WHO/Cochrane/Cornell Summer Institute 2021 for systematic reviews in nutrition for global policy making in virtual format
Cornell University is hosting a virtual format of the Summer Institute this year, which brings together experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), Cochrane, and Cornell University to train participants in the development of systematic reviews of nutrition interventions in populations. Applicants to the 2020 Summer Institute, which was cancelled due to the pandemic, were selected to attend the first virtual format in 2021.
Cochrane Nutrition key activities 2020
Click on the image below to explore our key activities in 2020, for each of our four main objectives. You can progress from one slide to the next by clicking the left mouse button anywhere in the presentation, or on the forward button at the bottom of the screen. You can also move to any slide by entering the slide number between the arrows at the bottom of the screen and pressing 'Enter'.
Review on community-level interventions for improving access to food in LMICs published
See the review at https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD011504/full and the review featured on Cochrane.org at https://www.cochrane.org/news/featured-review-improving-access-food-low-and-middle-income-countries
Infant and young child feeding in the context of COVID-19
A brief was published by UNICEF, Global Technical Assistance Mechanism for Nutrition (GTAM), and the Global Nutrition Cluster with recommendations and key considerations for infant and young child feeding in the context of COVID-19 in home settings. See
Ongoing trials and COVID-19 studies related to nutrition
Ongoing trials related to nutrition can be found on the COVID-19 living evidence project website (e.g. effects of dietary supplements and Total Parenteral Nutrition). Read more
Cochrane database impact factor
The 2018 Journal Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews has risen to 7.755! In 2018, a Cochrane Review was cited on average, once every 8 minutes.
WHO/Cochrane/Cornell Summer Institute for systematic reviews in nutrition for global policy making
Cornell University is hosting this institute which brings together experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), Cochrane, and Cornell University to train participants in the development of systematic reviews of nutrition interventions in populations. The institute will take place from 20 to 31 July 2020, and applications are now open. More information here.
Cochrane Nutrition community meeting at the 25th Cochrane Colloquium
As part of the 25th Cochrane Colloquium, Cochrane Nutrition organised a community meeting that aimed to 1) raise awareness about Cochrane Nutrition, its objectives and key activities, 2) spark people’s interest to become contributors of the Field, and 3) gather ideas for new activities or projects linked to Cochrane Nutrition objectives.
Cochrane Special Collections on Acute Malnutrition
Cochrane Nutrition is excited to share with you two companion Cochrane Special Collections on Acute Malnutrition, published in the Cochrane Library:1. Treatment of acute malnutrition:
Evidence Collection on Moderate and Severe Acute Malnutrition: A Multi-organisation Collaboration
Cochrane Nutrition is collaborating and actively contributing to an evidence collection on moderate and severe acute malnutrition in humanitarian settings, along with other contributors, including Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Save the Children, Action Against Hunger, Emergency Nutrition Network, UN World Food Programme, CHAIN, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and WHO.