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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Evidence Collection

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Created on 16 March 2020. Last updated 1 April 2020.
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is leading to a rapidly expanding and evolving literature. Evidence Aid is preparing summaries of relevant research which are available below as soon as each is ready. In time we will have …

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Evidence Based Health Care is needed more than ever

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The following was published as ‘Cochrane Gem’ in the National Electronic Library for Health in the UK in early January 2005, after the Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 December 2004 (called “Boxing Day” in the UK). It laid some of the foundations for …

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COVID-19 and Sustainable Healthcare Systems

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Authored by Lorcan Clarke for Evidence Aid, 22 March 2020.
The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak will likely continue through 2020 and into 2021, with governments rapidly accelerating into health and economic responses that are of unprecedented scale in modern peacetime.
The scale of responses to COVID-19 and their …

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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’

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Despite the 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’
COVID-19 and the global response to it are placing unprecedented demands on health systems …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information portal

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Created on: 6 February 2020. Last updated 19 March 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to a rapidly expanding and evolving literature. Evidence Aid is preparing summaries of relevant research, which are available here [please note this web page is being updated daily] (Coronavirus (COVID-19): …

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Linking Evidence to Aid researchers in tackling the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak

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Author: Steph Macdonald, Open Pharma (Oxford PharmaGenesis)
As the collection of literature and resources on the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak increases, Evidence Aid is working to ensure links to the latest research are made discoverable.
Last month, we highlighted the pivotal role the open science movement …

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How worried should we be about the Novel Coronavirus?

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Authored by Seiji Yamada, MD, MPH and Frederick M. Burkle, Jr., MD, MPH, PhD (Hon.), DTM, FAAP, FACEP
As we watch the numbers of cases in China of the Novel Coronavirus [as of Feb 11, renamed “Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2),” while the …

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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

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Are you a humanitarian decision-maker working in a crisis zone? Are you a humanitarian aid organization looking to ensure the effectiveness of your interventions? Then our study is for YOU.
We continue to hear from many decision-makers in crisis zones wanting research evidence in ‘real-time’ to …

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Evidence Aid becomes Oxford PharmaGenesis’s annual charity of the year

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Evidence Aid becomes Oxford PharmaGenesis’s annual charity of the year!
Oxford PharmaGenesis is proud to announce that its annual charity donation is being made to Evidence Aid, an Oxford-based UK charity that champions evidence-based humanitarian action in places threatened by disaster.
Disasters and emergencies affect millions of …

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Including people with disabilities and older people in gender-based violence programming: How do we move towards action and outcomes in humanitarian response?

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Authors: Emma Pearce – Gender & Inclusion Consultant; Sophie Van Eetvelt – Innovation Manager, Elrha; Mendy Marsh – Co-founder & Executive Director, VOICE
Global commitments to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) from the earliest stages of a humanitarian crisis require tangible changes to the …

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