Cochrane seeks Editorial Support Officer - CRG Transformation Programme - Flexible location
Specifications:  Full Time 12 month Fixed Term ContractSalary: Competitive Location:Flexible Application Closing Date: 22 June 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in Editorial Support to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Editorial Support Officer will provide support to the Deputy Editor in Chief in achieving the strategic aims of the CRG Transformation Programme and provide editorial and communication support for the implementation of the Fast Track Services.We are looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual who is able to work effectiv...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Administration Assistant - London, UK
Specifications: Full TimeSalary:  £20,000 - £25,000 DOELocation: London, UKApplication Closing Date:22 June 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in Administration to make a difference in the field of health care research.  This Administration Assistant will provide effective and efficient administrative support the Cochrane Editorial& Methods Department.We are looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual who is able to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse range of contacts across the world.   The successful candidate will also hav...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Crowd webinar - Help us curate and deliver health evidence
Cochrane Crowd is an online citizen science platform that enables anyone with an interest in health to contribute to health evidence. Our volunteers make it easier for health researchers to find the latest, high-quality evidence on what treatments work and don ’t work. This means health practitioners can more easily access current evidence to inform the treatments they provide. Just a few minutes each day makes a huge difference.This webinar introduces Cochrane Crowd and how you can get involved.Monday 11th June 4-5pm PDTcrowd.cochrane.orgSupport for Project Transform was provided by Cochrane and the National Health ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: Interventions for investigating and identifying the causes of stillbirth
There is no RCT evidence available to guide how best to investigate the causes of stillbirth – future trials are needed.Identification of the causes of stillbirth is critical to the primary prevention of stillbirth and to the provision of optimal care in subsequent pregnancies. A wide variety of investigations are available, but there is currently no consensus on the optimal approach. Given their cost and potential to add further emotional burden to parents, there is a need to systematically assess the effect of these interventions on outcomes for parents, including psychosocial outcomes, economic costs, and on rates...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: Immersion in water during labour and birth
Labouring in water may reduce the number of women having an epidural but does not appear to affect mode of birth or serious perineal tears.Water immersion during labour and birth is increasingly popular and is becoming widely accepted across many countries, and particularly in midwifery-led care settings. However, there are concerns around neonatal water inhalation, increased requirement for admission to neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), maternal and/or neonatal infection, and obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS).A team of Cochrane authors based in the United Kingdom worked withCochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth to ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Would you like to host a future Governance Meeting?
Governance Meetings are Cochrane ’s annual business meetings. We are looking for a Cochrane Groups to host the 2020 and 2021 events.Cochrane Governance Meetings are an opportunity for the Cochrane ’s Governing Board, Councils, and Executives to meet and discuss the organization’sStrategy to 2020 and related targets, and how these are being developed and implemented. From the 1-5 April 2019, Cochrane Poland will be hosting the event in Krakow.It is important to note that Cochrane Governance Meetings must be held in Europe or an easily accessible transport hub. At a minimum, the location should be within tw...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Holly Millward Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Product Manager - London, UK
Specifications: Full TimeSalary: CompetitiveLocation: London, UKApplication Closing Date: 25 may 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in Product Management to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Product Manager will own the Cochrane Library as a product through its lifecycle and ensure its ongoing technological and content development to meet identified user needs. They will be responsible for contributing to and implementing key elements of the strategic vision for the Cochrane Library, and be responsible for the overall success of the development pipeline for the p...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Interim Translations Co-ordinator - Flexible location
Job Title: Interim Translations Co-ordinatorType of contract: Fixed term, June 2018 to January 2019Location:FlexibleThe Interim Translation Co-ordinator ensures the successful delivery of the Cochrane ’s translation strategy and work plan as part of Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020 targets and goals and the Knowledge Translation (KT) Framework under the direction of the Head of KT. This person represents translation and multi-language needs across Cochrane’s Central Executive departments to ensu re they are taken into account and implemented within editorial, communication and technological developments; coord...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks External Communications and Multi-Media Officer - Flexible, London preferred
