Here you find guidance on how to register a title and prepare a Cochrane review as well as information about data extraction forms, checklists and timelines for submission and response for protocols, reviews and review updates.

Please be aware of the Cochrane’s commercial sponsorship policy (four key points):

  • No authors can be current employees of pharmaceutical companies or similar organizations (such as manufacturers of healthcare products).
  • The majority of authors and lead author on a Cochrane Review should not have any conflicts of interest relevant to the review topic.
  • Authors of Cochrane Reviews cannot be funded by  pharmaceutical companies or industry to undertake the review.
  • No part of the Cochrane Review process can be funded by pharmaceutical companies or similar organizations.