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  • This week, Ray ventures into the notoriously complex field of nutrition with special guest, Professor Marion Nestle. Named by Forbes as one of the world's most powerful foodies, Marion’s stellar career spans five decades of research, teaching, advocacy work and the publication of countless prize winning books.
    October 22 2019
  • After ten years at the helm of the Cochrane Library, Dr David Tovey recently stepped down as Editor-in-Chief. This week he joins Ray Moynihan on The Recommended Dose, to reflect on Cochrane’s past, present and future and share some of the challenges and rewards of leading one of the world’s largest and most trusted health research networks.
    October 20 2019
  • The third series of our popular podcast The Recommended Dose kicks off today with Australia’s multi-award-winning health and science reporter, Liam Mannix.He joins Ray to share his insights into the role and impact of evidence, advocacy and investigative reporting in today’s ever-changing media landscape.Find this and all our other episodes...
    October 14 2019
  • This year's Australasian Cochrane Symposium, held in November in Melbourne, was a little different, prompted in part by the publication in October of the long-anticipated second edition of the Cochrane Handbook. Coinciding with the print version of the Cochrane Handbook, all content is now browsable free online. We ran two day-long...
    September 22 2019
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group have developed an innovative new ‘living guidelines’ approach to global maternal and perinatal health recommendations. As Dr Joshua Vogel, Associate Editor at Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth highlights in BMJ Global Health today, this approach represents an...
    August 16 2019
  • The 7th international Preventing Overdiagnosis scientific conference is set to be held in Sydney from 5-7 December 2019. Hosted by Wiser Healthcare, co-sponsored by the WHO and supported by a broad range of associate partners (including Cochrane Australia), the event promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of what is causing...
    July 16 2019
  • David Tovey stepped down as Cochrane's Editor in Chief on Friday 31 May, after ten years at the helm. By way of farewell, he shared a personal message of thanks to the Cochrane community, along with a thought provoking editorial reflecting on the challenges and rewards of the past, present and future. You'll find them here:Cochrane Library...
    June 6 2019
  • Earlier this year, the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group (CCCRG) published a new protocol that was co-produced with an enthusiastic group of stakeholders, entitled Consumers and health providers working in partnership for the promotion of person‐centred health services: a co‐produced qualitative evidence synthesis. The next step,...
    May 14 2019
  • The Research Centre for Health Communication and Participation at La Trobe University has released a new Guide for producing or sourcing quality health information for consumers and carers. If you're a health professional, health administrator or consumer or carer involved in ensuring health information meets the needs of people who use your...
    May 14 2019
  • David Moher wears many hats, but is perhaps best known for his contributions to the world of systematic reviews. A highly cited clinical epidemiologist and senior scientist at Canada’s Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa’s School of Epidemiology and Public Health, he has published over 70 systematic reviews,...
    April 15 2019

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