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  • Translating evidence: Cochrane Croatia records its first podcasts
    In March 2017, members of Cochrane Croatia, led by Irena Zakarija-Grković, recorded their first podcasts in Croatian. In 2016, Irena received a small grant from the Croatian Ministry of Science for the ‘Popularization of Science’, and what better way to do that than by translating and recording Cochrane Podcasts! First, Hayley Hassan, from the…
    May 10, 2017
  • Join the MedLit Blitz
    Working together to create health evidence & transform biomedical discovery Got a burning passion for health? Ready to make a difference? We’ve got you covered. Join Cochrane Crowd, our partner Mark2Cure and our collective global volunteer network for an online MedLit Blitz, 9-12 May. Together we will create health evidence and transform…
    May 8, 2017
  • First meeting of the Cochrane Council
    A new Cochrane Council has been established to represent Cochrane’s various communities and provide a forum for discussion of high-level issues that cut across all Cochrane’s Groups and contributors. The Council was established as part of the 2016 Governance Restructure Project, and met for the first time at the Mid-Year Meetings in Geneva on 6…
    May 5, 2017
  • 2016 Annual Review now available
    Cochrane's 2016 Annual Review is now available for download and dissemination. To find out more about what we achieved in 2016, what's happening across the organization in 2017, and links to share with stakeholders, please see cochrane.org for more information.
    May 4, 2017
  • Cochrane Croatia and Cochrane Poland collaborate
    The University of Split School of Medicine, in Split, Croatia, had the pleasure of hosting Cochrane Poland’s director, Malgorzata Bala, from 6th to 9th March, 2017, during her visit to Cochrane Croatia. Given Croatia and Poland’s similar health and education systems, cultural background and Cochrane group setting (both are based at a medical…
    May 3, 2017
  • Call for Nominations:  Cochrane Governing Board members
    Deadline for submitting nominations: 20 June 2017 Two internal members Three external members One Co-Chair Do you want to help shape Cochrane’s strategic direction and build your leadership profile? Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better. Over the past 20 years we have helped to transform the way health decisions are made. We…
    May 2, 2017
  • Upcoming events
    A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferences For workshops and courses, please see the Training site listing.  To have your non-training event listed here or to let us know about a conference you are attending, please let Holly Millward know at hmillward@cochrane.org Cochrane Eyes and Vision 20th Anniversary Type: SymposiumDate: 22 to…
    May 1, 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 ToolGeneral information: Contribute your knowledge to help develop the next generation of practice guideline appraisalWho is running the survey: The AGREE…
    May 1, 2017
  • Cochrane and WHO meet to discuss how to improve their long-standing partnership
    Sylvia de Haan is Cochrane's Partnerships Co-ordinator, and blogs periodically about work with our partners. You can read more in her previous blogs about engagement with the WHO, as well our partnership with Wikipedia. The World Health Organization (WHO) is Cochrane's largest external partner, and one of our oldest, with whom we have been in…
    April 30, 2017
  • Cochrane goes to the March for Science
    The March for Science took place on Saturday, 22 April 2017 - also known as Earth Day, a commemoration of environmental advocacy and science in the public interest established in the United States nearly 50 years ago. The March took place in more than 600 cities around the world, to champion the science that upholds the common good. Cochrane…
    April 23, 2017
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