Cochrane Malaysia has just issued certificates of recognition to reward five translators and editors for their outstanding contribution to the Malay translation project in 2016. Dr. Teguh Haryo Sasongko, project manager of the Malay translation project, explains how annual certificates are motivating their volunteers.
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March 3 2017
Sylvia de Haan is Cochrane's Partnerships Coordinator. She focuses on building and maintaining Cochrane’s external partnerships, including with Wikipedia. This blog tells about the experience of a small pilot project aimed at engaging volunteers in editing Wikipedia articles using Cochrane (and other) content.
Wikipedia's health content was made…
March 1 2017
It’s been a year since the ‘What are systematic reviews’ video was published on Cochrane.org. It was prepared by the Cochrane Consumers and Communication, La Trobe University and generously support by Cochrane Australia. The video has 28 thousand views and counting and the resources have been included in Wikipedia. Jack Nunn from Cochrane…
February 27 2017
The Cochrane Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers Group (CGNOC) has previously undertaken several prioritization exercises. In 2007, the Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group (as it was known then) worked with NHS Gynaecological Cancer Network, a range of professional bodies including the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS)…
February 20 2017
Sarah Chapman is a knowledge broker at Cochrane UK. She writes and edits their weekly blog, Evidently Cochrane, and helps to shares Cochrane evidence across social media platforms.
Jack Leahy manages Cochrane UK's digital presence, monitors impact, and helps develop new ways of sharing Cochrane evidence.
You may have noticed 'vlogshots'…
February 14 2017
Since joining the French volunteer translation project last year, Martin Vuillème has made it a priority to regularly translate Cochrane abstracts and plain language summaries. After sharing his experience as a Cochrane volunteer translator with us in comic strip format, we invited him to write a blog post to tell his story. Here he explains the…
February 13 2017
Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Thomas C Chalmers, famous for his role in the development of the randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis in medical research. Thomas is perhaps best known for the notion ‘randomize the first patient’, his belief that it is more ethical to randomize patients than to treat them in the…
February 1 2017
This is sixth in a series of Cochrane Blog posts about prioritization work by Cochrane Review Groups. You can read more about the project and the full series of blog post on the project page.
The Cochrane Incontinence Group (CIG) were one of the first Groups to use the James Lind Alliance (JLA) Priority Setting Partnership model almost eight…
January 30 2017
Luis Eduardo Fontes is a physician, specializing in intensive care and gastroenterology, and a Professor of Medicine at Petrópolis Medical School. He is also one of the five Affiliate Directors of the Cochrane Brazilian Network, launched in 2016, and here explains about his exciting new role, and experience hosting the first Cochrane Symposium in…
January 13 2017
Being able to identify randomized controlled trials (RCTs) is a critical part of most Cochrane Reviews that evaluate the effects of health treatments. In May last year Cochrane launched Cochrane Crowd. This platform enables anyone with an interest in health to dive into tasks that help identify and describe health research.
By late December 2016…
January 13 2017