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  1. 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
  2. Although measures of knowledge translation and exchange (KTE) effectiveness based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB) have been used among patients and providers, no measure has been developed for use amon...

    Authors: Jennifer A Boyko, John N Lavis, Maureen Dobbins and Nathan M Souza
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:29
  3. This analysis reports on Irish regulatory policies for in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from 2004-2009, in the context of membership changes within the Medical Council of Ireland. To achieve this, the current (200...

    Authors: David J Walsh, Mary L Ma and Eric Scott Sills
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:28
  4. The recent emergence of a novel strain of influenza virus with pandemic potential underscores the need for quality surveillance and laboratory services to contribute to the timely detection and confirmation of...

    Authors: Senait Kebede, John B Gatabazi, Pierre Rugimbanya, Therese Mukankwiro, Helen N Perry, Wondimagegnehu Alemu, Jean B Ndihokubwayo, Michael H Kramer and Odette Mukabayire
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:27
  5. How to assess the impact of research is of growing interest to funders, policy makers and researchers mainly to understand the value of investments and to increase accountability. Broadly speaking the term "re...

    Authors: Rita Banzi, Lorenzo Moja, Vanna Pistotti, Andrea Facchini and Alessandro Liberati
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:26
  6. This article aims to investigate the processes, actors and other influencing factors behind the development and the national scale-up of the One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) policy and the subsequent health model...

    Authors: Manuela Colombini, Siti Hawa Ali, Charlotte Watts and Susannah H Mayhew
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:25
  7. Clinician dependent costs are the costs of care that are under the discretion of the healthcare provider. These costs include the costs of drugs, tests and investigations, and discretionary outpatient visits a...

    Authors: George Kosimbei, Kara Hanson and Mike English
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:24
  8. In recent years there has been increasing recognition of the importance of strategic research communication. Health research organisations need to be able to communicate their research effectively to increase ...

    Authors: Annabelle South
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S15

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  9. The Research and Development Division (RDD) of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has a remit to build research capacity and conduct policy relevant research. By being situated within the GHS, RDD has good access ...

    Authors: John Owusu Gyapong, Richmond Ato Selby and Kwadwo Antwi Anakwah
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S14

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  10. The public health response to sexually transmitted infections, particularly HIV, has been and continues to be overwhelmingly focused on risk, disease and negative outcomes of sex, while avoiding discussion of ...

    Authors: Wendy Knerr and Anne Philpott
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S13

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  11. This article describes and analyses a research based engagement by a university school of public health in Bangladesh aimed at raising public debate on sexuality and rights and making issues such as discrimina...

    Authors: Sabina Faiz Rashid, Hilary Standing, Mahrukh Mohiuddin and Farah Mahjabeen Ahmed
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S12

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  12. Research institutions and donor organizations are giving growing attention to how research evidence is communicated to influence policy. In the area of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV there is les...

    Authors: Olivia Tulloch, Philippe Mayaud, Yaw Adu-Sarkodie, Baafuor Kofi Opoku, Nana Oye Lithur, Eugene Sickle, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Mwita Wambura, John Changalucha and Sally Theobald
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S10

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  13. Swaziland is experiencing the world’s worst HIV and AIDS epidemic. Prevalence rose from four percent of antenatal clinic attendees in 1992 to 42.6 percent in 2004. The Report ‘Reviewing ‘Emergencies’ for Swazi...

    Authors: Alan Whiteside and Fiona E Henry
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S9

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  14. Communicating the results of randomised controlled trials may present challenges for researchers who have to work with communities and policy-makers to anticipate positive outcomes, while being aware that resu...

    Authors: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Jonathan Stadler, Philippe Mayaud and Helen Rees
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S8

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  15. The mass media have excellent potential to promote good sexual and reproductive health outcomes, but around the world, media often fail to prioritize sexual and reproductive health and rights issues or report ...

