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  1. Epistemic injustices are increasingly decried in global health. This study aims to investigate whether the source of knowledge influences the perception of that knowledge and the willingness to use it in franc...

    Authors: Amandine Fillol, Esther McSween-Cadieux, Bruno Ventelou, Marie-Pier Larose, Ulrich Boris Nguemdjo Kanguem, Kadidiatou Kadio, Christian Dagenais and Valéry Ridde
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:57
  2. In 2018, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada transformed its approach to organizational strategic planning and priority-setting. The goal was to generate impact from bench to bedside to community, to im...

    Authors: Krystina B. Lewis, Nedra Peter, Ian D. Graham and Anita Kothari
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:56
  3. Several countries allocate official development assistance (ODA) for research on global health and development issues that is initiated in the donor country. The integration of such research within domestic re...

    Authors: Adèle Cassola, Prativa Baral, John-Arne Røttingen and Steven J. Hoffman
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:55
  4. Evidence briefs for policy (EBPs) represent a potentially powerful tool for supporting evidence-informed policy-making. Since 2012, WHO Evidence-Informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) Europe has been supporting Mem...

    Authors: Adrianna Murphy, Maja Šubelj, Balázs Babarczy, Kristina Köhler, Evelina Chapman, Polonca Truden-Dobrin, Kathryn Oliver, Saskia Nahrgang, Marge Reinap and Tanja Kuchenmüller
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:54
  5. The delayed retirement initiative and population aging have led to a growing group of late retirees. However, it remains unclear whether the existing employment-based health insurance system can effectively ma...

    Authors: Bocong Yuan, Jiannan Li, Wenqi Liang and Junbang Lan
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:53
  6. This commentary focuses on “intangible software”, defined as the range of ideas, norms, values and issues of power or trust that affect the performance of health systems. While the need to work with intangible...

    Authors: Sudha Ramani, Rakesh Parashar, Nobhojit Roy, Arpana Kullu, Rakhal Gaitonde, Ramya Ananthakrishnan, Sanjida Arora, Shantanu Mishra, Amita Pitre, Deepika Saluja, Anupama Srinivasan, Anju Uppal, Prabir Bose, Vijayshree Yellappa and Sanjeev Kumar
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:52
  7. Timely knowledge mobilization has become increasingly critical during the COVID-19 pandemic and complicated by the need to establish or maintain lines of communication between researchers and decision-makers v...

    Authors: Kathleen Leslie, Mary Bartram, Jelena Atanackovic, Caroline Chamberland-Rowe, Christine Tulk and Ivy Lynn Bourgeault
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:51
  8. The shift in the global burden of disease from communicable to noncommunicable was a factor in mobilizing support for a broader post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) health agenda. To curb these and other g...

    Authors: Ayal Debie, Resham B. Khatri and Yibeltal Assefa
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:50
  9. The need to more collaboratively measure the impact of health research and to do so from multidimensional perspectives has been acknowledged. A scorecard was developed as part of the Collective Research Impact...

    Authors: Anna-Aurora Kork, Carla Antonini, Nicolás García-Torea, Mercedes Luque-Vílchez, Ericka Costa, Juliette Senn, Carlos Larrinaga, Deborah Bertorello, Giampaolo Brichetto, Paola Zaratin and Michele Andreaus
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:49
  10. Wide adoption of electronic medical records (EMR) systems in the United States can lead to better-quality medical care at lower cost. Despite the laws and financial subsidies by the United States government fo...

    Authors: Raghid El-Yafouri, Leslie Klieb and Valérie Sabatier
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:48
  11. Partnership between local government and local health districts is imperative, given their overlapping goals. However, the need for further evidence-informed actions to address health inequities remains. The e...

    Authors: Vilas Kovai, Zeenat Mahjabeen, Bin Jalaludin and Francis Fox
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:47
  12. Choosing the appropriate definition of rural area is critical to ensuring health resources are carefully targeted to support the communities needing them most. This study aimed at reviewing various definitions...

    Authors: Likke Prawidya Putri, Deborah Jane Russell, Belinda Gabrielle O’Sullivan, Andreasta Meliala and Rebecca Kippen
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:46
  13. There is evidence reporting more positive outcomes from research capacity-building (RCB) programmes that include a research facilitator role. Further, it has been suggested that research facilitator roles can ...

