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New research: Challenges and possible solutions for accessing scholarly literature among medical and nursing professionals and students in low-and-middle income countries: A systematic review

New review by Mengying Zang, Larry Doi, Joshua Awua, Hayford Asawe and Rosie Stenhouse.   The issue of access to scholarly literature is key to the development of evidence and evidence based practice for nursing and healthcare. Within low and middle income countries this access is impeded by a …

Clinical Audit: Application of its concepts in public health setting

SCPHRP research seminar series no 3.: Clinical Audit: Application of its concepts in Public Health settings This seminar will provide an introduction to clinical governance, clinical audit, audit vs research, audit cycle, steps in implementing clinical audit and application of its concept in public health setting with examples A clinical …

Four students from Dunbar Grammer School do work experience as researchers

In November 2022 we welcomed four students from Dunbar Grammer School into SCPHRP for a week to do some work experience, and have a chance to experience what being a researcher is like.  They were (front, L to R) Libby Cowsill, Heidi MacFarlane Baker, Oliver Coghlan and Ewan Thomas This …

POSTPONED Urban rewilding: new vision or repacking of the old?

Due to industrial action, this event has been postponed Who: Dr Paul Jepson, author of REWILDING :The Radical New Science of Ecological Recovery When: Thu, 24 Nov 2022, 16:00 GMT Where: Elliot Seminar Room, Minto House (MIN_2.403) Minto House 20-22 Chambers Street Edinburgh EH1 1JZ OR Online How to book: Book …

Telehealth provides unique opportunities to improve access to early years health services for young mothers, but barriers remain

Understanding the use of telehealth in the context of the Family Nurse Partnership and other early years home visiting programmes: A rapid review Researchers from SCPHRP have recently published a rapid review which sought to understand the use of telehealth in early parenthood programmes sharing similarities with the Family Nurse …

More evidence that female empowerment plays a crucial role in household nutrition and food security

New research paper by Sidra Ishfaq (see her biography in People), who was a visiting scholar at SCPHRP in 2021, plus members of SCPHRP. It provides further evidence that female empowerment plays a crucial role in household nutrition and food security. The study, published in PLoS ONE, ( aimed …


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