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posted on: 3 Jun 2013 - 09:24
Cochrane and Africa: reflections on the African Cochrane Indaba
Lawrence Mbuagbaw is an author of four Cochrane Reviews, and mentors first-time authors working on HIV/AIDS reviews. In addition, he co-ordinates Cochrane training activities in Cameroon, and strongly advocates the translation of Cochrane products into French. Here, in the first of a series of Cochrane Blog posts from participants at the recent African Cochrane Indaba, Lawrence reflects on his... read more
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posted on: 17 May 2013 - 08:31
AllTrials? The impending data deluge and why we need technological solutions
Chris Mavergames is the Director of Web Development for The Cochrane Collaboration. In this follow-up post to Toby Lasserson’s recent blog, Chris offers his view on how technology and knowledge management solutions will need to be brought to bear on the potential large influx of raw data from clinical trials. read more
posted on: 3 May 2013 - 14:18
AllTrials: AllChange?
Toby Lasserson has been a Senior Editor at the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) since 2010. In this blog he offers his thoughts on how recent developments around the AllTrials campaign might influence the future of systematic reviewing.   read more
posted on: 16 Apr 2013 - 07:25
Reflections on meetings in Oxford
David Tovey is the Editor in Chief of The Cochrane Library, and has been working with the Collaboration in this role since 2009. In this post, he shares his impressions of recent Cochrane and evidence-based health care meetings in Oxford, UK, and considers some of the key themes emerging from presentations and discussions there. read more
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posted on: 30 Mar 2013 - 13:30
National free access to The Cochrane Library in India: Freedom may end at midnight…
Prathap Tharyan is the Director of the South Asian Cochrane Network & Centre, based in Vellore, India, and a longtime contributor to the work of The Cochrane Collaboration. Here he reflects on the importance and impact of access to The Cochrane Library to all Indian citizens since 2007, and discusses the status of the national provision, currently being negotiated. read more
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