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  • 2016 Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    The 2016 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has just been released by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson ISI), and we are pleased to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Impact Factor is now 6.124.This is a slight increase on the 2015 impact factor, which was 6.103.The CDSR impact factor is calculated by taking the total…
    June 14 2017
  • Call for Nominations:  Cochrane Governing Board members
    Deadline for submitting nominations: 20 June 2017 Two internal members Three external members One Co-Chair Do you want to help shape Cochrane’s strategic direction and build your leadership profile? Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better. Over the past 20 years we have helped to transform the way health decisions are made. We…
    June 9 2017
  • Call for agenda items: upcoming Cochrane Council meeting
    The Cochrane Council was established in November 2016 as part of Cochrane’s governance restructure, to ensure that Cochrane Groups retain an effective voice in Cochrane’s leadership and strategic decision-making. The Council met for the first time at the Cochrane Mid-Year Meeting in Geneva, April 2017, and will be meeting again by teleconference…
    June 9 2017
  •  Cochrane launches Cochrane Iran
    Cochrane is proud to announce its newest Associate Centre, Cochrane Iran. The Cochrane Iran Associate Centre is located in the city of Tehran, within the National Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD) of the Islamic Republic of Iran. NIMAD is a national public granting body for medical research, which is under supervision of Ministry…
    June 8 2017
  • Cochrane’s Bill Silverman Prize - nominations open for 2017!
    In the words of Cochrane’s 2015 winner: “If you have an interesting article that you think fits the remit – submit it! Working in the field relevant to the Cochrane community, I know that there are many worthy articles out there for the award that are not considered because they are simply not submitted.” (Jamie Kirkham, Senior Lecturer in Medical…
    June 6 2017
  • Cochrane Croatia awarded full, independent Centre status
    Cochrane is delighted to announce that Cochrane Croatia has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by being awarded full, independent Centre status. The Centre consists of longstanding, dedicated Cochrane enthusiasts located at the University of Split School of Medicine, where…
    June 6 2017
  • Find out why you should come to #GESummit17
    Early bird registration for the Summit closes this Friday, 7 July (23:59 SAST). Don’t miss out on the 11% discount! Trying to make a decision about attending the first-ever Global Evidence Summit before early bird registration ends 7 July? Find out more about what's on the programme - plenaries, speakers, discussion topics, and other events - on…
    June 5 2017
  • Anne Anderson
    Kay Dickersin, Director of Cochrane United States highlights the work of Anne Anderson and the Cochrane award celebrated in her name. Kay is a member of the Anne Anderson Award Committee.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…
    June 2 2017
  • Cochrane and WHO meet to discuss how to improve their long-standing partnership
    Sylvia de Haan is Cochrane's Partnerships Co-ordinator, and blogs periodically about work with our partners. You can read more in her previous blogs about engagement with the WHO, as well our partnership with Wikipedia. The World Health Organization (WHO) is Cochrane's largest external partner, and one of our oldest, with whom we have been in…
    May 31 2017
  • Cochrane Austria awarded full, independent Centre status
    Cochrane is delighted to announce that Cochrane Austria has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by being awarded full, independent Centre status. Opened in 2010 as a branch of Cochrane, Cochrane Austria consists of longstanding, dedicated Cochrane enthusiasts located in the…
    May 29 2017
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