    Authors: Rose Ndakala Oronje, Chi-Chi Undie, Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu and Joanna Crichton
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  16. Several frameworks have been constructed to analyse the factors which influence and shape the uptake of evidence into policy processes in resource poor settings, yet empirical analyses of health policy making ...

    Authors: Eleanor Hutchinson, Justin Parkhurst, Sam Phiri, Di M Gibb, Nathaniel Chishinga, Benson Droti and Susan Hoskins
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S6

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  17. Observational epidemiological and biological data indicate clear synergies between Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and HIV, whereby HSV-2 enhances the potential for HIV acquisition or transmission. In 2001...

    Authors: H Burris, J Parkhurst, Y Adu-Sarkodie and P Mayaud
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S5

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  18. Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV issues are often controversial and neglected, leading to challenges with engaging policy actors. Research evidence is complex, posing further challenges for ensurin...

    Authors: Joanna Crichton and Sally Theobald
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  19. Assessing the impact that research evidence has on policy is complex. It involves consideration of conceptual issues of what determines research impact and policy change. There are also a range of methodologic...

    Authors: Andy Sumner, Jo Crichton, Sally Theobald, Eliya Zulu and Justin Parkhurst
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  20. This commentary introduces the HARPS supplement on getting research into policy and practice in sexual and reproductive health (SRH). The papers in this supplement have been produced by the Sexual Health and H...

    Authors: Sally Theobald, Olivia Tulloch, Joanna Crichton, Kate Hawkins, Eliya Zulu, Philippe Mayaud, Justin Parkhurst, Alan Whiteside and Hilary Standing
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  21. The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is committed to investing in research to combat poverty, reduce high mortality and morbidity in resource poor contexts and support progress towards meetin...

    Authors: C Whitty and S Kinn
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9(Suppl 1):S1

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  22. In Tanzania, many people seek malaria treatment from retail drug sellers. The National Malaria Control Program identified the accredited drug dispensing outlet (ADDO) program as a private sector mechanism to s...

    Authors: Edmund Rutta, Bryceson Kibassa, Brittany McKinnon, Jafary Liana, Romuald Mbwasi, Wilson Mlaki, Martha Embrey, Michael Gabra, Elizabeth Shekalaghe, Suleiman Kimatta and Hiiti Sillo
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:22
  23. Authors: Wuxiang Shi, Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong, Alan Geater, Hong Zhang, Junhua Zhang, Daniele Brombal, Maria Santonastaso and Giorgio Mario Cortassa
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:21

    The original article was published in Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:16

  24. Health insurance schemes have been widely introduced during this last decade in many African countries, which have strived for improvements in health service provision and the promotion of health care utilizat...

    Authors: Shafiu Mohammed, Mohammad N Sambo and Hengjin Dong
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:20
  25. It is estimated that more than $130 billion is invested globally into health research each year. Increasingly, there is a need to set priorities in health research investments in a fair and legitimate way, usi...

    Authors: Mark Tomlinson, Micky Chopra, Naeema Hoosain and Igor Rudan
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:19
  26. To collaborate with consumer and community representatives in the Alcohol and Pregnancy Project from 2006-2008 http://​www.​ichr.​uwa.​edu.​au/​alcoholandpregna​ncy

    Authors: Janet M Payne, Heather A D'Antoine, Kathryn E France, Anne E McKenzie, Nadine Henley, Anne E Bartu, Elizabeth J Elliott and Carol Bower
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:18
  27. Approximately half of the countries in the African Region had a mental health policy by 2005, but little is known about quality of mental health policies in Africa and globally. This paper reports the results ...

    Authors: Edwige Faydi, Michelle Funk, Sharon Kleintjes, Angela Ofori-Atta, Joshua Ssbunnya, Jason Mwanza, Caroline Kim and Alan Flisher
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:17
  28. The study aimed to examine the effect of household and community characteristics on financial catastrophe and impoverishment due to health payment in Western and Central Rural China.

