"What is Evidence? Why is it important?"

21 October, 2021

Dear HIFA Colleagues

To help the public understand how evidence helps inform #HealthInformation, the Patient Information Forum have produced a one-page guide: "What is Evidence? Why is it important?" The guide is available in HTML/PDF formats and is free to download:


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Best wishes

Martin Carroll

Independent Consultant

Healthcare Information for All


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HIFA profile: Martin Carroll has worked on issues affecting health in LMICs for over fifteen years. Whilst at the British Medical Association, he led a major project, funded by DfID, to develop the organisation's role as a leading advocate for improving health in LMICs, which it continues to hold today. He has worked with HIFA since 2008 and is a member of the HIFA Steering Group and the following HIFA Working Groups: Fundraising, Multilingualism and Social Media. He is also the author of the monthly HIFA Blog. martinmichaelcarroll(at)iCloud(dot)com Twitter: @MMCarroll Website: martinmcarroll(dot)com