User views of Cochrane Knowledge Translation

In Cochrane we define ‘Knowledge Translation’ as the process of supporting the use of health evidence from Cochrane systematic reviews by those who need it to make health decisions.  We do this by involving evidence users in the production and dissemination of Cochrane evidence, sharing it in multiple and accessible formats, and working with decision makers to help them be able to use it in practice.

Listening to the views of those who use Cochrane evidence to support their health decision-making is a critical part in being able to respond to their needs. 

At Cochrane’s annual Colloquium in Edinburgh recently, we took the opportunity to ask some of those people who use Cochrane’s evidence what they thought about Knowledge Translation, why it was important to them, and the ways in which Cochrane could help make the most impact. Watch and hear what they said…