Dhaka Colloquium For Systematic Reviews in International Development,
Savar, Dhaka, December 10-14, 2012

Workshop Presentations

Day 1 - December 10th, 2012

The Science of Research Synthesis: The Evidence for Systematic Reviews (2.8 MB)
Julia H. Littell, Ph.D., Professor Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, USA

Is microfinance a solution to anything? Evidence from two systematic reviews (2.2 MB)
Ruth Stewart, Carina van Rooyen, Marcel Korth, Admire Chereni, Natalie Rebelo da Silva, Thea de Wet, Centre for Anthropological Research, University of Johannesburg

Formulating a clear question and determining the scope of a systematic review (618.6 KB)
Julia H. Littell, Ph.D., Professor Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, USA

Searching the Literature John Eyers (241.4 KB)
John Eyers, 3ie IDCG

Day 2 - December 11th, 2012

Theory-based systematic reviews (755.7 KB)
Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie

Effect Size Calculation for experimental & quasi-experimental methods (1013.7 KB)
Jorge Garcia Hombrados & Hugh Waddington, 3ie

Day 3 - December 12th, 2012

3ie Matchmaking workshop for systematic reviews (447.4 KB)
Ami Bhavsar, Jo Puri, Phil Davies & Birte Snilstveit, 3ie

What influence do we want to have? (945.7 KB)
Christelle Chapoy, 3ie

How to communicate research (2.1 MB)
Christelle Chapoy, 3ie

Conference Presentations

Day 1 - December 12, 2012

Session 1

What works in education: where and why? (797.3 KB)
Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie

WSS: Effectiveness, sustainability and WTP (1.1 MB)
Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie

Does private sector involvement in delivery of water, telecommunication and electricity services lead to improved access and quality of service in developing countries? (540.1 KB)
Thillai Rajan A. & Ashwin Mahalingam, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Session 2

Which Study Designs Should We Include in a Systematic Review of Effects of Development Interventions? (798.7 KB) Jorge Garcia Hombrados and Hugh Waddington, 3ie

Assessing ‘what works’ in international development: metaanalysis for sophisticated dummies (542.3 KB)
Maren Duvendack, Jorge Garcia Hombrados, Richard Palmer Jones and Hugh Waddington

Day 2 - December 13, 2012

Session 4

Community-Based Health Insurance Schemes: A Systematic Review (329.0 KB)
Anagaw Derseh, Pro. Arjun S. Bed, Dr. Robert Sparrow

Community-Based Interventions for the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases of Poverty (IDoP) (1.0 MB)
Rehana A Salam, Hasina Maredia, Imama Naqvi, Zohra S Lassi, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Division of Women and Child Health, The Aga Khan University

Session 5

Challenges in producing policy relevant systematic reviews (851.9 KB)
Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie

Session 6

Assessing global relevance in research with a focus on street connected children and young people (330.9 KB)
Esther Coren, Rosa Hossain, Jordi Pardo Pardo, Holly Harris, Mirella MS Veras, Kabita Chakraborty. Canterbury Christ Church University United

Systematic review of a health system intervention: lessons learnt from a review of results-based financing approaches in Africa and Asia. (983.9 KB)
Emma Jolley, Juliet Milgate and Elena Schmidt, Sightsavers

Session 7

Approaches to Improve Quality of Care (QoC) for Women and Newborns: An Overview of Systematic Reviews (391.0 KB) Rehana A Salam, Zohra Lassi, Jai K Das and Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Aga Khan University

“Innovative community interventions (ICIs) to improve strategies for implementation of maternal and neonatal health services in fragile states” 2011-2012 (156.6 KB)
Sarita Panday, Anthony Zwi, Archana Amatya, Nabin Kumar Jha

Session 8

Making Systematic Reviews More Inclusive: The Perspective of Existing/ Potential Reviewers from LMIC (71.2 KB)
S. Ghose

Cochrane Public Health Group (CPHG) South Asian Satellite formation: Early Experiences (4.5 MB)
Sree Nair , Ruhi Saith, Jodie Doyle, Rebecca Armstrong & Elizabeth Waters, CPHG, University of Melbourne, Australia & Manipal University, India

Session 9

Evidence gap maps – a tool for promoting evidence informed policy (1.7 MB)
Birte Snilstveit, Martina Vojtkova & Ami Bhavsar, 3ie

Session 10

Preschool Feeding Programmes for Improving The Health of Disadvantaged Children: Nutritional Quality Assessment (203.8 KB)
Selma Liberato

Session 11

Systematic reviews: opportunities for evidence based policy (714.3 KB)
Birte Snilstveit, 3ie

Narrative approaches to synthesis of evidence for international development (1.4 MB)
Birte Snilstveit, Martina Vojtkova, 3ie and Sandy Oliver EPPI-centre

The benefits and challenges of using systematic reviews in international development research (327.7 KB)
Maren Duvendack, Richard Mallet, Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Rachel Slater

Session 12

Effect Size Calculation for experimental & quasi-experimental methods (1013.7 KB)
Jorge Hombrados and Hugh Waddington, 3ie

Risk of bias assessment for experimental and quasi-experimental designs based on statistical methods (431.9 KB)
Jorge Hombrados and Hugh Waddington, 3ie

Session 13

Systematic review gap map: What we know and don’t know about HIV/AIDS intervention effectiveness
Martina Vojtkova, 3ie

UK Session 14

What is the Evidence of the Impact of Microfinance on the Well-being of Poor People? (395.7 KB)
Maren Duvendack, Richard Palmer-Jones, With J. Copestake, L. Hooper, Y. Loke, N. Rao, International Development, University of Anglia

Systematic Reviews in International Development: The Way Forward (283.8 KB)
Philip Davies, 3ie

Day 3 - December 14, 2012

Session 16

Farmer field schools: a systematic review (925.4 KB)
Hugh Waddington, 3ie

Publication bias for studies in international development (644.1 KB)
Jorge Hombrados and Hugh Waddington, 3ie

Session 17

Systematic reviews: from ‘bare bones’ reviews to policy relevance? (2.1 MB)
Birte Snilstveit, 3ie

Web-based Health Literature in Bangladesh — an Initiative for Developing Capacity Building of Potential Users to Search through Internet (745.4 KB)
M. Al Mamun, Md. Nazim Uddin, PhD, ICDDR,B Library

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