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  • Announcing the Brazilian Cochrane Network
    We’re delighted to share the news of the official launch of the Brazilian Cochrane Network, Cochrane’s first-ever national Network. The Network will be co-ordinated and led by the Cochrane Brazil team in São Paulo, providing methodological support, mentoring, and supervision to five new Affiliates located in regional centres across Brazil.…
    June 8 2016
  • Call for nominations: Cochrane Consumers’ Executive
    The Cochrane Consumer Network (CCNet) is made up of people committed to the importance of consumer participation in informed healthcare decision-making processes, and our members have a key role in the production of healthcare evidence. The network of consumer contributors is a fundamental part of Cochrane, and contributes at every level to the…
    June 7 2016
  • Announcing the Cochrane Review Ecosystem infographic
    Have you ever tried to explain how a Cochrane Review gets produced? Wondered how all the people, processes, and technologies work together to make the whole thing happen? Then look no further than our infographic illustrating the Cochrane Review Ecosystem from developing the question to final publication, with all the tools and teams that…
    June 3 2016
  • Health Evidence™: Searching for review evidence just got even easier!
    Health Evidence™ has a new look! The healthevidence.org online repository of 4,600+ quality-rated public health relevant reviews (including 700+ Cochrane Reviews) has implemented website updates to improve the user experience. Enhanced features include a responsive design, which enables easy searching by desktop or mobile, and removal of the user…
    June 1 2016
  • When Maja met TaskExchange
    Maja Boban recently used TaskExchange to get some help with her Cochrane review, and we thought you might like to hear how it worked out. Maja is a psychologist and a Senior Advisor in HTA at the Agency for Quality and Accreditation in Health Care and Social Welfare in Croatia. Hi Maja! Maja was working on a review of multimedia-delivered…
    May 31 2016
  • 15th Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network
    The 15th Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network will be held in Quito, Ecuador 13-15 June. The Meeting, organized by the Ecuadorian Collaborative Centre of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network, will be held at the Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial and will also include a pre-symposium conference will be held on 11 and 12 June. For…
    May 30 2016
  • Aubrey Sheiham
    Who may apply? Cochrane authors of registered topics; award supports the conduct and dissemination of a high-impact Cochrane Review on a topic relevant to resource-constrained settings.Closing date for applications: 31 July 2016 We continue to honour Professor Aubrey Sheiham, a longtime supporter of Cochrane’s work and mission, who sadly passed…
    May 27 2016
  • How do you break down information silos in the Cochrane Community?
    Simple communication solution found in Cochrane’s Communications Network Muriah Umoquit, Internal Communications and Content Officer with Cochrane’s Communications & External Affairs Department (CEAD), talks about how Cochrane is breaking down information silos with the Communications Network and the sharing of information across groups…
    May 26 2016
  • What proportion of Cochrane Reviews are Wiki-compatible?
    The Cochrane-Wikipedia partnership started in 2014 with the aim of improving the evidence base of Wikipedia articles using Cochrane Reviews and other relevant evidence. We are delighted to announce the launch of the Cochrane-Wikipedia Initiative pages on Wikimedia as the go-to place for all Cochrane-Wikipedia projects and related resources. Groups…
    May 26 2016
  • Assessing the current state of systematic reviews
    Cochrane contributor Matthew Page, working with an international team of research colleagues, has recently completed an examination of the current quality and quantity of systematic reviews being published. A report of the study published in the online journal Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine on 24 May, and Cochrane Senior Editor Toby…
    May 24 2016
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