This is a great video of a talk given at the Oxford Martin School by Professor Kevin Marsh.
In this podcast Dr Jacob McKnight talks about his experiences in neonatal nursing delivery and research in Kenya.
Become a Cochrane citizen scientist. Anyone can join their collaborative volunteer effort.
The Global Health Network congratulates the Zuckerbergs on their new health initiativeby The Editorial Team
Please see this Sky News interview where we were asked by Sky News to comment on the announcement about this bold vision to tackle all diseases.
Looking for a job in global health? A 4 part series that takes a look at what you need to do to get your career in global health off to a good start.
eSeminar: Research papers that make a difference: discussing research waste, reproducibility and impactby Iveta Simera, the EQUATOR Network
Dr Iveta Seimer, Deputy Director of the UK EQUATOR Centre, discusses research waste, reproducibility, and how to use reporting guidelines to make an impact. Poor reporting seriously affects the integrity of health research literature and critically limits the use and impact of published studies.
"Burnout" in a clinical research trial environmentby Dr Carla Freeman
Annual Meeting of the South African Regional Facultyby C.Reddy, E. Allen
Como escribir solicitudes para Fondos o Apoyos (Also available in English)by The Editorial Team, Elizabeth Allen - Regional Faculty Lead, Jackeline Alger; MD, PhD
Las solicitudes para fondos o apoyos difieren substancialmente dependiendo de la organización a la que se esté aplicando, ya que cada una de ellas tiene sus propios objetivos organizacionales, los cuales es importante entender cuando se está considerando a que fondo o apoyo aplicar. En este artículo ofrecemos consejos prácticos e información para escribir solicitudes para fondos o apoyos, los cuales pueden ser aplicados a solicitudes de todo tipo, desde becas hasta solicitudes para financiamientos grandes.
A Guide to Grant Writing (available in English and Spanish)by The Editorial Team, Elizabeth Allen - Regional Faculty Lead, Jackeline Alger; MD, PhD
Grant applications differ substantially depending on the individual funding organisation, and each funding organisation has its own organisational aims, which are important to understand when you are considering which grant to apply to. In this article we provide practical tips and information for writing grant applications, which can be applied to grant applications of all sorts, from fellowships to large funding applications.
Research Administration and Grant Managementby Research Administration Tools.org
Links to resources provided by iRIM (the Initiative on Research and Innovation Management) - free online presentations and tutorials relating to how to manage grants and perform administration of clinical research projects effectively.
Barriers and Suggested Facilitators to the Implementation of Best Practice: An Integrative Review.by H. Al Ghabeesh, S
26 studies were reviewed to identify barriers and facilitators for Research Utilisation in nursing practice.
Workshop report: 'Recent Trends and Career Development in Clinical Research in India' - 19 Nov 2014by sreedharsmail, Joby George, Jyothsna Tirunagari
A workshop on “Recent Trends and Career Development in Clinical Research –INDIA”, was organized at Bhaskara Auditorium on 19th November 2014 by SAMSKARA, a Non Profit Organization based at Hyderabad and The Global Health Network for the first time in Telangana.
Intent to stay in the Nursing Profession and associated factors among nurses in Ethiopiaby Eshetu Enguda, Anteneh Birhanu, Kefyalew Alene
Developing a Culture to Facilitate Research Capacity Building for Clinical Nurse Consultants in Generalist Paediatric Practiceby Lesley Wilkes, Joanne Cummings, Nicola McKay
AuthorAid is a great online tool whose aim is to support developing country researchers in publishing their work.
Five keys to improving research costing in low- and middle-income countriesby ESSENCE on Health Research Initiative
ESSENCE on Health Research have created a good practice document on research costing. It includes a review of the funding practices related to the definition and funding of direct and indirect costs.
This guide, developed by the WHO and released in December 2013, aims to facilitate implementation research in LMICs.
A template for writing a research protocolby Joby George
Presentations from D Groups
IV Therapyby Editor
Pedagogy is a US provider of Continuing Education for Nurses. They have produced posters that can be downloaded, showing recent guidlines in the management of Intra Venous therapy.
An account of 3 skills sharing workshops in South India.
Despite published guidance on writing the abstract in the PRISMA Statement guiding the reporting of systematic reviews in general and elsewhere, evaluations show that reporting of systematic reviews in journal and conference abstracts is poor. Teh authors developed consensus-based reporting guidelines as an extension to the PRISMA Statement on good reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in abstracts.
We share the WHO 2009 guideline that provides a framework for integrating nutrition support into the routine care of HIV-infected children (6 months-14 years). HIV-infected children deserve special attention because of their additional needs to ensure growth and development and their dependency on adults for adequate care including nutrition care and support for treatment. Vertical implementation of HIV programmes, such as PMTCT and ART, have resulted in missed opportunities to gain synergy with other existing services.
Research reporting guidelines are standard statements that provide guidance on how to report research methodology and findings. These are in the form of checklists, flow diagrams or texts. Most of the biomedical journals require authors to comply with these guidelines. Guidelines are available for reporting various study designs:
- CONSORT Statement (reporting of randomized controlled trials)
- STARD (reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies)
- STROBE (reporting of observational studies in epidemiology)
- PRISMA (reporting of systematic reviews)
- MOOSE (reporting of meta-analyses of observational studies)
A range of downloadable templates and tools for Clinical Research, including monitoring checklists, budget spreadsheets, informed consent forms, SOPs and so on.
This editorial describes the work of the WOMAN trial about post partum bleeding, and invites the participation of obstetricians, midwives and nurses from around the world to join an international collaborative effort to identify safe and effective treatments for post partum haemorrhage.
A set of 4 consent templates for clinical trials, interview studies, observation studies and sampling only studies.
This article was written by a researcher from Sri Lanka and presents a very helpful overview on Biomedical Ethics. This article will be helpful to all levels of research staff and others who might want an accessible overview
Considerations for pharmacovigilance and safety reporting.