Cochrane, established in 1993, is an international network of people helping healthcare providers, policy makers, patients, their advocates and carers, make well-informed decisions about human health care by preparing, updating and promoting the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews – over 6,500 so far, published online in Cochrane Library.
Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in Cochrane.
The Nordic Cochrane Centre
The Nordic Cochrane Centre (NCC) is an independent research and information centre that is part of Cochrane, an international network of individuals and institutions committed to preparing, maintaining, and disseminating systematic reviews of the effects of health care.
The Finnish Medical Society Duodecim is a scientific association established in 1881 to develop the professional skills and clinical practice of doctors through continuing education, publications and grants. The Society’s membership comprises more than 22,000 doctors and medical students and almost 100 member associations.
National Institute for Health and Welfare
The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) is a research and development institute under the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.THL works to promote the well-being and health of the population, prevent diseases and social problems, and develop social and health services.THL is the statutory statistical authority in health and welfare and maintains a strong knowledge base within its own field of operations.
The Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group
The Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group (OSH) is a group of individuals who care about health and safety at work. The Group is co-ordinated by an editorial base, which is located at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in Kuopio, Finland.