Draft strategic plan 2023-2025 open for public comment
At our launch in April 2019, we published our first strategic plan, outlining our mission and vision, and containing goals that would guide us through our first 3,5 years (2019-2022).
CEBaP workshop on the evidence ecosystem
On 22 October, the Belgian Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine celebrated its 20th anniversary with a day of inspiring workshops and presentations by international speakers.
World First Aid Day
The second Saturday in September marks World First Aid Day. Our collaborating centre, the Global First Aid Reference Centre (GFARC) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, is in charge to coordinate this event and provide resources to national Red Cross Societies. The theme of this year's awareness day, on September 10, is: "Lifelong First Aid".
Proud 2022 Evidence Ambassador for World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day
20 October marks World Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC) Day, a global initiative raising awareness for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making.
Webinar at Resuscitation 2022: recording available
During the latest conference of the European Resuscitation Council past June, Global First Aid Reference Centre (GFARC) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), our collaborating centre, hosted a live webinar titled “Remote and hazardous: first aid adaptation in challenging contexts”.
New Cochrane Corner with visual abstract
We have published a new Cochrane Corner, accompanied by a visual abstract that highlights the key findings, in the International Journal of First Aid Education.
After another year of hard work, the Cochrane First Aid team will take some summer breaks during the following periods: 1-11 July 15-24 July 26 August – 6 September If you want to contact us meanwhile, send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will answer your message as soon as we are back in the office.
Thanks for the hard work, Vere!
As of July 1st, Vere Borra will take on a new challenge within the Belgian Red Cross. Because of this career change, she will step down as field coordinator of Cochrane First Aid. Although her new function will not allow her to be actively involved in the day-to-day work of Cochrane First Aid, it will require her to stay involved in the field of first aid. Therefore, she will continue to promote the work of Cochrane First Aid with its stakeholders.
Live Webinar at Resuscitation 2022
With their 2020 evidence-based International First Aid, Resuscitation, and Education guidelines, the Global First Aid Reference Centre (GFARC) foster harmonisation of first aid practices across the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies, with
Workshop at Secours Expo
On 12 March, Cochrane First Aid and Cochrane Pre-hospital and Emergency Care hosted a workshop at Secours Expo 2022 in Paris, France. Since 2015, the Secours Expo exhibition has brought together all categories of professionals and all emergency trades in the same unit of time and place.