Building an Evidence Rapid Response unit in parliament: Three early insights from the African Institute for Health Policy and Systems in Nigeria

Technical staff of national parliament (from ICT, communication, research, and library divisions) during the mentorship workshop to enhance capacity for evidence informed policy legislation at Abuja Nigeria. May 26-28, 2021 The role of parliament in Nigeria’s...

Celebrating initiatives across Africa supporting the use of evidence in decision-making

Twitter highlights from the Africa Evidence Week Since COVID -19, virtual meetings have become a norm. One has had to orient oneself with the different online platforms that transport you to these virtual spaces. Although sometimes it might be tiring jumping from one...

Highlights from the PEERSS panel at the 2021 What Works Global Summit (WWGS)

Several PEERSS partners took part in the What Works Global Summit organized by the Campbell Collaboration, co-hosted this year with the Global Development Network (GDN) as the Evidence for Development conference. Looking across disciplines, the Summit sought to go beyond effectiveness data to explore the relevance, timeliness, and inclusiveness of evidence for decision-making in development.

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Highlights from the PEERSS panel at the 2021 What Works Global Summit (WWGS)

Several PEERSS partners took part in the What Works Global Summit organized by the Campbell Collaboration, co-hosted this year with the Global Development Network (GDN) as the Evidence for Development conference. Looking across disciplines, the Summit sought to go beyond effectiveness data to explore the relevance, timeliness, and inclusiveness of evidence for decision-making in development.

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How Covid-19 spurred a Brazilian Coalition for Evidence

During the COVID pandemic, the need for rapid evidence in different social areas was heightened in Brazil. At the same time, many organizations working with tools for evidence-informed policymaking (EIP) were disconnected, often developing similar products that resulted in overlapping efforts. In late 2020, Instituto Veredas, Codeplan/DF, Evidência Express (Evex/Enap), Fiocruz Brasília, and EVIPNet Brasil joined forces to finally bring together these organizations.

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