Update on events for Humanitarian Evidence Week 2018

12 November, 2018

Hello everyone

Here’s an update on what’s going to be available in relation to Humanitarian Evidence Week 2018 (#HEW2018). Events/blogs are being added almost daily, so keep coming to our website to get the most up to date information! Note that the launch events are now open to applications, rather than by invitation only, so if you’d like to come to one, please don’t hesitate to contact me. All information is at: http://www.evidenceaid.org/events-and-training/hew/


13th: Lecture: Measuring Mortality in War: South Sudan

15th: Webinar: Accessing the evidence during times of crisis

19th: Training: An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian context (1 day)

19th: Blog: Long term impact of Shelter Response

19th: Webinar: Finding the evidence for global and disaster health

19th: Blog: Clinical evidence from humanitarian settings: the case report and its importance

20th: Blog: “Because rolling dice, asking for divine intervention and taking wild stabs at the problem don’t work”: The use of evidence in humanitarian response

20th: Blog: Making the case for health research in humanitarian crises: a call for case studies

20th: Blog: Evidence checker tool

21st: Webinar: Evidence reviews and field data collection to strengthen disaster preparedness and response at the Red Cross

21st: Blog: Real-world evidence: from health to humanitarian assistance

21st: Launch: Use of evidence in the humanitarian sector: A practice guide

21st: Blog: Faster experimentation

22nd: Training: Evaluating complex humanitarian interventions – utilising evidence-based approaches (2 days)

22nd: Blog: How can evidence-based practice support forecast-based financing?

22nd: Launch: Use of evidence in the humanitarian sector: A practice guide (2 events – Oxford & London)

23rd: Blog: Supertowel, a new, soapless intervention for handwashing

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.



callen AT evidenceaid.org