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  • The Cochrane Library is now temporarily unrestricted for everyone in every country of the world, providing them access to high-quality, independent evidence to inform health decision-making in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cochrane, an international independent network of 80,000 researchers, professionals, patients, carers and...
    April 2 2020
  • Dear Colleagues, As a result of the continued spread and impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) across the world, we wanted to update you with important news and information regarding Cochrane’s response to this global public health emergency.  We know that governments around the world are tightening further restrictions on travel,...
    April 2 2020
  • Today, a new Cochrane entity, which will focus on tackling medical excess, launches at the annual Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference in Sydney. Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare will advocate and promote the use of evidence to ensure a more sustainable approach to healthcare.The new Cochrane Field aims to become a hub that will foster, support and...
    December 7 2019
  • A group of influential researchers, clinicians, regulators, and citizen advocates including our researcher Minna Johansson have written an analysis, which suggests how we can start to build an evidence base for healthcare that is free of commercial influences. Read the full analysis in the BMJ 
    December 6 2019
  • Cochrane is delighted to announce the publication of the new edition of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions following extensive revision. Designed for authors and editors of Cochrane Reviews, but equally useful for anyone conducting systematic reviews, it describes the methods and best practices in planning, conducting...
    October 10 2019
  • The Cochrane International Mobility programme (CIM) builds on previous successful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving twelve Cochrane Groups has now been launched as a pilot by Cochrane People Services Department.Successful applicants will complete a placement in a host...
    October 10 2019
  • Our researcher Minna Johannson talked to Cochrane Podcasts recently about her latest review about the benefits and harms of malignant melanoma (a type of skin cancer) screening. Listen to the full podcast in English and Spanish here. The full review can be found under our news items. 
    October 10 2019
  • Cochrane Workshop: Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Studies Workshop - Lund, 21-22 January 2020This 2-day workshop is targeted at people who need to make decisions about diagnostic tests. It forms a coherent basis for systematically reviewing, analysing and interpreting diagnostic evidence. Target audienceThe workshop is...
    October 10 2019
  • The Cochrane Review Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma has been recently updated. Researchers from Cochrane Sweden and The Nordic Cochrane Centre are behind this recent review. Read the full interview with Karsten Juhl Jørgensen, Director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre and author of the review to learn...
    August 7 2019
  • Today, we are celebrating our second anniversary as a Cochrane centre.  Our Centre was established on the 16th May 2017 and is located in the city of Lund. It is affiliated with the Department of Research & Development / Section for HTA Analysis, Skåne University Hospital, in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine at Lund...
    May 15 2019

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