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  • Cochrane in numbers: January–March 2017
    Cochrane’s organizational Dashboard presents our achievements in key metrics.   We use it as an excellent tool to reflect on our accomplishments on a quarterly basis.  Here are just a few highlights from Q1 2017: Cochrane Library use in Q1 shows a 35% year on year increase in demand. Cochrane Crowd now has over 5,000 members Covidence usage…
    May 18 2017
  • Cochrane launches Cochrane Sweden
    Cochrane is proud to announce its newest Associate Centre, Cochrane Sweden. The new Cochrane Sweden Centre is located in the city of Lund, and is affiliated with the Department of Research & Development / Section for HTA Analysis, Skåne University Hospital, in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, and with…
    May 15 2017
  • Call for applications: Cochrane Review Support Programme
    We are pleased to announce that the fourth funding round of the Cochrane Review Support Programme (CRSP) pilot is now open. There are two important changes to note with this round: The number of grants has been reduced to eight (16 grants in total for 2017). We will now offer an extended due date for complex reviews. The due date for standard…
    May 15 2017
  •  Defining Cochrane’s success - an interview with Cochrane's CEO
      2017 sees Cochrane enter its fourth year of Strategy to 2020, which aims to put Cochrane evidence at the heart of health decision-making all over the world. Cochrane’s focus during 2016 has been on the delivery of mission critical initiatives, many of which will begin widespread implementation in 2017. These include changes to the structures…
    May 11 2017
  • 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
  • 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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