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    Identifying risk and protective factors for quality clinical practice

    We identified two overviews of systematic reviews, 18 systematic reviews and 17 primary studies from our searches that were relevant to the questions posed. The primary studies address the first question about risk factors for unsafe clinical practice, and both of the overviews and all of the systematic ...

    Examining the impact of and approaches to addressing the needs of people living with mental health issues

    Mental health presents one of the highest disability burdens on the planet, but it has not historically received a corresponding amount of attention in research and policy arenas. Developing mental health strategies and other policies with an understanding of what the research evidence on the issue says ...

    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...

    Identifying the impacts of cannabis legalization on youth, and the responses that can be taken by public institutions

    With the Canadian government set to introduce legislation in the spring of 2017 to legalize the use of cannabis, there is a need to plan for any health and social challenges associated with this policy change.(1) Though the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation has produced a report outlinin...

    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...

    Opciones en Colombia para la regulación del uso de sistemas electrónicos con o sin dispensación de nicotina: un resumen de evidencias para política (policy brief)

    Objetivo: El propósito de este resumen de evidencias para política (policy brief) fue sintetizar en un formato amigable, la evidencia de investigación de mejor calidad disponible respecto al uso de sistemas electrónicos con o sin dispensación de nicotina y similares, y sobre los efectos de cuatro op...

    Análisis de situación en salud: su importancia en la implementación por las entidades territoriales de Colombia, 2016

    Para las autoridades en salud en todos los niveles de decisión nacional o territorial, es fundamental contar con información que les permita tomar decisiones para responder las necesidades de sus poblaciones. En este sentido, el Análisis de Situación de Salud (ASIS) es una metodología que facilita l...

    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...