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NEW! 1 April 2020: Queen’s University Belfast describes the work of Evidence Aid and it’s founder Professor Mike Clarke in an article titled How to ensure emerging and existing evidence is accessible.

NEW! 23 March 2020: Evidence Aid is cited in the article ‘Open science turbocharges coronavirus response‘ by By Bobby Thompson and Chris Winchester published in Research Professional News.

NEW! 20 March 2020: Press release: Despite imminent threat of closure, Evidence Aid staff pull out the stops on COVID 19 to be sure that practitioners and journalists really are being ‘Guided by the Science’

4 March 2020: Evidence Aid gets a shout out from Ahmad Firas Khalid in ‘The Conversation’ in the article titled “Coronavirus: 5 ways to put evidence into action during outbreaks like COVID-19

25 February 2020: Press Release: Fighting the COVID-19 info-demic with facts.

6 January 2020: Evidence Aid is the subject of a new paper titled “Stakeholders’ experiences with the evidence aid website to support ‘real-time’ use of research evidence to inform decision-making in crisis zones: a user testing study“.

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 news bulletin

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 news bulletin

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.

October 2017 news bulletin and Humanitarian Evidence Week

Letter from Mike Clarke to the Belfast Telegraph: Evidence Aid can help in wake of disasters (19 October 2017)

August 2017 news bulletin

The Evidence Aid Sphere Handbook Consultation – final report

Evidence Matters: watch our new video explaining the role of evidence

May 2017 news bulletin

April 2017 news bulletin

February 2017 news bulletin

December 2016 news bulletin

November 2016 Emergency ENN Field Exchange 53 – Clarke M, Jansen J, Allen C. Robust evidence for an evidence-based approach to humanitarian action

November 2016 news bulletin

October 2016 news bulletin

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.

29 August 2016: Mike Clarke is quoted at the Liberati Library responding to the recent Italian earthquake

24 August 2016 news bulletin

2 August 2016 news bulletin

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).

June 2016 news bulletin

Evidence Aid Annual Report 2014 & 2015

Over 60 scholars attending the World Humanitarian Summit sign commitment to more collaborative humanitarian research.

May 2016 news bulletin

Evidence Aid discussed in new Evidence Live blog, “Tools to Communicate Evidence so Others Can Own It” by Dr Amy Price

April 2016 news bulletin

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.

March 2016 news bulletin

February 2016 news bulletin

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.

January 2016 news bulletin

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