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  • 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
  • A new review published in the Cochrane Library, indicates that eradicating Helicobacter pylori bacterium— the main cause of stomach ulcers - with a short course of therapy comprising two commonly used medicines may help to reduce the risk of gastric cancer. Stomach, or gastric, cancer is the third most common cause of death from cancer worldwide,...
    July 24 2015
  • Cochrane is an NGO in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2011. In June we reported to the WHO what this partnership has resulted in during these years.  Following is a snapshot of results, illustrating the use of Cochrane’s work by WHO:As of June 2015, 405 reviews from 34 Cochrane Review Groups have been used to...
    July 23 2015
  • Thomson ISI has released the 2014 Journal Citation Report (JCR), and the Impact Factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is 6.032. This is an increase on the 2013 Impact Factor, which was 5.939.Some highlights of the 2014 Impact Factor include:The CDSR is ranked 13 of the 153 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal...
    July 6 2015
  • A new Cochrane systematic review published today of surgery for stress urinary incontinence makes an important contribution to an ongoing debate and will help women to make more informed choices about treatment. Inserting a ‘mid-urethral sling’, a type of tape, to support the muscles of the bladder by either the groin or abdomen results in similar...
    July 6 2015
  • There has been a change in the date of the meeting held by the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network during the 2015 Colloquium in Vienna. The new and final date will be on Tuesday, October 6th at 7:30 am. The new location will be Galerie 17-18.You can find additional information regarding the 23rd Cochrane Colloquium at https://colloquium.cochrane.org/...
    July 5 2015
  • The XIV Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network was held in Montevideo last 20th, 21st and 22nd of May, together with the I Meeting of the Evidence-Based Health and Epidemiology Network of Uruguay.This event was organised by the Centro Colaborador Uruguayo, located in the Fondo Nacional de Recursos (FNR) and coordinated by Oscar...
    June 24 2015
  • Pregnant women can improve their health and even reduce the risk of complications during childbirth by maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise. Research has shown that gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases the risk of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, large babies, and delivery by caesarean section; and...
    June 14 2015

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