SPHERE Guidelines: Evidence base for major humanitarian response | Discussion

When:
March 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2019-03-12T15:00:00-04:00
2019-03-12T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Boardroom, DIGHR Offices
Suite 2150
Dahdaleh Building, York University | 88 The Pond Road
Toronto
Cost:
Free
Contact:
416-736-2100 x20175
SPHERE Guidelines: Evidence base for major humanitarian response | Discussion @ Boardroom, DIGHR Offices

Discussion Question: Can the DIGHR and partners identify specific research priorities which would develop evidence-based guidance for the gaps identified by Frison et al?

Primary reading: Frison et al. (2018) Does the Humanitarian Sector Use Evidence-informed Standards_ A Review of the 2011 Sphere Indicators for Wash, Food Security and Nutrition, and Health Action. PLOS Currents Disasters

Supplementary reading (with particular attention to section 3, the back story of the SPHERE guidelines): Buchanan-Smith et al. (2005). How the sphere project came to be

Led by Dr. Imran Ali, Research Fellow, Global Health & Humanitarianism, DIGHR

Journal Club is an open forum for informal discussion based on selected readings.