Table 2

Selected resources, tools and networks available to humanitarian health researchers

OrganisationResource descriptionWebsite
Evidence AidA collection of systematic reviews that provide reliable, up-to-date evidence on interventions that might be considered in the context of natural disasters and other major healthcare emergencies.http://www.evidenceaid.org/
United Nations (UN) International Organization for Migration (IOM)Global Migration, Health and Development Research Initiative (MHADRI)—a global alliance of migration health researchers and scholars and a platform to share, collaborate, develop, advocate and disseminate research at the nexus of health and migration.https://mhadri.org/
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)Field research—a free repository of articles based on the field research of MSF.https://fieldresearch.msf.org/
National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Library of MedicineDisaster Lit Database for Disaster Medicine and Public Health—a free collection of disaster medicine and public health documents.https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/disaster-lit
NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Library of MedicineDisaster Research Response (DR2)—a collection of data collection tools, research protocols, disaster research news and events, and more.https://dr2.nlm.nih.gov/
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)The Humanitarian Data Exchange—an open platform for sharing data across crises and organisations.https://data.humdata.org/
Post-Research Ethics Analysis (PREA)A research project investigating ethical issues in health research in humanitarian crises. It aims to identify good ethical practice from lessons learned in the field and develop a tool that assists reflection on ethical issues in humanitarian research.http://www.preaportal.org/
Nuffield Council on BioethicsResearch in global health emergencies—a project exploring how research may be conducted ethically in global health emergencies.http://nuffieldbioethics.org/project/global-health-emergencies
ElrhaResearch for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) – A research funding programme specific to health research in humanitarian crises, funded by the UK Department for International Development, UK National Institute for Health Research, and the Wellcome Trust.https://www.elrha.org/programme/research-for-health-in-humanitarian-crises/