NEW! 26 July 2019: Evidence Aid and the publication ‘Research evidence in the humanitarian sector: A practice guide’ is referenced in the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. The use of evidence in decision-making during public health emergencies. Stockholm: ECDC; 2019 (Pages 3 and 9, references 4 and 41 respectively).
1 June 2019: New article: “Prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition in humanitarian emergencies: a multi-organisation collaboration to increase access to synthesised evidence” in the Journal of International Humanitarian Action. Authors: Claire Allen (Evidence Aid), Jeroen Jansen, Celeste Naude, Solange Durao, Monaz Mehta, Erik von Elm, Saskia van der Kam, Claudine Prudhon, Amy Mayberry, Marie McGrath, Carmelia Alae-Carew, James A. Berkley, Patrizia Fracassi, Nancy Aburto, Mica Jenkins, Jessica Bourdaire, Shona Lang, Alex Nevitte, Isla Kuhn, Shaun Lee and Hannah Hafezi.
3 May 2019: New article “Improving the science and evidence base of disaster response: a policy research study” in BMC Health Services Research. Authors: Irene Jillson, Michael Clarke (Evidence Aid), Claire Allen (Evidence Aid), Stephen Waller, Tracey Koehlmoos, William Mumford, Jeroen Jansen, Keith McKay, and Alexandra Trant.
17 January 2019: Humanitarian Research Evidence in the UK Parliament. Report by Emilie Finch on the launch of the publication ‘Research evidence in the humanitarian sector: A practice guide‘ which was co-authored by Evidence Aid, the London School of Hygiene and Tropic Medicine’s Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre, and Nesta.
5 May 2018: Evidence Aid mentioned in: Roberts B, Blanchet K. Implementing sexual and reproductive health care in humanitarian crises – authors’ reply The Lancet. Vol 391, No 10132, page 1771.
March 2018: Paoletti F., Trendel N., Tankelevitch L., & Antonoudiou P. Machine learning and text mining to evaluate relevance and quality of systematic reviews on health outcomes in humanitarian emergencies (a consultancy project for Evidence Aid).
March 2018: Evidence Aid seeks a Chief Executive Officer. Closing date for applications: noon BST on 11th April 2018.
February 2018: Change in leadership for Evidence Aid
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.