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posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:54
Economics Methods Groups welcomes new Co-Convenor
Dawn Craig has become a new Co-Convenor of the Campbell and Cochrane Economics Methods Group (CCEMG), sharing a lead role for the Group on health economics and systematic review methods. Dawn is a Research Fellow on the NHS  Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) project in the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York. In addition to the general research areas within health... read more
posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:50
Contract signed for development of Cochrane Register of Studies
(Left to right: Nick Royle, Collaboration CEO; Gordon Dooley, Director of Metaxis; and David Tovey, Editor in Chief of The Cochrane  Library, signing the contract at the Secretariat, Oxford, UK)  read more
posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:46
New web-based cost conversion tool
The Campbell and Cochrane Economics Methods Group (CCEMG) and the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre) have launched a new web-based tool designed to automate adjustment of costs to a common target currency and price year. Version 1.0 is available now, online and free of charge to all users here. read more
posted on: 1 Apr 2010 - 13:41
New websites for The Cochrane Library and The Cochrane Collaboration
The official launch of the new websites for The Cochrane Library (thecochranelibrary.com) and The Cochrane Collaboration (cochrane.org) took place on 17 March 2010 to coincide with the publication of Issue 3 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR). read more
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

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