Applying systems thinking to knowledge mobilisation in public health
Knowledge mobilisation (KM) is a vital strategy in efforts to improve public health policy and practice. Linear models describing knowledge transfer and translation have moved towards multi-directional and com... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - November 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Abby Haynes, Lucie Rychetnik, Diane Finegood, Michelle Irving, Louise Freebairn and Penelope Hawe Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Developing strategies to attract, retain and support midwives in rural fragile settings: participatory workshops with health system stakeholders in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of Congo
Midwifery plays a vital role in the quality of care as well as rapid and sustained reductions in maternal and newborn mortality. Like most other sub-Saharan African countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo ... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Amuda Baba, Tim Martineau, Sally Theobald, Paluku Sabuni, Marie Muziakukwa Nobabo, Ajaruva Alitimango, John Kisembo Katabuka and Joanna Raven Tags: Research Source Type: research

Limitations in a rapid environmental scan of global health research expertise point to the need for more open data
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Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ranjana Nagi, Susan Rogers Van Katwyk and Steven J. Hoffman Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Attempt to assess Canada ’s expertise in global health research falls short
The recent article by Nagi et al. (Health Res Policy Syst 18:37, 2020) considerably underestimates the size of the global health research community in Canada as well as its geographical distribution, its breadth ... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Theresa W. Gyorkos Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Operationalising health systems thinking: a pathway to high effective coverage
The global health community has recognised the importance of defining and measuring the effective coverage of health interventions and their implementation strength to monitor progress towards global mortality... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lara M. E. Vaz, Lynne Franco, Tanya Guenther, Kelsey Simmons, Samantha Herrera and Stephen N. Wall Tags: Research Source Type: research

Barriers and enablers to source plasma donation by gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men under revised eligibility criteria: protocol for a multiple stakeholder feasibility study
Blood donation policy in Canada for gay, bisexual and other men who have had sex with men (gbMSM) has changed progressively in the last decade from indefinite deferral to 3-month deferral from last male-to-mal... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - November 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elisabeth Vesnaver, Mindy Goldman, Sheila O ’Brien, Paul MacPherson, Terrie Butler-Foster, Don Lapierre, Joanne Otis, Dana V. Devine, Marc Germain, Andrew Rosser, Richard MacDonagh, Taylor Randall, William Osbourne-Sorrell, Broderic Clement-Thorne, Taim Tags: Study Protocol Source Type: research

Lessons learned from descriptions and evaluations of knowledge translation platforms supporting evidence-informed policy-making in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
Knowledge translation (KT) platforms are organisations, initiatives and networks that focus on supporting evidence-informed policy-making at least in part about the health-system arrangements that determine wh... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Arun C. R. Partridge, Cristi án Mansilla, Harkanwal Randhawa, John N. Lavis, Fadi El-Jardali and Nelson K. Sewankambo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Acute stroke awareness of family physicians: translation of policy to practice
Translating clinical guidelines into routine clinical practice is mandatory to achieve population level improvement of health. Emergence of specific therapy for acute stroke yielded the ‘time is brain’ concept... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Szilvia Harsanyi, Nandor Balogh, Laszlo Robert Kolozsvari, Laszlo Mezes, Csaba Papp and Judit Zsuga Tags: Research Source Type: research

A research agenda for non-communicable disease prevention and control in India
The objective of this study was to establ... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ishu Kataria, Mariam Siddiqui, Theresa Gillespie, Michael Goodman, Preet K. Dhillon, Carla Bann and Linda Squiers Tags: Research Source Type: research

