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  • Oxford, UK (Oct. 5, 2011) -- An international non-profit organisation committed to providing the most reliable evidence of the benefits and harms of healthcare interventions has released a statement calling for free access to all data from all clinical trials in order to provide the best care for patients globally. In its statement, The Cochrane...
    October 5 2011
  • Cochrane contributors are smiling all over the world with news of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews’ (CDSR) impact factor (IF) rising again in 2010 to 6.186. The CDSR’s IF has risen an average of 10 per cent over the past four years. Each year in June, Thompson Reuters publishes the impact factors of all journals indexed in the ISI (...
    September 6 2011
  • The WHO Department of Nutrition for Health and Development has announced the launch of the WHO electronic Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA), an online catalogue of interventions addressing different forms of malnutrition.Aimed at community leaders, policy-makers, specialists and advocates in health, nutrition, food and agriculture...
    August 22 2011
  • St. John's, NL (August 22, 2011) - Today the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health announced Canada's Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR), a transformative research initiative that places patients at the centre of health care . . . more.
    August 22 2011
  • Dear Public Health Professional: If you work or study in the area of public health in Canada, then we would like to hear from you.   The accessibility, usage patterns and satisfaction of the resource www.health-evidence.ca is currently being evaluated. Health-evidence.ca is a knowledge management system for public health decision makers....
    July 28 2011
  • Cochrane author Dr Charles Shey Wiysonge speaks to Canadian Medical Magazine, L’actualité médicale about The Cochrane Collaboration's recently formed partnership with the World Health Organization. Read the full article (in French) here.
    July 5 2011
  • We are pleased to announce that one of our esteemed colleagues and supporters, Dr Jill Hayden has been awarded the CCRF DalhousieUniversityProfessorship in Epidemiology.This Research Professorship is funded by a partnership between Dalhousie University and CCRF and builds on CCRF’s research capacity program which establishes Research...
    July 5 2011
  • We are pleased to announce that Cochrane Canada, and Dr Jeremy Grimshaw in particular, has taken on another substantial role within The Cochrane Collaboration by agreeing to be the Reference Cochrane Centre for the Consumer Network. Dr Grimshaw will serve as the Reference Centre Director. Dr Grimshaw says, “Cochrane Canada is delighted to...
    June 24 2011
  • Check out some of these Cochrane Reviews concerning cystic fibrosis:Inhaled antibiotics for long-term therapy in cystic fibrosisMacrolide antibiotics for cystic fibrosisOxygen therapy for cystic fibrosisOscillating devices for airway clearance in people with cystic fibrosisActive cycle of breathing technique for cystic fibrosis Physical training...
    June 22 2011
  • The Cochrane Back Review Group is currently seeking applications for Managing Editor.  Deadline for application is Friday, 1 July 2011.
    June 21 2011

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