Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant, and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. Content relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the various activities that Cochrane is undertaking in response can be found here.Cochrane has a broad range of activities available for people who wish to...
April 29 2020
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
We are delighted to announce that the brand new edition of the Cochrane Handbook is now available both online and in print. The Handbook is an essential guide for both new and experienced authors working on Cochrane systematic reviews. It contains a complete overview of the review process from identifying topics in high priority areas to...
October 15 2019
To enhance security and data protection, Cochrane is moving to a new account login system on 21 May 2019. The upgrade to the login system will involve changes to Cochrane Account details.Usernames: your Cochrane Account username will automatically be updated to match your primary email (if it is currently different)Passwords: the first...
May 14 2019
We are pleased to announce the new one-stop Support Portal for Cochrane Help and Support Services. The Cochrane Help and Support Centre is an online portal that allows you to search for answers to common queries about Cochrane's work. If you don't find what you are looking for, you can open a support ticket. For ease...
April 23 2019
New research has shown that the Cochrane Library is most referenced health journal on Wikipedia! This is great news for Cochrane.Find out more.
January 30 2019
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jo Dumville as the new joint Coordinating Editor of Cochrane Wounds. Jo Dumville is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Health Research at the University of Manchester, UK. The institution is rich in Cochrane activity as it houses the Editorial bases for three Cochrane Review Groups: Cochrane...
May 8 2018
Cochrane Interactive Learning – Full course now available!The Learning and Support Department is delighted to announce the full launch of all nine modules of its new, online introductory training course on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions.Over 10 hours of self-directed learning on the complete systematic review processNine...
November 28 2017
The European INTERACT (International Network on Crisis Translation) is looking for Cochrane authors to take part in a Plain Language Summary editing project. Find out more and contact the project organisers. Researchers based at Dublin City University are looking for volunteers who have experience in writing Plain Language...
April 18 2017
Cochrane has partnered with Wikipedia to improve the evidence-base of Wikipedia health articlesIn 2014, Cochrane began a partnership with Wikipedia to improve the quality of the evidence-base in health-related articles. Many articles now quote from or cite Cochrane reviews. This not only improves the quality and reliability of the information...
February 8 2017