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  • Recognize Nancy’s outstanding contribution to Cochrane
    Dear Community colleagues, I am writing to inform you that after almost 20 years of outstanding service and extraordinary contribution to Cochrane, Nancy Owens will be leaving us at the end of this month. Nancy began her Cochrane life in 1999 in Oxford, UK as Managing Editor for the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group before taking up a role as Quality…
    March 19 2018
  • Announcing the prize winners of the 2018 CitSciMed Blitz
    Cochrane Crowd joined forces with two other Citizen Science platforms, Mark2Cure and Stall Catchers, for CitSciMed Blitz. Read on to hear how the blitz led to some “firsts” for Cochrane Crowd, and for prize winner announcements. Anna Noel-Storr from Cochrane Crowd met Ginger (Mark2Cure) and Pietro (Stall Catchers) at the CitSci2017 conference in…
    March 16 2018
  • Cochrane at the World Health Assembly 2016
    The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). The main functions of the WHA are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The WHA is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland. this…
    March 15 2018
  • Lisbon skyline
    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
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