Cochrane Canada

Cochrane Canada Cochrane Canada is the Canadian arm of Cochrane – an independent global network of over 40,000 healthcare practitioners, researchers, & patient advocates.

Cochrane Canada aims to help Canadians use evidence-based research when faced with decisions about health care treatments and policies by:
• facilitating partnerships with other healthcare organizations;
• co-ordinating training activities across Canada; and
• promoting awareness, access and use of Cochrane Reviews.

Operating as usual

Cochrane speaks with the Science Basement Podcast. Episode Two: Systematic Reviews: How do scientists collect informatio...
05/19/2021
Cochrane speaks with the Science Basement Podcast

Cochrane speaks with the Science Basement Podcast. Episode Two: Systematic Reviews: How do scientists collect information?

Hosted by young scientists and scientists-in-training - they make complicated ideas understandable to non-scientists, while showing why science matters.

The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navi...
05/17/2021
The Cochrane Library App

The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format. Download it today!

Monthly issues feature a hand-picked selection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews

"Cochrane and other pioneers inspired a movement called evidence-based medicine, in which research-based evidence inform...
05/12/2021
Evidence-based medicine: how COVID can drive positive change

"Cochrane and other pioneers inspired a movement called evidence-based medicine, in which research-based evidence informs doctors and patients in decisions about care."

The pandemic has spawned too many uninformative clinical trials and reviews. Reform is needed to ensure the world gets the high-quality evidence it needs.

Cochrane speaks with the Science Basement Podcast. Episode One: Cochrane Reviews in times of COVID-19 with Dr. John Lavi...
05/05/2021
Cochrane speaks with the Science Basement Podcast

Cochrane speaks with the Science Basement Podcast. Episode One: Cochrane Reviews in times of COVID-19 with Dr. John Lavis.

Hosted by young scientists and scientists-in-training - they make complicated ideas understandable to non-scientists, while showing why science matters.

Keen to get experience with systematic reviews, but not sure where to start? Join us on TaskExchange!
04/30/2021
Join us on Cochrane TaskExchange!

Keen to get experience with systematic reviews, but not sure where to start? Join us on TaskExchange!

Contribute to a variety of health evidence tasks by volunteering on Cochrane's collaboration platform

If you haven't already registered for today's webinar, there's still time. Join Cochrane Canada's Managing Director, Dr....
04/26/2021

If you haven't already registered for today's webinar, there's still time. Join Cochrane Canada's Managing Director, Dr. Adrienne Stevens, at 11 a.m. for a demonstration on how to use the eCOVID-19 Recommendation Map to access the best available evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19. Register here: https://bit.ly/3mNQ0tW.

If you haven't already registered for today's webinar, there's still time. Join Cochrane Canada's Managing Director, Dr. Adrienne Stevens, at 11 a.m. for a demonstration on how to use the eCOVID-19 Recommendation Map to access the best available evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19. Register here: https://bit.ly/3mNQ0tW.

A lab at McMaster University, the home of the Michael G. DeGroote Cochrane Canada Centre, is the only Canadian lab able ...
04/19/2021
McMaster lab diagnoses blood clots related to COVID-19 vaccine

A lab at McMaster University, the home of the Michael G. DeGroote Cochrane Canada Centre, is the only Canadian lab able to diagnose rare blood clot issues induced by COVID-19 vaccines.

The McMaster Platelet Immunology Laboratory has pivoted to a new role as the only Canadian lab able to diagnose rare blood clot issues induced by COVID-19 vaccines, including Canada’s first case in Quebec.

The Early Career Professionals group has four main objectives, including international networking, representing trainees...
04/16/2021
Cochrane's Early Career Professionals Group - Upcoming activities

The Early Career Professionals group has four main objectives, including international networking, representing trainees, active patient involvement, and knowledge translation.

Everyone is welcome to attend these free Cochrane Early Career Professional events.

