The Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University Hospital Zurich and University Zurich, Switzerland is now a satellite of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine, one of the 11 Cochrane Fields. The Institute works on non-pharmacological complex interventions and is specialized in chronic medical conditions. It follows a...
February 6 2019
The current Special Collection contains eleven Cochrane Reviews. These Cochrane Systematic Reviews bringing together a large body of research on the accuracy of tests used to diagnose skin cancer. Please visit the Cochrane Library website to read the reviews of the Special Collection.
December 17 2018
All Cochrane members were asked to elect four new representatives to the Cochrane Governing Board by December 10, 2018. Read here the details about the election.
November 22 2018
Swiss graphic artist Martin Vuillème aka Tekai travelled to Edinburgh to attend his first Cochrane Colloquium. Here is his report in sketches and cartoons
November 21 2018
Statement from Cochrane’s Governing Board - 26th September 2018Read the full statement here: https://www.cochrane.org/news/statement-cochranes-governing-board-26th-september-2018
October 14 2018
The new and expanded Cochrane Library was launched in August 2018. During the revision the usability for non-English speakers was improved. For example, the translated German and French summaries in simplified language are now more visible. The possibility to search in different languages or specifically by publication type is also new. Under "...
October 10 2018
The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine and Cochrane Switzerland, University of Lausanne, and the Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne, are organising jointly a SSPH+ funded symposium on the role of rapid reviews and policy briefs in evidence-informed decision-making in public health policy and practice:...
September 28 2018
New evidence shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alphalinolenic...
July 19 2018
In cooperation with the Institute of Midwifery of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) we have translated 120 plain languages summaries of Cochrane reviews between November 2016 and December 2017. This was made possible by the financial support of Fondation Sana. All of these summaries are published in «Cochrane Kompakt», which...
June 27 2018
The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV) and the Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne (UNIL) offers a position of Coordinator, Cochrane Switzerland, 50% Description:Cochrane (www.cochrane.org) is an international independent network of health...
June 6 2018