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  • Cochrane seeks Head of Knowledge Translation
    Specifications:                               Full Time Salary:                                                 Competitive Location:                                           London Application Closing Date:        18 February 2018 This role is an exciting opportunity to join Cochrane’s Senior Management Team as Head of our Knowledge…
    February 1 2018
  • Why have three long-running Cochrane Reviews on influenza vaccines been stabilised?
    Three Cochrane Reviews focussing on the prevention of influenza in healthy adults, healthy children, and in the elderly are long-running reviews under the same senior author team. The protocol for the oldest review was first published 20 years ago. Over the years the reviews have progressively accumulated evidence leading to ever greater…
    January 29 2018
  • Implementation Science publishes a series of 7 articles on GRADE-CERQual
    Findings from syntheses of qualitative research can help provide evidence on people’s views of health and social care issues, about whether interventions are acceptable to the people affected by them, and about factors that are likely to influence implementation. Such syntheses are being used increasingly to inform decisions about health and…
    January 26 2018
  • New Year Message 2018
    While we’re almost at the end of January already, it is still well worth reflecting on Cochrane’s achievements in 2017 and what lies ahead for the organization. 2018 promises to be another exciting year of transformation and change as we increase still further our capacity to produce and disseminate high-quality evidence to impact health decision…
    January 26 2018
  • Cochrane welcomes new Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the establishment of a new Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group based in Oregon. The Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group was originally registered in 1997 but was led by Frans and Anja Helmerhorst until their recent retirement in 2016. Since then the Group has been under the care of Cochrane Gynaecology and…
    January 26 2018
  • Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility establishes Satellite Group in the Netherlands
    Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group in Auckland, New Zealand in collaboration with the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, has established a new Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility satellite. The satellite will start off with gathering, evaluating, and disseminating reviews on the effectiveness and safety of interventions…
    January 25 2018
  • Evaluating the Health in my Language project
    For the past three years, Cochrane was a partner in the EU-funded project called Health in my Language (HimL), aiming to use advances in machine translation to make health content available in different languages. Here, Hayley Hassan, Translation Support Officer, presents the results of an evaluation task led by Cochrane as part of the project,…
    January 24 2018
  • A match made in blogshot heaven: Cochrane Iberoamérica teams up with Spanish nutrition network Red-NuBE
    Cochrane Iberoamérica has been working on a blogshots translation project with a Spanish evidence-based nutrition network. The partnership came about after a chance encounter at a Cochrane virtual meeting for translators! Here, Eduard Baladia, a dietician and member of RED-NuBE, and Andrea Cervera, translation manager at Cochrane Iberoamérica,…
    January 18 2018
  • Chris Silagy Prize: recognizing the extraordinary
    "I was very honored and humbled to receive the 2017 Chris Silagy Prize, and very grateful. I see the prize as a sign of appreciation for the work of Cochrane Croatia volunteers, as we managed to translated more than 2500 Cochrane plain language summaries since 2013 with almost no funds to support this effort. Recognizing the work of individuals,…
    January 18 2018
  • Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018 has been officially granted ‘Patients Included’ status
    The 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium, to be held in Edinburgh 16-18 September, has now been officially granted ‘Patients Included’ status, appearing on the official list of ‘Patients Included’ accredited conferences. The Patients Included conference charter provides conference organisers with ‘a means of demonstrating that their events are…
    January 17 2018
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