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posted on: 12 Feb 2016 - 19:53
Cochrane Translations: forming mutually beneficial collaborations to increase capacity and dissemination
The German translation project (called Cochrane Kompakt) is a joint effort between Cochrane Switzerland, Cochrane Germany and Cochrane Austria. Ingrid Toews, a researcher at Cochrane Germany, gave a presentation at the 2015 Cochrane Colloquium on the topic of forming mutually beneficial collaborations to increase capacity and dissemination of translations, and shares their story here.  read more
posted on: 1 Feb 2016 - 20:53
Applying an ‘equity lens’ to Cochrane Reviews
Jennifer Petkovic and Vivian Welch from Cochrane Equity Methods Group discuss the PRISMA EQUITY extension which applies an ‘equity lens’ to increase health equity in systematic reviews.What is health equity? What are some examples? read more
posted on: 29 Jan 2016 - 16:08
Cochrane Translations: how one translation team used social media as a tool for dissemination
The Croatian translation team has been translating Cochrane plain language summaries since March 2015. Livia Puljak, knowledge translation coordinator at Cochrane Croatia, shared their experience of using social media to promote translations at the Cochrane Colloquium in Vienna, and discusses what they learned here.  read more
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posted on: 27 Jan 2016 - 16:10
Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group 20th anniversary: Origins of TAG
Dr Nicola Lindson-Hawley is a managing editor and post-doctoral researcher, based in the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group (TAG) in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK. She was awarded her PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK in 2012, which focused on new approaches to smoking cessation. Nicola began working with Cochrane TAG (@CochraneTAG) at... read more
posted on: 14 Jan 2016 - 17:09
By the power of Cochrane! We are the Masters of the (podcast translation) Universe!
Jani Ruotsalainen is the Managing Editor of Cochrane Work. Here he explains his journey on getting his podcast translated and offers suggestion to others wanting their podcast translated and to the translators thinking about translating podcasts.  read more

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