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  • Successful two-day workshop increases awareness of evidence-based medicine and CochraneThe Kazan Federal University, the home ofCochrane Russia, hosted a two-day workshop on the first step of conducting a systematic review; from registering the title to drafting the protocol. The workshop was intended for health professionals, researchers,...
    October 11 2016
  •  Photo ReportFeedback from participiantsMedia coverage....The school/workshop:«Cochrane systematic reviews: first steps from registering the title to the protocol drafting» – two training daysResearch and Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine «Cochrane Russia» of the Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology at the Kazan...
    September 6 2016
  • Cochrane Russia has had great success translating and recording podcasts at Kazan Federal University. The initiative involves students, medical residents, and others interested in Cochrane evidence, and is le by Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina, Director of Cochrane Russia, and Head of the Department of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology at Kazan...
    August 31 2016
  • Scarce evidence, but pointers to promising strategies to fight corruption in  health careCorruption can occur in any area of the health sector, and happens when people abuse their own position to benefit themselves, their organization, or other people close to them. It can take many forms, including bribes, theft, or giving incorrect or...
    August 24 2016
  • A recent article in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin on the BMJ states that other than folic acid and vitamin D, there is limited evidence of the benefits of the often expensive prenatal multivitamins. This story has been picked up by many media outlets including BBC News, CBC News, and The Japan Times.  The...
    July 26 2016
  • Cochrane, together with four other leading organizations in the production and dissemination of evidence for decision making in the global health, social, and economic policy and practice sectors - proudly announces the first ‘Global Evidence Summit’ in Cape Town, South Africa.Next year, Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers,...
    June 13 2016
  • Помощь в прекращении курения: никотин-заметительная терапия (НЗТ)Помощь в прекращении курения: электронные сигареты (Е-сигареты)Помощь в прекращении курения: частичные агонисты никотиновых рецепторовПомощь в прекращении курения перед хирургической операцией Запрет курения в учрежденияхЗаконодательные запреты курения: полезны ли для здоровья?...
    June 1 2016
  • 31 May is World No Tobacco Day. It is organized by the World Health Organization to draw attention to the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and what can still be done to reduce tobacco consumption around the world.Here we focus on a Cochrane Review of a medical intervention - nicotine receptor partial agonists for smoking cessation...
    May 31 2016
  • Articles relating to medicine are viewed more than 180 million times per month on Wikipedia, yet fewer than 1 per cent of these have passed a formal peer review process.The Cochrane-Wikipedia partnership, formalized in 2014, supports the inclusion of relevant evidence within all Wikipedia medical articles, as well as processes to help ensure that...
    May 30 2016
  • A new study published in the online journal Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine on 24 May scrutinizes the quality of systematic reviews indexed in MEDLINE. The study found that the quantity of systematic reviews has increased significantly during the decade between 2004 and 2014 – tripling in number during that period – but that the quality...
    May 25 2016

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