    Authors: Tracy Flenady, Trudy Dwyer, Julie Kahl, Agnieszka Sobolewska, Kerry Reid-Searl and Tania Signal
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:45
  14. Effective integration of evidence and youth perspectives into policy is crucial for supporting the future health and well-being of young people. The aim of this project was to translate evidence from the Access 3

    Authors: Daniel Waller, Fiona Robards, Carmen Huckel Schneider, Lena Sanci, Katharine Steinbeck, Sally Gibson, Tim Usherwood, Catherine Hawke, Stephen Jan, Marlene Kong and Melissa Kang
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:44
  15. Brief behavioural support can effectively help tuberculosis (TB) patients quit smoking and improve their outcomes. In collaboration with TB programmes in Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan, we evaluated the implem...

    Authors: Helen Elsey, Zunayed Al Azdi, Shophika Regmi, Sushil Baral, Razia Fatima, Fariza Fieroze, Rumana Huque, Jiban Karki, Dost Mohammad Khan, Amina Khan, Zohaib Khan, Jinshuo Li, Maryam Noor, Abriti Arjyal, Prabin Shrestha, Safat Ullah…
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:43
  16. Strategic healthcare purchasing (SHP), as a critical function of health financing, enhances the optimal attainment of health system goals through the efficient use of financial resources. Countries committed t...

    Authors: Charles Ezenduka, Eric Obikeze, Benjamin Uzochukwu and Obinna Onwujekwe
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:41
  17. Governments and third-sector organizations (TSOs) require support to reduce suicide mortality through funding of suicide prevention services and innovative research. One way is for researchers to engage indivi...

    Authors: Tania Pearce, Myfanwy Maple, Sarah Wayland, Kathy McKay, Alan Woodward, Anna Brooks and Anthony Shakeshaft
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:40
  18. In light of replication and translational failures, biomedical research practices have recently come under scrutiny. Experts have pointed out that the current incentive structures at research institutions do n...

    Authors: M. R. Holst, A. Faust and D. Strech
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:39
  19. To achieve global health targets, innovative approaches are needed to strengthen the implementation of efficacious interventions. New approaches in implementation research that bring together health system dec...

    Authors: N. Ilona Varallyay, Caitlin Kennedy, Sara C. Bennett and David H. Peters
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:38
  20. Population health prevention programmes are needed to reduce the prevalence of chronic diseases. Nevertheless, sustaining programmes at a population level is challenging. Population health is highly influenced...

    Authors: Melanie Crane, Nicole Nathan, Heather McKay, Karen Lee, John Wiggers and Adrian Bauman
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:37
  21. Interest in and use of co-production in healthcare services and research is growing. Previous reviews have summarized co-production approaches in use, collated outcomes and effects of co-production, and focuse...

    Authors: Helen Smith, Luke Budworth, Chloe Grindey, Isabel Hague, Natalie Hamer, Roman Kislov, Peter van der Graaf and Joe Langley
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:36
  22. Successful implementation research requires effective and equitable relationships between policy-makers, researchers and implementers to effect evidence-based systems change. However, mainstream research grant...

    Authors: Rachael Farquhar, Annie Dori, Sarah MacCana, Nakapi Tefuarani, Evelyn Lavu, Alyssa Barry, Stephan Karl, Leo Makita, Leanne Robinson and Moses Laman
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:35
  23. The last decade has seen growing interest in scaling up of innovations to strengthen healthcare systems. However, the lack of appropriate methods for determining their potential for scale-up is an unfortunate ...

    Authors: Ali Ben Charif, Hervé Tchala Vignon Zomahoun, Amédé Gogovor, Mamane Abdoulaye Samri, José Massougbodji, Luke Wolfenden, Jenny Ploeg, Merrick Zwarenstein, Andrew J. Milat, Nathalie Rheault, Youssoufa M. Ousseine, Jennifer Salerno, Maureen Markle-Reid and France Légaré
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:34
  24. Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) is seen as a win–win situation for governments. It is argued that SSB taxes are relatively easy to implement from a practical perspective compared to for example other nu...

