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Facilitating continuity across UK Disaster research

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Authors: Dr. Maurice Said and Dr. Hayley Watson – Trilateral Research Ltd.
In 2016, the UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS) funded a study to map and visualise data on the distribution of disaster research funding in the UK. The data shows funded projects in disaster …

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An evidence-based approach to decision making in the humanitarian sector

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An Evidence-Based Approach to Decision Making in the Humanitarian Sector
Workshop (free to attend) – 22 June 2017, 14.30 – 16.00
The Workshop
Evidence-based decision making is now commonplace in most sectors of policy and practice. It helps policy makers and practitioners make better decisions, and achieve better outcomes, …

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An introduction to research synthesis and systematic reviews in the humanitarian context (Oxford, UK)

30 Nov course

Course Outline
Building on Evidence Aid’s successful and popular courses on systematic reviews in a wide variety of settings, Dr Philip Davies will run this one-day Evidence Aid course on research synthesis and (especially) systematic reviews of existing evidence in the context of disasters and the …

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The Quarantine Conundrum: Perspectives for the humanitarian community

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Author: Prof. Dr. Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP, FIFEM, FAEMS
Humanitarian aid workers may be activated to respond to Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) crises, such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa declared by the World Health Organization to be a Public Health Emergency of International …

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Zika resources

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30 September 2016; Last updated 14 March 2017
A new page in the history of Public Health in the 21st century was turned when the word realized, during one of the new outbreaks of ZIKA virus, that infection in a pregnant women …

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Evidence Aid Annual Report 2014 & 2015

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Download the latest Evidence Aid Annual Report 2014 & 2015
Evidence Aid has been championing the evidence-based approach in humanitarian action since 2004 when it was established by members of Cochrane (www.cochrane.org). While moving from 2014 to 2015, Evidence Aid experienced some huge positive changes. This …

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