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posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:33
Advocating and enabling evidence-based health care
If implementing evidence-based health care was easy, health systems across the world would not have to run hand hygiene programs. Their staff would not need to be advised to wash their hands or use alcohol rub between patients or after touching the patients’ immediate surroundings. read more
posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:28
Name change: Developing Countries Field, Neurological Field and Nursing Care Field
The Developing Countries Network, Neurological Network and Nursing Care Network are all registered as Cochrane Field entity types. Until now, the words 'Field' and 'Network' have been  interchangeable for Field entity types. However, this has caused confusion because other entities are also using the name Network. read more
Tags: Fields
posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:25
Cochranite awarded Order of Australia
Professor Alan Pearson, Co-ordinator of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field, has been awarded the Order of Australia,Member (AM) of the General Division, for “service to nursing as an educator and leader in the development of evidencebased health care and clinical best practice”. The Order of Australia is an honour awarded for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens for... read more
posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:19
The Cochrane Library back in India
The Cochrane Library is back online in India thanks to the renewal of the national subscription by the Indian Council of Medical Research for three years (2010-2013). Usage statistics for The Cochrane Library from India following the national provision (in late January 2007) showed a significant increase in both hits and downloads read more
posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:15
Sense About Science and partners launch national campaign for reform of UK libel laws
Sense About Science, English PEN and Index on Censorship have launched a campaign for reform of the United Kingdom’s libel laws. read more

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