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Table 3 Capacity of schools of public health (SPHs) to disseminate health systems research results

From: Institutional capacity for health systems research in East and Central African schools of public health: knowledge translation and effective communication

  KSPH MakSPH MUSPHSS SPHUoN MUSPH CPHMS NURSPH
Number of respondents per SPH n = 35 n = 15 n = 16 n = 5 n = 22 n = 26 n = 4
Researchers at this college have the time to disseminate their findings to policy makers through knowledge translation mechanisms such as policy briefs or policy dialogues or one-on-one discussions, etc. 3.3 3.7 3.3 2.3 3.5 3.3 3.0
Researchers at this college have the motivation to disseminate their findings to policy makers through knowledge translation mechanisms such as policy briefs or policy dialogues or one-on-one discussions, etc. 3.4 3.8 2.8 2.0 3.3 3.1 3.5
Researchers at this college have the skills to disseminate their findings to policy makers through knowledge translation mechanisms such as policy briefs or policy dialogues or one-on-one discussions. 3.9 3.6 3.2 2.0 3.5 3.1 3.0
This SPH has capacity in the area of individual interaction and communication with decision makers/policy makers? 3.8 3.7 3.1 2.3 3.6 3.0 3.0
This school has a strong communications staff and capacity to effectively communicate HSR findings to many different audiences. 3.9 3.4 2.9 1.7 2.6 3.2 2.0