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  • The 2018 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 15th to 18th September 2018
    The 2018 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 15th to 18th September 2018. It will be hosted by Cochrane UK. The theme of the Colloquium will be: ‘Cochrane for all – better evidence for better health decisions’ This will be a Colloquium for everyone. It will welcome newcomers to…
    September 15 2017
  • Cochrane welcomes Cochrane Africa
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Africa; a network with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making across the sub-Saharan African continent. The Africa Network consists of regional centres including its co-ordinating centre at Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical…
    September 15 2017
  • Decisions from the Cochrane Governing Board meeting - Cape Town, September 2017
    Dear Community colleagues and members, Your Governing Board met in Cape Town, South Africa, on 10-12 September. We are writing to you at this early stage with information about some of our key decisions. More information will be available in due course (as will the full open access minutes) but if you have any questions about these decisions,…
    September 13 2017
  • Living systematic review series published in Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
    Hot off the press and hot on the tail of the publication of Cochrane’s first living systematic reviews on the Cochrane Library, the LSR Network is pleased to announce that it has published a series of four articles in the September issue of the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, along with a commentary by Alex Sutton. Here’s a brief overview of…
    September 12 2017
  • Connecting online training with Cochrane’s directions in systematic reviews
    Cochrane reviews have come a long way in twenty years. As we all work hard to maximise the quality and the usefulness of our reviews, Cochrane reviews now routinely incorporate more complex methods and address more complex questions. As an organization rooted firmly in our collaborative community and our volunteer ethos, how do we balance our dual…
    September 11 2017
  • The first ever Global Evidence Summit is welcoming 1400 people from at least 67 countries
    A very warm welcome to Cape Town! We look forward to welcoming more than 1400 people from at least 67 countries to the first ever Global Evidence Summit. The Global Evidence Summit will be the first time that Cochrane, The Campbell Collaboration, Guidelines International Network, International Society for Evidence-based Health Care, and Joanna…
    September 11 2017
  • Strategies to reduce antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care
    Strategies to reduce antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care This Cochrane Overview is the first publication produced with the support of Cochrane’s Fast Track service. This service, which is offered by the Cochrane Editorial Unit, supports expedited production of high-quality, high-impact Cochrane Reviews. For…
    September 8 2017
  • LSR
    Cochrane has always envisaged a world where Cochrane Reviews would be updated as soon as new relevant evidence became available. Now, with a new approach to review production and clever application of technology, Cochrane is trialling a way to do just that. Anneliese Synnot of Project Transform’s living systematic review (LSR) team, in…
    September 8 2017
  • http://heart.cochrane.org/
    The Chicago Satellite of the Cochrane Heart Group will close in September 2017. The Satellite launched in 2013 with a mission to 1) support existing US-based authors to prepare and update their Cochrane reviews; 2) train and support a cadre of new review authors in the methods of the Cochrane Collaboration in collaboration with the US Cochrane to…
    September 8 2017
  • Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group Priority Setting Report
    The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group at the University of Oxford in the UK is one of the oldest groups working on Cochrane Reviews. It has produced dozens of these during the last two decades and, in 2016, it embarked on a project to identify the top priorities for future research into tobacco control.  The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group's…
    September 6 2017
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