Blogs

  • Dr Tari Turner at WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Group
    'Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer. In this blog post Dr Tari Turner from Cochrane Australia talks about the…
    March 15 2019
  • How do you break down information silos in the Cochrane Community?
    Muriah Umoquit, Communications and Analytics Officer with Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation Department, talks about one solution that Cochrane is using to help break down information silos -  the Communications Network which shares information across groups weekly. A few years ago when I started at Cochrane, I knew the community was doing great…
    March 8 2019
  • 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 2019
  • Cochrane Blog: Involving stakeholders in Cochrane Review screening
    Bronwen Merner, Dianne Lowe, Louisa Walsh and Sophie Hill from Cochrane Consumers and Communication and stakeholder panel members, Anne Mussared and Cheryl Wardrope share their top tips for involving stakeholders in Cochrane Review screening. Stakeholder involvement in health research, including Cochrane Reviews, is beneficial in improving…
    February 27 2019
  • Identifying and charting the impact of Cochrane evidence – the example of the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
    'Cochrane at the WHO' is a blog series that highlights the partnership between Cochrane and the World Health Organization. If you would like to share a story about how your Cochrane Group is working with WHO, please contact Emma Thompson, Advocacy and Partnership Officer. In this blog post Emma Carter, Selena Ryan-Vig, and Anne Eisinga from…
    February 25 2019
  • Medizin-Transparent: 1.5 million website visits in 2018
    Julia Harlfinger works as medical editor and research associate for Cochrane Austria at the Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Danube University Krems. Her academic background is in public health, biology and science communication. Here, she shares information about their website that provides health information to…
    February 21 2019
  • Using social media platforms to disseminate Cochrane evidence in China
    Cochrane’s simplified Chinese multi-lingual team share the secret of their social media success with WeChat in this Cochrane Community blog post. WeChat is a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment app. It was first released in 2011, and by 2018 it was one of the world's largest standalone mobile apps, with over 1…
    January 28 2019
  • Cochrane Crowd’s Mexican challenge breaks all previous records
    If you’ve been following Cochrane Crowd’s activities, hold onto your hats! Our latest challenge held in partnership with the Cochrane Associated Centre at Sinaloa’s Pediatric Hospital (Mexico) and the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (Mexico) was a roaring success, breaking all previously held challenge records. Over three days from Dec 5-8, 738…
    December 17 2018
  • We asked current Co-Chairs Martin Burton and Marguerite Koster to tell us something about being a trustee on the Cochrane Board.
    The Cochrane Governing Board is looking for four new members. Cochrane is an international organization but is constituted as a UK charity. Board members are “trustees” of this charity. Charities in the United Kingdom are overseen by the Charity Commission and this Commission emphasizes that being a trustee of a charity is a position with specific…
    November 7 2018
  • UPDATE: Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group priority setting exercise feeds into a major funding call in the UK
    This is part of a series of Cochrane Blog posts about prioritization work by Cochrane Review Groups. You can read more about the project and the full series of blog post on the project page. In October 2016 we reported on a priority setting exercise undertaken by the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group (CTAG). The group drew on the opinions and…
    November 5 2018