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  • Launch of Cochrane Global Mental Health
    Cochrane is delighted to announce today the development of Cochrane Global Mental Health: a partnership that brings together the five Cochrane Review Groups that cover mental health conditions and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology.  …
    April 20 2017
  • March for Science: resources for getting involved
    Planning is well underway for the main March for Science in Washington, DC on 22 April, as well as for satellite marches in more than 500 cities around the world and online as well. As an official partner of the global March movement, Cochrane encourages our contributors and colleagues to get involved in participating in or planning a March in…
    April 12 2017
  • 2016 Dashboard now available
    2016 Dashboard is keeping us on track for 2017 Cochrane's Annual Dashboard presents some key metrics on our organizational performance over the previous calendar year. It includes data on Strategy to 2020 target achievements, and key metrics around the four Strategy to 2020 Goals. It’s an excellent tool to use to reflect on what we accomplished…
    March 31 2017
  • TaskExchange Profile: Elizabeth Clearfield, regular task poster
    TaskExchange makes life easy for review authors Elizabeth Clearfield is a regular task poster on TaskExchange, Cochrane’s online platform that connects people needing help with their systematic review, with people who have the time and skills to help. Elizabeth sat down recently for a chat with Emily Steele, Community Engagement and Partnerships…
    March 30 2017
  • Governing Board approves implementation of principles of Good Management Practice across Cochrane
    The Governing Board has approved a new set of principles concerning the implementation of Cochrane's Charter of Good Management Practice. Effective March 2017, the principles of the Charter apply to directors and managers of all Cochrane Groups, as well as to members of the Central Executive team (CET). Thus all Cochrane staff and volunteers…
    March 29 2017
  • Update on Cochrane Editorial Unit activities - March 2017
    To complement the papers for the Governing Board, we are publishing a report from the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) about our activities over the past 12 months. It has been a challenging period for many reasons, but the recent UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) report strongly endorses our Strategy to 2020, and in particular goals 1…
    March 28 2017
  • Governing Board agenda and open access papers now available for Mid-Year Meeting in Geneva
    The Agenda and Open Access papers for the Cochrane Governing Board meeting in Geneva are now available. Cochrane Community members may be particularly interested in the following papers: CEU Screening Guide Knowledge Translation Strategy Membership Thresholds Report on 2016 Targets for Strategy to 2020 Report on the 2016-2017 Governing Board…
    March 28 2017
  • Project update: review and restructure of the Organizational Policy Manual
    What’s happening with the Organizational Policy Manual? Following the launch of the new Cochrane Community site in early 2016, we have been working to complete the integration of content from the old Community site and other legacy sites to make all relevant information easily accessible in one location. As part of this process, we have…
    March 28 2017
  • Update: Developing a new platform for the Cochrane Library
    The Central Executive Team and Wiley are currently working with publishing technology company HighWire (previously Semantico), to develop a new platform for the Cochrane Library with greater functionality that makes it easier for users to discover and use Cochrane content in their decision-making. This is a complex project that is divided into…
    March 27 2017
  • Announcing the members of the new Cochrane Council
    With the recent election of the Author representatives, membership of the new Cochrane Council is now complete! Authors Julie Brown María Ximena Rojas Reyes Information Specialists (CISs) Elizabeth Stovold Rene Spijker Co-ordinating Editors Graziella Filippini Fergus Macbeth…
    March 27 2017
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