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SH+ trial completed: what are the next steps?


The Self Help Plus (SH+) Uganda team is pleased to announce that primary data collection for the full-scale clinical trial of SH+ wrapped up with the close of 2017! We…

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Why invest in more research for cash programming?


In a world that is facing humanitarian need on an unprecedented scale with inadequate resources and funding, it is crucial that we provide aid in the most effective way possible….

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The need for expanding the scope for addressing the menstrual hygiene needs of girls and women during emergencies


“Menstruation does not know you are displaced or that you are traveling. It will just come; so it came while we were on the road [and] for others it came…

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First pilot of Nguvu: What did we learn?


In preparation for a more structured evaluation of the implementation of the intervention and research activities, we felt it was necessary to conduct a first trial run of the research…

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Making space for palliative care in humanitarian action: Reflections on obstacles to the integration of palliative care approaches in humanitarian healthcare


Many situations arise in humanitarian crises when curative care is not the primary, or the only, mode for humanitarian healthcare: a woman with advanced cancer who has been forced to…

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The importance of the first 1000 days of life


ACF International Conference on Child’s Health and Development: Improving children’s lives, Maximizing their abilities. The conference addresses the importance of the first 1000 days of life that are known to be…

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Listening to Those Who Lived Through Ebola Trials First-hand


As part of a qualitative study, since December 2016 we have been gathering accounts of research conducted during the West Africa Ebola outbreak. Our focus is on stakeholders in Guinea,…

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Monitoring changes in children and their mothers


During the last two years, eight female testers conducted home-based research testing for 427 SAM children. The pre-test was conducted within one week after the child was admitted in the…

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‘How we continued when we had to work 24/7? Commitment, nothing but commitment!’


Immigration is a topic that is rarely out of the headlines these days. There is large discussion around how western European countries are coping with the influx of migrants from…

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Developing integrated psychosocial interventions in refugee settings


In our last post, we presented findings from a qualitative study where we explored the problems affecting Congolese women that have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) in Nyarugusu refugee camp,…

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