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  • Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission. Goal 2 of Strategy to 2020 challenged us to make Cochrane evidence accessible and…
    Monday, September 21, 20
  • Many healthcare workers work alone or have little access to colleagues and specialists. This is a common problem for healthcare workers in rural areas or low‐income countries. One possible solution to this problem is to offer healthcare workers advice and support through mobile technologies that allow healthcare workers to get help from colleagues…
    Friday, September 18, 20
  • Producing high quality synthesised evidence rapidly in relation to COVID-19 is clearly critical if researchers, clinicians, the public and policy makers are to make headway in understanding and managing this new coronavirus.One key area being addressed by a Cochrane Rapid Review is: Quarantine alone or in combination with other public health…
    Friday, September 18, 20
  • Three new reviews have published on mouthwashes/nasal sprays to protect healthcare workers and patients from COVID-19 infection. Healthcare workers are at the forefront of the COVID-19 crisis, with repeated exposure to individuals who are, or may be, infected, and are therefore at risk themselves. These workers may be especially at risk when…
    Thursday, September 17, 20
  • Cochrane has published an updated special collection of systematic and rapid reviews focused on a range of public health measures to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many countries have adopted combinations of these measures and are faced with the challenge of easing or strengthening each of these measures over the course of the…
    Wednesday, September 16, 20
  • Today Cochrane and six global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led by JBI, are launching a worldwide initiative to create awareness of the need for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making in order to improve health outcomes globally. The inaugural World Evidence-based Healthcare (EBHC) Day will be held on 20…
    Monday, September 14, 20
  • Cochrane Library Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser will present on Friday, September 18, as part of an expert panel hosted by the University of New Mexico addressing the question, "What have we learned about COVID-19 transmission?"  The panel discussion, moderated by WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan, is part of the ECHO COVID-19 GLOBAL…
    Friday, September 11, 20
  • Do education and training programs reduce aggressive behavior toward healthcare workers? What is aggressive behavior? The International Labour Organization uses the term "workplace violence" defined as "any action, incident or behaviour that departures from reasonable conduct in which a person is threatened, harmed, injured in the course of, or as…
    Friday, September 11, 20
  • This role is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Assistant Editor will support the Cochrane's central editorial team with editorial and publishing activities.Responsibilities include: Managing editorial workflows for selected content for the Cochrane Library from submission through to publication…
    Friday, September 11, 20
  • How effective is screening for COVID-19? Why does screening matter? Screening aims to identify a condition in people who may not be showing any symptoms. Some people may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms. It is important to identify infected people so they can stay away from others and seek appropriate care.…
    Thursday, September 10, 20