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Cochrane-Wikipedia Project

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Help improve the quality of health-related evidence online by participating in the Cochrane-Wikipedia Project!
Cochrane and Wikipedia are working together to share high-quality health-related evidence with a broad audience.

-There are over 32,000 health-related articles in English Wikipedia.

-Approximately 3400 Cochrane Reviews are cited as high-level evidence within these Wikipedia articles.

-There are approximately 4000 Cochrane reviews not yet used in Wikipedia articles.

About the project: Volunteers go to our project page to access a list of training resources and potential projects. An option is now available to receive credit for this volunteer work towards Cochrane Membership points.

Projects include:
1) Adding new Cochrane evidence to Wikipedia

(NEW: Help improve the Wikipedia articles related to COVID-19. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Cochrane/COVID19)

2) Keeping the evidence up to date on Wikipedia (Cochrane-Update Project)

3) Update health articles across numerous languages on Wikipedia

Project Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Cochrane

Time and commitment: No commitment necessary. You are welcome to try this task out and contribute as much as you wish.

For more information about this project and the Cochrane-Wikipedia Initiative, please see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Cochrane

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