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  • A new paper published in PLOS Medicine this week describes an innovative and transparent approach for assessing how much confidence to place in findings from qualitative evidence syntheses. The new approach, known as CERQual (‘Confidence in the Evidence from Reviews of Qualitative research’), is designed to help decision makers use qualitative...
    November 2 2015
  • Last tuesday 6th october at 7:30 am was held the meeting of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network during the Cochrane Colloquium celebrated in Viena from october 3rd to 7th. The meeting had a high attendance where we the main news both international and of the network itself were explained.
    October 14 2015
  • A former Senior Manager of Médecins Sans Frontières, Jeroen Jansen has been appointed as the first Director of Evidence Aid, an international initiative responsible for improving access to research evidence in the form of systematic reviews to improve health outcomes for those affected by global disasters and humanitarian crises.Evidence Aid was...
    October 7 2015
  • The act of presentation of the Cochrane Collaborating Centre of the Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (CCC-CAM) will begin next 22nd October at 2:30 pm. The support of the Instituto Ramón y Cajal remains and will be now complemented by the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, which will replace the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. The event will take place in...
    October 5 2015
  • We are so very sad to have to announce the passing of our beloved friend and inspiring colleague, Professor Elizabeth (Liz) Waters. Liz has been unwell for some time but was so passionate about her work that many were unaware of how ill she was. Those of us who worked closely with her feel so fortunate to have been able to experience her...
    September 28 2015
  • Larger-sized portions, packages and tableware lead to higher consumption of food and drink, Cochrane review findsA new review has produced the most conclusive evidence to date that people consume more food or non-alcoholic drinks when offered larger sized portions or when they use larger items of tableware. The research, carried out by a team...
    September 21 2015
  • Modalidad: SemipresencialFechas: 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 y 31 de octubre y  6, 7, 13 y 14 de noviembre de 2015Horario: Viernes de 8:00 a 16:00 y Sábados de 8:00 a 17:00Horas totales: 120Metodología: 60 horas presenciales para atención de clases, tutorías y talleres y 60 horas de trabajo individual apoyado en la plataforma Sakai. Se estima que por...
    September 21 2015
  • Modalidad: PresencialFechas: 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 y 31 de octubre y  6 y 7 de noviembre de 2015Horario: viernes de 17:00 a 19:00 y sábados de 8:00 a 12:00.Metodología:La metodología del presente curso de basará en didácticas de aprendizaje en clases magistrales y prácticas, utilizando recursos bibliográficos sugeridos. Asimismo, se tomarán como...
    September 14 2015
  • For the first time in its 20 year history, Cochrane has been given the green light to raise money for child health issues worldwide, thanks to GlobalGiving, the first and largest global crowdfunding community for nonprofits.From 1st September 2015 the project, ‘Podcast for Parents’, run by Cochrane Child Health in Alberta, Canada, launches on the...
    September 3 2015
  • The Health Information and Libraries Journal has recently published a study which has identified all the Spanish and Latin American journals publishing controlled clinical trials throughout our countries. This project, coordinated from the Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, involved the participation of members of every coutry forming the...
    July 27 2015

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