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  • Cochrane’s mission is to promote evidence-informed health decision-making by producing high-quality, relevant, and accessible systematic reviews.  We are increasingly being made aware of the publication of untrustworthy and potentially fraudulent trials in a number of journals within our specialty (for exampe, see Li 2021). Including such...
    April 6 2020
  • Which drug is best for reducing excessive blood loss after birth?The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out which drug is most effective in preventing excessive blood loss at childbirth and has the least side effects. The authors collected and analysed all the relevant studies to answer this question.The review’s lead author Dr...
    April 26 2018
  • Rebecca Selby, a mum of three, shares how a Cochrane Review impacted her family. Cross-posted from the Cochrane Blog.When I went into labour with our middle son at 32 weeks' gestation, I was given steroid injections to give his lungs the best possible chance in the outside world. When George was born he spent almost a month in intensive care...
    April 20 2017
  • Future of Evidence Synthesis in CochraneIn August 2021, Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) in the UK received confirmation from the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) informing them about the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) decision to cease all funding at the break-point in the current contract at the end of March 2023....
    July 3 2015
  • Enabling breastfeeing for mothers and babies - a Cochrane Special Collection - published in the Cochrane Library from 28 February 2017This collection of hand-picked systematic reviews on Breastfeeding has been developed to bring the best available evidence on effective care to the attention of decision makers, health professionals, advocacy groups...
    July 3 2015
  • The CROWN Initiative is a collaboration of 26 journal editors who simultaneously published an article inviting researchers to develop core outcomes in women's health in order to improve consistency across reviews on the same topic and enable meaningful evidence synthesis.  Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth is proud to be part of The...
    July 3 2015
  •  Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth is delighted to part of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Research Synthesis in Reproductive Health.
    July 3 2015
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