[PAHO.org] Digital innovation to facilitate evidence use in the VHL

Originally published in PAHO.org On August 23, the Digital Innovations Webinar was held to facilitate the use of evidence and two new databases were launched: BIGG-REC and Therapeutics Covid-19. The initiative was promoted by the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health of the Pan American Health Organization (EIH/PAHO/WHO) and BIREME through the motivation to present…

Blog for the World EBHC Day

Blog for the World EBHC Day World Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC) Day is held on 20 October each year. It is a global initiative that raises awareness of the need for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making in order to improve health outcomes globally.   This year’s campaign, ‘Partnerships for purpose’, draws…

A framework to develop living practice guidelines in healthcare

A framework to develop living practice guidelines in healthcare Clinical practice guidelines are the most important resource to assist-decision making in healthcare. Nevertheless, their applicability can decrease over time, as new evidence emerges, the sanitary context mutates or the preferences of patients change.   An international multidisciplinary collaboration in which Epistemonikos took part produced a…