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  • The recordings from this year’s Annual General Meeting are now available! Watch Governing Board Co-Chair Cindy Farquhar; CEO Mark Wilson; Deputy Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser; and Treasurer Martin Burton give their views on Cochrane’s performance in 2017 and plans for the organization’s future.The 2017 AGM was the first to be held under...
    March 27 2018
  • A newly updated Cochrane Review suggests that reminding people when their vaccinations are due or overdue increases the number of people being immunized.Rates of immunization against infectious diseases in children and adults are improving, but under-vaccination remains a problem that results in vaccine-preventable deaths and illnesses....
    March 27 2018
  • March  2018 Update The March 2018 revision of the Cochrane Priority Reviews List includes new titles from the Cochrane Effective Practice & Organisation of Care, Oral Health; and Pregnancy & Childbirth Groups.The following three titles on the list are open to new authors - please note restrictions:Antioxidants for respiratory...
    March 27 2018
  • Students and teachers play an important role in Cochrane. They are involved in educating the next generation of healthcare professionals about evidence-based medicine,  directly contributing to a global effort of identifying health evidence, to translating Cochrane evidence in 14 different languages. Hanna Martikainen conducts PhD...
    February 10 2018
  • Four new Cochrane EPOC overviews of reviews show reliable evidence on the effects of different ways of organising, financing, and governing health systems in low-income countries and identify important evidence gaps.Links to the new overviews in the Cochrane Library:Delivery arrangements (in Arabic, Russian and ...
    December 4 2017
  • I am delighted to announce a new initiative that I believe will transform Cochrane as an evidence-producing and knowledge-diffusing organization. Today, we are proud to launch our new Cochrane Membership  scheme, making it easier than ever before for anyone from anywhere in the world to become a part of our global community of supporters...
    November 3 2017
  • This Cochrane Overview is the first publication produced with the support of Cochrane’s Fast Track service. This service, which is offered by the Cochrane Editorial Unit , supports expedited production of high-quality, high-impact Cochrane Reviews. For more information, please visit the Fast Track information page .Key Findings:A...
    November 3 2017
  • Charles Shey Wiysonge, Director of  Cochrane South Africa, gave an interview to the World Health Organization Bulletin. Here is a re-post , with premission, from their recent publication.Charles Shey Wiysonge is devoted to encouraging better use of scientific evidence for health policies and programmes in African countries. He is...
    November 3 2017
  • Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of research in health care and policy. They are internationally recognized as a high-quality source of evidence for decision-making. They collate and summarize all the best available research evidence on the effects of healthcare interventions or the accuracy of diagnostic tests into a systematic review....
    September 19 2017
  • A new Cochrane Review has examined large welfare-to-work studies conducted in North America.Led by Dr Marcia Gibson from the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, the review looks at a series of welfare-to-work studies, comparing what happened to lone parents who were in welfare-to-work interventions with...
    September 5 2017

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