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  • Today sees the launch of a new secretariat at the American University of Beirut for the Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative (GESI), an international consortium established to enhance the capacity for research synthesis worldwide.GESI is made up of leading international organizations in evidence synthesis including Cochrane, the Campbell...
    April 28 2016
  • Cochrane Trainers' Week was a virtual conference that took place from  18–22 April 2016.  The conference was a series of free online events open to everyone across the Trainers’ Network and beyond, with  a variety of creative and interactive events happening to give Cochrane's Trainers an opportunity to...
    April 26 2016
  • Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) review group published the following reviews and protocols in the first quarter of 2016.Reviews:Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homesAlldred DP, Kennedy M-C, Hughes C, Chen TF, Miller P.  A podcast of this review is available hereMedication review in...
    April 4 2016
  • Task Exchange is a platform developed by Cochrane that connects people who need help with their Cochrane reviews with people who have the time and expertise to help.A new, improved version of Task Exchange recently launched with new features and improvements. Check it out at taskexchange.cochrane.org.
    April 4 2016
  • We at EPOC are sad to hear the news that Andrew Herxheimer passed away on Sunday 21 February having benefited over many years from his input as comments editor.He was invaluable in providing prompt help with feedback and comments received. It was a privilege to have worked with him and he will be hugely missed.In memoriam: Andrew Herxheimer on...
    March 2 2016
  • We are pleased to congratulate three of our editors who have been named on Thomson Reuters' "World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015" list.The list comprises 3,000 highly cited researchers, considered to be among the 'most influential scientific minds of our time'.Congratulations to Elie Akl, Associate Professor of Medicine, American...
    February 24 2016
  • New Review Author (RA) course dates for 2016 are now available to book via the UK Cochrane Centre. See below for the latest scheduled dates.If you are based in the UK or Ireland and have had a review title accepted by a Cochrane Review Group, then you may attend the workshops. For more information about the courses, visit the course details page...
    February 1 2016
  • Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) review group published the following reviews and protocols in 2015. Thanks to all involved.Browse all our published reviews here: https://epoc.cochrane.org/our-reviewsReviews:Interventions for reducing wrong-site surgery and invasive clinical procedures.Algie CM, Mahar RK, Wasiak J,...
    December 29 2015
  • Season's Greetings from all at Cochrane EPOC
    December 22 2015
  • The following EPOC review products were published in Issue 9 & 10 (September & October) of The Cochrane Library.New protocols:Improving vaccination uptake among adolescents  Leila H Abdullahi, Benjamin MN Kagina, Charles S Wiysonge, Gregory D Hussey.Payment methods for ambulatory care health professionals  Liying Jia, Beibei Yuan...
    November 5 2015

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