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  • Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in…
    Tuesday, April 23, 19
  • Cochrane’s annual Colloquium in Chile hosts some of the world’s most influential health researchersScientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients join together to promote evidence-informed decision-making in Santiago, October 2019.Lea esta Nota de Prensa en EspañolCochrane Chile is hosting Cochrane’s Colloquium at CasaPiedra in…
    Wednesday, April 17, 19
  • Specifications: 12 months Fixed Term contract, Part Time (0.6 FTE)   Salary: Competitive  Location: Flexible location - London, Freiburg or Copenhagen preferredApplication Closing Date: 16th May 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Project Manager to make a difference in the field of health care research.  Cochrane…
    Wednesday, April 17, 19
  • Specifications: Full time  Salary: Competitive  Location: London Application Closing Date: 1st May 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as an Assistant Editor to make a difference in the field of healthcare research.  The Assistant Editor will assist with the development and implementation of editorial policies, and be…
    Wednesday, April 17, 19
  • New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library provides high quality evidence that people who use a combination of nicotine replacement therapies (a patch plus a short acting form, such as gum or lozenge) are more likely to successfully quit smoking than people who use a single form of the medicine.Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a…
    Tuesday, April 16, 19
  • The Governing Board is delighted to announce that, with effect from 1 June 2019, Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser will become the new Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library. Karla will replace current Editor in Chief Dr. David Tovey, who is stepping down from the role at the end of May following ten years of distinguished service.Karla Soares-Weiser was…
    Friday, April 12, 19
  • Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in…
    Friday, April 12, 19
  • What factors influence implementation of doctor-nurse substitution strategies in primary care?Nurses as substitutes for doctors in primary care: evidence from 66 qualitative studiesPatients may accept the use of nurses to deliver services that are usually delivered by doctorImplementation prompts have been developed to help programme managers who…
    Thursday, April 11, 19
  • A new WHO guideline on Digital Interventions for Health System Strengthening published on April 17th, 2019.  The main objective of this new guideline is to provide evidence-informed recommendations to policy makers on key digital health interventions, to inform country investment plans. The guideline also describes potentially important…
    Thursday, April 11, 19
  • This review asked the question, “How effective are home-use interdental cleaning devices, used in conjunction with toothbrushing, compared with toothbrushing only or another device, for preventing and controlling gum diseases, tooth decay and plaque?”Tooth decay and periodontal diseases (gum diseases called gingivitis and periodontitis) affect the…
    Wednesday, April 10, 19