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  1. Elderly care practice and its management together with policy and research play a crucial role in responding to increasing challenges in institutional care for elderly people. Successful dialogue between these...

    Authors: Kaija Kokkonen, Sari Rissanen and Anneli Hujala
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:35
  2. Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS have synergistic health impacts in terms of disease development and progression. Therefore, collaborative TB and HIV/AIDS activities are a logical health systems response. However, th...

    Authors: Mao Tan Eang, Mean Chhi Vun, Khun Kim Eam, Samreth Sovannarith, Seng Sopheap, Ngauv Bora, Rajendra Yadav, Masami Fujita, Bernard Tomas, Massimo Ghidinelli, Pieter van Maaren and William A Wells
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:34
  3. Joining the domains of practice, research and policy is an important aspect of boosting the quality performance required to tackle complex public health problems. “Joining domains” implies a departure from the...

    Authors: Maria W Jansen, Evelyne De Leeuw, Marjan Hoeijmakers and Nanne K De Vries
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:33
  4. The publication of Best research for best health in 2006 and the “ring-fencing” of health research funding in England marked the start of a period of change for health research governance and the structure of res...

    Authors: Sarah EM Caldwell and Nicholas Mays
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:32
  5. Partnerships are increasingly common in conducting research. However, there is little published evidence about processes in research-policy partnerships in different contexts. This paper contributes to filling...

    Authors: Tolib N Mirzoev, Maye A Omar, Andrew T Green, Philippa K Bird, Crick Lund, Angela Ofori-Atta and Victor Doku
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:30
  6. With increased governmental interest in value assessment of technologies and where medical device manufacturers are finding it increasingly necessary to become more familiar with economic evaluation methods, t...

    Authors: Michael P Craven, Matthew J Allsop, Stephen P Morgan and Jennifer L Martin
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:29
  7. Today we have an incomplete picture of how much the world is spending on health and disease-related research and development (R&D). As such it is difficult to align, or even begin to coordinate, health R&D inv...

    Authors: Robert F Terry, Liz Allen, Charles A Gardner, Javier Guzman, Mary Moran and Roderik F Viergever
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:28
  8. When properly trained through training programs on epidemiology, clinical research and healthcare policy, members of patients’/consumers’ organizations could be helpful for a patient-oriented healthcare system...

    Authors: Paola Mosconi, Roberto Satolli, Cinzia Colombo and Walter Villani
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:27
  9. In Australia generally, smoking prevalence more than halved after 1980 and recently commenced to decline among Australia's disadvantaged Indigenous peoples. However, in some remote Indigenous Australian commun...

    Authors: Jan A Robertson, Katherine M Conigrave, Rowena Ivers, Kim Usher and Alan R Clough
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:23
  10. Resource-limited tropical countries are home to numerous infectious pathogens of both human and zoonotic origin. A capability for early detection to allow rapid outbreak containment and prevent spread to non-e...

    Authors: Tomasz A Leski, Rashid Ansumana, Anthony P Malanoski, David H Jimmy, Umaru Bangura, Brian R Barrows, Morie Alpha, Bashiru M Koroma, Nina C Long, Abu J Sundufu, Alfred S Bockarie, Baochuan Lin and David A Stenger
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:22
  11. A major obstacle to the progress of the Millennium Development Goals has been the inability of health systems in many low- and middle-income countries to effectively implement evidence-informed interventions. ...

    Authors: Ulysses Panisset, Tracey Pérez Koehlmoos, Ahmad Hamdi Alkhatib, Tomás Pantoja, Prabal Singh, Jane Kengey-Kayondo, Ben McCutchen and González Block Ángel Miguel
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:20
  12. In almost every major urban city, thousands of people live in overcrowded slums, streets, or other public places without any health services. Bangladesh has experienced one of the highest rates of urban popula...

    Authors: Jasim Uddin, Tracey P Koehlmoos, Nirod C Saha, Ziaul Islam, Iqbal A Khan and MA Quaiyum
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:19
  13. Biopharmaceutical innovation has had a profound health and economic impact globally. Developed countries have traditionally been the source of most innovations as well as the destination for the resulting econ...

