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  • Help prioritize topics for Cochrane Rapid Reviews on the current COVID-19 pandemic. Although we welcome  all responses, at this stage Cochrane will be prioritizing review titles which are the most important to healthcare workers, particularly those working in low- and middle-income countries.Cochrane is engaging with a range of stakeholders inside…
    Wednesday, April 1, 20
  • Are you personally affected, concerned with, or at risk of getting COVID-19, or are you involved in the care of those who are? Complete this 10-minute survey to tell us which impacts of having COVID-19 you think are important to capture in the research being done on COVID-19. Your answers will help focus the research that is happening, which means…
    Wednesday, April 1, 20
  • Tobacco smoking has been identified as a major risk factor for developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) and complications that may arise as a result. In addition, second-hand smoke increases the risk of acute respiratory infections. Therefore, official advice is for people to stop smoking tobacco to minimize the risks associated with the current…
    Wednesday, April 1, 20
  • Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 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.Getting involved in Cochrane’s work means becoming part of a global…
    Monday, March 30, 20
  • The Cochrane Library is now temporarily unrestricted for everyone in every country of the world, providing them access to high-quality, independent evidence to inform health decision-making in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cochrane, an international independent network of 80,000 researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people…
    Thursday, March 26, 20
  • Knowing which health information to trust and which to ignore can be hard. You might get conflicting information from many people who claim to have the answers. While this page is about assessing how reliable health information is in general, it can be useful during the COVID-19 pandemic.  How can I make informed health choices? Cochrane has…
    Monday, March 23, 20
  • In the times of the COVID-19 pandemic, we must answer the time-sensitive needs of health decision makers as fast as possible, while simultaneously ensuring that the scientific imperative of methodological rigor is satisfied. We are working hard to speed up the normal process for important Cochrane systematic reviews. In response to this we have:…
    Monday, March 23, 20
  • Cochrane has released a new Special Collection - Options for anaesthesia: evidence for regional anaesthesiaRegional anaesthesia is the term given to a variety of techniques where an anaesthetist injects local anaesthetic around peripheral nerves or the spinal cord to create temporary paraesthesia or paralysis in that part of the body. These…
    Monday, March 23, 20
  • This page highlights content relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the various related activities that Cochrane is undertaking in response. We have been amazed and humbled by the staggering response from our Community across the world who have contributed and engaged with our efforts to date.Below is a work-in-progress and we will be…
    Thursday, March 19, 20
  • Specifications: Part time (0.6 FTE), 1-year secondment or consultancy contract with the potential to be extendedSalary: CompetitiveLocation: Flexible location within US or with host institution if agreed as a secondmentApplication Closing Date: 29th March 2020This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to make a difference in the…
    Tuesday, March 17, 20