The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). The main functions of the WHA are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The WHA is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland. this…
March 15 2018
The Cochrane Governance Meetings occur in March/April every year. They are an opportunity for Cochrane's Boards and Executives to meet and agree the organization's strategic priorities. Each year they are hosted by a different Cochrane Group based in Europe and are supported by the Central Executive Team.
The 2018 Cochrane Governance Meetings are…
March 15 2018
Dear community colleagues
We are delighted to inform you that we have appointed Senior Editors for seven of the CRG Networks. The Project Team has been unanimous in agreeing that the new Senior Editor role is critical to the success of the CRG Transformation Programme, therefore we have consciously set the bar for appointment very high and been…
March 14 2018
The Board agenda and open access papers for the 2018 Governance Meeting in Lisbon are now available. Cochrane's governing body is the Board, comprising 13 members of whom some are elected by Cochrane’s contributors and some are external members appointed by the Board. The Board is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of…
March 8 2018
To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March), Cochrane Indonesia’s Director Dr Detty Nurdiati reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane.
Despite rising prosperity, over 40 women die in childbirth every day in Indonesia. It’s an intractable national health statistic that represents loss…
March 8 2018
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 Anne Anderson Award is one of severally prizes awarded annually.
Who was Anne Anderson?
Anne Anderson was a contributor to the stream of thinking and effort that…
March 7 2018
Dear CET colleagues,
I am delighted to announce the appointment of Jo Anthony as the new Head of the Knowledge Translation department, and Chris Champion as the new Head of Membership, Learning & Support Services.
Jo has more than 20 years’ experience in print and broadcast journalism and as a senior executive and communications…
March 2 2018
The deadline for submitting workshops, presentations, and posters has been kept open till midnight on Monday 5 March (UTC). There’s still time to submit your abstract, to be a part of the 25th Cochrane Colloquium.
The 2018 Colloquium will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16-18 September 2018. It will…
March 1 2018
At its meeting in Cape Town, in September 2017, Cochrane’s Governing Board approved the Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Transformation Programme Implementation Plan. This plan sets out the changes we will be making to ensure Cochrane addresses the challenges it faces in relation to the production of a comprehensive collection of timely, high-quality…
February 26 2018
Every year Cochrane recognizes the outstanding work of Kenneth Warren, a scientist, extremely influential in drawing attention to the 'great neglected diseases' that plague people in developing countries. He prioritized the need for valid summaries of key research studies and to the way electronic media could be used to disseminate results of…
February 22 2018