Cochrane Convenes Plenary Session: 14 October 2021
Cochrane Convenes is an online event hosted by Cochrane and co-sponsored with the World Health Organization and the COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision making (COVID-END). For more information and to register for the plenary session click here
Primer in Systematic Review Online Short Course
The Centre for Evidence Based Health Care at Stellenbosch University is hosting a Primer in Systematic Reviews online short course from 1 November - 20 December 2021.
Cochrane SA is offering bursaries for the Primer in Systematic Reviews course
Cochrane South Africa is offering up to 20 bursaries to attend the Stellenbosch University Primer in Systematic Reviews online short course. The course takes place from 1 November - 20 December 2021.
Read the latest edition of the Cochrane SA newsletter
The latest edition of the Cochrane SA newsletter is now available.
2020 Journal Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is 9.266
The 2020 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has just been released by
Listen to the latest research on e-cigarettes
'Let's talk e-cigarettes'' is a podcast talking about the latest research on e-cigarettes and how new research changes what we know about them.
Cochrane Cameroon officially launched
The launch of Cochrane Cameroon was officially launched on 30 June 2021 in Yaounde, Cameroon. At the launch Cochrane Cameroon highlighted its commitment to promoting evidence-based healthcare policy and practice; translation of research to policy and practice.
Aubrey Sheiham Evidence-Based Healthcare in Africa Leadership Award
Professor Aubrey Sheiham was a dental epidemiologist who was inspired and encouraged by Archie Cochrane to question many of the practices in medicine and dentistry. His main commitments were to challenge dental establishments to be far more critical and to improve the health of populations in low and middle-income countries. Prof Sheiham particularly believed that the misuse of healthcare resources has more serious ethical and health implications in low-income countries because the latter are often under-resourced and inadequate to start with.
Cochrane SA is offering bursaries to attend the Stellenbosch University Systematic review and meta-analysis course
Cochrane South Africa is offering five bursaries to attend the Stellenbosch University Systematic Review and meta-analysis course. The course takes place from July – November 2021.
Prof Jimmy Volmink receives highest honour from the SAMRC
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has bestowed its most prestigious award on Prof Jimmy Volmink, the founding Director of the south African Cochrane Centre and currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, for his “exceptional lifelong contribution to medical research and public health".