Join Cochrane Canada's Managing Director, Dr. Adrienne Stevens, on April 26, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST, for a demonstr...
04/14/2021

Join Cochrane Canada's Managing Director, Dr. Adrienne Stevens, on April 26, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST, for a demonstration on how to use the eCOVID-19 Recommendation Map to access the best available evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19. Register here: https://bit.ly/3mNQ0tW.

Join Cochrane Canada's Managing Director, Dr. Adrienne Stevens, on April 26, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST, for a demonstration on how to use the eCOVID-19 Recommendation Map to access the best available evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19. Register here: https://bit.ly/3mNQ0tW.

Cochrane Canada has launched its Meet our Members Series - an initiative to introduce our friends, colleagues, partners ...
04/14/2021

Cochrane Canada has launched its Meet our Members Series - an initiative to introduce our friends, colleagues, partners and collaborators to our Canadian membership. This week, we would like you to meet Cochrane Hypertension's Dr. Mohamed Ben-Eltriki. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3uPNmqd.

Cochrane Canada has launched its Meet our Members Series - an initiative to introduce our friends, colleagues, partners and collaborators to our Canadian membership. This week, we would like you to meet Cochrane Hypertension's Dr. Mohamed Ben-Eltriki. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3uPNmqd.

Next Thursday, join McMaster researchers Dawn Bowdish and Andrew Costa in conversation with health columnist and comment...
04/09/2021
Outbreaks, vaccines and immunity: A MacTalks event

Next Thursday, join McMaster researchers Dawn Bowdish and Andrew Costa in conversation with health columnist and commentator André Picard at a new MacTalks event: Outbreaks, Vaccines and Immunity: Inside Canada’s long-term care homes.

Join McMaster researchers Dawn Bowdish and Andrew Costa in conversation with health columnist André Picard at a free event — Outbreaks, vaccines and immunity: Inside Canada’s long-term care homes.

Are you a decision maker looking for timely and reliable evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19? Look no furthe...
04/07/2021

Are you a decision maker looking for timely and reliable evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19? Look no further than the eCOVID-19 Recommendations Map. To register for this invaluable demonstration webinar, click here: https://bit.ly/3s2RWiR. To learn more about the map, click here: https://bit.ly/2OsH9AW.

Are you a decision maker looking for timely and reliable evidence on the prevention and care of COVID-19? Look no further than the eCOVID-19 Recommendations Map. To register for this invaluable demonstration webinar, click here: https://bit.ly/3s2RWiR. To learn more about the map, click here: https://bit.ly/2OsH9AW.

Today marks World Health Day, a day organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight a particular global he...
04/07/2021
World Health Day 2021: Building a fairer, healthier world

Today marks World Health Day, a day organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight a particular global health issue. This year, join all of us at Cochrane in calling for action to eliminate health inequalities.

Learn about Cochrane's work related to health equity

Keen to get experience with systematic reviews, but not sure where to start? Join us on Cochrane Task Exchange. More det...
03/31/2021
Join us on Cochrane TaskExchange!

Keen to get experience with systematic reviews, but not sure where to start? Join us on Cochrane Task Exchange. More details below.

Contribute to a variety of health evidence tasks by volunteering on Cochrane's collaboration platform

Join Cochrane Canada's Director, Dr. Holger Schünemann, on March 31 at 12 p.m. EST for an interactive session on recomme...
03/29/2021

Join Cochrane Canada's Director, Dr. Holger Schünemann, on March 31 at 12 p.m. EST for an interactive session on recommendation mapping - a new approach to organizing timely, high-quality guidelines and recommendations for decision-makers. Register for free below!

The 1st CADTH Lecture is happening March 31 w/@Schunemann_mac, prof @hei_mcmaster @McMasterU on Recommendation Mapping.

#RecMap is a user-friendly online repository of recs. for a single condition from multiple guidelines. #HTA

Register 👉 https://cadth.info/3d4YcS1

Today is #WorldTBDay, and Cochrane Library has just released its updated Special Collection on diagnosing tuberculosis.
03/24/2021
Special Collection: diagnosing tuberculosis

Today is #WorldTBDay, and Cochrane Library has just released its updated Special Collection on diagnosing tuberculosis.

