HEW2018: Thursday 22 November events

21 November, 2018

Hi everyone,

To continue with our Humanitarian Evidence Week 2018 (#HEW2018), we have the following events happening on Thursday 22nd November (note that links won’t become live until 00.01 GMT tomorrow!:

Blog post by Anne-Catherine Vanhove, Trui Van Ackere, Philippe Vandekerckhove, Emmy De Buck - How can evidence-based practice support forecast-based financing – http://www.evidenceaid.org/how-can-evidence-based-practice-support-forec....

Blog post by Dell Saulnier, Anneli Erikkson and Claire Allen – “Because rolling dice, asking for divine intervention and taking wild stabs at the problem don’t work”: The use of evidence in humanitarian response – http://www.evidenceaid.org/because-rolling-dice-asking-for-divine-interv...

Evidence Aid training “Evaluating complex humanitarian interventions – utilising evidence-based approaches”, led by Professor Paul Montgomery.

Publication launches: Use of evidence in the humanitarian sector: A practice guide. Taking place at Houses of Parliament, London (11am) and Kellogg College, Oxford (5pm) (contact callen@evidenceaid.org if you wish to attend).

Webinar: Structuring a national conference to build evidence, 13.00 Australian Eastern Summer Time - https://monash.zoom.us/join

The following events happened on Wednesday 21st November:

Blog post by Sian White and Torben Holm Larsen - The Supertowel: Using evidence to drive innovation in humanitarian handwashing interventions – http://www.evidenceaid.org/the-supertowel-using-evidence-to-drive-innova....

Blog post by Tom Wein - How to run experiments, when you can’t afford a randomized trial - http://www.evidenceaid.org/how-to-run-experiments-when-you-cant-afford-a....

Blog post by Prisca Benelli and Etisham Ul Hassan – Evidence checker tool - http://www.evidenceaid.org/evidence-checker-tool/.

Webinar: Evidence reviews and field data collection to strengthen disaster preparedness and response at the Red Cross – Register here.

Publication launch: Use of evidence in the humanitarian sector: A practice guide. Taking place at Save the Children, 1 St John’s Wood, London at 2pm (contact callen@evidenceaid.org if you wish to attend).

Cochrane Review podcast: Cochrane Review - Psychological therapies for the treatment of mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises available here.

The following events happened on Tuesday 20th November:

Blog post by Amit Mistry & Blythe Beecroft - Making the case for health research in humanitarian crises: A call for case examples – http://www.evidenceaid.org/making-the-case-for-health-research-in-humani....

Blog post by Julian Sheather - Research in humanitarian crises – ethics and evidence gathering - http://www.evidenceaid.org/research-in-humanitarian-crises-ethics-and-ev....

The following events happened on Monday 19th November:

Blog post by Chris Winchester titled: Real-world evidence: from healthcare to humanitarian assistance – http://www.evidenceaid.org/real-world-evidence-from-healthcare-to-humani...

Blog post by Marta Balinska and Joanna Ventikos: Clinical evidence from humanitarian settings: the case report and its importance - http://www.evidenceaid.org/clinical-evidence-from-humanitarian-settings-....

Webinar by the IFLA Special Interest Group on Evidence for Global and Disaster Health titled “Finding the evidence for global and disaster health”.

Evidence Aid training “An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector”, led by Professor Paul Montgomery.

Details of all events, and those in the coming week can be found on our HEW2018 web page: http://www.evidenceaid.org/events-and-training/hew/

With my very best wishes,


Claire Allen

Operations Manager

Email: callen@evidenceaid.org | Skype: claireallencochrane |

Website: www.evidenceaid.org | Twitter: @EvidenceAid

Championing the evidence-based approach in humanitarian action since 2004.

Involved in the generation, use or dissemination of evidence in the humanitarian sector? Join our Humanitarian Evidence Week in November: http://www.evidenceaid.org/events-and-training/hew/

HIFA profile: Claire Allen is Operations Manager at Evidence Aid, UK. Professional interests: Evidence Aid (www.evidenceaid.org) provides evidence for people in disaster preparedness and response to make better decisions. Areas of interest = humanitarian crises, natural disasters and major healthcare emergencies (disaster = when a country is unable to cope with the disaster/crisis or emergency). She is a member of the HIFA Working Group on Access to Health Research and the HIFA Working Group on Library and Information Services.



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