Health Research Policy and Systems [Accessed 7 October 2017]

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Research
Generating demand for and use of evaluation evidence in government health ministries: lessons from a pilot programme in Uganda and Zambia
The Demand-Driven Evaluations for Decisions (3DE) programme was piloted in Zambia and Uganda in 2012–2015. It aimed to answer evaluative questions raised by policymakers in Ministries of Health, rapidly and wi…
Sophie Witter, Andrew Kardan, Molly Scott, Lucie Moore and Louise Shaxson
Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 15:86
Published on: 2 October 2017

Opinion
Knowledge mobilisation for policy development: implementing systems approaches through participatory dynamic simulation modelling
Evidence-based decision-making is an important foundation for health policy and service planning decisions, yet there remain challenges in ensuring that the many forms of available evidence are considered when…
Louise Freebairn, Lucie Rychetnik, Jo-An Atkinson, Paul Kelly, Geoff McDonnell, Nick Roberts, Christine Whittall and Sally Redman
Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 15:83
Published on: 2 October 2017

Review
How do we define the policy impact of public health research? A systematic review
In order to understand and measure the policy impact of research we need a definition of research impact that is suited to the task. This article systematically reviewed both peer-reviewed and grey literature …
Kristel Alla, Wayne D. Hall, Harvey A. Whiteford, Brian W. Head and Carla S. Meurk
Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 15:84
Published on: 2 October 2017