Public health policy-making for hearing loss: stakeholders ’ evaluation of a novel eHealth tool
Hearing loss (HL) affects 466 million people of all ages worldwide, with a rapidly increasing prevalence, and therefore requires appropriate public health policies. Multi-disciplinary approaches that make use ... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Giorgos Dritsakis, Lyubov Trenkova, Mariola Śliwińska-Kowalska, Dario Brdarić, Niels Henrik Pontoppidan, Panagiotis Katrakazas and Doris-Eva Bamiou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Conceptualising characteristics of resources withdrawal from medical services: a systematic qualitative synthesis
Terms used to describe government-led resource withdrawal from ineffective and unsafe medical services, including ‘rationing’ and ‘disinvestment’, have tended to be used interchangeably, despite having distinc... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mark Embrett, Glen E. Randall, John N. Lavis and Michelle L. Dion Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: a narrative review of economic constructs in commonly used implementation and scale-up theories, frameworks and models
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Vicki Brown, Huong Tran, Miranda Blake, Rachel Laws and Marj Moodie Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The role of Allied Health Professions and Nursing Research Internships in developing a research culture: a mixed-methods exploration of stakeholder perspectives
Developing research capability and capacity within the healthcare professions is a challenge throughout diverse international settings. Within England, the National Institute for Health Research aimed to addre... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: J. Nightingale, S. Fowler-Davis, K. Grafton, S. Kelly, C. Langham, R. Lewis, B. Bianco and D. Harrop Tags: Research Source Type: research

How might improved estimates of HIV programme outcomes influence practice? A formative study of evidence, dissemination and response
While HIV programmes have started millions of persons on life-saving antiretroviral therapy in Africa, longitudinal health information systems are frail and, therefore, data about long-term survival is often i... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Njekwa Mukamba, Laura K. Beres, Chanda Mwamba, Jeanna Wallenta Law, Stephanie M. Topp, Sandra Simbeza, Kombatende Sikombe, Nancy Padian, Charles B. Holmes, Elvin H. Geng and Izukanji Sikazwe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Making change last? Exploring the value of sustainability approaches in healthcare: a scoping review
Numerous models, tools and frameworks have been produced to improve the sustainability of evidence-based interventions. Due to the vast number available, choosing the most appropriate one is increasingly diffi... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: L. Lennox, A. Linwood-Amor, L. Maher and J. Reed Tags: Review Source Type: research

Correction to: Self-care and remote care during pregnancy: a new paradigm?
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: A. Metin G ülmezoglu, Anne Ammerdorffer, Manjulaa Narasimhan, Alyce N. Wilson, Joshua P. Vogel, Lale Say and Özge Tunçalp Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Bridging the research –practice gap in healthcare: a rapid review of research translation centres in England and Australia
Large-scale partnerships between universities and health services are widely seen as vehicles for bridging the evidence –practice gap and for accelerating the adoption of new evidence in healthcare. Recently, d... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tracy Robinson, Cate Bailey, Heather Morris, Prue Burns, Angela Melder, Charlotte Croft, Dmitrios Spyridonidis, Halyo Bismantara, Helen Skouteris and Helena Teede Tags: Review Source Type: research

Scaling up population health interventions from decision to sustainability – a window of opportunity? A qualitative view from policy-makers
While known efficacious preventive health interventions exist, the current capacity to scale up these interventions is limited. In recent years, much attention has focussed on developing frameworks and methods... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Karen Lee, Femke van Nassau, Anne Grunseit, Kathleen Conte, Andrew Milat, Luke Wolfenden and Adrian Bauman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Strengthening National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups in resource-limited settings: current and potential linkages with polio national certification committees
Countries are transitioning assets and functions from polio eradication to integrated immunization and surveillance activities. We assessed the extent of linkages between and perceptions of National Immunizati... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sharon A. Greene, Blanche-Philomene Melanga Anya, Humayun Asghar, Irtaza A. Chaudhri, S. Deblina Datta, Morgane E. Donadel, Koffi Isidore Kouadio, Abigail M. Shefer and Kathleen F. Cavallaro Tags: Research Source Type: research

