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Funding and support

Funding for Cochrane Reviews

Funding is not provided by the Cochrane Collaboration for individuals to produce systematic reviews. Consequently reviews are produced by volunteer authors or those who have obtained funding through research or project grants. If your institution or organisation would like to support the production of a Cochrane review please contact us at cochrane@vichealth.vic.gov.au

A Directory of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences is displayed on  http://www.fic.nih.gov/funding/directory_fellowships.htm 
(some grants may be relevant to those looking to undertake a Cochrane review).

Funding of the CPHG

Funding for the coordination and administration of the CPHG is currently provided by VicHealth* and NHMRC (previously Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing) with the funding administered by The McCaughey Centre, VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne.

Established by the Victorian Parliament in 1987, the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) is a world leader in health promotion and is globally known for its innovation and success in social, environmental and behavioural change. It partners with a diverse array of organisations, communities and individuals to facilitate projects and programs that promote good health and wellbeing, and prevent ill health.

Funding for the provision of a Specialised Register and Information Support to the Cochrane Public Health Group is currently provided by The Welsh Government.

*Whilst administration of the Cochrane Public Health Group is currently funded by the VicHealth and NHMRC; any material appearing on this website is the responsibility of the CPHG and does not necessarily reflect the views of the VicHealth or NHMRC.

Partnerships and Collaborations

The CPHG is interested in supporting and encouraging new hubs and satellites to build capacity in systematic reviews, evidence and public health decision making, and knowledge translation for public health.  Relationships with several organisation across the globe are in development and we look forward to announcing formal partnerships in the future.  We encourage any organisation with an interest in facilitating the production of Cochrane reviews in public health in their region to contact us.

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