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  • Whether you've been enjoying a "Summer of Sport", been on the beach or neither of those you may have missed our recent publications in the Cochrane Library. If that's the case, here's a round up of our Summer 2016 publications...New Reviews:Mobile clinics for women's and children's health Hany Abdel -Aleem, Omaima MH El-Gibaly, Amira FE-S EL-...
    September 8 2016
  • Our new review on Interventions to reduce corruption in the health sector is now published as a "featured review" on Cochrane.org.Read the feature here: http://www.cochrane.org/news/featured-review-interventions-reduce-corruption-health-sectorRead the full review: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD008856.pub2/...
    August 22 2016
  • The EPOC taxonomy of health systems interventions, which covers the scope of this Review Group, was revised in 2015.We are now able to provide a summary of how the EPOC taxonomy was developed and guidance on how it can be used by review authors and other stakeholders here.
    June 21 2016
  • 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

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