NEW! January 2018: World Health Organization Guideline “Communicating risk during public health emergencies” finalized and published. Evidence Aid co-ordinated the rapid review which this guideline was based on and worked with the following people: Declan Bradley, Luke Robertshaw, Joana Santos, Katherine Arbuthnott, Karen Head, Alex Nevitte, Ambrish Singh, Simon Lewin, Sophie Hill, Xavier Capblanch-Bosch, Jack Nunn, and Soumyadeep Bhaumik. It is a historic moment, as this is first ever evidence-based WHO Guideline to provide WHO Member States, partners and stakeholders involved in emergency preparedness and response. As important, it has introduced a new methodology for WHO guideline development process for making recommendations from qualitative evidence. This has been ground-breaking work in all aspects.
Evidence Aid distributes press release for an event launching its partnership with the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM) hosted at the University of Oxford on 27 October 2016. More details here.
26 July 2016 Evidence Aid article, ‘Helping decision makers before, during and after disasters and other humanitarian emergencies’ authored by Claire Allen, Mike Clarke and Jeroen Jansen featured in Issue 5 of Oxford Public Health Magazine (page 51-52).
Evidence Aid discussed in new Evidence Live blog, “Tools to Communicate Evidence so Others Can Own It” by Dr Amy Price
Evidence Aid cited in, “Global Community of Disaster Risk Reduction Scientists and Decision Makers Endorse a Science and Technology Partnership to Support the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030” Read the full article.
Evidence Aid cited in, “Reflections on a Science and Technology Agenda for 21st CenturyDisaster Risk Reduction” Read the full article.
27 January 2016: Evidence Aid response to Nepal earthquake cited in, “Protecting the Health and Well-being of Populations from Disasters: Health and Health Care in The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.” Read the full article. Reprinted with the permission of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, a Cambridge University Press publication.