    Authors: Sarah Forberger, Lucia Reisch, Biljana Meshkovska, Karolina Lobczowska, Daniel Alexander Scheller, Janine Wendt, Lara Christianson, Jennifer Frense, Jürgen Michael Steinacker, Aleksandra Luszczynska and Hajo Zeeb
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:33
  25. Rising healthcare costs and poor access to health services have become a significant concern for policy-makers; therefore, efforts must be made to generate fiscal space through alternative revenue measures in ...

    Authors: Deepak Kumar Behera, Umakant Dash and Santosh Kumar Sahu
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:32
  26. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increased interest in communication with the public regarding vaccination. Our recent Cochrane qualitative evidence synthesis points to several factors that could influence ...

    Authors: Claire Glenton, Benedicte Carlsen, Brita Askeland Winje, Renske Eilers, Manuela Dominique Wennekes, Tammy C. Hoffmann and Simon Lewin
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:31
  27. The objective of this article is to draw lessons from the Thai experience in estimating vaccine effectiveness (VE) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on routine service data. We found that a matched...

    Authors: Natthaprang Nittayasoot, Panithee Thammawijaya, Piyanit Tharmaphornpilas, Chalo Sansilapin, Chuleeporn Jiraphongsa and Rapeepong Suphanchaimat
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:29
  28. Much health communication during the COVID-19 pandemic has been designed to persuade people more than to inform them. For example, messages like “masks save lives” are intended to compel people to wear face ma...

    Authors: Andrew D. Oxman, Atle Fretheim, Simon Lewin, Signe Flottorp, Claire Glenton, Arnfinn Helleve, Didrik Frimann Vestrheim, Bjørn Gunnar Iversen and Sarah E. Rosenbaum
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:28
  29. While calls for institutionalization of evidence-informed policy-making (EIP) have become stronger in recent years, there is a paucity of methods that governments and organizational knowledge brokers can use t...

    Authors: Tanja Kuchenmüller, Laura Boeira, Sandy Oliver, Kaelan Moat, Fadi El-Jardali, Jorge Barreto and John Lavis
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:27
  30. Acceptability of and public support for prevention are an important part of facilitating policy implementation. This review aims to identify, summarize and synthesize the methods and study designs used to meas...

    Authors: Eloise Howse, Katherine Cullerton, Anne Grunseit, Erika Bohn-Goldbaum, Adrian Bauman and Becky Freeman
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:26
  31. In the present COVID-19 crisis, one of the greatest challenges for research funding at both the international and national level is selecting the best research topic to achieve efficiency and equity in health ...

    Authors: Bahareh Yazdizadeh, Elham Ehsani-Chimeh, Kazem Zendehdel, Mohammadreza Mobinizadeh, Bita Mesgarpour and Zeinab Fakoorfard
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:25
  32. With over 5 million COVID-19 deaths at the time of writing, the response of research leaders was and is critical to developing treatments to control the global pandemic. As clinical research leaders urgently r...

    Authors: Lorna R. Henderson, Helen McShane and Vasiliki Kiparoglou
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:24
  33. The leading emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) are increasingly shaping the landscape of the global health sector demand and supply for medical goods and services. BRICS...

    Authors: Mihajlo Jakovljevic, Demetrios Lamnisos, Ronny Westerman, Vijay Kumar Chattu and Arcadio Cerda
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:23

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  34. The COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked even more clearly the need for research and care to form a unique and interdependent ecosystem, a concept which has emerged in recent years. In fact, to address urgent and un...

    Authors: Paola Zaratin, Deborah Bertorello, Roberta Guglielmino, Danilo Devigili, Giampaolo Brichetto, Valentina Tageo, Gabriele Dati, Stephanie Kramer, Mario Alberto Battaglia and Monica Di Luca
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:22
  35. It is widely recognized that one’s health is influenced by a multitude of nonmedical factors, known as the social determinants of health (SDH). The SDH are defined as “the conditions in which people are born, ...

    Authors: Michelle Amri, Ali Chatur and Patricia O’Campo
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:21
  36. Coordination of return to work (RtW) is implemented in many countries, but a Cochrane review found no considerable effect on workers’ sick leave compared to usual care. The aim of the study is to analyse how t...

