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    Using evidence-informed policies to tackle overweight and obesity in Chile

    Overweight and obesity are a global epidemic with rates having risen to alarming levels in both developed and developing countries. Chile has been no exemption, with sharp increases in obesity prevalence, especially among school-age children. This paper describes the policy actions and strategies impleme...

    The Evidence-Informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) in Chile: lessons learned from a year of coordinated efforts

    Informing the health policymaking process with the best available scientific evidence has become relevant to health systems globally. Knowledge Translation Platforms (KTP), such as the World Health Organization's Evidence Informed Policy Networks (EVIPNet), are a recognized strategy for linking research ...

    Estimulando o uso de evidências científicas na tomada de decisão

    Um dos principais desafios das políticas de saúde é promover o uso sistemático de evidências científicas na sua formulação e implementação. Esse desafio é ainda mais significativo em países como o Brasil, onde os resultados das políticas de saúde são condicionados também por fatores socio...

    The effectiveness of evidence summaries on health policymakers and health system managers use of evidence from systematic reviews: a systematic review

    Systematic reviews are important for decision makers. They offer many potential benefits but are often written in technical language, are too long, and do not contain contextual details which make them hard to use for decision-making. There are many organizations that develop and disseminate derivative p...

    Barriers, facilitators, strategies and outcomes to engaging policymakers, healthcare managers and policy analysts in knowledge synthesis: a scoping review protocol

    Engaging policymakers, healthcare managers and policy analysts in the conduct of knowledge synthesis can help increase its impact. This is particularly important for knowledge synthesis studies commissioned by decision-makers with limited timelines, as well as reviews of health policy and systems researc...

    Use of health systems and policy research evidence in the health policymaking in eastern Mediterranean countries: views and practices of researchers

    Limited research exists on researchers' knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) in the eastern Mediterranean region (EMR). This multi-country study explores researchers' views and experiences regarding the role of health systems and policy research evidence in health policymaking in the EMR, including the ...

    Policy brief: when do vertical (stand-alone) programmes have a place in health systems?

    The terms vertical and integrated are widely used in health service delivery, but each describes a range of phenomena. In practice, the dichotomy between them is not rigid, and the extent of verticality or integration varies between programmes – including (1) a vertically funded, managed, delivered and...

    Prioridades para la formulación de políticas informadas en la evidencia para el control del dengue

    El objetivo de este resumen es presentar las mejores evidencias científicas disponibles para la prevención y control del dengue con base comunitaria. Fue preparado siguiendo rigurosos criterios de búsqueda, selección e inclusión de los resultados de investigaciones relevantes con el fin de informar ...

    Strategies de viabilisation de l'assurance maladie universelle au Burkina Faso

    Cette note de politique a été élaborée par l?équipe pays du projet « Soutenir l?utilisation des bases factuelles issues de la recherche (SURE) dans les politiques de santé en Afrique ». Elle porte sur les stratégies de viabilisation de l?assurance maladie universelle au Burkina Faso. Les finance...

    Estratégias para estimular o uso de evidências científicas na tomada de decisão

    Um importante desafio para os sistemas de saúde é promover o uso sistemático do conhecimento em políticas públicas que busquem, ao mesmo tempo, melhorar a eficiência e as condições de saúde da população. O objetivo deste artigo foi identificar e discutir estratégias para estimular o uso de ev...