Salary: CompetitiveLocation: Flexible, London, UK preferredPosition: Permanent, full timeThis role will be responsible for leading and managing Cochrane ’s multi-media and external communications to raise the profile and impact of Cochrane and evidence informed healthcare, and to support the organization’s strategic and knowledge translation aims and operational activities.Key Result Areas:To coordinate the development and maintenance of Cochrane ’s external communications, media outreach and multi-media relations on behalf of Cochrane’s Central Executive Team and wider Community/stakeholders.To con...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Media coverage of new Cochrane Review on HPV vaccine for cervical cancer prevention in girls and women
New evidencepublished today in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarizes findings on harms that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials. Below is a round-up for some of the media coverage.  " HPV vaccines prevent cervical cancer, global review confirms " on CNN" HPV jab safe and effective, studies finds "on BBC Health" Major review backs cervica cancer shots, especially for teens " on Business Insider" Does H...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Scientific expert reaction to new Cochrane Review on HPV vaccine for cervical cancer prevention in girls and women
This study looks at a collection of studies looking at the benefit of HPV vaccines in reducing pre cervical cancer lesions.  HPV also causes many other serious cancers (especially head and neck).  In time, as more people have been vaccinated, we will see a reduction in all HPV cancers.  The HP V vaccine is one of a number of vaccines using virus like particles (VLPS) which have been shown to be very safe over the last 35 years. “The Cochrane library of reviews has a very rigorous assessment process of all their reviews. “The review only looked at cervical precancer (in women and girls),...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Does HPV vaccination prevent the development of cervical cancer? Are there harms associated with being vaccinated?
New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarizes findings on harms that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials.Most people who have sexual contact at some point in their life will be exposed to the human papilloma virus (HPV). In the majority of women, HPV infection will be cleared by the immune system. When the immune system does not clear the virus, persistent HPV infection can cause abnormal cervical cells. These lesion...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Help Cochrane Crowd reach 2 million classifications
Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane ’s citizen science platform, is a global community made up of volunteers who are helping to identify the research needed to support informed decision-making about healthcare treatments.Cochrane Crowd has reached almost 2 million individual classifications of reports of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) eligible for Cochrane ’s Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), helping review authors around the world find the evidence they need for their reviews of effectiveness of health treatments.Every contribution counts – and we’d like your help reaching two million!How ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Reviews on vision screening and reading aids updated
The College of Optometrists, UK has funded two Cochrane Review updates in support of theCochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) group based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The global review updates were used to answer questions on the topics ofVision screening for correctable visual acuity deficits in school-age children and adolescents andReading aids for adults with low vision.The review updates produced the following key findings:Vision screeningThere are no studies comparing vision screening with no vision screening highlighting a gap in evidence.Vision screening with the provision of free spectac...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 30, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Rehabilitation forms new partnership
The 7th national congress of Croatian Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM), Croatian Medical Association (CSPRM) was been held in Šibenik, Croatia, 19-22 April 2018. Two round tables - about Quality management in PRM andCochrane Rehabilitation initiative were held.During the meeting a Memorandum of Understanding between Cochrane Rehabilitation and the CSPRM was been signed. This will ensure a collaboration between the two Organizations in projects of mutual interest, supporting the development of PRM worldwide and aiming to optimize the treatment of patients with disability.Congratulations on this n...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 30, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane ’s Future Publishing and Open Access Arrangements
Today Cochrane announces important decisions on its future publishing and open access arrangements, part of its commitment of making Cochrane evidence freely and openly accessible to everyone all over the world.Cochrane has agreed improved terms and a two-year extension of its existing publishing agreement with John Wiley& Sons, Limited, which means Wiley will continue to publish the Cochrane Library until 31st December 2020. In June 2018 the enhanced Cochrane Library will be launched on a new publishing platform (built by the specialist third party HighWire), allowing many new features to be developed and launched ove...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 26, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Classmate webinar - 17 May 2018
