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Responding to the growing mandate for researchers to share their clinical data, WWARN is joining with partners to host a 3-day workshop in January sponsored by the British Council’s Newton Researcher Links Programme in order to develop the skills and network needed to produce high quality data capable of maximising the impact of initial findings.
This helpful NIHR toolkit provides a comprehensive guide to the stages of designing and planning, carrying out, and reporting on a qualitative study, and includes useful exercises. We recommend it to anyone needing a useful, broad guide.
Assessing quality in qualitative research can be very different to other research types. Here we have compiled some resources which may help to assess the quality of research in different ways.
A prospective, qualitative study investigating the barriers and enablers to locally led clinical trial conduct in Ethiopia, Cameroon and Sri Lanka
There are many different approaches to analysing qualitative data. This article aims to bring together resources and articles around some of the more common types of analysis, so that you can easily find what you need.
Useful videos about conducting focus groups for qualitative research
Useful YouTube videos about conducting qualitative research interviews
Lymphatic filariasis is endemic in Nepal. This study aimed to investigate health-seeking behaviors and self-care practices of people with filarial Lymphoedema in Nepal.
AREF-EDCTP have announced a joint call for a Preparatory Fellowship programme, due to be initiated in 2018.
The Nigerian Regional Faculty ran a workshop about Biostatistics on May 20th-21st, 2017. The workshop was well attended with 61 participants, and covered a useful range of topics. You can download the presentations from the day here.
Do you have research ideas for using big data to fill gender data gaps? Announcing the Big Data for Gender Challenge! Research proposals are due on July 7, 2017
Invitation to complete quick survey to improve Kaplan-Meier plots (KMunicate) ProblemThe standard way to present time-to-event data, such as survival, is with Kaplan-Meier plots. These are formatted by journals and reported in a number of ways, but we find they commonly lack some key information. The key problems are:
- Expressing how many people are contributing data at any point in the graph, including the pattern of censoring
- Expressing that the uncertainty of the estimate increases over time
The Global Austism Network has launched the Autism Rising intiative, with a mission "to provide a global forum for support of autism... enriching the lives of people with autism, their families and their communities worldwide". They are inviting all those who are involved with ASD* to participate in a survey "to evaluate different approaches to the diagnosis of ASD, treatment options and the resources available in different communities". To learn more and participate, please click HERE. *Autism Spectrum Disorder
Scoping available resources and tools used by investigators to set up and conduct malaria clinical trials in low and middle income countries within malaria endemic settings. Participate in the survey.
Got a burning passion for health? Ready to make a difference? Join Cochrane Crowd, their partners Mark2Cure and the collective global volunteer network for an online MedLit Blitz, May 9th-12th. Together they will create health evidence and transform biomedical discovery.
What is Gender? What is inequity? And what do they have to do with Public Health and Global Health? Find out in this educational video form Dr Greg Martin