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  • Delayed cord clamping improves health of babies born too early: updated Cochrane ReviewThis updated Cochrane systematic review finds that delayed, rather than early, cord clamping may reduce the risk of death before discharge for babies born preterm. To read more click here.
    October 16 2019
  • The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Stellenbosch University is offering a 3-day short course to provide academic staff, students, researchers, reviewers and editors with the understanding of the principles to conduct and interpret qualitative systematic reviews. The course will be held from 13-15 November 2019. For more information click...
    October 15 2019
  • Funding OpportunitiesThe following funding opportunities are available:Global Health Policy and Systems Research (Global HPSR) ProgrammeThe Global Health Policy and Systems Research (Global HPSR) Programme is funded via the UK Government’s commitment to Official Development Assistance (ODA) and supports high-quality applied health research for the...
    October 3 2019
  • The What Review is Right for You? tool is a decision support guide for knowledge users interested in conducting a knowledge synthesis, while providing external supporting materials to assist in the conduct of their review. Through a series of five guiding questions, the tool aims to recommend the best type of knowledge synthesis to conduct in...
    August 26 2019
  • Key concepts for making informed choices: an alliance of researchers lays out a framework for taking decisions based on thinking critically about claims and comparisons.There are so many claims on what works, and what does not work. What can we trust? A group of people across different fields put together Key Concepts to help us think critically...
    August 25 2019
  • This year the 26th Cochrane Colloquium will take place at CasaPiedra in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile, 22-25 October 2019.The theme of the Colloquium is 'Embracing diversity', recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant health questions from international stakeholders using a range of diverse...
    August 16 2019
  • Systematic review methods webinarsCochrane South Africa provides systematic review methods webinars once a month. Visit the Cochrane South Africa webpage to view the schedule for the upcoming systematic review methods webinars. There are also other learning and support initiatives that Cochrane South Africa has to offer.
    August 16 2019
  • The objective of World Breastfeeding Week is to highlight and promote the benefits of breastfeeding for the health of babies.In 2017 the Cochrane Library published a Special Collection of Cochrane Reviews collecthing the best evidence currently available supporting effective breastfeeding for mothers and babies. For more information click here
    August 2 2019
  • UN-Habitat estimates that there are at least one billion people living in urban slums, that is, places in cities without adequate access to health care, clean water, and sanitation. One consequence of an inadequate diet is growth stunting, that is, very short stature for age. For more information on this review click here
    July 1 2019
  • June 5 2019

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