    Authors: Christina Tikka, Jos Verbeek, Jan L. Hoving and Regina Kunz
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:19
  37. Providing valid evidence to policy-makers is a key factor in the development of evidence-informed policy-making (EIPM). This study aims to review interventions used to promote researchers’ and knowledge-produc...

    Authors: Leila Doshmangir, Hakimeh Mostafavi, Masoud Behzadifar, Bahareh Yazdizadeh, Haniye Sadat Sajadi, Edris Hasanpoor, Mahdi Mahdavi and Reza Majdzadeh
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:18
  38. Project ECHO is a virtual education model aimed at building capacity among healthcare providers to support optimal management for a range of health conditions. The expansion of the ECHO model, further amplifie...

    Authors: Eva Serhal, Cheryl Pereira, Rosaria Armata, Jenny Hardy, Sanjeev Sockalingam and Allison Crawford
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:17
  39. Community mental healthcare has significantly grown since de-institutionalization. Despite progress, service fragmentation and gaps in service provision remain key barriers to effective community care in Engla...

    Authors: Lida Efstathopoulou, Grace Jagger, Jules Mackenzie, Kathryn Faulkner, Trish Barker-Barrett, Rory Cameron, Adam P. Wagner and Jesus Perez
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:16
  40. Greater use of knowledge translation (KT) strategies is recommended to improve the research impact of public health trials. The purpose of this study was to describe (1) the research impact of setting-based pu...

    Authors: Luke Wolfenden, Kaitlin Mooney, Sharleen Gonzalez, Alix Hall, Rebecca Hodder, Nicole Nathan, Serene Yoong, Elizabeth Ditton, Rachel Sutherland, Christophe Lecathelinais and Sam McCrabb
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:15
  41. Complex interventions, such as innovation platforms, pose challenges for evaluators. A variety of methodological approaches are often required to build a more complete and comprehensive understanding of how co...

    Authors: J. Bailie, F. Cunningham, S. Abimbola, A. Laycock, R. Bainbridge, R. Bailie, K. Conte, M. Passey and D. Peiris
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:14
  42. As a source of readily available evidence, rigorously synthesized and interpreted by expert clinicians and methodologists, clinical guidelines are part of an evidence-based practice toolkit, which, transformed...

    Authors: Viviane C. Pereira, Sarah N. Silva, Viviane K. S. Carvalho, Fernando Zanghelini and Jorge O. M. Barreto
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:13
  43. Recognition of the role of structural, cultural, political and social determinants of health is increasing. A key principle of each of these is self-determination, and according to the United Nations (2007), t...

    Authors: Annalee E. Stearne, K. S. Kylie Lee, Steve Allsop, Anthony Shakeshaft and Michael Wright
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:12
  44. The perspectives of citizens are an important and often overlooked source of evidence for informing health policy. Despite growing encouragement for its adoption, little is known regarding how citizen engageme...

    Authors: Bobby Macaulay, Marge Reinap, Michael G. Wilson and Tanja Kuchenmüller
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:11
  45. The institutionalization of evidence-informed health policy-making (EIHP) is complex and complicated. It is complex because it has many players and is complicated because its institutionalization will require ...

    Authors: Reza Majdzadeh, Haniye Sadat Sajadi, Bahareh Yazdizadeh, Leila Doshmangir, Elham Ehsani-Chimeh, Mahdi Mahdavi, Neda Mehrdad, John Lavis, Sima Nikooee, Farideh Mohtasham, Mahsa Mohseni, Paria Akbari, Mohammad Hossein Asgardoon, Niloofar Rezaei, Narges Neyazi, Saeideh Ghaffarifar…
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:10
  46. Adaptive models of healthcare delivery, such as telehealth consultations, have rapidly been adopted to ensure ongoing delivery of essential healthcare services during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there rema...

    Authors: Jennifer White, Julie Byles and Tom Walley
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:9
  47. The INFORMAS [International Network for Food and Obesity/Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) Research, Monitoring and Action Support] Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) was developed to evaluate the...

    Authors: Sally Mackay, Sarah Gerritsen, Fiona Sing, Stefanie Vandevijvere and Boyd Swinburn
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2022 20:8