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  • Cochrane and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) are delighted to announce the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for Cochrane and OHSU's ongoing work to build, pilot, and scale a next generation evidence system to transform the translation of health research into practice. This system is a major component of Cochrane's wider…
    Wednesday, March 22, 17
  • The Cochrane Library iPad edition presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.Our monthly issues feature a hand-picked selection of Cochrane…
    Monday, March 20, 17
  • We are looking for Cochrane Groups to host the 2020 and 2021 Cochrane Colloquia and the 2019, 2020, and 2021 Cochrane Governance Meetings.Cochrane ColloquiaCochrane Colloquia are the flagship scientific meetings of the organization and have been held annually since 1993 in different locations across the world. They bring opportunities for people…
    Monday, March 20, 17
  • Cochrane’s logo illustrates the summary results from an iconic systematic review: Antenatal corticosteroids for accelerating fetal lung maturation for women at risk of preterm birth.See additional resources at the bottom of this articleEach horizontal line represents the results of one study, while the diamond represents the combined result - our…
    Friday, March 10, 17
  •  World Kidney Day, held on March 9, is a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. To advance the 2017 theme, “Kidney Disease & Obesity: Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy Kidneys”, World Kidney Day aims to promote education about the harmful consequences of obesity and its association with kidney disease,…
    Thursday, March 9, 17
  • Registration for early bird tickets open until 30 June 2017Registration has now opened for the first ever Global Evidence Summit! Register before the 30 June 2017 to get over 11% off the standard ticket price.  This year, Cochrane, is joining with four other leading organizations – Guidelines International Network, Campbell Collaboration,…
    Wednesday, March 8, 17
  • To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March), we wanted to highlight the Anne Anderson Award, which recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane. The Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually.Who was Anne Anderson…
    Monday, March 6, 17
  • Deadline for submissions extended to 8 MarchThe 2009 Lancet paper on adding value and reducing waste in research has documented that much research is wasted because its outcomes cannot be used [1]. The waste occurs during 5 stages of research production: question selection, study design, research conduct, publication, and reporting [2,3]. For each…
    Tuesday, February 28, 17
  • A new Cochrane Library Special Collection brings together Cochrane Reviews assessing evidence on interventions to support breastfeeding.Please see more resources at the bottom of this articleThis collection of hand-picked systematic reviews on breastfeeding has been developed to bring the best available evidence on effective care to the attention…
    Tuesday, February 28, 17
  • On 28 February the Cochrane Library published a Special Collection of Cochrane Reviews collecting the best evidence currently available supporting effective breastfeeding for mothers and babies. Here Cochrane author Christine East presents the issues and the context surrounding consideration of evidence for breastfeeding.Richard Branson’s business…
    Monday, February 27, 17