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  • We are delighted to publish Cochrane’s 2019 Annual Review, entitled: ‘Embracing Diversity’. As we celebrate 12 months of achievements and reflect on the global expansion and increasing impact of Cochrane’s work, and the growing diversity of our organization, we acknowledge that there is still more Cochrane can do to embrace and promote...
    June 17 2020
  • Globally many are in isolation or are practicing physically distancing. 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 COVID-19 weekly challenges you can join.Cochrane Crowd is a global community of...
    June 15 2020
  • Cochrane Library Editor in Chief and Deputy Editor in Chief, Karla Soares-Weiser and Toby Lasserson, presented to a large group of international journalists as part of the Wiley Science Talks webinar. This webinar series, supported by the World Federation of Science Journalists and the Association of Health Care Journalists, provides...
    June 10 2020
  • A comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) and co-led by Cochrane Canada’s Holger Schünemann found that non-pharmaceutical interventions, including physical distancing, face masks and eye protection, may be associated with reductions in COVID-19 transmission. The findings were...
    June 4 2020
  • The Cochrane Training team is excited to share an overview of its online learning offeringsRecognizing that many people are abiding by recommendations to stay home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and may like to do some learning, the Cochrane Training team has compiled the following opportunities for members of the Cochrane community, as well as...
    May 27 2020
  • Less than two months after its launch, Cochrane’s ‘COVID-19 Study Register’has become one of the largest, most sophisticated and well-used resources for researchers needing to access and analyze the huge growth in primary studies being conducted on COVID-19. Since 7 April, Cochrane’s COVID-19 Study Register has attracted more than 10,000...
    May 22 2020
  • New Cochrane Rapid Review - Video calls for reducing social isolation and loneliness in older peopleMany countries have introduced restrictions on people’s movement to protect them from COVID-19. Visiting older friends and relatives may not possible. Can calling Grandma with a video call help her feel less lonely and isolated? Can video...
    May 22 2020
  • Dear Cochrane Colloquium colleagues and friends,It is with the deepest disappointment and regret that I announce the cancellation of Cochrane Colloquium Toronto scheduled for October 4-7, 2020, as a result of the continued spread and impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) across the world.Cochrane’s Governing Board has concluded that it is the most...
    May 4 2020
  • Cochrane Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Adrienne Stevens as Managing Director, effective April 22, 2020. Dr. Stevens recently served as a Clinical Research Manager with the Knowledge Synthesis Group at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), which included her role as the Scientific Lead of the Ottawa Evidence...
    April 21 2020
  • Cochrane launches its COVID-19 Study Register – a one-stop shop for primary research studies on COVID-19. The aim of the register is to support rapid evidence synthesis by all systematic review producers, including Cochrane's work on Rapid Reviews in response to COVID-19. The register helps systematic reviewers prioritize...
    April 8 2020

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