A narrative review of economic constructs in commonly used implementation and scale-up theories, frameworks and models
Translating research evidence into practice is challenging and, to date, there are relatively few public health interventions that have been effectively and cost-effectively implemented and delivered at scale.... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brown Vicki, Tran Huong, Blake Miranda, Laws Rachel and Moodie Marj Tags: Review Source Type: research

Flipping the paradigm: a qualitative exploration of research translation centres in the United Kingdom and Australia
Over the past decade, Research Translation Centres (RTCs) have been established in many countries. These centres (sometimes referred to as Academic Health Science Centres) are designed to bring universities an... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tracy Robinson, Helen Skouteris, Prue Burns, Angela Melder, Cate Bailey, Charlotte Croft, Dmitrios Spyridonidis and Helena Teede Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing how information is packaged in rapid reviews for policy-makers and other stakeholders: a cross-sectional study
Rapid reviews (RRs) are useful products to healthcare policy-makers and other stakeholders, who require timely evidence. Therefore, it is important to assess how well RRs convey useful information in a format ... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chantelle Garritty, Candyce Hamel, Mona Hersi, Claire Butler, Zarah Monfaredi, Adrienne Stevens, Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Wei Cheng and David Moher Tags: Research Source Type: research

Defining key questions for clinical practice guidelines: a novel approach for developing clinically relevant questions
There is no standardised protocol for developing clinically relevant guideline questions. We aimed to create such a protocol and to apply it to developing a new guideline. (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samantha Chakraborty, Bianca Brijnath, Jacinta Dermentzis and Danielle Mazza Tags: Research Source Type: research

Policy dialogue and participation: a new way of crafting a national health financing strategy in Morocco
Policy dialogue for health policies has started to gain importance in recent years, especially for complex issues such as health financing. Moroccan health financing has faced several challenges during the las... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: El Houcine Akhnif, Hafid Hachri, Abdelouahab Belmadani, Awad Mataria and Maryam Bigdeli Tags: Research Source Type: research

Uncovering the processes of knowledge transformation: the example of local evidence-informed policy-making in United Kingdom healthcare
Healthcare policy-makers are expected to develop ‘evidence-based’ policies. Yet, studies have consistently shown that, like clinical practitioners, they need to combine many varied kinds of evidence and inform... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: John Gabbay, Andr ée le May, Catherine Pope, Emer Brangan, Ailsa Cameron, Jonathan H. Klein and Lesley Wye Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of the performance and achievements of the WHO Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) Europe
The Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) is one of the key mechanisms introduced by WHO to reduce the research-to-policy gap. EVIPNet Europe was launched in 2012. We evaluated the performance and achieve... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Louise Lester, Michelle M. Haby, Evelina Chapman and Tanja Kuchenm üller Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sex and gender analysis in knowledge translation interventions: challenges and solutions
Sex and gender considerations are understood as essential components of knowledge translation in the design, implementation and reporting of interventions. Integrating sex and gender ensures more relevant evid... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Am édé Gogovor, Tatyana Mollayeva, Nicole Etherington, Angela Colantonio and France Légaré Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

An analysis of the strategic plan development processes of major public organisations funding health research in nine high-income countries worldwide
There have been claims that health research is not satisfactorily addressing healthcare challenges. A specific area of concern is the adequacy of the mechanisms used to plan investments in health research. How... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cristina Morciano, Maria Cristina Errico, Carla Faralli and Luisa Minghetti Tags: Research Source Type: research

