Cochrane does not make clinical recommendations, instead it provides unbiased and high-quality health evidence so that health decisions, policies, and clinical guidelines can be informed by the best available evidence. 'Cochrane in the workplace' series collects stories about how Cochrane evidence is being used in non-clinical settings - by...
March 27 2019
A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Santiago 2019. This is our 26th annual flagship event and this year it will take place at CasaPiedra in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile, 22-25 October 2019.Stipends and bursaries represent...
March 22 2019
To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March), we wanted to highlight the Anne Anderson Award, which recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane. The Anne Anderson Award is one of several prizes awarded annually.Who was Anne...
March 8 2019
What were the most popular Cochrane Reviews of 2018? Find out in a Special Collection, now available on the Cochrane Library, which showcases some of the best work from Cochrane contributors worldwide. All of the included reviews are freely available for one month via the Cochrane Library website.
March 6 2019
The Governing Board has approved the proposed organizational Targets for 2019 in support of Strategy to 2020. These are prioritized projects and initiatives that are delivered by Cochrane Groups and the Central Executive Team, supported by core and Group funding.In 2019, Cochrane Groups and the Central Executive Team plan to :Achieve the...
February 25 2019
Are you enthusiastic about supporting policymakers to make evidence-based decisions? Do you have experience of advocating for transparency and integrity in scientific conduct?Cochrane is setting up an Advocacy Advisory Group to guide organisational advocacy activities and is calling for members.Building on Cochrane’s advocacy effortsIn line with...
February 22 2019
Cochrane’s Governing Board (its ‘Trustees’), including our four new members elected in December, met in London on 19 to 20 January 2019.The day before the meeting the new Board members met with the Co-Chairs for a comprehensive induction and briefing session. This provided an atmosphere for a frank face-to-face discussion and sharing of...
February 20 2019
Cochrane reviewers from Canada, the UK and Brazil came together to assess how to get more patients using cardiac rehabilitation programmes, which aid recovery from cardiac events such as heart attack, coronary stent placement, and bypass surgery, and reduce the likelihood of further illness. Cardiac rehabilitation programmes offer the...
February 1 2019
We are very pleased to welcome you to the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium to be held in Santiago, Chile on 22 - 25 October 2019 - so mark your calendars! The Cochrane Colloquium is an annual event, bringing people together from around the world to discuss putting research into important global health questions and promoting evidence-informed health care....
January 21 2019
David Tovey, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, responds to a recent article in The BMJ, 'Has Cochrane lost its way?' David Tovey states that; "Cochrane is at its most effective when it adheres to its 10 key principles, which promote a culture that is open, diverse, inclusive and outwards facing, a community that is vibrant and...
January 16 2019