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  • Cochrane Switzerland is at the first ever Global Evidence Summit in Cape Town, South AfricaThe first ever Global Evidence Summit (GES) is hosted by Cochrane South Africa and takes place in Cape Town from 13-16 September 2017.Drs. Marie-Annick Le Pogam and Erik von Elm attend the GES and present collaborative work with the National Centre for Text...
    August 22 2017
  • Computer-generated reminders delivered on paper to healthcare professionals could improve quality of careListen to the podcast! Available online in English and in French.The Cochrane review “Computer-generated reminders delivered on paper to healthcare professionals: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes” has recently been...
    July 20 2017
  • The Cochrane Switzerland Annual Report 2016 is now available onlineA key event for Cochrane Switzerland in 2016 was the launch of the national license allowing all Swiss residents to have free access to the Cochrane Library. Together with the consumer association "Fédération des consommateurs", we also officially kicked off a new project supported...
    July 20 2017
  • Cochrane summaries in the ARS MEDICI journalCochrane Switzerland now collaborates with the ARS Medici medical journal. A selection of summarized Cochrane reviews backed by a professional comment mainly relating to primary care is published periodically in German. Browse the first online publication (DE), as well as the interview of our Co-director...
    July 19 2017
  • New Cochrane Review finds standardized tobacco packaging may lead to a reduction in smoking prevalence and reduces the appeal of tobacco. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco use kills more people worldwide than any other preventable cause of death. Global health experts believe the best way to reduce tobacco use is by...
    May 5 2017
  • We are pleased to announce that the international Conference “Knowledge translation and self-management in chronic diseases: contexts, tools and practices” will take place at the University of Lausanne on the 18th-19th May 2017.Full programmeIf you wish to attend, we invite you to register by sending an email to Giada.Danesi@unil.ch with...
    April 25 2017
  • Meta-analysis: Advanced methods using the Stata software training - REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!Detailed information about all our courses is available on our website under "Our trainings".
    April 19 2017
  • DIRECT ACCESS TO THE COCHRANE LIBRARY!Health care is being improved constantly - what seemed adequate yesterday may be outdated today. For doctors in private practice it has not been easy to quickly access the most recent evidence from research. But also lay people want to use reliable health information.Are antibiotics beneficial for my child...
    April 10 2017
  • Cochrane Mid-Year Meeting Geneva 2017Type: Mid-Year MeetingDate: 4 & 5 April 2017Location: Geneva, SwitzerlandHosted by: Cochrane SwitzerlandDescription: The Mid-Year is Cochrane's annual business meeting. The 2017 Mid-Year meeting is being hosted by Cochrane Switzerland, in Geneva. Alongside this meeting Cochrane and the World Health...
    March 31 2017
  • Support for health professionals reduces unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitalsAn updated Cochrane Review published 9 February has identified effective and safe ways to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitals. Guidelines and policies that promote better targeting of antibiotics in patients who need them have the greatest impact...
    February 28 2017

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