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Funding Opportunity: UNICEF request proposals for consultancy to expand mapping of research and evidence entities in UNICEF’s Regions

UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti is currently seeking a qualified institution for a three-month assignment to carry out a mapping of research and evidence entities producing high-quality outputs and activities in multiple regions to complement our internal database.   For further details and instructions on how to apply please see the Request for Proposals for Services. […]

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WAHO develop a regional evidence-based policymaking Guidance for better Health Policy in West Africa

by Dr Ermel Johnson, WAHO The West African Health Organization (WAHO), the ECOWAS specialized institution in charge of health, promotes the use of evidence in decision-making and practice as part of the program for the development of health research in the sub-region. This understanding is what led to WAHO to accept the co-funding of IDRC […]

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Engaging with Decision-makers: Issue Briefs for Policy and Practice Workshop

The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, offers this 2.5 day workshop to provide researchers and practitioners with a nuanced understanding of how to engage with decision-makers in order to encourage the use of evidence in decision-making. Date: 21-22 November 2019Venue: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch […]

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Evidence-Informed Decision making: The Art, Science and Complexity of Knowledge Translation Workshop

The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, offers this 2 day workshop to provide researchers with a comprehensive understanding of what knowledge translation is and how to translate knowledge into accessible language and formats so that it can be effectively shared with different audiences. Date: 18-20 November 2019Venue: […]

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QES scholars learning about Africa’s evidence production and use

By Kartik Sharma and Peter Belesiotis The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship programme funds students to travel abroad so they may engage in meaningful learning and professional experiences.  The Africa Centre for Evidence (ACE) has hosted Queen Elizabeth Scholars since 2016.  Peter Belesiotis, a Queen Elizabeth Scholar in Strengthening Health Systems, and Kartik Sharma, […]

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Africa Evidence Week celebrates Africa’s evidence-use for decisions

By Natalie Tannous   Evidence weeks were conceptualised by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) to draw the focus of the global evidence-informed decision-making community to a specific issue or talking point about the production and use of evidence. And others have followed suit – On Think Tanks promoted a Latin American Evidence Week, Evidence Aid supported a Humanitarian Evidence Week, […]

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7th Biennial SAMEA Conference 2019: Registration is now open

The South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA) invites you to its 7th biennial conference in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The conference is being held at the Emperors Palace from the 23rd to 25th October 2019, with the pre-conference workshops taking place from the 21st to 22nd October.  The South African Monitoring & Evaluation Association (SAMEA) is pleased to announce that registration for […]

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J-Pal Africa vacancy: Research Manager

J-PAL Africa seeks a research manager to manage multiple research projects that test the impacts of a variety of social programmes in South Africa through randomised evaluations (also known as randomized control trials). This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the generation of scientific evidence about what works in the fight against poverty. The […]

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