The Cochrane Collaboration is an international organisation that aims to help people make well-informed decisions about health care by preparing, maintaining and promoting the accessibility of systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare interventions.
World Health Organization
WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options , providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Evidence summaries for interventions relevant to health care in natural disasters and other healthcare emergencies, such as those following the 2004 tsunami, and more recent events in the USA and South Asia.
Prioritised list prepared by a working party established by The Cochrane Collaboration in January 2005.
All Cochrane entities, the 200 people in the affected countries who are contributors to the work of The Cochrane Collaboration and members of other agencies such as WHO and Oxfam.
The priorities identified cover more than 200 interventions relevant to infectious diseases, injuries and wounds, rebuilding of communities and infrastructure, mental health, nutrition, rehabilitation, and pregnancy and childbirth.