Evidence Aid update: July 2021
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Highlights from July 2021
- Our COVID-19 collection now includes 544 short, plain language summaries covering 860 systematic reviews. All the summaries are available in English, with many also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
- Our new Earthquakes’ collection already contains 41 summaries, which we are translating into French, Italian and Spanish.
- Our new Humanitarian Impact of Climate Change collection already contains 9 summaries, which we are translating into French and Spanish.
- We have also added several summaries to our collections on Prevention and Treatment of Malnutrition in Humanitarian Emergencies and Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers, also being translated into French and Spanish.
Some of the new summaries from July 2021
Delivery of nutrition interventions to women and children in conflict settings in low- and middle-income countries in the Prevention and treatment of malnutrition in humanitarian emergencies collection.
What else this month?
We are pleased to announce that we are working with the Pan American Health Organization to create a Resilient Health Systems collection and with the World Health Organization Kobe Centre to create a Knowledge Hub, based on the book WHO Guidance on Research Methods for Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management. We’ll provide more details about these projects in our next update.
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We are very grateful to the many volunteers who help Evidence Aid. They contribute to searching, screening and downloading reviews preparing and writing summaries, providing web support and advising on translations. We’ve had more than 100 volunteers throughout the COVID-19 project, from more than 20 countries.
The Evidence Aid team
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