Self-care and remote care during pregnancy: a new paradigm?
Self-care interventions and remote care offer innovative and equitable ways to strengthen access to sexual and reproductive health services. Self-isolation during COVID-19 provided the opportunity for obstetri... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: A. Metin G ülmezoglu, Anne Ammerdorffer, Manjulaa Narasimhan, Alyce N. Wilson, Joshua P. Vogel, Lale Say and Özge Tunçalp Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Health research capacity of professional and technical personnel in a first-class tertiary hospital in northwest China: multilevel repeated measurement, 2013 –2017, a pilot study
To explore the health research capacity (HRC) and factors associated with professional and technical personnel (PTP) in a first-class tertiary hospital in northwest China. (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Peijing Yan, Yongfeng Lao, Zhenxing Lu, Xu Hui, Biao Zhou, Xinyu Zhu, Xiaojie Chen, Li Li, Zixuan Wang, Min Zhang and Kehu Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transforming the practice of medicine through team science
The translation of biomedical research discoveries into clinical practice is marked by extended timelines (averaging 17  years) and multiple sequential process steps. However, even after a drug, device, diagnos... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jason H. Pitzen, Heidi L. Dieter, Darren L. Gronseth, Amber K. Dahl, Venessa L. Boyle, Tharana Maran, C. Michel Harper Jr and Gregory J. Gores Tags: Study Protocol Source Type: research

Coordinating the research response to COVID-19: Mali ’s approach
Mali, like the rest of the world, has seen a rapid spread of COVID-19 since the first report of imported cases. Despite being a low-income country, Mali has leveraged scientific research resources via coordina... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Seydou Doumbia, Ydrissa Sow, Mahamadou Diakite and Chuen-Yen Lau Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

An expert-based mapping of healthcare system strategies to support rational drug prescribing in primary care across 13 European countries
Irrational prescribing has received increasing attention among policy-makers to improve drug safety and effectiveness while avoiding economic waste. The policies intended to rationalise prescribing have been g... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alexandru M. Rotar, Michael J. van den Berg and Niek S. Klazinga Tags: Research Source Type: research

What should community organisations consider when deciding to partner with researchers? A critical reflection on the Zilla Budakattu Girijana Abhivrudhhi Sangha experience in Karnataka, India
Community organisations and community members are increasingly being involved in health research projects worldwide as part of the engagement movement. Achieving deeper forms of community engagement like partn... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bridget Pratt, Tanya Seshadri and Prashanth N. Srinivas Tags: Research Source Type: research

A framework for explaining the role of values in health policy decision-making in Latin America: a critical interpretive synthesis
Although values underpin the goals pursued in health systems, including how health systems benefit the population, it is often not clear how values are incorporated into policy decision-making about health sys... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: C. Marcela V élez, Michael G. Wilson, John N. Lavis, Julia Abelson and Ivan D. Florez Tags: Review Source Type: research

Capacity for health economics research and practice in Jordan, Lebanon, the occupied Palestinian territories and Turkey: needs assessment and options for development
Capacity for health economics analysis and research is indispensable for evidence-informed allocations of scarce health resources; however, little is known about the experience and capacity strengthening prefe... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adrian Gheorghe, Mohamed Gad, Sharif A. Ismail and Kalipso Chalkidou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group ’s systematic review priority-setting project
Health researchers and funders are increasingly consulting with stakeholders to set their research agendas but these activities are rarely evaluated. The Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group (CCCG) condu... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - September 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anneliese Synnot, Allison Tong, Rebecca Ryan and Sophie Hill Tags: Research Source Type: research

Global research priorities for social, behavioural and community engagement interventions for maternal, newborn and child health
Social, behavioural and community engagement (SBCE) interventions are essential for global maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) strategies. Past efforts to synthesise research on SBCE interventions identi... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Geoffrey Chan, J. Douglas Storey, Manoja Kumar Das, Emma Sacks, Mira Johri, Tamar Kabakian-Khasholian, Deepak Paudel, Sachiyo Yoshida and Anayda Portela Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health technology assessment of biosimilars worldwide: a scoping review
Health technology assessment (HTA) should provide an assessment of a technology ’s effects on health and of the related social, economic, organisational and ethical issues. HTA reports on biosimilars can specif... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bruna de Oliveira Ascef, Ana Carolina de Freitas Lopes and Patr ícia Coelho de Soárez Tags: Review Source Type: research

