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posted on: 1 Feb 2016 - 21:53
Applying an ‘equity lens’ to Cochrane Reviews
Jennifer Petkovic and Vivian Welch from Cochrane Equity Methods Group discuss the PRISMA EQUITY extension which applies an ‘equity lens’ to increase health equity in systematic reviews.What is health equity? What are some examples? read more
posted on: 29 Jan 2016 - 17:08
Cochrane Translations: how one translation team used social media as a tool for dissemination
The Croatian translation team has been translating Cochrane plain language summaries since March 2015. Livia Puljak, knowledge translation coordinator at Cochrane Croatia, shared their experience of using social media to promote translations at the Cochrane Colloquium in Vienna, and discusses what they learned here.  read more
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posted on: 27 Jan 2016 - 17:10
Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group 20th anniversary: Origins of TAG
Dr Nicola Lindson-Hawley is a managing editor and post-doctoral researcher, based in the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group (TAG) in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK. She was awarded her PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK in 2012, which focused on new approaches to smoking cessation. Nicola began working with Cochrane TAG (@CochraneTAG) at... read more
posted on: 14 Jan 2016 - 18:09
By the power of Cochrane! We are the Masters of the (podcast translation) Universe!
Jani Ruotsalainen is the Managing Editor of Cochrane Work. Here he explains his journey on getting his podcast translated and offers suggestion to others wanting their podcast translated and to the translators thinking about translating podcasts.  read more
posted on: 13 Jan 2016 - 05:23
Developing a roadmap for taking Cochrane to new heights in Africa
There has been a steady increase in the number of Cochrane reviews from African contributors since the formation of the Cochrane African Network in 2007. However, Africa is still under-represented within Cochrane. The Cochrane African Network hopes to change this. Michelle Galloway from Cochrane South Africa reports The Cochrane African Network Leadership workshop, which took place in Cape Town... read more
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