Looking for an innovative tool to teach evidence production?Cochrane Classmate might well be the answer!Classmate is a trainers ’ toolkit that allows you to create exciting, interactive tasks that help your students learn about evidence production. It is easy to use, and its first release is now available free of charge to anyone interested.Register for our webinarto learn about Classmate and the benefits of using this new online learning environment. The webinar is on Thursday 17th May, 12.30-1.30pm BST.Who is Classmate for? Anyone who teaches on topics related to evidence production, such as evidence-based medicine...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Finance Officer (Purchase Ledger) - London, UK
Specifications:  Part Time 30 hours per weekSalary: CompetitiveLocation: LondonApplication Closing Date:Friday 4th May 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Finance Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Finance Officer will maintain the sales and purchase ledgers for Cochrane, Collaboration Trading and Cochrane Innovations, including processing expenses for CET members, facilitating payments and reconciling bank statements.We are looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual who is able to work effectively and collaboratively with a d...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: First-line drugs for hypertension
Thiazides best first choice for hypertensionHigh blood pressure or hypertension can increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke. One of the most important decisions in treating people with elevated blood pressure is what drug class to use first. This decision has important consequences in terms of health outcomes and cost.TheCochrane Hypertension Group, which is part ofCochrane Circulation and Breathing, updated their original 2009 Cochrane Review looking at what drug class was the best first-line choice in treating adult patients with raised blood pressure. No new trials were found in the update; keeping the total at 24...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane marches for science
The March for Science is a celebration of passion for science and the many ways science serves our global communities.Cochrane officially supports and is in  partnership with theMarch for Science. The March is organized in Washington, DC, with satellite marches in cities around the world, to champion the science that upholds the common good.For the second year, the Cochrane contibuters and supporters around the globe marched for science! Will you march with us in 2019?Friday, April 20, 2018 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

New Cochrane-wide peer review policy
On Monday 16th April Cochrane published the firstCochrane-wide peer review policy.   In addition to standardising current practice across all of Cochrane’s 53 Review Groups, the introduction of the new policy aims to improve transparency in communication and decision making, consistent withcore Cochraneprinciples, and taking the opportunity to implement current best practice.The key highlights of the new policy include:From January 2019 Cochrane will adopt a named peer review policy, whereby authors and peer reviewers know each other ’s identities during the peer review process.A decision workflow for deci...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane at the 2018 Medical Library Association (MLA) Meeting
The annualMedical Library Association (MLA) Meeting is a premier event that draws thousands of medical librarians and other health information professionals from around the globe. The meeting is a 4 and 1/2 day interdisciplinary educational experience, with a 3-day commercial exhibition. In 2018, the meeting will take place in Atlanta, USA from 18-23 May.Our publisher, Wiley, and members of the Cochrane team will be attending. We invite you stop at the Wiley booth (#311), 19-21 May for demonstrations and information about the Cochrane Library. Some live demonstrations include:Cochrane Interactive Learning: learn about intr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

List of countries eligible for free one-click access to the Cochrane Library in 2018
We are delighted to confirm thatWiley will offer free one-click access to the Cochrane Library including more than 10,000 full text Cochrane Systematic Reviews and Protocols in over 100 countries with approximately 2.1 billion people. One-click free access is provided by country IP recognition for all the included countries, so no individual login is needed. Users from the eligible countries can simply go towww.cochranelibrary.com to gain full text access to Cochrane Reviews. Effective 1 May 2018, Argentina will graduate out of the free access program. The country list is reviewed by Wiley and Cochrane annually, and i...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Opportunity for some keen tweeters to come to the Cochrane Colloquium 2018
Announcing a great opportunity for some keen tweeters to come to the Cochrane Colloquium 2018 (with free registration, accommodation and a travel bursary) as part of the #BeyondTheRoom team.We ’re really excited about this. Not ‘excited’ as in “we know we need to appear enthusiastic about this and this is an easy word to reach for” kind of excited, but actually excited!In Edinburgh this September (Sunday 16th – Tuesday 18th) Cochrane UK is hosting Cochrane’s annual global conference, the Cochrane Colloquium. It will bring together around 1200 people who are interested in ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Mexico
Cochrane and theCochrane Iberoamerican Networkare delighted to announce the launch of a new Centre in Mexico.TheMexican Cochrane Centreconsists of five Associated Centres located at Culiac án (Sinaloa's Pediatric Hospital), Guadalajara (University of Guadalajara), Mexico City (Mexico's Children Hospital Federico G ómez and Clínica Médica Sur Foundation) and Cuernavaca (National Institute of Public Health).The Mexican Cochrane Centre will promote evidence-based decision making in health care in Mexico   by supporting and training new Mexican authors of Cochrane Reviews, as well as working wi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Stipends deadline for Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018