Engaged scholarship and public policy decision-making: a scoping review
Engaged scholarship includes the coproduction and use of research by partnerships that blend research, policy and/or practice perspectives. This way of doing research attempts to bridge-the-gap between knowled... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jessie-Lee D. McIsaac and Barbara L. Riley Tags: Review Source Type: research

Indicators to evaluate organisational knowledge brokers: a scoping review
Knowledge translation (KT) is currently endorsed by global health policy actors as a means to improve outcomes by institutionalising evidence-informed policy-making. Organisational knowledge brokers, comprised... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Julia Scarlett, Birger C. Forsberg, Olivia Biermann, Tanja Kuchenm üller and Ziad El-Khatib Tags: Review Source Type: research

Four normative perspectives on public health policy-making and their preferences for bodies of evidence
Calls for evidence-informed public health policy-making often ignore that there are multiple, and often competing, bodies of potentially relevant evidence to which policy-makers have recourse in identifying po... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Casper G. Schoemaker, Jeanne van Loon, Peter W. Achterberg, Frank R. J. den Hertog, Henk Hilderink, Johan Melse, Robert A. A. Vonk and Hans van Oers Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Developing co-funded multi-sectoral partnerships for chronic disease prevention: a qualitative inquiry into federal governmental public health staff experience
Multi-sectoral partnerships (MSPs) are frequently cited as a means by which governments can improve population health while leveraging the resources and expertise of the private and non-profit sectors. As part... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lee M. Johnston, Laurie J. Goldsmith and Diane T. Finegood Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of a knowledge translation taxonomy in the field of health prevention: a participative study between researchers, decision-makers and field professionals
The current literature lacks a detailed and standardised description of public health knowledge translation (KT) activities designed to be applied at local levels of health systems. As part of an ongoing resea... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Aur élie Affret, Ollivier Prigent, Marion Porcherie, Olivier Aromatario and Linda Cambon Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring how to sustain ‘place-based’ rural health academic research for informing rural health systems: a qualitative investigation
The field of rural health research is critical for informing health improvement in rural places but it involves researching in small teams and distributed sites that may have specific sustainability challenges... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Belinda O ’Sullivan, Alice Cairns and Tiana Gurney Tags: Research Source Type: research

Capacity development in patient-oriented research: programme evaluation and impact analysis
National and provincial funding was invested to increase the quantity and quality of patient-oriented research (POR) across Canada. Capacity development became a priority to ensure all stakeholders were prepar... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Melanie King Rosario, Marilynne A. Hebert, Balreen Kaur Sahota and Dean Eurich Tags: Research Source Type: research

The opioid crisis: need for systems science research
The opioid epidemic in the United States has had a devastating impact on millions of people as well as on their families and communities. The increased prevalence of opioid misuse, use disorder and overdose in... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mohammad S. Jalali, Michael Botticelli, Rachael C. Hwang, Howard K. Koh and R. Kathryn McHugh Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

The opioid crisis: a contextual, social-ecological framework
The prevalence of opioid use and misuse has provoked a staggering number of deaths over the past two and a half decades. Much attention has focused on individual risks according to various characteristics and ... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mohammad S. Jalali, Michael Botticelli, Rachael C. Hwang, Howard K. Koh and R. Kathryn McHugh Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Communities of practice in Alberta Health Services: advancing a learning organisation
In 2009, Alberta Health Services (AHS) became Canada ’s first and largest fully integrated healthcare system, involving the amalgamation of nine regional health authorities and three provincial services. Within... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anna M. Auer, Patricia Hanson, Barbara Brady-Fryer, Julie Alati-it and Allison L. Johnson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Policy learning and Universal Health Coverage in low- and middle-income countries
Learning is increasingly seen as an essential component to spur progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, learning remains an elusive concept, with ... (Source: Health Research Policy and Systems)
Source: Health Research Policy and Systems - July 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jo ël Arthur Kiendrébéogo, Manuela De Allegri and Bruno Meessen Tags: Commentary Source Type: research