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How do you speak humanitarian? Divergence on central concepts

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Authors: Dr Clara Egger and Prof Doris Schopper
From January to May 2018, an online survey was widely circulated to humanitarian organisations and networks to explore how meanings and uses of concepts central to the humanitarian field are perceived by practitioners. 1435 respondents connected to survey, …

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The Dignity Project

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Tom Wein is the founder of The Dignity Project, a campaign for more respectful development.Visit the website here.
Is your program respectful?
How, exactly, do you know that? Did you ask people?
Development is frequently disrespectful. We all want to do better – and donors promise to give …

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Summary of the results of a study on the role of scientific, peer-reviewed evidence in humanitarian decision-making

Short report: A summary of the results of a study on the role of scientific, peer-reviewed evidence in humanitarian decision-making
Authors: Dell Saulnier (Karolinska Institutet [KI]) and Claire Allen (Evidence Aid [EA])
Evidence Aid (EA) and researchers at Karolinska Institutet (KI) conducted a joint study on the …

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How do you use scientific evidence to make decisions – take our short survey

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**THIS SURVEY HAS NOW CLOSED**
Take the survey here
Evidence Aid and the Karolinska Institutet are working on a project which will gather information about how people working in or with humanitarian response use scientific evidence to make decisions. We have prepared a short survey about the use …

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Inaugural visit of Evidence Aid to Melbourne, Australia – two training courses and 13th Skip Burkle lecture

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Disaster Research @ Monash – 6th Annual Research Symposium: Strengthening the evidence-base on the effectiveness of interventions in disasters and humanitarian crises
The Inaugural Visit of Evidence Aid to Oceania in November 2018
An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector: 1-day Evidence Aid course, 9.00am – 5.00pm. …

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La suplementación prenatal materna con micronutrientes múltiples para el beneficio en la salud infantil a largo plazo

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Actualmente no hay evidencia de que, en comparación con la suplementación con hierro y ácido fólico, la suplementación prenatal materna con micronutrientes múltiples (MMN) rutinaria mejore la supervivencia, el crecimiento, la composición corporal, la presión arterial, los resultados respiratorios o cognitivos …

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We are hiring a fundraiser – come and join us – deadline for applications, 8th July 2018

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FUNDRAISER: MAJOR DONORS, TRUSTS AND FOUNDATIONS, EVIDENCE AID

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to grow and maximise income from major donors, trusts and foundations for Evidence Aid and to ensure that this fundraising delivers and, where possible, exceeds its annual income targets.
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Online collections of research for the humanitarian sector

This page describes online collections of research which provide evidence on the effectiveness of interventions in the humanitarian sector. These resources should be useful to policy makers, NGOs, front line professionals, donors and others involved in humanitarian action. If you wish to recommend additions to …

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Training: Evaluating complex humanitarian interventions – utilising evidence-based approaches (Oxford, UK, 22-23 November 2018)

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Title: Training course: Evaluating complex humanitarian interventions – utilising evidence-based approaches
Date: 22-23 November 2018
Location: Central Oxford, UK
Cost: £450/person to include all course materials, lunch and refreshments
Course Outline: Humanitarian interventions are invariably complex and this course will aim to teach how to utilise evidence-based approaches to evaluate them. …

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Training: An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector (Oxford, UK) – 19 November 2018

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Title: An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector
Date: 19 November 2018
Location: Central Oxford, UK
Cost: £225/person to include all course materials, lunch and refreshments
Course Outline: Building on twenty years experience as a systematic reviewer, on a wide range of topics across many settings, Professor Paul Montgomery will …

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