Stipend applications closing Friday 27 April 2018A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018.The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other expenses associated with attending the 2018 Colloquium.Cochrane are providing stipends for: 1) Cochrane Consumers; 2) Cochrane contributors living in low-, lower-middle-, (LMIC) and upper-middle-income countries (UMIC); 3) students living in LMIC and UMIC countries.The deadline for applying is Frida...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: Uterotonic agents for preventing postpartum haemorrhage
New evidence on the best drugs to prevent postpartum haemorrhage point away from Oxytocin – the standard drug currently used to treat this condition.Bleeding after birth is the most common reason why mothers die in childbirth worldwide.Includes data from 88,000 women across 140 trials.The review found that ergometrine plus oxytocin, misoprostol plus oxytocin, and carbetocin were more effective drugs for reducing excessive bleeding at childbirth than oxytocin which is the current standard drug used to treat this condition.Bleeding after birth is the most common reason why mothers die in childbirth worldwide. Although ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Lung Cancer seeks author of systematic reviews in English language - Besancon, France
The Lung Cancer Group is looking for an author of systematic reviews in English languageYou will participate in the writing of the LCG systematic reviews from the registration of the titles until the publication of the reviews.Missions and activitiesMission 1:   Participation in the systematic reviews of the groupActivities  :      Writing  review protocolsBibliographic searchSelection of studies to be included in reviewsData extractionAssessment of risk of bias in included studiesWriting reviewsRegular updates of existing reviewsParticipation in the peer review of reviews submi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

WHO EURO staff training in collaboration with Cochrane
“In the end, this will improve health around the world,” said Maria Emilia Aragon de Leon, a consultant with the Division of Policy and Governance for Health and Well-being, who attended bothfull-day workshops on systematic reviews and qualitative evidence synthesis. She clarified: “Even thoug h we are not necessarily producing evidence in our program, we are using it. These workshops can help any WHO staff member make better use of the evidence to make informed choices about the policies, plans, strategies and interventions we recommend.”“At university” she continued, “you normall...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 3, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Eyes and Vision celebrates 21 years of high quality evidence
Cochrane Eyes and Vision is an international network of individuals working to prepare, maintain, and promote access to systematic reviews of interventions to treat or prevent eye diseases or visual impairment. They also do systematic reviews of the accuracy of diagnostic tests for common ocular diseases or conditions.Cochrane Eyes and Vision registered as a Cochrane group in April 1997. Since that time, they have published 264 protocols of which 187 (71%) have been converted to full reviews:41 of these reviews have been updated once;21 have been updated twice;13 three times; and7 reviews updated four or more times.To cele...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Learn how you can contribute to health evidence with Cochrane Crowd
Cochrane Crowd is an online citizen science platform that enables anyone with an interest in health to contribute to health evidence. Our volunteers make it easier for health researchers to find the latest, high-quality evidence on what treatments work and don ’t work. This means health practitioners can more easily access current evidence to inform the treatments they provide. Just a few minutes each day makes a huge difference.This webinar introduces Cochrane Crowd and how you can get involved.Tuesday 17th April 12.30-1.30pm AESTRegister for freeCan ’t make it at this time? We will tweet the webinar recording...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 29, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Executive Assistant to Editor in Chief - London, UK
Specifications: Full TimeSalary: CompetitiveLocation: LondonApplication Closing Date: 20th April 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as an Executive Assistant to make a difference in the field of health care research.  To provide an efficient and responsive administrative, organisational, and logistical service to the Editor in Chief (EiC), Deputy Editor in Chief and Editorial and Methods Department (EMD) leadership team, helping them to manage and prioritise their time and to support the strategic aims and operational activities of the department.We are looking for a self-motivated an...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 28, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: Reminiscence Therapy for Dementia
Looking at the discussion of memories and past experiences using tangible prompts such as photographs or music to evoke memories and stimulate conversation.Reminiscence Therapy (RT) involves the discussion of memories and past experiences with other people using tangible prompts such as photographs or music to evoke memories and stimulate conversation. RT may be offered to groups of people with dementia (in some cases with their family carers also involved) or on a one-to-one basis, often resulting in a life story book.Thisupdated Cochrane Review of reminiscence therapy for dementia was first published in 1998, and last up...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 26, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Nursing Care brings the latest evidence to nurses
