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  • Episode 5: Professor Paul GlasziouProfessor of Evidence-Based Medicine, Bond University, Robina, Queensland, Australia; and part-time General PractitionerPaul Glasziou (aka The Surfing Professor) joins Ray this week to share insights from his stellar career as both a family doctor in Brisbane and a global evidence guru at Oxford and Bond…
    Friday, November 17, 17
  • Professor Dame Sally Davies, England's Chief Medical Officer, recently warned that the world could face a "post-antibiotic apocalypse.” She urged that, unless action is taken to halt the practices that have allowed antibiotic resistance to spread and ways are found to develop new types of antibiotics, we could return to the days when simple wounds…
    Thursday, November 16, 17
  • Specifications: Full TimeLocation: any Western Europe location considered; Copenhagen, Denmark preferredApplication Closing Date: Friday 15 December 2017This is a challenging and interesting opportunity for a junior developer to contribute to a non-profit organisation with a social mission to improve health care for everyone.Job description: You…
    Wednesday, November 15, 17
  • The 2018 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16-18 September 2018. It will be hosted by Cochrane UK. Cochrane’s annual Colloquia are truly international events, attracting up to 1300 delegates from across the world. It’s a great opportunity for delegates and organizations attending…
    Tuesday, November 14, 17
  • On October 26 2017, the independent and non-profit Cochrane Germany Foundation (Cochrane Deutschland Stiftung, CDS) was officially established with an office in Freiburg. The German Federal Ministry of Health will support the foundation with an amount of up to one Million Euro annually to ensure that the activities of Cochrane Germany can pursue…
    Tuesday, November 14, 17
  • Posts: Community Support Officers and Senior Community Support OfficerLocation: FlexibleSpecifications: Full time/part time. Multiple positions. Permanent contract (subject to probationary period and location). Secondments welcome.Closing date for applications: Friday, 8th December 2017ContextExperienced and friendly support staff are invited to…
    Monday, November 13, 17
  • EPISODE 4: PROFESSOR JIMMY VOLMINKProfessor of Epidemiology, Dean of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University, South Africa & Founding Director of Cochrane South AfricaProfessor Jimmy Volmink joins Ray to trace an extraordinary personal and professional journey that defied the odds. From his childhood with little educational…
    Monday, November 13, 17
  • The World Health Organization's latest breastfeeding guideline, Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, has been published. This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on protection, promotion, and support of optimal breastfeeding in facilities providing…
    Tuesday, November 7, 17
  • Closing Date: 16/11/2017Duration: 1 December 2017 until 31 March 2020Hours Per Week: 0.6 FTESalary: £31,604 to £38,833 pro rata per annum according to experienceLocation: Oxford Road, ManchesterThe Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group wishes to recruit a part-time Information Specialist. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic…
    Tuesday, November 7, 17
  • Cochrane Austria, Cochrane Russia, and Cochrane Sweden joined forces to deliver a truly International Cochrane event on evidence-based medicine, held in Kazan at the end of October. The successful workshop took place over two days and focused on review production software. It marked the third Cochrane workshop held in Russia to date.The Vice…
    Monday, November 6, 17