer in the early days of the formation of Cochrane, Dr. Murray Enkin was instrumental in developing evidence-based perinatal clinical trials and systematic reviews, challenging many common interventions not supported by research evidence. He, along with his latewife, Eleanor, also strongly advocated for...
    June 10 2021
  • Dr. Cathy Yuan was a Gastroenterologist and a lecturer in Sun Yet-sen University of Medical Science in Guangzhou, P.R. China, with an MD, an MSc and a PhD degree. In 2001, Cathy immigrated to Canada, where she pursued her second Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University. Since then, she has been working as a research...
    May 10 2021
  • Dr. Mohamed Ben-Eltriki is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia (UBC), a researcher with the Cochrane Hypertension Review Group and the Therapeutics Initiative, and a community pharmacist in Vancouver, British Columbia. How did you first come to learn about...
    April 12 2021
  • Cochrane Library releases updated Special Collection on diagnosing tuberculosisWorld Tuberculosis Day is marked annually on March 24, as it commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis.This Special Collection, curated by Cochrane...
    March 24 2021
  • Cochrane has signed a World Health Organization (WHO) Declaration that calls for a more equitable rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.While several countries currently have vaccination programmes up and running, the global distribution of vaccines has so far been unequal. Many low- and middle-income countries are yet to receive any doses and face...
    March 22 2021
  • Dr. Wojtek Wiercioch is a postdoctoral fellow and research methodologist at the McMaster GRADE Centre in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University. His research focus is in evidence synthesis, guideline development methodology, and the guideline development process. His main research...
    March 10 2021
  • Cochrane Gut is currently recruiting for several vacant Contact and Statistical Editor positions and are looking for qualified experts to join the team. The full job postings, along with details on how to apply, are linked below. Each job posting outlines the core requirements and provides detailed information about the scope of the role. Please...
    February 26 2021
  • The global team behind the eCOVID-19 Recommendations Map, a novel tool providing decision-makers with the latest evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19, is launching its webinar series on Thursday, February 25 at 11 a.m. (EST). Webinar one will be hosted by Dr. Tamara Lotfi, co-lead of the map, and will include the following learning...
    February 17 2021
  • The past year has shown how important high quality evidence is. Here at Cochrane, we create short simple summaries of our reviews called Plain Language Summaries. These summaries are meant to be accessible by people around the world, so they can use them to make health care decisions. We would like your opinion on how to make these summaries...
    January 25 2021

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