Cochrane Nursing   Care establishes new publication agreement with British Journal of Community Nursing and extends its agreement with the American Journal of NursingTheCochrane Nursing Care Field (CNCF) established a brand new publication agreement with theBritish Journal of Community Nursing. The journal will feature a ‘Cochrane Corner’ column monthly throughout 2018.The British Journal of Community Nursing is the UK's leading peer-reviewed journal for district nurses, featuring the most current clinical coverage and research on primary care nursing. The periodical is designed to help nurses manage compl...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: Vertebroplasty for treating spinal fractures due to osteoporosis
High quality evidence shows that vertebroplasty does not provide more clinically important benefits than placebo but may cause people harm.Osteoporosis is characterised by thin, fragile bones and may result in minimal trauma fractures of the spine bones (vertebrae). They can cause severe pain and disability. Vertebroplasty involves injecting medical-grade cement into a fractured vertebra through a needle, under light sedation or general anaesthesia. The cement hardens in the bone space to form an internal cast. This procedure has been widely used to treat osteoporotic vertebral fractures, although two placebo-controlled tr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Heart seeks Trial Search Co-ordinator (maternity cover) - London, UK
Location of position: LondonHours: Part TimeHours per week (%FTE): 80% FTE (4 days / 29.2 hrs)Salary (inclusive of London allowance):£34,635 - £41,864 per annum (Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies)Duties and ResponsibilitiesUCL Institute of Health Informatics invites applications for a Trial Search Co-ordinator with Cochrane Heart.The Appointee will work closely with review authors in identifying studies for inclusion in their reviews and will take responsibility for maintaining and developing the Group ’s Specialised Register of trials. The post holder will be a key part of a small team, responsible...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Media and External Communications Officer - Flexible location
Specifications:Full TimeSalary: CompetitiveLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 16 April 2018Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through research useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by identifying, appraising and synthesizing individual research findings to produce the best available evidence on what can work, what might harm and where more research is needed.Our work is recognized as the international gold standard for high quality, trusted informa...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Media and External Communications Officer - London, UK preferred
Specifications:Full TimeSalary: CompetitiveLocation: Flexible; London, UK preferedApplication Closing Date: 11/04/2018Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through research useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by identifying, appraising and synthesizing individual research findings to produce the best available evidence on what can work, what might harm and where more research is needed.Our work is recognized as the international gold standard for high qualit...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

An international network for public involvement and engagement in health and social care research
Cochrane has recently helped to launch the International Network for Public Involvement and Engagement in Health and Social Care Research (#globalPPInetwork).Patient and public involvement (PPI) can be defined as research being carried out ‘with’ or ‘by’ members of the public rather than ‘to’, ‘about’ or ‘for’ them. Some countries and organisations use different terms, including ‘consumer involvement’ and ‘public engagement’ to mean this same activity. Patient involvement in research ensures that it better reflects the needs and priorities ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Stipends now open for Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018
Stipend applications open until Friday 27 April 2018A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018.The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible)  are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other expenses associated with attending the 2018 Colloquium.Cochrane are providing stipends for: 1) Cochrane Consumers; 2) individuals living in low-, lower-middle-, (LMIC) and upper-middle-income countries (UMIC); 3) students living in LMIC and UMIC countries.The deadline for applying is Friday...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

The Cochrane Library App
TheCochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world ’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.All content in the app is free, and new issues will download regularly to your Newsstand.Download the app from iTunes, or contactCochraneApp@wiley.com to receive app announcements via e-mail or for technical support.Our monthly issues feature a hand-picked selection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews, specifically abridged to provide the best possible rea...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane at the 2018 March for Science
The March for Science is a celebration of passion for science and the many ways science serves our global communities.Cochrane officially supports and is in  partnership with theMarch for Science. This event will be held onSaturday, 14 April 2018. The March is being organized in Washington, DC, with satellite marches in cities around the world, to champion the science that upholds the common good.In 2017, more than one million people around the world gathered together in the largest event for science advocacy in history.   In 2018, we unite again to hold our elected and appointed officials responsible for enactin...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina
Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina is delighted to announce that today it has officially become a new Cochrane Geographic Group.Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina will be located at the University of Mostar School of Medicine in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country in South-Eastern Europe with a population of 3 791 622 people.Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina will promote evidence-based decision making in health care in Bosnia and Herzegovina by supporting and training new Bosnian and Herzegovinian authors of Cochrane Reviews, as well as working with clinicians, professional associations, policy-make...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Epilepsy and Cochrane Movement Disorders seeks Research Assistant - Liverpool, UK
The   purpose  of  this  post  is  to  undertake  systematic  reviews  and  support  review  development  withinCochrane   Epilepsy  andCochrane   Movement  Disorders.   This  will  include  working  with  current reviewers to undertake or complete new reviews, or update existing reviews. This work is funded by anew   programme  grant entitled ‘Clinical  effective  treatments  for  Central  Nervous  System  disorders  in  theNHS,   with&nbs...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

International Women ’s Day: Cochrane Indonesia’s Director reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane
 To celebrate International Women ’s Day (8 March), Cochrane Indonesia’s Director Dr Detty Nurdiati reflects on her continued contributions to maternal and perinatal health and the work of Cochrane.Despite rising prosperity, over 40 women die in childbirth every day in Indonesia. It ’s an intractable national health statistic that represents loss and suffering on a scale that Dr Detty Nurdiati has long been determined to change. Her many endeavours in research, teaching and patient care over three decades give clear expression to what is a deep personal and professional commi tment to maternal a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

CIS Support Team Member - flexible location
Specifications:  Part Time, 0.2 FTE, Fixed Term (to Dec 2018)Salary: CompetitiveLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 23/03/2018Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through research useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by identifying, appraising and synthesizing individual research findings to produce the best available evidence on what can work, what might harm and where more research is needed.Our work is recognised as the international gold sta...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Team Administrator - London, UK
Specifications:  Full TimeSalary: Up to £24,000 DOELocation: LondonApplication Closing Date: 18th March 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in Administration to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Team Administrator will provide an effective and efficient administrative support service to the Finance and Core Services Team.Key Tasks:Under the supervision of the Finance Manager provide purchase ledger supportProvide administrative support to the remotely based Contracts managerAssist the Office manager in providing administrative supportWe are looking for ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks HR Manager - London, UK
Specifications:  Full Time  Salary: CompetitiveLocation: LondonApplication Closing Date: 18th March 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in HR Management to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The HR Manager will provide and manage a high quality, responsive, efficient and effective Human Resources function for Cochrane and its subsidiaries.Working alongside our other HR Manager, this role provides leadership and management across the Central Executive Team on all HR matters.Key responsibilities:Provide HR support and advice to the Head of Finance and Core Serv...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Launch of Cochrane Indonesia to boost production and use of trusted health evidence in Indonesia
In a significant step for national health research and training,Cochrane Indonesia was launched today at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta.Cochrane ’s global CEO Mark Wilson travelled from London to join Cochrane Indonesia’s Director Dr Detty Nurdiati at a formal ceremony to inaugurate the high-profile, independent research organisation’s newest centre.‘Cochrane Indonesia is an important and active part of Cochrane’s global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health consisting of more than  38,000 people from 130 countries,&rsqu...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

New Cochrane Review evidence suggests that nutritional labelling on menus in restaurants and cafes may reduce our calorie intake
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library shows that adding calorie labels to menus and next to food in restaurants, coffee shops, and cafeterias could reduce the calories that people consume, although the quality of evidence is low.Eating too many calories contributes to people becoming overweight and increases the risks of heart disease, diabetes, and many cancers, which are among the leading causes of poor health and premature death.Several studies have looked at whether putting nutritional labels on food and non-alcoholic drinks might have an impact on their purchasing or consumption, but their findings have been ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news