As part of a series of events to mark The Cochrane Collaboration's 20th Anniversary, a series of videos has been commissioned focusing on the ideas, achievements and people that have contributed to the Collaboration's growth since 1993.External link for more information: http://anniversary.cochrane.org/home Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Cochrane Web Team Email address: email@example.com
Health Systems Evidence (http://www.mcmasterhealthforum.org/healthsystemsevidence-en) has expanded its role as the most comprehensive free access point for evidence on strengthening and reforming health systems with the addition of the beta version of a new portal that includes World Health Organization documents that address health systems.
The Cochrane Qualitative and Implementation Methods Groups (CGQIMG) is seeking additional co-convenors with experience in qualitative research and/or implementation research in combination with systematic reviewing. The remit for our group is expanding rapidly and we need additional convenors to help in the following areas: review of qualitative and mixed methods protocols; provision of international training in qualitative evidence synthesis; support to review editors and authors; development of methodology for implementation reviews.External link for more information: http://cqrmg.cochrane.org/ Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Jane Noyes Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Evidence Aid Project's 2012 Annual Report is now available on their website for download. Follow the link below for more information on Evidence Aid activities.External link for more information: http://www.cochrane.org/cochrane-reviews/evidence-aid-p... Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Claire Allen Email address: email@example.com
Review Manager (RevMan), The Cochrane Collaboration's programme for preparing and maintaining reviews, contains a user guide. Sponsored by the School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group has produced a series of RevMan tutorials leading new reviewers though the user guide. These can be found by searching YouTube for 'RevMan' (43 clips) or sorted into the logical order within one site (https://sites.google.com/site/revmantutorial1/home).External link for more information: https://sites.google.com/site/revmantutorial1/home Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Jun Xia Email address: Jun.Xia@nottingham.ac.uk
3 May 2013 - In the two weeks since The Cochrane Collaboration became a principal supporter and organizer of the AllTrials initiative, there have been several developments of interest to the Cochrane community. Some are positive; some more challenging; all underscore the importance of continued focus on and discussion of the campaign’s goals.External link for more information: http://www.alltrials.net/ Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Cochrane Web Team Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Issue 4, 2013 of The Cochrane Library is now available! New and updated reviews and podcasts available on interventions for improving antibiotic prescription in hospital, school-based programmes for preventing smoking, and more!External link for more information: http://www.thecochranelibrary.com/view/0/index.html Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Cochrane Web Team
Event: #CochraneTech Symposium
Date: 17 September 2013; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: TRYP Hotel Pur, Québec City
A group of Cochrane contributors, including CEO Mark Wilson and US Cochrane Center Director Kay Dickersin, visited the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in Washington, DC on 12 April.External link for more information: http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&vie... Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Cochrane Web Team Email address: email@example.com
The PRISMA Statement was published in 2009 to provide guidance for reports of systematic reviews. The Statement included a brief item about the abstract.External link for more information: http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.137... Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Elaine Beller Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
On 23 April 2013, Peter C. Gøtzsche, Director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre, will tell the European Parliament about the struggle to gain access to European trial data.
He appears as part of the European Ombudsman's event "It's our Europe: Let's get active!". The event will be webstreamed at: www.ombudsman.europa.eu from 9.30 to 12.30 (UTC +1). Join the debate on Twitter: #eyc2013eo.External link for more information: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/de/activities/calendarev... Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Jacob Riis Email address: email@example.com
It is with great pleasure that the Cochrane Public Health Group (CPHG) announces the formation of a South Asia satellite based in India.
The Cochrane Collaboration has announced its decision to formalize its involvement as one of the principal supporters and organizers of the AllTrials: All Trials Registered | All Results Reported initiative to campaign for the registration and reporting of all clinical trials.
For more details and to read the press release in full, please follow the link provided below.External link for more information: http://www.cochrane.org/features/cochrane-signs-alltria... Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Cochrane Web Team Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the call for nominations for the 2013 Chris Silagy Prize, to be awarded at the Quebec Colloquium (19-23 September 2013). We urge you to take this opportunity to nominate colleagues who embody the spirit of the Prize as outlined in the scope below.
This is a call for nominations for the 2013 Kenneth Warren Prize, in accordance with the updated criteria for selecting eligible reviews. The Prize for any given year is open to the principal author of a review published on the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews in The Cochrane Library, in Issues 4-12 of the previous year and issues 1-3 of the current year.
Evidence Aid Survey: Help select 10 priority topics needing evidence in disasters/humanitarian crises
Helping select 10 priority topics needing evidence in disasters/humanitarian crises
SURVEY OPEN TO 1 MAY 2013
We respectfully request five minutes of your time to help Evidence Aid to select 10 priority topics to help to identify evidence of interventions with health outcomes in disasters, humanitarian crises and major healthcare emergencies. Evidence Aid is improving access to research evidence (systematic reviews) for people who work in disasters and humanitarian crisis settings.External link for more information: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D2HXN76
Are you interested in attending the 2013 Cochrane Colloquium (19-23 September, Quebec City, Canada) but in need of financial support? A limited number of stipends to help cover registration, travel, accommodation and other expenses associated with attending the 2013 Cochrane Colloquium are available for Cochrane consumers and contributors from developing countries.
Consumer and Developing Country stipend applications open 4 April and close 16 May 2013. Please follow the link below for full information on applying.External link for more information: http://colloquium.cochrane.org/colloquium-stipends Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Cochrane Web Team Email address: email@example.com
Since 2007, the Indian Council of Medical Research has funded a nationwide subscription to The Cochrane Library in India. With the current provision set to expire on 31 March 2013 and negotiations still underway, The Cochrane Collaboration is following the situation closely and remains hopeful that the national provision will be extended.External link for more information: http://www.cochrane.org/news/blog/national-free-access-... Contributor's Information Contributor's name: Cochrane Web Team Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org