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
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...
February 28 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
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