Contractors: CCIb -Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre
CCIb is one of the fourteen international centres of the Cochrane Collaboration, an international network of people who work together to help health care providers, policy makers, patients, their advocates and carers, make well-informed decisions about health care. Its scope of responsibility stretches across Spain, Portugal, Andorra and all Spanish-speaking countries across Latin America.The CCIb is integrated within the department of Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health at the historic Hospital de Sant Pau in Barcelona, and at the same time it is a part of the Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau (IIB-Sant Pau). The CCIb is also part of other research networks such as: Biomedical Research Networking Centre in Public Health and Epidemiology (CIBERESP) and the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR). Since 2013 the CCIb is also a GRADE (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) Centre. For legal purposes, the CCIb is represented by the Asociación Colaboración Cochrane Iberoamericana, a non-profit entity.