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  • Get involved in the Cochrane-Wikipedia Initiative
    We are looking for people to get involved with the Cochrane-Wikipedia Initiative. Whether you are new to Wikipedia and Cochrane, or you are a seasoned Wikipedian or Cochrane contributor, there is a task for you. Cochrane has a commitment to producing and sharing high-quality medical evidence to as broad an audience as possible. As a way of…
    May 28 2017
  • Cochrane in daily practice: facilitating the implementation of the best Cochrane evidence.
    Cochrane Mexico has launched an initiative to bring Cochrane Reviews into daily practice, in order to promote informed decision making. Dr. Giordano Pérez-Gaxiola, of Cochrane Mexico and The Pediatric Hospital of Sinaloa, who is leading the initiative, explains more below. How did the idea arise? For a while, we had been thinking about how to…
    May 25 2017
  • Kenneth Warren
    Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Kenneth Warren, a scientist, extremely influential in drawing attention to the 'great neglected diseases' that plague people in developing countries. He prioritized the need for valid summaries of key research studies and to the way electronic media could be used to disseminate results of…
    May 25 2017
  • Cochrane Japan gets independent Centre status
    Cochrane Japan has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by moving from a Cochrane Associate Centre to being awarded full, independent Centre status. The Centre consists of longstanding, dedicated Cochrane enthusiasts located at the National Centre for Child Health and…
    May 24 2017
  • h through social media: the peripheral venous catheters story from Cochrane UK
    Reposted with permission from Evidently Cochrane This blog by Sarah Chapman @SarahChapman30 reflects on how Cochrane UK shared Cochrane evidence on replacement of peripheral venous catheters. The blog was first published as an example of using social media to share research on the website of The HARTS of the possible project, which is exploring…
    May 24 2017
  • New Cochrane Blog post from the Crowd team
    How can we make it easier for health practitioners to access current evidence to inform treatments? One of Cochrane’s responses has been Cochrane Crowd, a platform that enables anyone with an interest in health to dive into tasks that help identify and describe health research. Cochrane Crowd is making it easier for health researchers to find the…
    May 24 2017
  • Decisions from the Cochrane Governing Board meeting, April 2017
    Please find below the main decisions made by the Cochrane Governing Board (previously known as Steering Group) at its meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, April 5-7. If you have any questions about these decisions, please contact a member of the Board. The Board: approved the Cochrane Knowledge Translation (KT) framework. Next steps will be for the…
    May 22 2017
  • 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
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