    Authors: Wuxiang Shi, Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong, Alan Geater, Junhua Zhang, Hong Zhang and Daniele Brombal
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:16
  29. When a new health product becomes available, countries have a choice to adopt the product into their national health systems or to pursue an alternate strategy to address the public health problem. Here, we de...

    Authors: William A Wells and Alan Brooks
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:15
  30. Despite substantial investment in health capacity building in developing countries, evaluations of capacity building effectiveness are scarce. By analysing projects in Africa that had successfully built sustai...

    Authors: Imelda Bates, Miriam Taegtmeyer, S Bertel Squire, Daniel Ansong, Bertha Nhlema-Simwaka, Amuda Baba and Sally Theobald
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:14
  31. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) was established in 2006 with the aim of creating an applied health research system embedded within the English National Health Service (NHS). NIHR sought to im...

    Authors: Anas El Turabi, Michael Hallsworth, Tom Ling and Jonathan Grant
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:13
  32. The lack of a mechanism that aligns financial flows for global health research towards public health priorities limits the impact of health research on health and health equity. Collaborative groups of health ...

    Authors: Roderik F Viergever
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:12
  33. The knowledge translation self-assessment tool for research institutes (SATORI) was designed to assess the status of knowledge translation in research institutes. The objective was, to identify the weaknesses ...

    Authors: Jaleh Gholami, Reza Majdzadeh, Saharnaz Nedjat, Sima Nedjat, Katayoun Maleki, Mahnaz Ashoorkhani and Bahareh Yazdizadeh
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:10
  34. This study is based on a large-scale household survey and in-depth interviews of key informants that was conducted in villages in three counties of two provinces in China. We assess the new decentralized servi...

    Authors: Xiulan Zhang, Pierre Miège and Yurong Zhang
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:9
  35. We conducted a print media analysis in 44 countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Eastern Mediterranean in order to understand one dimension of the climate for evidence-informed health systems and to ...

    Authors: Andrew Cheung, John N Lavis, Ali Hamandi, Fadi El-Jardali, Jonathan Sachs and Nelson Sewankambo
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:7
  36. A comprehensive understanding of the barriers to and facilitators of poor tuberculosis (TB) treatment outcome is still lacking; posing a major obstacle to finding effective solutions. Assessment of patient sat...

    Authors: Harriet M Babikako, Duncan Neuhauser, Achilles Katamba and Ezekiel Mupere
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:6
  37. With rapidly increasing globalization, trends towards unhealthy diets, obesity, sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy habits are resulting in an increased worldwide burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NC...

    Authors: Dermot Maher and James Sekajugo
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:5
  38. Less is known about mass drug administration [MDA] for neglected tropical diseases [NTDs] than is suggested by those so vigorously promoting expansion of the approach. This paper fills an important gap: it dra...

    Authors: Melissa Parker and Tim Allen
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:3
  39. The level of funding provides a good proxy for the level of commitment or prioritisation given to a particular issue. While the need for research relevant to social, economic, cultural and behavioural aspects ...

    Authors: Subhash Pokhrel, Daniel Reidpath and Pascale Allotey
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2011 9:2
  40. Industry standards provide rigorous descriptions of required data presentation, with the aim of ensuring compatibility across different clinical studies. However despite their crucial importance, these standar...

    Authors: Luciana Cofiel, Guilherme R Zammar, Amrapali J Zaveri, Jatin Y Shah, Elias Carvalho, Meredith Nahm, Gustavo Kesselring and Ricardo Pietrobon
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2010 8:38
  41. Public health includes policy, practice and research but to sufficiently connect academic research, practice and public health policy appears to be difficult. Collaboration between policy, practice and researc...

    Authors: Maria WJ Jansen, Hans AM van Oers, Gerjo Kok and Nanne K de Vries
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2010 8:37
  42. Health research priority setting processes assist researchers and policymakers in effectively targeting research that has the greatest potential public health benefit. Many different approaches to health resea...

    Authors: Roderik F Viergever, Sylvie Olifson, Abdul Ghaffar and Robert F Terry
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2010 8:36