VEGA Activity Update – January 2016

Jill McTavish Mandatory Reporting of Child Maltreatment: What is the purpose of mandatory reporting? Global estimates of child maltreatment indicate that nearly a quarter of adults (22.6%) have suffered child physical abuse; over a third of adults (36.3%) have suffered child emotional abuse; 3% of adults have suffered neglect in childhood; and 18% of women […]

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VEGA Activity Update – November 2015

Since the National Guidance and Implementation Committee (NGIC) and Evidence Review Group meetings in June 2015, and working with input from members, VEGA has made significant progress across our project areas (see Overview of Activities Figure). Details on the status of these activities as of late November 2015 follow: Evidence Reviews: Child Maltreatment The child […]

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Integrating Evidence & Knowledge – November 2015

Working with experts from the McMaster Evidence Review Centre (MERSC), all three evidence reviews are well underway, with each review scoped, and search results being reviewed for inclusion/exclusion. We’ve also established international links with groups such as the World Health Organization to ensure that we minimize duplication of effort and formulate guidance that is as […]

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