The Biennial Report 2017 & 2018 is now online!Our activities during the past two years were aligned with the four main objectives in Cochrane’s “Strategy to 2020”: producing evidence, making evidence available, advocating for evidence and developing the organization. Our own strategic plan is consistent with this broader strategy while...
June 7 2019
Advanced search techniques and advanced search strategy design for systematic reviews, health technology assessment and guideline developmentWed 9 October – Fri 11 October 2019Bern, Switzerland This three-day course will address the challenges of advanced search strategies using different conceptual approaches and search techniques. It...
May 15 2019
Meta-analysis: Advanced methods using the Stata software: 3-6 September 2019This 4-day course is dedicated to the statistical meta-analysis method, which is the key to quantitative data synthesis within the framework of a systematic review. Targeting primarily researchers and authors of systematic reviews, this course will use the Stata...
April 28 2019
Different doses, durations and modes of delivery of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessationThere is high-certainty evidence that using combination nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) (fast acting form + patch) rather than a single form of NRT increases the chances of successfully quitting smoking, whether that single form is a patch or a...
April 25 2019
The 2019 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Santiago, Chile on 22 - 25 October 2019 The theme of the Colloquium is 'Embracing diversity', recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant health questions from international stakeholders using a range of diverse methods. The Cochrane Colloquium is an...
April 10 2019
In this Q&A we asked the lead author Prof. Saverio Stranges, from Western University, Canada to explain more about the Mediterranean diet and its role in preventing cardiovascular disease following the publication of a Cochrane Review on this topic.
March 21 2019
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