Obtaining evidence in Global Health

Abstract

Global health research often deals with complex health interventions, the evaluataion of which is difficult. Are randomised controlled trails (RCTs) as the “gold standard” feasible designs to measure the effectiveness of complex health intervention in Global Health? The presentation discussess adaptiations of RCT design, and methods for mimicking RCTs in observational data as tools to measure effectiveness and impact in the field of Global Health research.

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Event
Autumn meeting Amsterdam Public Health Resarch Institute
Location
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Frank van Leth
Associate Professor of Global Health