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  • Anne Anderson
    The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees explore the Colloquium host-city by foot with a guide. Donations by participants are made to next year's Anne Anderson Award. Given current COVID-19 circumstances, the Cochrane community will be not be gathering for the Colloquium in 2021. However, we can…
    March 8 2021
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    Dear Cochrane friends and colleagues, I’m pleased to write to you with my fortnightly update on our COVID and editorial work. I hope you and your loved ones are doing well. COVID-19 response On February 23, Cochrane Infectious Diseases published an updated version of Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or…
    March 5 2021
  • Upcoming events
    A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferences For workshops and courses, please see the Training site listing.  To have your non-training event listed here or to let us know about a conference you are attending, please email Sabrina Khamissa at skhamissa@cochrane.org Cochrane US Virtual Methods Symposium Date: Feb/MarchLocation:…
    March 2 2021
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    It is with pleasure that we invite our global community of staff, members and supporters to join us for a virtual meeting on Monday 22 March 2021. Register for this event This is a free online event open to everyone in Cochrane that will give our members the opportunity to hear updates and about key organizational priorities for 2021 and beyond…
    March 1 2021
  • Cochrane seeks Events and Brand Support Officer
    Application Closing Date Extended:  7 March 2021 Specifications: Full Time Maternity cover (Secondment/Consultancy role)Salary: competitiveLocation: Flexible This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in the Events and Brand Support Officer role to make a difference in the field of health care research.   Knowledge Translation…
    February 19 2021
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    Being global and diverse has always been an important part of Cochrane. Our Principles highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion within the organization through the objectives Enabling Wide Participation Promoting Access and Striving for Relevance. These principles were also picked up in Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020 with a stated…
    February 18 2021
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    In order to be relevant to the needs of users, Cochrane evidence needs to respond to national, regional, and global health priorities. This page provides a round-up of current priority setting activities submitted by Cochrane Groups - updated throughout the month. See the 'Priority Setting' pages of Cochrane Training for additional information on…
    February 15 2021
  • A woman looks at her computer with headphones in while she takes notes
    Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser hosts an interactive webinar for Cochrane members and supporters. It is an opportunity to hear more about Cochrane’s Editorial & Methods Department’s (EMD) strategic plans and their implementation by senior editorial staff, as well as learn about work being done by Cochrane Groups from…
    February 12 2021
  • Elena Kostova, Managing Editor of Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility
    Awareness days have existed as means to spread a message and to raise awareness on a subject matter way before the advent of social media. Nowadays, conversations are largely happening online and joining awareness days and campaigns on social media by means of hashtags is a widespread phenomenon. We spoke to Elena Kostova, Managing Editor of…
    February 5 2021
  • Items from the Cochrane Store
    The Cochrane community is embracing their geek chic and love for evidence-based healthcare with Cochrane merch! Visit the Cochrane Store for branded t-shirts, tote bags, and mugs. It's a great way to show off your pride in Cochrane work while also giving back - all money from sales will be reinvested in helping people get involved in Cochrane.…
    February 4 2021
  • Patricia standing in front of national flags
    The Cochrane Iberoamérica Network extends their condolences to family and friends for the recent death of Patricia Caballero. Patricia was the Director of the Associated Cochrane Center of Peru hosted at the National Institute of Health of Peru. Patricia was a specialist in Infectious and Tropical Disease Medicine, held a master's degree in Public…
    February 4 2021
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    Cochrane FirstAid is pleased to share their annual report with the wider Cochrane Community. In this Cochrane Community Blog, Vere Borra, Field Coordinator for Cochrane First Aid, shares some of the Field's achievements from 2020.  Tell us about a little about your key achievements last year? What are you most proud of?  In 2020, the COVID-19…
    February 2 2021
  • Faces of a Crowd
    A round-up of Cochrane community news from contributors, colleagues, and partners - updated through the month. For community events, please see our 'events round-up'.  If you would like an item added here, please email Lydia Parsonson <lparsonson@cochrane.org> with the link.  February 2021 Cochrane Emergency and Critical Care reviews used…
    February 1 2021
  • Welcome to new members of the Cochrane Consumer Network Executive
    The Cochrane’s Consumer Network Executive advocates for consumers and provides leadership for the Cochrane Consumer Network. This is unique in research: an international community of patients, caregivers, family members and others who are united by an interest in health evidence and who often volunteer to help produce and spread Cochrane evidence…
    February 1 2021
  • Hands joined together
    Robust and innovative methods are the lynchpin of Cochrane and our reputation for high-quality systematic reviews. Our future sustainability relies on our ability to attract and work closely with methodologists and researchers, ensuring methods are used accurately and implemented wisely. Cochrane has 52 Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) that produce…
    January 21 2021
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    Cochrane is delighted to launch Spanish and Japanese translations of MECIR (Methodological Expectations for Cochrane Intervention Reviews) from Cochrane Iberoamerica and Cochrane Japan, respectively. These are the first translations of Cochrane’s methods guidance since the launch of version 6 of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of…
    January 19 2021
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    In this Cochrane Community blog Karen Head from Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation department discusses the start of the second cohort of the Cochrane KT mentoring scheme.   Whether it be prioritising review topics, involving end-users in producing Cochrane reviews, disseminating evidence or supporting decision makers to be able to find and use…
    January 12 2021
  • a Black man with short curly hair and a beard sits at a computer
    Each month, Cochrane's Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser hosts an interactive webinar for Cochrane members and supporters. It is an opportunity to hear more about Cochrane’s Editorial & Methods Department’s (EMD) strategic plans and their implementation by senior editorial staff, as well as learn about work being done by Cochrane Groups from…
    December 29 2020
  • Survey round-up
    A round-up of active surveys submitted by Cochrane contributors, colleagues, and partners seeking input from the Cochrane Community - updated through the month   Title: Cochrane Trainers’ Network surveyGeneral information: The Learning Team in People Services Department is surveying Cochrane’s trainers across the community to hear about their…
    December 27 2020
  • Working from home
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the Cochrane community have moved to remote and flexible working. Here they share pictures of their new work situations. Cochrane is a formidable global community of supporters and members, and now, more than ever, our values of connection, community and collaboration hold us together. We have set-up Slack…
    December 24 2020
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