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    The Cochrane Governance Meetings occur in March/April every year. They are an opportunity for Cochrane's Boards and Executives to meet and agree the organization's strategic priorities. Each year they are hosted by a different Cochrane Group based in Europe and are supported by the Central Executive Team. The 2018 Cochrane Governance Meetings are…
    March 15 2018
  • 7 Senior Editors appointed to the CRG Networks
    Dear community colleagues We are delighted to inform you that we have appointed Senior Editors for seven of the CRG Networks. The Project Team has been unanimous in agreeing that the new Senior Editor role is critical to the success of the CRG Transformation Programme, therefore we have consciously set the bar for appointment very high and been…
    March 14 2018
  • Agenda and open access papers now available for the 2018 Governance Meeting in Lisbon
    The Board agenda and open access papers for the 2018 Governance Meeting in Lisbon are now available. Cochrane's governing body is the Board, comprising 13 members of whom some are elected by Cochrane’s contributors and some are external members appointed by the Board. The Board is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of…
    March 8 2018
  • International Women’s Day: Cochrane Indonesia’s Director reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane
    To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March),  Cochrane Indonesia’s Director Dr Detty Nurdiati reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane. Despite rising prosperity, over 40 women die in childbirth every day in Indonesia. It’s an intractable national health statistic that represents loss…
    March 8 2018
  • Anne Anderson
    The Anne Anderson Award 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? Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that…
    March 7 2018
  • Central Executive Team: New Heads of Department
    Dear CET colleagues, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Jo Anthony as the new Head of the Knowledge Translation department, and Chris Champion as the new Head of Membership, Learning & Support Services.   Jo has more than 20 years’ experience in print and broadcast journalism and as a senior executive and communications…
    March 2 2018
  • Global Evidence Summit workshop
    The deadline for submitting workshops, presentations, and posters has been kept open till midnight on Monday 5 March (UTC). There’s still time to submit your abstract, to be a part of the 25th Cochrane Colloquium.   The 2018 Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16-18 September 2018. It will…
    March 1 2018
  • CRG Networks and the Cochrane Community: Working better together
    At its meeting in Cape Town, in September 2017, Cochrane’s Governing Board approved the Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Transformation Programme Implementation Plan. This plan sets out the changes we will be making to ensure Cochrane addresses the challenges it faces in relation to the production of a comprehensive collection of timely, high-quality…
    February 26 2018
  • Winning the 2017 Kenneth Warren Prize
    Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Kenneth Warren, a scientist, extremely influential in drawing attention to the 'great neglected diseases' that plague people in developing countries. He prioritized the need for valid summaries of key research studies and to the way electronic media could be used to disseminate results of…
    February 22 2018
  • Closure of the US Cochrane Center
    The US Cochrane Center, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, has closed. Director Professor Kay Dickersin, and Associate Directors Tianjing Li and Roberta Scherer have stepped down from their positions, but will continue to work with Cochrane in other capacities. Cochrane’s Governing Board Co-Chairs Martin…
    February 16 2018
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