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    Promovendo o desenvolvimento na primeira infância

    A primeira infância é uma etapa fundamental para o desenvolvimento, em termos cognitivos, socioemocionais e físicos. A importância do investimento no desenvolvimento infantil (DI) ou políticas de primeira infância fundamenta-se em vários argumentos. O principal é o direito de todas as crianças a...

    Table of contents Ujjwala 2. 0 from access to sustained usage

    By September 2019, some 80 million poor households will have been connected to LPG since 2015 through the national programme, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (Ujjwala). This is in addition to “normal” growth in LPG connections amounting to approximately 40 million households. By any account, this is a ...

    3. 2 million stillbirths: epidemiology and overview of the evidence review

    More than 3.2 million stillbirths occur globally each year, yet stillbirths are largely invisible in global data tracking, policy dialogue and programme implementation. This mismatch of burden to action is due to a number of factors that keep stillbirths hidden, notably a lack of data and a lack of conse...

    The effectiveness of evidence summaries on health policymakers and health system managers use of evidence from systematic reviews: a systematic review

    Systematic reviews are important for decision makers. They offer many potential benefits but are often written in technical language, are too long, and do not contain contextual details which make them hard to use for decision-making. There are many organizations that develop and disseminate derivative p...

    Costs and cost-effectiveness of community health workers: evidence from a literature review

    This study sought to synthesize and critically review evidence on costs and cost-effectiveness of community health worker (CHW) programmes in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to inform policy dialogue around their role in health systems....

    Chlorpyrifos and neurodevelopmental effects: a literature review and expert elicitation on research and policy

    Organophosphate pesticides are widely used on food crops grown in the EU. While they have been banned from indoor use in the US for a decade due to adverse health effects, they are still the most prevalent pesticides in the EU, with Chlorpyrifos (CPF) being the most commonly applied. It has been suggeste...

    Barriers, facilitators, strategies and outcomes to engaging policymakers, healthcare managers and policy analysts in knowledge synthesis: a scoping review protocol

    Engaging policymakers, healthcare managers and policy analysts in the conduct of knowledge synthesis can help increase its impact. This is particularly important for knowledge synthesis studies commissioned by decision-makers with limited timelines, as well as reviews of health policy and systems researc...

    Do evidence summaries increase health policy-makers use of evidence from systematic reviews?

    Systematic reviews are important for decision makers. They offer many potential benefits but are often written in technical language, are too long, and do not contain contextual details which makes them hard to use for decision-making. Strategies to promote the use of evidence to decision makers are requ...

    Utility of social media and crowd-sourced data for pharmacovigilance: a scoping review protocol

    : Adverse events associated with medications are under-reported in postmarketing surveillance systems. A systematic review of published data from 37 studies worldwide (including Canada) found the median under-reporting rate of adverse events to be 94% in spontaneous reporting systems. This scoping review...