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    Soumitra S Datta and Ajit Kumar are both child psychiatrists and Cochrane reviewers for more than 15 years with the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group. Rajendrani Mukherjee is a professional illustrator. Anisha Basu is passionate about art and is in her first year of medical school. Saranya Banerjee and Rhea Daruvala are both clinical psychologists.…
    August 21 2020
  • Call for submissions for a COVID-19 supplement to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Cochrane's Editor in Chief invites members of Cochrane groups to submit a Short Report on their editorial or methods initiatives related to the COVID-19 response, including ongoing work and future preparedness. Accepted reports will be published as part of a special COVID-19 Supplement in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. We aim to…
    August 21 2020
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    Since March this year, Cochrane has undertaken a variety of work to respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world. Our efforts have been collaborative and innovative involving members and contributors across our global organization. We have challenged and adapted the way we work to produce a range of resources and important…
    August 21 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…
    August 17 2020
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    Cochrane’s Governing Board has approved a revised version of its organizational Spokesperson Policy. The revised Policy, which takes effect from September 1st 2020, follows an in-depth review, including wide consultation with the global Cochrane community. Most Cochrane members and supporters have multiple affiliations: to their employers,…
    August 13 2020
  • Cochrane Dissemination Fellows – Promoting Cochrane Evidence to the Right Audience
    The Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group (CARG) strongly believes that research does not finish when a paper is published and that without an audience engaging with a review then this amounts to research waste.  Getting evidence into practice must therefore be a key aim - not only by disseminating reviews already produced, but also engaging with…
    August 13 2020
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    Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance of achieving our mission. Watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and…
    August 12 2020
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    Cochrane has published one of its first prognostic model reviews, via the EMD Editorial Service. Prognostic model reviews combine multiple factors to produce a model to estimate the risk of future outcomes in individuals with a particular disease or health condition. A useful model provides accurate predictions to support decision making by…
    August 12 2020
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    Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.  Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.  Watch the video below to see how Strategy to 2020 was developed and change it…
    August 11 2020
  • Cochrane Governing Board
    REMINDER - The deadline for your nomination is Friday 31 July 2020. Dear Cochrane Members, Cochrane is seeking to fill two places on the Governing Board that will become vacant shortly and you are invited to stand for election. One place has specifically been designated for an individual from a Lower- and-Middle-Income Country or Territory.…
    July 23 2020
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    Working out whether Cochrane’s work is making a difference in the world is not easy! It’s a problem that the 14 volunteers from across the Cochrane community who make up the Cochrane Working Group on KT Evaluation Support have been thinking about a lot as part of a larger KT evaluation project.  The members of the Working Group have lots of ideas…
    July 9 2020
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    Cochrane is proud to recognize participants and collaborators from its global community who have been part of its first Knowledge Translation virtual mentoring programme.  Twelve pairs of mentors and mentees took part in the pilot, coordinated by Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation (KT) Department, between September 2019 and March 2020,  with the…
    July 6 2020
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    Cochrane’s Editorial Board, which is tasked with supporting the Editor in Chief and overseeing the review production process of Cochrane Reviews, has had recent changes in membership. Tammy Clifford and Jimmy Volmink have stepped down from the Editorial Board, and Cochrane is grateful for their contribution over the past two years. Three new…
    June 23 2020
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    Cochrane is delighted to announce the signing of a new contract with John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. to publish the Cochrane Library for the next 10 years from January 2021. The agreement guarantees major investment into future development of the Library to sustain Cochrane as the world’s pre-eminent collection of high-quality evidence to inform…
    June 23 2020
  • Identifying stakeholders for the Cochrane Cancer Network
    Eve Tomlinson, NIHR Network Support Fellow for the Cochrane Cancer Network presents the work completed across the cancer network to complete an exercise in stakeholder mapping. The Cochrane Cancer Network supports the work of six Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs): Breast Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers,…
    June 22 2020
  • Welcome to GES Prague 2021
    Following the success of the inaugural Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town in 2017, we are delighted to welcome you on behalf of the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation and Masaryk University, to the 2021 Global Evidence Summit in Prague. We hope you will join us from 5-8 October 2021 at the O2 universum…
    June 18 2020
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    A Message from the Governing Board Co-chairs, Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief We are delighted to publish Cochrane’s 2019 Annual Review, entitled: ‘Embracing Diversity’. As we celebrate 12 months of achievements and reflect on the global expansion and increasing impact of Cochrane’s work, and the growing diversity of our organization…
    June 17 2020
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    Cochrane has introduced a new Research Integrity team in the Editorial & Methods Department. The team comprises four members and represents a significantly increased investment in promoting Research Integrity in Cochrane. The Research Integrity Editor, Stephanie Boughton The Senior Research Integrity Editor, Lisa Bero The EMD Senior…
    June 15 2020
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    Cochrane is beginning a 12-month project to standardize and simplify its Plain Language Summaries Plain Language Summaries (PLSs) are the key dissemination product for each Cochrane Review. They are freely available on Cochrane.org and on the Cochrane Library, and often are the first point of contact health decision-makers have with Cochrane and…
    May 18 2020
  • Using the power of networking to improve the quality of search strategies in Cochrane reviews
    Anne Littlewood (Cochrane Information Specialists’ Executive), Robin Featherstone (Information Specialist, Cochrane Editorial and Methods Department) The purpose of the Cochrane Information Specialists’ Executive (CIS Exec) is to provide advice on policy and issues related to the role of the Cochrane Information Specialist. To that end, the CIS…
    May 18 2020
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