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Evidence Aid awarded $10,000 Unorthodox Prize 2013


We are delighted that Evidence Aid has been awarded the ‘Unorthodox Prize 2013’. We were one of 250 submissions from around the world. In addition to the prize of $10,000 and potential for follow-on funding, there is non-financial support provided to help Evidence Aid to …

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Evidence Aid in the news: PLOS Currents: Disasters, article describing priority setting


New! 16 October 2013: Following the Evidence Aid priority setting meeting held in June 2013, an article describing the meeting and the methodology, alongside all 30 priority questions has been published in PLOS Currents: Disasters – http://currents.plos.org/disasters/article/dis-13-0023-prioritization-of-themes-and-research-questions-for-health-outcomes-in-natural-disasters-humanitarian-crises-or-other-major-healthcare-emergencies/.
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Evidence Aid referenced in a new book

Epidemiology and Diease Prevention: A Global Approach

Evidence Aid is referenced in a new book from Oxford University Press: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199660537.do#.Uh31Vj-IM98
See Chapter 6 Clarke M, Bailie K, Connolly S, Murray L. Clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine. Pages 67-86. In Yarnell J, O’Reilly D (editors). Epidemiology and Disease Prevention: A Global Approach. Second Edition. Oxford …

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News bulletins

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Evidence Aid news bulletins are produced every two months. If you would like to receive these
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Evidence Aid Annual Report 2012

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This report describes Evidence Aid activity throughout 2012.

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How Evidence Aid was used during the Christchurch earthquake


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Evidence Aid Needs Assessment Survey

Bonnix Kayabu presenting the preliminary results of the needs assessment survey

Evidence Aid is carrying out a needs assessment survey among people working in the humanitarian sector and other related areas to examine the use of systematic reviews by decision-makers involved in disaster risk reduction, planning and response. This survey will contribute to good practice and …

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Hypertonic versus near isotonic crystalloid for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients

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This review does not give us enough data to be able to say whether hypertonic crystalloid is better than isotonic and near isotonic crystalloid for the resuscitation of patients with trauma or burns, or those undergoing surgery. However, the confidence intervals are …

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Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burns

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Despite some potentially positive findings, the evidence, which largely derives from trials with methodological shortcomings, is of limited usefulness in aiding clinicians in choosing suitable treatments.
An acute burn wound is a complex and evolving injury. Extensive burns produce, in addition to local …

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World Malaria Day (25 April 2010)

The world witnesses 247 million people developing malaria every year, and one million deaths – mostly children under five. Families, governments, and donors spend considerable amounts in treating and preventing the disease, and this must be spent wisely and according to reliable evidence. Since malaria …

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