Health Research Policy and Systems [Accessed 10 February 2018]

Health Research Policy and Systems
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[Accessed 10 February 2018]

Opinion
A research utilisation framework for informing global health and development policies and programmes
A shift in the culture and practice of health and development research is required to maximise the real-world use of evidence by non-academic or non-research-oriented audiences. Many frameworks have been devel…
Authors: Christine Kim, Rose Wilcher, Tricia Petruney, Kirsten Krueger, Leigh Wynne and Trinity Zan
Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16:9
Published on: 9 February 2018

ISRIA statement: ten-point guidelines for an effective process of research impact assessment
As governments, funding agencies and research organisations worldwide seek to maximise both the financial and non-financial returns on investment in research, the way the research process is organised and fund…
Authors: Paula Adam, Pavel V. Ovseiko, Jonathan Grant, Kathryn E. A. Graham, Omar F. Boukhris, Anne-Maree Dowd, Gert V. Balling, Rikke N. Christensen, Alexandra Pollitt, Mark Taylor, Omar Sued, Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, Maite Solans‐Domènech and Heidi Chorzempa
Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16:8
Published on: 8 February 2018

Review
What adaptation to research is needed following crises: a comparative, qualitative study of the health workforce in Sierra Leone and Nepal
Health workers are critical to the performance of health systems; yet, evidence about their coping strategies and support needs during and post crisis is lacking. There is very limited discussion about how res…
Authors: Joanna Raven, Sushil Baral, Haja Wurie, Sophie Witter, Mohamed Samai, Pravin Paudel, Hom Nath Subedi, Tim Martineau, Helen Elsey and Sally Theobald
Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16:6
Published on: 7 February 2018

Patient engagement in Canada: a scoping review of the ‘how’ and ‘what’ of patient engagement in health research
Over the last 10 years, patient engagement in health research has emerged as the next evolution in healthcare research. However, limited evidence about the clear role and scope of patient engagement in health …
Authors: Elizabeth Manafo, Lisa Petermann, Ping Mason-Lai and Virgnia Vandall-Walker
Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16:5
Published on: 7 February 2018

Common issues raised during the quality assurance process of WHO guidelines: a cross-sectional study
In 2007, WHO established the Guidelines Review Committee (GRC) to ensure that WHO guidelines adhere to the highest international standards. The GRC reviews guideline proposals and final guidelines. The objecti…
Authors: Teegwendé V. Porgo, Mauricio Ferri and Susan L. Norris
Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16:7
Published on: 7 February 2018

Identifying priority technical and context-specific issues in improving the conduct, reporting and use of health economic evaluation in low- and middle-income countries
The use of economic evaluation in healthcare policies and decision-making, which is limited in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), might be promoted through the improvement of the conduct and reporting o…
Authors: Alia Luz, Benjarin Santatiwongchai, Juntana Pattanaphesaj and Yot Teerawattananon
Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16:4
Published on: 5 February 2018