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posted on: 1 Aug 2010 - 16:55
Behavioral Medicine Field Deregistered
The Behavioral Medicine Field has been deregistered because funding is no longer available. We would like to take this  opportunity to thank Karina Davidson and Louise Falzon for their hard work in directing and supporting the activities of the Behavioral Medicine Field since 2006. The Monitoring and Registration Committee would also like to thank Karina and Louise for trying to secure... read more
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posted on: 1 Aug 2010 - 16:53
Methods Groups' email changes has changed to new Methods Board has been established, involving people with formal methods roles in the Collaboration. Its new email address is, but please note this list is intended for use by Methods Board members only.A new Methods Executive has been established, comprising a subset of the Methods... read more
posted on: 1 Aug 2010 - 16:50
Steering Group renames sub-groups
The Steering Group decided at its March meeting in Auckland to rename two of its sub-groups: the Executive is now the Operations and Finance Committee (OFC); the Monitoring and Registration Group is now the Monitoring and Registration Committee (MaRC). read more
posted on: 1 Aug 2010 - 16:48
Finnair discontinues sale of EMRs
I was inspired by the lead item in the previous issue of Cochrane News to suggest to our national airline Finnair that they too should get rid of Electronic mosquito repellents. I just received a reply from Finnair that due to my email (in which I referred both to Cochrane News and the review itself), they have decided to discontinue the sale of EMRs on their fl ights. So that's one small... read more
posted on: 1 Aug 2010 - 16:46
Meet our Funders
The updated list of the Collaboration’s entity funders is now available on funders include the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, who recently awarded Cochrane Canada $9.6 million CAD to continue its work over the next five years Visit for more information.The list has also been made available in a ‘funders’ box’ on the Collaboration's homepage. read more

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