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  • Photo by Georg Arthur Pflueger on UnsplashOpen access to full review hereKey messages: Non-medicinal measures (e.g. visiting restrictions or regular testing) may prevent SARS-CoV-2 infections (causing COVID-19 disease) in residents and staff in long term care facilities, but we have concerns about the reliability of the findings....
    September 16 2021
  • Cochrane Public Health Europe (CPHE) now provides information in German on currently published reviews in the form of topic-specific Infomails on eight different public health topics. The most important results of new Cochrane Public Health reviews are summarized and sent directly to your inbox whenever a new review is published. For examples...
    July 21 2021
  • Read the full review herePhoto by Micheile Henderson on Unsplash (cropped)Interventions for reducing sedentary behaviour in community‐dwelling older adultsKey messagesThere is not enough evidence to allow for any clear conclusions about whether programmes or policies are effective in reducing sedentary time in older adults. It is...
    June 25 2021
  • Behavioural interventions delivered through interactive social media for health behaviour change, health outcomes, and health equity in the adult populationRead the review herePhoto by Nathan Dumlao on UnsplashKey messagesProgrammes on social media (such as Facebook or Twitter) that aim to increase physical activity may help people to become more...
    June 2 2021
  • Day care as a strategy for drowning prevention in children under 6 years of age in low‐ and middle‐income countries[Photo by Shoeib Abolhassani on Unsplash] See full review hereSee blogshot, visual abstract and policy brief produced by Cochrane First Aid for this review here[Below is the Plain language summary] Key messageA day care program...
    April 23 2021
  • The team of Cochrane Germany and the Institute for Evidence in Medicine (IfEM), Medical Center – University of Freiburg are a new member of the European satellite of Cochrane’s Public Health review group. Cochrane Public Health Europe (CPHE) was founded in March 2015 to promote evidence-informed public health research and to build a stronger base...
    October 7 2020
  • Access updated review here.  Visual abstract here.  Updated review podcast in English.   Original review podcast in Spanish.Photo by Imre Tömösvári on UnsplashWhat are international travel‐related control measures?International travel control measures are methods to manage international travel to...
    September 18 2020
  • Universal screening for SARS-CoV-2 infection: a rapid reviewRead the full review hereListen to podacst - in English in Spanish in CroationWatch 5 min video summary hereHow effective is screening for COVID-19?  Why does screening matter?  Screening aims to identify a condition in people who may not be showing any symptoms....
    September 16 2020
  • Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other ealth outcomesAccess the full review hereThe issueOverweight and obesity are increasing worldwide and are considered to be a major public health issue of the 21st century. Introducing taxation of the fat content in foods is considered a potentially...
    September 11 2020
  • Access the full review here Photo by ROBIN WORRALL on UnsplashABSTRACTReducing the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) is a global priority. Contact tracing identifies people who were recently in contact with an infected individual, in order to isolate them and reduce further...
    August 18 2020

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