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  • Join world leaders of evidence synthesis to learn lessons from COVID-19 and shape responses to future health emergencies.  Cochrane Convenes is an online event hosted by Cochrane, sponsored by WHO, and co-organised with COVID-END (COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making). Drawing on experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the inaugural…
    Monday, September 20, 21
  • In this author interview with Stephanie Weibel and Maria Popp, we find out more about their Cochrane review, Ivermectin for treating and preventing COVID-19. The review currently has an Altmetric Attention Score of more than 7000, which makes it the most talked-about review in the history of the Cochrane Library.Briefly, what is Ivermectin?…
    Tuesday, September 14, 21
  • Cochrane Convenes will bring together key thought leaders from around the world to discuss the COVID-19 evidence response and develop recommendations to help prepare for and respond to future global health emergencies. In this interview, we talk to John Lavis, a member of the Cochrane Convenes steering group, about what he hopes will come out of…
    Friday, September 10, 21
  •  Would you choose a treatment option that might increase your risk of developing dementia? Anticholinergic drugs (which can relax smooth muscle, increase heart rate, and reduce bodily secretions) are commonly used in clinical practice for the management of many conditions affecting older adults - for example for urinary incontinence and for…
    Wednesday, September 8, 21
  • What do we need to know to improve the lives of older people, their families, and their communities? Through an interactive and engaging discussion, this online event highlighted the importance of knowledge sharing across sectors, disciplines, and regions to work together to foster healthy ageing across the globe. The event also launched the…
    Friday, September 3, 21
  • A recently published Cochrane review explores what measures can be taken in long-term care facilities to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.  Can non-medicinal measures prevent or reduce SARS-CoV-2 infections in long term care facilities?Key messages Non-medicinal measures (e.g. visiting restrictions or regular testing) may prevent SARS-CoV-2 infections (…
    Monday, August 30, 21
  • Cochrane Convenes will bring together key thought leaders from around the world to discuss the COVID-19 evidence response and develop recommendations to help prepare for and respond to future global health emergencies. In this interview, we talk to Jeremy Grimshaw, a member of the Cochrane Convenes steering group, about what he hopes will come out…
    Thursday, August 26, 21
  • 'SARS‐CoV‐2‐neutralising monoclonal antibodies for treatment of COVID‐19' from Cochrane Haematology  published today in the Cochrane Library.  Key messages We do not know whether antibodies (the body’s natural defence against disease) made in a laboratory and all the same as one another (monoclonal) and designed to target COVID-19, are an…
    Wednesday, August 25, 21
  • The Governing Board voted unanimously to re-appoint Catherine Marshall for a second term as Co-Chair from September  2021 until September 2023. Catherine will continue to work alongside fellow Co-Chair, Tracey Howe. The Governing Board is responsible for setting Cochrane's strategic direction and overseeing the work of the Chief Executive Officer…
    Tuesday, August 24, 21
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    Tuesday, August 24, 21