    Authors: Rahim Rezaie, Anita M McGahan, Sarah E Frew, Abdallah S Daar and Peter A Singer
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:18
  14. For many sub-Saharan African countries, a National Health Research System (NHRS) exists more in theory than in reality, with the health system itself receiving the majority of investments. However, this lack o...

    Authors: Pascalina Chanda-Kapata, Sandy Campbell and Christina Zarowsky
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:17
  15. The control of onchocerciasis is not only a major success story in global health, but also one of the best examples of the power of public-private partnership at the international level as well as at the natio...

    Authors: Stefanie E O Meredith, Catherine Cross and Uche V Amazigo
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:16
  16. Limited work has been done to promote knowledge translation (KT) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). The objectives of this study are to: 1.assess the climate for evidence use in policy; 2.explore views...

    Authors: Fadi El-Jardali, Nour Ataya, Diana Jamal and Maha Jaafar
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:15
  17. Purpose of the study was to test a theoretical model to assess and develop policies for the promotion of physical activity among older people as part of an international intervention study.

    Authors: Alfred Rütten, Karim Abu-Omar, Peter Gelius, Susie Dinan-Young, Kerstin Frändin, Marijke Hopman-Rock and Archie Young
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:14
  18. Improving health in Africa is a high priority internationally. Inadequate research capacity to produce local, relevant research has been identified as a limitation to improved population health. Increasing att...

    Authors: Ronel Kellerman, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Renay Weiner, Steven Wayling and Sharon Fonn
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:11
  19. In the Netherlands, local authorities are required by law to develop local health memoranda, based on epidemiological analyses. The purpose of this study was to assess the actual use of these epidemiological r...

    Authors: Joyce de Goede, Marja JH van Bon-Martens, Jolanda JP Mathijssen, Kim Putters and Hans AM van Oers
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:9
  20. To review and assess (i) the factors that facilitate the development of sustainable health policy analysis institutes in low and middle income countries and (ii) the nature of external support for capacity dev...

    Authors: Sara Bennett, Adrijana Corluka, Jane Doherty and Viroj Tangcharoensathien
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:7
  21. A wide range of preventive, treatment, and care programs for HIV/AIDS are currently available and some of them have been implemented in Thailand. Policy makers are now facing challenges on how the scarce resou...

    Authors: Sitaporn Youngkong, Yot Teerawattananon, Sripen Tantivess and Rob Baltussen
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:6
  22. Little is known about how health research systems (HRS) in low-income countries emerge and evolve over time, and how this process relates to their performance. Understanding how HRSs emerge is important for th...

    Authors: Maarten O Kok, Amabelia Rodrigues, Augusto Paulo Silva and Sylvia de Haan
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:5
  23. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada and accounts for 11.9% of all cancer-related mortality. Fortunately, previous studies have provided evidence of improved outcomes f...

    Authors: Geoffrey Porter, Robin Urquhart, Jingyu Bu, Cynthia Kendell, Maureen MacIntyre, Ron Dewar, George Kephart, Yukiko Asada and Eva Grunfeld
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:4
  24. In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) over the past two decades locally relevant tobacco control research has been scant. Experience shows that tobacco control measures should be based on sound research ...

    Authors: Stephen L Hamann, Jeremiah Mock, Sibasis Hense, Naowarut Charoenca and Nipapun Kungskulniti
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:3
  25. Like many low- and middle-income countries, South Africa established a dedicated HIV monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system to track the national response to HIV/AIDS. Its implementation in the public health s...

    Authors: Mary Kawonga, Duane Blaauw and Sharon Fonn
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:2
  26. Reducing the burden of disease relies on availability of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). There is limited data on availability, quality and content of guidelines within the Southern African...

    Authors: Tamara Kredo, Annette Gerritsen, Johan van Heerden, Shaun Conway and Nandi Siegfried
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2012 10:1
  27. Sustainable research capacity building requires training individuals at multiple levels within a supportive institutional infrastructure to develop a critical mass of independent researchers. At many African m...

    Authors: Yukari C Manabe, Elly Katabira, Richard L Brough, Alex G Coutinho, Nelson Sewankambo and Concepta Merry
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:44
  28. Increasing demand for qualitative research within global health has emerged alongside increasing demand for demonstration of quality of research, in line with the evidence-based model of medicine. In quantitat...

