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    Fostering an organizational culture supportive of evidence-informed policymaking

    We identified a total of 21 relevant documents by searching Health Systems Evidence and running targeted searches in PubMed, with the search strategy for these databases detailed in Box 2. A document was included when it directly addressed the question posed for this rapid synthesis (i.e., it was specifi...

    Understanding the use of and compensation for virtual-care services in primary care

    Provincial and territorial health systems across Canada continue to struggle with delivering timely access to primary-care services. In 2016, 74% of Canadians reported in the Commonwealth International Health Policy Survey that they received excellent or very good care from their regular doctor, which is...

    EVIPNet Europe: situation analysis manual

    Purpose: The WHO’s Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) has supported Member States in designing, implementing and institutionalizing efforts to support evidence-informed policy-making (EIP). This experience has shown the importance of systematically and comprehensively identifying important cont...

    Evidence on mechanisms and tools for use of health information for decision-making

    The World Health Assembly in 2005 urged Member States to establish or strengthen knowledge transfer mechanisms to support evidence-informed health policies and health care delivery. The European Health Information Initiative was set up to strengthen the use of evidence, information and research for polic...

    Do evidence summaries increase health policy-makers use of evidence from systematic reviews?

    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 makes them hard to use for decision-making. Strategies to promote the use of evidence to decision makers are requ...

    STP: Herramientas SUPPORT para la toma de decisiones en políticas de salud informada por la evidencia 17: cómo lidiar con evidencia de investigación insuficiente

    En este artículo abordamos el tema de la toma de decisiones en situaciones donde no se cuenta con suficiente evidencia disponible. Los responsables de la toma de decisiones en políticas a menudo no tienen suficiente evidencia para saber con certeza cuáles serán los impactos de una opción de programa...

    STP: Herramientas SUPPORT para la toma de decisiones en políticas de salud informada por la evidencia 16: cómo usar la evidencia de la investigación para balancear los pros y los contras de las políticas

    En este artículo abordamos el uso de la evidencia para aportar información sobre el balance entre los pros y los contras de las opciones de políticas y programas. Sugerimos cinco preguntas que pueden tenerse en cuenta cuando se emiten estas opiniones. Éstas son: 1. ¿Cuáles son las opciones que est...

    Ferramentas SUPPORT para a elaboração de políticas de saúde baseadas em evidências (STP) 17: como lidar com insuficiente evidência de pesquisa?

    Neste artigo, trataremos do problema de tomar de decisões em situações nas quais há evidências insuficientes disponíveis. Geralmente, os formuladores de políticas têm poucas evidências para realmente conhecer os impactos futuros de uma opção de política ou programa de saúde mas devem, ainda ...