Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of research in health care and policy, and are internationally recognized as a high-quality source of evidence for decision-making. They collate and summarize all the best available research evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions or the accuracy of diagnostic tests into a systematic review.…
July 18 2017
A new chapter for Cochrane
As an evidence-producing and knowledge-diffusing organization Cochrane’s past, present, and future success is built on the quality of the people it attracts and retains. We are so proud of the tens of thousands of volunteers who work for us because we know that what we do and the impact for good that we have as an…
July 13 2017
Reposted, with permission, from Cochrane Australia. Last month Cochrane Australia Research Fellow Annie Synnot and Senior Research Fellow Julian Elliott took living systematic reviews on the road in something of a whirlwind tour of the United States and Canada. Here Annie shares some of the highlights, including a timely visit to the US…
July 11 2017
Cochrane’s Editor in Chief, David Tovey, wrote to you last on 20 April following a highly successful meeting of the Co-ordinating Editors (Co-Eds) Board and consultations with Managing Editors, Information Specialists, and the Methods community in Geneva. Participants at this meeting discussed proposed Cochrane Review Group (CRG…
July 10 2017
The XVI Annual Meeting of the Cochrane Iberoamerican Network was held in Medellín on 5-7 June 2017. The event was organized by the Associate Centre University of Antioquia and coordinated by Hector Ivan García, director of this Associate Centre, and Xavier Bonfill, director of the Cochrane Iberoamerican Network.
Besides presenting interesting…
July 5 2017
Just think how much time could be saved if you could crowdsource the screening for your review! Cochrane Crowd are trialling just such a service, known for now as Review Screen, or RevScreen for short.
Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s citizen science platform, launched in May 2016, until now has mostly focussed on identifying randomized controlled…
July 5 2017
Entire Cochrane membership invited to vote
Voting for the 2017 election for two (2) internal members of the Cochrane Board is now open until Monday 24 July 2017. The results will be annouced on 27 July 2017.
All Cochrane contributors are invited to vote in this election. You may cast your vote online at elections.cochrane.org, where you will be…
July 5 2017
The minutes from the Governing Board’s meeting in Geneva, 5-7 April 2017, are now available. Governing Board members are Cochrane’s directors and trustees, and are elected to direct the strategy and policies of the organization. Questions about the minutes can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Agenda and open access papers…
July 4 2017
Following the 2016 annual review, we are delighted to confirm that Wiley will offer free access to the Cochrane Library including more than 9,000 full text Cochrane Systematic Reviews and Protocols in over 100 countries with approximately 2 billion people. One-click free access is provided by country IP recognition for all of the included…
July 4 2017
We are pleased to announce the 12 successful titles from the fourth Cochrane Review Support Programme (CRSP) funding round.
Adverse events in patients taking macrolide antibiotics versus placebo for any indication (Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections)
Cognitive behaviour therapy versus standard care for schizophrenia (Cochrane Schizophrenia…
June 29 2017