Dear Friends (with apologies for any cross-posting),
Here is the fifth weekly update on our COVID-19 project, designed to keep our partners, volunteers and staff up to date with what Evidence Aid is doing. Please feel free to forward within your networks.
Evidence Aid COVID-19 Weekly Bulletin
Report covering 7 days to 7th May 2020 - https://www.evidenceaid.org/coronavirus-covid-19-evidence-collection/
Systematic review summaries
184 summaries on the website in total (19 added this week); 76 summaries in progress
150 in Arabic; 152 in Chinese (simplified); 147 in Chinese (traditional); 155 in French; 5 in Italian; 154 in Portuguese; 158 in Spanish;
3 searches completed this week; 7 searches in progress
Volunteers - international
A total of 69 amazing volunteers (44 summary writers; 10 screeners; 15 information specialists/librarians) from more than 15 countries
Among others, we are collaborating with WHO, Public Health England, PAHO, Queen's University, Cochrane, Campbell, Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative, the Irish Global Health Network, Health Service Executive Ireland, McMaster University (COVID-END) and Oxford PharmaGenesis. Evidence Aid are supported by H2H, with funding from UK Aid, and by a core grant from Oxford PharmaGenesis.
Joint press release https://www.evidenceaid.org/press-release-charity-has-collated-nearly-20... issued, in partnership with Oxford PharmaGenesis. Daily Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn posts, with social media messages in Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
3,600 people have used the Evidence Aid website in the past 7 days (13,600 in the last 30 days). We have continuing strong engagement from South America (25% of total users over this period were from this region). Our priority remains to build engagement in Lower-and-Middle-Income Countries.
With very best wishes,
Ben Heaven Taylor
Chief Executive Officer
Championing evidence-based humanitarian action
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For the Evidence Aid resources on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), visit https://www.evidenceaid.org/coronavirus-resources/