Survey round-up: November 2017

Survey round-up

A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month.

Testing the AGREE-REX Tool
General information: Contribute your knowledge to help develop the next generation of practice guideline appraisal
Who is running the survey: The AGREE Collaboration
Who should take the survey: Practice guideline developers, researchers, users
Closing date: Not specified
Links: Background information on the AGREE initiative and Survey for a new appraisal too

HimL Survey
General information: Cochrane is part of a consortium involved in the three-year EU-funded Health in my Language (HimL) project, aimed at addressing the need for reliable and affordable public health information in different languages. The focus is initially to test translations from English into Czech, Polish, Romanian and German using fully automatic machine translation that has been adapted for health information, or machine translation edited by humans. If you can participate, please email Hayley Hassan ( for more information.
Who is running the survey: Cochrane, as part of the Health in my Language project
Who should take the survey: Anyone who is a native speaker of Romanian, German, Czech or Polish
Closing date: Not specified
Links: More information about Health in my Language

World Health Organization ICTRP Stakeholder Survey
General Information: The World Health Organization’s International Clinical Trial Registry Platform (ICTRP) is interested in obtaining feedback from potential and current users of the platform. The intention is to identify strengths and weakness of the current search portal. Once collected, we anticipate using this information to direct future work and potential improvements to the search portal. We expect this survey to take approximately 5-10 minutes of your time.
Who is running the survey: The World Health Organization’s International Clinical Trial Registry Platform.
Who should take the survey: Individuals who work on systematic reviews, “research on research” or methodological researchers, funding agencies or industry, clinical researchers, physicians, students, or patients.
Closing date: 20 November
Links: If you have any questions or concerns please contact or

Prioritising systematic review topics for Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group
General Information: 
The Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group at Bond University, Australia, is conducting research to identify and prioritise evidence gaps in the area of acute respiratory infections – i.e. those infections that involve e.g. the nose, sinuses, lungs – such as the common cold, sore throat, tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, etc.
Who is running the survey:Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group
Who should take the survey: Acute Respiratory Infections stakeholder groups – a member of the public, patient, clinician, researcher, policy or decision-maker, etc.
Closing date: Not specified.


November 1, 2017