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  • The 2019 Coronavirus outbreak was declared a global Public Health Emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30th January 2020.In order to ensure immediate access to relevant systematic reviews, this Cochrane Library Special Collection assembles Cochrane Reviews identified as most directly relevant to the management of people...
    February 13 2020
  • Psoriasis is a frequent inflammatory skin disease affecting between 2% and 8% of the general population. Psoriasis affects deeply quality of life. There is currently no cure for psoriasis, but various treatments can help to control the symptoms; thus, long-term treatment is usually needed.In an interview authors Dr Laurence Le Cleach and...
    January 23 2020
  • From 6 November, four-part articles series on the Cochrane Library is featured in the Schweizerische Ärztezeitung. Previously, this newspaper rose attention to the free access to this information by means of half-page advertisements. The aim of the initiative of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences and the FMH is to...
    November 12 2019
  • Many Cochrane reviews deal with nutritional topics. Cochrane Nutrition (https://nutrition.cochrane.org) contains a list of 800 such reviews. From these, in collaboration with Cochrane Germany, we have selected 150 of the most relevant for German speaking countries. The plain language summaries of these reviews have been translated into German...
    October 10 2019
  • The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format that provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it. Monthly issues  with a handpicked selection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews, specifically chosen by the Editor-in-chief. These abridged...
    September 11 2019
  • A new Cochrane Library Special Collection has been released: Reducing pain in infants, children, and adolescents. This Collection brings together the latest evidence for paediatric treatments for acute and chronic pain, to guide practice, policy, and funding. Along with the related Cochrane Editorial, it highlights the need for more research in...
    July 12 2019
  • 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
  • This week, for the first time, the Cochrane Colloquium will take place online. Anyone interested can take part in the virtual colloquium for free and without registration. The motto is "Embracing Diversity". Discussion will take place on various social media channels. Please find all further information, the topics of the respective days, and the...
    June 2 2019
  • Cochrane Crowd is running a Challenge from 22.10 - 24.10.2019, even though the Cochrane Colloquium in Santiago de Chile has been canceled. The goal is to reach 20,000 classifications in 48 hours. Everyone is invited to participate. No matter in which country or how long you want to participate - every screened study counts! And there will...
    May 22 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

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