World Alzheimer's Day
To mark World Alzheimer's Day on 21 September, the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group have brought together a special collection of reviews and supporting materials.
Cochrane SA webinars
Watch the latest webinar by Tamara Kredo on how to read and understand GRADE summary of finding tables in systematic reviews.For more information about the webinars hosted by Cochrane SA click here.
Are public health deworming programmes for children in endemic areas useful?
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends treating all school children at regular intervals with deworming drugs in areas where helminth infection is common. Global advocacy organizations claim routine deworming has substantive health and societal effects beyond the removal of worms. In 2015 Cochrane published a review on this topic which has now been updated.
South African residents have free one-click access to the Cochrane Library
National one-click access to evidence-based Cochrane Reviews: increasing healthcare benefit and reducing harms and costsThe South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) aims to improve the quality of healthcare for South Africans. The SAMRC’s Cochrane Centre recently procured a national Cochrane Library licence that will make evidence-based scientific reviews accessible to healthcare decision makers in South Africa.
Cochrane launches Cochrane's Evidence Essentials: An introduction to evidence-based medicine and systematic reviews
Cochrane is delighted to announce the launch of four, free, online learning modules, Cochrane Evidence Essentials. Written from the perspective of a healthcare consumer and co-created with patients and carers, this learning resource is perfectly pitched to give anyone an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine and Sysematic Reviews.
Cochrane SA Newsletter: Latest issue now available
The latest issue of the Cochrane South Africa newsletter is now available. This issue covers the launch of the South African GRADE Network, the African Cochrane Indaba and many more interesting topics...
Cochrane's interview with Jenna Patterson, PhD student at UCT
Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 support from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Cochrane interviewed 30 young people 30 years old or younger who are contributing to a range of Cochrane activities.In this interview, we find out more about Jenna Patterson, a 26 year old PhD student from the Vaccines for Africa Initiative at the University of Cape Town. To find out more about Jenna click here
Cochrane 2018 Annual Review now available
Find out more about Cochrane's key achievements during 2018 and the strides being made on their major Strategy to 2020 initiatives.
Interview with Charles Wiysonge, Cochrane SA Director about his WHO work...
Charles Shey Wiysonge, Director Cochrane South Africa was interviewed about his work within Cochrane and the World Health Organization. To read more about his work click here