    Authors: Joanna Reynolds, James Kizito, Nkoli Ezumah, Peter Mangesho, Elizabeth Allen and Clare Chandler
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:43
  29. Despite a rapidly aging population, geriatrics - the branch of medicine that focuses on healthcare of the elderly - is relatively new in India, with many practicing physicians having little knowledge of the cl...

    Authors: Jenna M Evans, Pretesh R Kiran and Onil K Bhattacharyya
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:42
  30. Maternal death reviews have been utilized in several countries as a means of identifying social and health care quality issues affecting maternal survival. From 2005 to 2009, a standardized community-based mat...

    Authors: Henry D Kalter, Pavitra Mohan, Archana Mishra, Narayan Gaonkar, Akhil B Biswas, Sudha Balakrishnan, Gaurav Arya and Marzio Babille
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:41
  31. Funding for research is under pressure to be accountable in terms of benefits and translation of research findings into practice and policy. Primary health care research has considerable potential to improve h...

    Authors: Richard L Reed, Elizabeth C Kalucy, Eleanor Jackson-Bowers and Ellen McIntyre
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:40
  32. The objectives of this study are to: (1) profile the production of Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) published between 2000 and 2008 in 12 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR): Bahrain, ...

    Authors: Fadi El-Jardali, Diana Jamal, Nour Ataya, Maha Jaafar, Saned Raouf, Claudia Matta, Saja Michael and Colette Smith
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:39
  33. Strengthening health research is an important objective for international health organisations, but there has been less attention to support for health research in Europe. We describe the public-health (popula...

    Authors: Cláudia Conceição and Mark McCarthy
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:38
  34. Diet, in addition to tobacco, alcohol and physical exercise, is a major factor contributing to chronic diseases in Europe. There is a pressing need for multidisciplinary research to promote healthier food choi...

    Authors: Mark McCarthy, Amina Aitsi-Selmi, Diána Bánáti, Lynn Frewer, Vasant Hirani, Tim Lobstein, Brian McKenna, Zenab Mulla, Giulia Rabozzi, Raluca Sfetcu and Rachel Newton
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:37
  35. Innovation through an open source model has proven to be successful for software development. This success has led many to speculate if open source can be applied to other industries with similar success. We a...

    Authors: Christine Årdal, Annette Alstadsæter and John-Arne Røttingen
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:36
  36. This commentary describes how the Brazilian Ministry of Health's (MoH) research support policy fulfilled the National Agenda of Priorities in Health Research (NAPHR). In 2003, the MoH started a democratic proc...

    Authors: Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos, Erly Catarina Moura, Rita de Cássia Barradas Barata, Suzanne Jacob Serruya, Marcia Luz da Motta, Flávia Tavares Silva Elias, Antonia Angulo-Tuesta, Ana Patricia de Paula, Gilvania de Melo, Reinaldo Guimarães and Carlos Augusto Grabois Gadelha
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:35
  37. In many countries occupational health care system is in change. Occupational health studies are mainly focused on occupational health substance and content. This study offers new perspectives on municipal OHS ...

    Authors: Hanna Hakulinen, Sari Rissanen and Johanna Lammintakanen
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:34
  38. Liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in men and the seventh for women. Usually because of late diagnosis, the prognosis for liver cancer remains poor, resulting in liver cancer being the third most com...

    Authors: John FP Bridges, Gisselle Gallego and Barri M Blauvelt
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:32
  39. There is increasing interest in building the capacity of researchers in low and middle income countries (LMIC) to address their national priority health and health policy problems. However, the number and vari...

    Authors: Shakeel Mahmood, Krishna Hort, Shakil Ahmed, Mohammed Salam and Alejandro Cravioto
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:31
  40. The Australian Cancer Trials website (ACTO) was publicly launched in 2010 to help people search for cancer clinical trials recruiting in Australia, provide information about clinical trials and assist with doc...

    Authors: Rachel F Dear, Alexandra L Barratt, Sally Crossing, Phyllis N Butow, Susan Hanson and Martin HN Tattersall
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:30