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  • Doctors looking after newborn babies need to be able to detect infections early and accurately if they are to prevent the baby from becoming seriously ill. One of the tests suggested for doing this is to measure their c-reactive protein and this was assessed in a new Cochrane Review in January 2019. We asked the lead author, Jennifer Brown from…
    Monday, February 18, 19
  • After leading Cochrane Finland for 22 years, Cochrane expresses thanks to Marjukka Mäkelä, for her outstanding contributions to Cochrane.Marjukka founded Cochrane Finland in 1996 and during her long service to Cochrane, she has become highly respected in the field of evidence-based medicine. Marjukka was the first Editor in Chief of the Finnish…
    Friday, February 15, 19
  • The aim of this study was to examine the effect of adding iodine to foods, beverages, condiments, or seasonings, other than salt, on iodine nutrition status and health‐related outcomes in all populations.Many people around the world do not consume enough iodine. This is a problem because iodine is important for normal childhood growth and brain…
    Thursday, February 14, 19
  • Salary: £150,000 - £170,000Location: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 28th February 2019Dr David Tovey, Cochrane’s first Editor in Chief, is stepping down at the end of May after 10 years in the role.His successor - as both the external face of Cochrane’s content and the internal lead for the editorial production of Cochrane evidence - will play…
    Wednesday, February 13, 19
  • New member is sought from a low- or middle-income country, and/ or from a geographical region that is different from that of the current Trustees.Cochrane is looking for an experienced person with a strong interest in the work of Cochrane, a belief in its power to improve healthcare decision making worldwide, and the ability to provide strategic…
    Wednesday, February 13, 19
  • Wrist fractures are the most common bone injury in children, causing much pain, distress and life impact for them and their families. In a comprehensive Cochrane Review from December 2018, Joanne Elliott, Managing Editor of the Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group based at the University of Manchester in the UK and colleagues, also based…
    Monday, February 11, 19
  • Specifications: Full Time Salary: CompetitiveLocation: London Application Closing Date: 22nd February 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in office administration to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Office Administrator will provide effective and efficient administrative support to the EA to…
    Monday, February 11, 19
  • The Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group is producing a series of reviews on drugs for the treatment of people with neuropathic pain. One of these, published in March 2018, examines the effects of cannabis-based medicines and we asked one of the authors, Martin Mücke from the University Hospital of Bonn in Germany, to outline the…
    Wednesday, February 6, 19
  • Register before 25 July 2019 to receive discounted rate.This year the 26th Cochrane Colloquium will take place at CasaPiedra in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile, 22-25 October 2019.The theme of the Colloquium is 'Embracing diversity', recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant health questions from…
    Wednesday, February 6, 19
  • Specifications: Full Time - 1-year Fixed Term ContractSalary: up to £30,000 DOELocation: London Application Closing Date: 15th February 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as Project Coordinator to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Project Coordinator will provide effective and efficient co-…
    Friday, February 1, 19