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  • We are delighted to announce the creation of "Estudantes para Melhores Evidências", a  Portuguese-language blog for all students that aims to be a source for sharing and disseminating evidence-based information, as well as a centerpiece platform to encourage networking among Portuguese-speaking healthcare workers interested in evidence-based…
    Friday, June 18, 21
  • Cochrane Sweden recently held a webinar on registration and reporting of clinical trials in collaboration with their host institution, Lund University. Clinical trial transparency is a key advocacy topic for Cochrane, and the webinar was a continuation of Cochrane Sweden’s efforts to promote this issue. At the end of 2020, they launched a joint…
    Wednesday, June 16, 21
  • Professor Hywel Williams has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE). He has received the award for services to the national Covid-19 research response and his lifelong research into skin diseases. Professor Williams was a founding member of the Cochrane Skin group in 1997 and was the Co-ordinating Editor for 21 years. He is a Professor…
    Wednesday, June 16, 21
  • Dr Murray Enkin, whose work contributed to the creation of Cochrane, died on 6 June 2021.  An obstetrics pioneer and prominent influencer in the early days of the formation of Cochrane, Dr Murray Enkin was instrumental in developing evidence-based perinatal clinical trials and systematic reviews, challenging many common interventions not supported…
    Monday, June 14, 21
  • Research evaluation of the Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register finds high comprehensiveness for interventional studies and added value to review authors for containing additional references for eligible studies.The Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register (CCSR) is a freely available collection of study references on COVID-19. The CCSR links different…
    Friday, June 11, 21
  • In 2020, Cochrane’s editorial response to COVID-19 pandemic brought together collaborations across our global organization to publish reviews addressing stakeholder needs as they emerged. Large, highly organized review teams worked together to produce evidence addressing priorities in treatment, prevention, and diagnostics.  In 2021, Cochrane…
    Wednesday, June 9, 21
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce that on June 8, Cochrane Kenya launched at the 11th KASH (Kenya Medical Research Institute Annual Scientific and Health) Conference. Cochrane Kenya is a geographical affiliate of the global Cochrane collaboration. It is also part of Cochrane Africa, a regional, independent Cochrane network of researchers,…
    Tuesday, June 8, 21
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    Monday, June 7, 21
  • The World Health Organization defines an infodemic as “overabundance of information – some accurate and some not – that occurs during an epidemic. It can lead to confusion and ultimately mistrust in governments and public health response”. This has been a particular challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cochrane US Senior Officer, Tiffany Duque…
    Monday, May 31, 21
  • Cochrane’s Governing Board is pleased to announce, with effect from 1 June 2021, the appointment of Judith Brodie as our new interim Chief Executive Officer. Judith will lead Cochrane as the organisation undergoes its search for a permanent CEO and ensure a smooth transition.Governing Board Co-Chairs, Tracey Howe and Catherine Marshall welcomed…
    Wednesday, May 26, 21