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Would you like to get involved with the Evidence for Global and Disaster Health SIG (E4GDH SIG)? Here’s how: 1. Explore our projects and initiatives page – contact the project organiser or SIG Convenor 2. Provide a translation for one of our resources – contact our Convenor 3. … Read More

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  • 20 December 2022

IFLA Units+Strategy: Evidence for Global and Disaster Health Special Interest Group – Leading as a Valued Partner

Sponsored by the IFLA Health and Biosciences Section, the IFLA Evidence for Global and Disaster Health (E4GDH) Special Interest Group works to promote and strengthen the roles that librarians play in times of disaster and in response to global health challenges. In the spirit of partnership, this month IFLA features the IFLA Health and Biosciences (HBS) Section and their partner the IFLA Evidence for Global Disaster and Health (E4GDH) Special Interest Group in the Units + Strategy recognition series, for their collaborative efforts not only with each other, but with several external medical and health-related information organisations.  Read about what they’ve been doing and what they’ve got planned for 2022-2023. Read More

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  • 20 October 2022

HBS and E4GDH partner as Evidence Ambassadors for Evidence-based Healthcare Day 2022

Today, 20 October 2022 is World Evidence-based Healthcare Day (EBHC). Occurring during Health Literacy Month, EBHC is an opportunity to highlight the ways that evidence-based health literacy can support global healthcare efforts. Check out the IFLA Health and Bioscience (HBS) Section and Evidence for Global and Disaster Health (E4GDH) Special Interest Group Ambassador vlogs: Read More

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  • 20 October 2022

Evidence for all in times of health emergency: IFLA supports Cochrane Call for Action

The COVID-19 pandemic underlined the importance of timely and comprehensive health information, but also the difficulties faced by many in accessing it. Action is needed to ensure that everyone benefits from the infrastructure needed to achieve this. This goal lies at the heart of the Cochrane Call to Action on supporting evidence responses to global health emergencies. Read More

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  • 23 May 2022