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  • Cochrane defines knowledge translation (KT) as the process of supporting the use of health evidence by those who need to make health decisions. This module aims to strengthen the understanding of what KT means within Cochrane. It presents information, examples, and stories told by characters in order to explain the concepts of KT. It is free...
    October 20 2020
  • Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant, and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. Here you will find a continued update of Cochrane’s activities in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.For more information, visit the Cochrane Website Cochrane published:7 Special Collections 17 New and updated...
    October 19 2020
  • When children have an asthma attack, the standard treatment, called “first-line treatment”, is mostly steroids to reduce the inflammation and swelling and inhaled medications to relax the muscles in the air passages. Some children do not improve and a “second-line treatment” is necessary – usually at the emergency department or in the hospital....
    September 22 2020
  • Cochrane has started an international survey about what type of COVID-19 evidence is most useful for scientists, health professionals and the general public: What types of COVID-19 evidence are influencing your decisions? Where do you get your COVID-19 information from? What are the types and formats of evidence you need most?Please help us...
    September 3 2020
  • Do psychological interventions designed to foster resilience improve resilience, mental health and other factors associated with resilience in healthcare professionals?This question is particularly relevant at the moment, when healthcare workers are under great pressure due to COVID-19. The work of healthcare professionals can be very stressful...
    July 31 2020
  • Cochrane Rehabilitation REH-COVER (Rehabilitation – COVID-19 Evidence-based Response action COVID-19Rehabilitation is a multiprofessional process aimed at enhancing and restoring functional ability and quality of life to people with impairments or disabilities. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, rehabilitation focuses on the sequelae of...
    July 27 2020
  • Parliamentary interpellation for better access to health informationNational Councillor Yvonne Feri and seven other members of the Swiss parliament submitted an interpellation about how to optimise health care information for patients. It asks the federal government, among other things, how access to Cochrane evidence for patients in Switzerland...
    June 24 2020
  • In the current absence of effective therapy of COVID-19, also complementary and integrative treatment options receive some attention by researchers and clinicians, in particular in Asia. Our colleagues of Cochrane Complementary Medicine Switzerland at the Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Zurich have compiled...
    April 15 2020
  • In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, much research is underway. It is important to know which outcomes should be given priority in future COVID-19 studies. We need you to complete this 10-min survey to share which impacts of COVID-19 you think are most important - this will help guide future research.Participate here: https://www.covid-19-...
    April 6 2020
  • These two workshops have been cancelled and will be rescheduled in 2021!Understanding systematic reviews – an introduction for health professionals (EN) A one-day course 7 September 2020 The course gives an introduction into systematic reviews from the perspective of the health professional who wants to understand how they are conducted...
    February 14 2020

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