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  • Introducing Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library
    Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser became the new Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library in June. Karla replaced Dr. David Tovey, who stepped down from the role at the end of May following ten years of distinguished service. Learn more about Karla's story and her journey through Cochrane since 1995 in the video below; Karla Soares-Weiser was born in…
    December 5 2019
  • Update to Subheadings in RevMan Web: Addition of 'Summary of findings and assessment of the certainty of the evidence'
    Update to Subheadings in RevMan Web: Addition of 'Summary of findings and assessment of the certainty of the evidence' We will be adding in a new subheading to the Methods section where people will describe their approach to rating the certainty of the evidence and preparing Summary of Findings tables. Given the importance of describing GRADE…
    December 3 2019
  • Special Session: Multi-language activities in 2019 and beyond
    Watch videos of Cochrane groups from different parts of the world who tell us how they contribute to Cochrane in their countries and languages. Only about 6% of the world’s population are native English speakers, while 75% of people don’t speak English at all. Many people do not have access to high quality health information, because it is not…
    December 3 2019
  • 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 let Sabrina Khamissa know at skhamissa@cochrane.org   REWARD | EQUATOR Conference 2020 Date: 20-22 February,…
    December 2 2019
  • Welcome to Virtual #CochraneSantiago!
    Welcome to Cochrane’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago! We are delighted to see everyone’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format. Thursday's Content - Looking back Today we mark #ThrowBackThursday, Cochrane style! The content looks back over the…
    December 2 2019
  • prioritization
    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…
    November 28 2019
  • Virtual #CochraneSantiago
    It’s only a few days away - Virtual #CochraneSantiago Next week is our first Virtual Colloquium and we are delighted to showcase the fabulous work of hundreds of Cochrane contributors. We look forward to welcoming you Monday 2 December - Friday 6 December and here’s more information on how you can take part and hopefully answer some of your…
    November 27 2019
  • Would you like to host a future Cochrane Governance Meeting?
    Submissions for hosting Cochrane’s annual business and networking meetings for 2021 and 2022 are now open! Governance Meetings are Cochrane’s annual business meetings. They provide an opportunity for Cochrane’s Group staff and Executives as well as Cochrane’s Governing Board and Council to meet and discuss the organization’s strategies and…
    November 25 2019
  • Invitation to the rescheduled Cochrane Annual General Meeting 2019
    The 2019 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of Cochrane members has been rescheduled and will now take place on Thursday 5 December, 09:00-10:00 AM GMT.   The AGM is an opportunity for Cochrane's Trustees - its Governing Board - and senior officers to tell you, the members, about the management of the charity. It also provides you with an opportunity…
    November 22 2019
  • All content will be freely available on the Colloquium website and open to the entire Cochrane Community of members and supporters!
    All content will be freely available on the Colloquium website and open to the entire Cochrane Community of members and supporters! Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together the world’s most influential health researchers, scientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients to promote evidence-informed decision-making. We…
    November 21 2019
  • 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 Consumer Survey 2019About the survey: Cochrane invites you to take part in a survey of healthcare consumers (patients, their caregivers, family members and others).…
    November 20 2019
  • Join Cochrane Crowd for the Cochrane Colloquium Challenge 2019!
    Cochrane Crowd are running a citation screening challenge to coincide with the Virtual Cochrane Santiago Colloquium! Help Cochrane Crowd reach 48,000 classifications in 48 hours and be amongst the first to try out the all new, shiny CINAHL task! Details on this and how to join in below.   When is it running? Start: Wednesday 4th December at 11:…
    November 13 2019
  • Join our virtual #CochraneSantiago, 2 - 6 December 2019…here’s how you can participate
    We are delighted to announce our plans for Cochrane’s Virtual #CochraneSantiago which will be held online from 2-6 December 2019 and open to ALL Cochrane members and supporters. Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together the world’s most influential health researchers, scientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients to…
    November 12 2019
  • The 2019 Chile Challenge Winners
    While the Cochrane Colloquium didn’t go ahead as planned, the Cochrane Crowd Colloquium Challenge went ahead and gave us all a chance to come together, albeit virtually. As you can see in our promotional image, we’d set our target at 20,000 classifications across 48 hours. And guess what happened? We actually reached three times that amount!…
    November 11 2019
  • Tender and Funding Round-Up
    A round-up of active tender and funding opportunities that may be of interest to Cochrane contributors, authors, and groups - updated through the month. Additional funding resources    Name of funding opportunity: Fogarty | Emerging Global leader AwardGeneral information: The Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award aims to provide research support…
    November 4 2019
  • Call for proposals
    Do you have an innovative idea to engage with or involve healthcare consumers? Submit your proposal to the Challenge Fund for one of four awards worth £2,500 each As part of the Cochrane Consumer Network’s Delivery Plan (Priority 2.2 to develop the role of Cochrane Geographic Groups in supporting consumer involvement) a Challenge Fund has been…
    October 31 2019
  • Due to widespread violence and civil unrest in Santiago, Chile, this year’s Cochrane’s Colloquium was cancelled on Sunday 20 October 2019.  Our annual event would have featured a four-day wide-reaching scientific programme entitled ‘Embracing Diversity’ as well as a Gala Dinner open to all delegates on Thursday 24th October. Due to the cancellation, we are delighted to announce that all the pre-ordered food including catering provisions for a three-course Gala dinner has been donated to a local charity in S
    Due to widespread violence and civil unrest in Santiago, Chile, this year’s Cochrane’s Colloquium was cancelled on Sunday 20 October 2019. Our annual event would have featured a four-day wide-reaching scientific programme entitled ‘Embracing Diversity’ as well as a Gala Dinner open to all delegates on Thursday 24th October. Due to the…
    October 31 2019
  • Janice Bowie; 2018 Anne Anderson Award Prize money recipient
    The Anne Anderson Award recognizes a female member of Cochrane who has made a significant contribution to the enhancement and visibility of women's participation within Cochrane. The winner then designates the cash award to assist a woman from a low-resource setting with her Cochrane activities. Here the winner of the 2018 cash award reports back…
    October 30 2019
  • Nicole Skoetz
    William (Bill) Silverman (1924-2004) was one of the founders of American neonatal medicine. He was honoured repeatedly as one of the pioneers in his specialty; however, he often evoked somewhat contradictory responses amongst his colleagues because he was in the habit of raising troubling questions about the scientific basis and ethics of his and…
    October 29 2019
  • Share your virtual #CochraneSantiago posters and presentations
    Dear Cochrane community, Last week the unprecedented situation of civil unrest across Santiago led to the cancellation of the physical gathering of Cochrane's annual Colloquium. Whilst it has caused huge disappointment and inconvenience for hundreds of Colloquium delegates, we have been impressed by the generosity and perseverance to make the…
    October 28 2019
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