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Dear Colleagues, I am thrilled to have started in post as The Cochrane Collaboration’s new Chief Executive Officer and look forwa
posted on: 21 Nov 2012 - 11:47
New and updated reviews and podcasts on the
posted on: 15 Nov 2012 - 13:09
Pretty Darn Quick (PDQ) Evidence is a new database that provides quick access to high quality health system and public health evidence. It includes systematic reviews and overviews of systematic reviews; primary studies included in those; and structured summaries. The connections between the...
posted on: 15 Nov 2012 - 11:31
Sera Tort, Joint Co-ordinator Editor and Managing Editor of the Cochrane Lung Cancer Group (LCG) is working at present 0.2 FTE for the LCG and she is offering her ten years' experience with The Cochrane Collaboration for editorial support, editing of protocol and reviews, assistance with writing...
posted on: 15 Nov 2012 - 11:10
After eight years, Professor Rajan Madhok has formally stepped down as Joint Co-ordinating Editor of the Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group.We are very grateful to Rajan for his years of support of the Group and are pleased that he is retaining his role as a methodological editor. Dr Helen...
posted on: 13 Nov 2012 - 03:00

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Participative Research and Policy will enable you to involve policymakers, practitioners and service users in doing and using research. You will critically engage with the latest theories and debates about the relevance and application of research findings for policy, practice and personal...
posted on: 9 Nov 2012 - 11:28
This course is organized for health care professionals or researchers who are intending (or have just started) to write a Cochrane systematic review. It is also suitable for those who are interested in learning more about the methodology of a Cochrane Review.
posted on: 24 Sep 2012 - 17:15
30 November 2012Organized by: Centre for Evidence Based MedicineVenue: Ewert House, Ewert Place, Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxfordshire, OX2 7DD, United KingdomWho should attend this workshop?
posted on: 1 Oct 2012 - 09:36
This three-day workshop is designed for new authors starting a Cochrane systematic review. A mixture of presentations and hands-on sessions will give you an overview of all the methods required to write your protocol and get started on the review.
posted on: 3 Jan 2012 - 05:18
Title: "Consumers making a difference in Egypt" Almost 7 years ago when Ashraf Nabhan started contributing to The Cochrane Collaboration, there was not a single consumer from Egypt in the CCNet. Having relaized the importance of involving conumers, he started to build a network in Egypt and...
posted on: 9 Nov 2012 - 15:09

Latest Blog Entries

Atle Fretheim and Sophie Witter are two members of a four-member author team who prepared a Cochrane Review with the Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group, focusing on the evaluation of strategies to improve health care and health through performance-based financing. Here they discuss...
Ashraf Fawzy Nabhan is professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, with an appointment at the Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. A Cochrane contributor since 2006, he also serves as Middle East and North Africa Co-ordinator of The Cochrane Developing Countries Field, and as...
Richard Smith was the editor of the BMJ until 2004 and is director of the United Health Group’s chronic disease initiative. He spoke at the 2012 Cochrane Colloquium in Auckland, New Zealand, on 'Transparency in health care decisions - possible or a pipe dream?' Here he reflects on the challenges...
The Nova Scotia Cochrane Resource Centre (NSCRC), in partnership with the Canadian Cochrane Centre, held a five-day Update Completion Course in Halifax, Nova Scotia during the week of 18-22 June 2012.  Lara Killian, Research Co-Ordinator at the NSCRC, kept a blog...
Tracey Koehlmoos is programme head for health and family planning systems at ICDDR,B and adjunct professor at the James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is also a Cochrane Review author and contributor to the work of the Campbell and Cochrane Equity Methods...

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Updated on: March 28, 2012, 15:04

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