PAHO and the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) have published the 2016 revision of the Guidelines in Spanish. The guidelines were developed by CIOMS, which was founded under the auspices from WHO and UNESCO. These guidelines constitute ... Read more
EDCTP Knowledge Hub
The EDCTP partnered with The Global Health Network to develop a 'Knowledge Hub', which aims to facilitate and provide guidance on several topics related to clinical trials such as open access data sharing, data management, clinical trials protocols.Learn more
Improving Health by Improving Research
Faster and better research is critical to solving the world’s biggest health challenges. The Global Health Network enables researchers to work together across networks and between diseases, regions and organisations.Learn more
Professional Development Scheme
The aim of the Professional Development Scheme is to guide, support and develop clinical research staff working at all levels and in all fields of Global Health. A comprehensive, high quality mechanism for recording, tracking and guiding training and professional ...Learn more
Looking for a research site or partners to run a clinical trial?
Are you a research scientist working in Global Health? Or an institution looking for partners to run a clinical trial? Site Finder aims to foster progress in all areas of Global Health by helping put you in contact with hundreds ...Learn more
Field trials of interventions against disease in low and middle income countries (LMICs) may be complex and expensive undertakings. The 3rd edition of “Field Trials of Health Interventions: a Toolbox” has been compiled by over 30 contributors with extensive direct ... Read more
In response to the recent news about the Zika virus, we draw your attention to the International INTERGROWTH-21st Standards for Head Circumference of newborns. Read more
The Global Health Network is pleased to announce the launch of a new seven-module eLearning course which has been adapted from the WHO training manual and resources on: ‘Ethics in epidemics, emergencies and disasters: Research, surveillance and patient care’. Read more
Clinical trial data are recognised as a valuable resource, and there is widespread agreement on the benefits of increasing responsible access to such data for the purposes of research. The Wellcome Trust has commissioned Technopolis to carry out a study looking at the potential uses of existing clinical trial data to address new research questions.Go to page
Mixed-methods approaches are gaining momentum in health research, and it is generally agreed that this is a positive development. In response to the challenges associated with integrating qualitative and quantitative data, The Global Health Network set up a group dedicated to supporting mixed-methods researchers. Please feel free to add your comments and join in discussions.Go to page
Epidemiological Study of Randomized Trials (ESORT) is led by a collaborative team of researchers at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine and the George Institute for Global Health, both at the University of Oxford. ESORT have kindly offered to share details of their study with The Global Health Network.Go to page
Hi everyone, this new group is a place for new members to introduce themselves in the community. Please post to introduce yourself and let others ...
Project Background UNICEF Communication for Development is seeking comment on draft documents outlining proposed minimum standards for community engagement and indicators for measurement for development ...
The most commonly used reporting guidelines in qualitative research are the SRQR and COREQ; you should check with the journal you're intending to publish in whether one of ...
Article Abstract: Qualitative research methodologies, which are oriented to better understanding of the context, meaning and experiences of people's lives, have much to contribute to health promotion. For ...
A new publication by the GBD 2016 Brazil Collaborators assessed how ongoing political, economic, and epidemiological changes in Brazil have affected health and the health system, and how these data can help ...
A qualitative study looking at the barriers to wearing footwear in Ethiopia that is very relevant to a podoconiosis trial that the Global Health Network is involved in. To read ...
This peer reviewed course outlines ethical aspects of sharing individual level research data and proposed best practices. It aims to be of value to those designing and reviewing individual research protocols where data sharing is anticipated, and to those developing institutional policies and processes for governing data sharing.