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  • Communicating Complex Evidence

    Daily Telegraph front page:
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    The danger of the misrepresentation and misuse of evidence
    The National Institute for Clinical Evidence has produced new consultation guidance on ‘Air pollution - outdoor air quality and health’. Not very newsworthy you might think. Well you’d be wrong. The Telegraph ran the story on the front page under the headline ‘Axe Speed Bumps to Save Lives’.
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  • QUIZ-Which development programmes work?

    Which development programmes, policies and practices are most cost-effective to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals? Many development interventions sound intuitively appealing. We think they should improve people’s lives. But evidence shows that intuition isn’t reliable when determining whether interventions actually make a difference.
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  • Policy Brief

    What works in promoting sustainable agriculture for smallholders? Our new Policy Brief summarizes key findings from five Campbell systematic reviews of land titling, training and technology, farmer field schools, payment for environmental services, and decentralized forest management.
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  • 2017 Global Evidence Summit

    World leaders in evidence-informed healthcare and development join for first ever Global Evidence Summit, Cape Town. The theme of the Summit, ‘Using Evidence. Improving Lives’ will highlight and promote evidence-informed approaches to health policy and development.
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Kinship Care for the Safety, Permanency, and Well- Being of Children Removed from the Home for Maltreatment: A Systematic Review by Marc Winokur, Amy Holtan, and Keri E. Batchelder

Kinship care is increasingly utilised in many Western countries as an alternative to placing children who have been maltreated in residential settings or with unrelated foster families.

The behavioural and mental health, and the well-being, of children placed in kinship care is better than that of children placed in foster care. Children in kinship care experience fewer placement disruptions and incidents of institutional abuse. The likelihood that guardianship is awarded to relatives is higher for children in kinship care compared to foster care.


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