Cochrane Library releases updated Special Collection on diagnosing tuberculosis

03/22/2021

Apply now to the GDCE Program at McMaster University: https://healthsci.mcmaster.ca/hei-gdce/education/future-students

Our students learn how to design and interpret studies that evaluate the severity of a disease and treatment options applicable to known diseases, but also novel infections such as COVID-19.

Each year 10 million people develop - and 1.5 million die from - TB globally. Join CADTH's panel of experts on March 24 ...
03/22/2021

Each year 10 million people develop - and 1.5 million die from - TB globally. Join CADTH's panel of experts on March 24 - WorldTBDay - to learn more. To register for this free webinar, click here: https://bit.ly/3c6sZhZ.

Each year 10 million people develop - and 1.5 million die from - TB globally. Join CADTH's panel of experts on March 24 - WorldTBDay - to learn more. To register for this free webinar, click here: https://bit.ly/3c6sZhZ.

Cochrane has signed a World Health Organization (WHO) Declaration that calls for a more equitable rollout of COVID-19 va...
03/19/2021
Cochrane signs WHO’s Vaccine Equity Declaration

Cochrane has signed a World Health Organization (WHO) Declaration that calls for a more equitable rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.

Cochrane has signed a World Health Organization (WHO) Declaration that calls for a more equitable rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.

This free, online event open to everyone in Cochrane will give members the opportunity to hear updates about key organiz...
03/17/2021
Cochrane in 2021: an opportunity to reunite with colleagues

This free, online event open to everyone in Cochrane will give members the opportunity to hear updates about key organizational priorities for 2021 and beyond. Register below.

Dear Colleagues, We would like to share more information on the forthcoming virtual session on Monday 22 March 2021 (Tuesday 23 March in some timezones).

On March 24, World TB Day, CADTH is hosting a webinar to discuss the efforts to eradicate TB in Canada and around the wo...
03/15/2021

On March 24, World TB Day, CADTH is hosting a webinar to discuss the efforts to eradicate TB in Canada and around the world. Attendance is free. Register here: https://bit.ly/3rOc6OB

On March 24, World TB Day, CADTH is hosting a webinar to discuss the efforts to eradicate TB in Canada and around the world. Attendance is free. Register here: https://bit.ly/3rOc6OB

Today is International Women's Day, and we invite you to join us this afternoon at 2 as we discuss and highlight minorit...
03/05/2021
International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis - 8 March 2021

Today is International Women's Day, and we invite you to join us this afternoon at 2 as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis. More details below.

Join us as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.

Please consider setting aside 15 minutes of your time to fill out this survey. Your feedback is key to the evolution of ...
03/03/2021

Please consider setting aside 15 minutes of your time to fill out this survey. Your feedback is key to the evolution of the eCOVID-19 Recommendation Map. Access the survey here: bit.ly/3bele9n.

Please consider setting aside 15 minutes of your time to fill out this survey. Your feedback is key to the evolution of the eCOVID-19 Recommendation Map. Access the survey here: bit.ly/3bele9n.

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Cochrane Canada supports the activities of more than 3,900 members of The Cochrane Collaboration in Canada Over 28,000 people from more than 100 different countries have contributed to the work of The Cochrane Collaboration The majority of Cochrane’s contributors are volunteers Abstracts and Plain Language Summaries of all Cochrane Systematic Reviews are freely available, worldwide, at cochranelibrary.com

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Cochrane Canada is the Canadian arm of Cochrane – an independent global network of over 38,000 healthcare practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others. Cochrane works to turn the evidence generated through research into useful information for making everyday decisions about health.

Canada is one of 130 countries involved in this non-profit organization that promotes evidence-based decision-making in healthcare by producing high-quality systematic reviews and other synthesized research evidence.

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