Disseminating Implementation and Dissemination Research

  • Nhan Tran, MHS, PhD
    Manager, Implementation Research Platform (IRP) at the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research in Geneva, Coordinator of activities among the IRP partners, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland

Nhan Tran: Disseminating Implementation and Dissemination Research

Presentation Slides

  • Implementation Research as a collaborative endeavor
  • Overview
  • Research has identified many cost-effective interventions
  • Global Context: MDG Coverage Gaps
  • Effective Interventions But Hard to Implement: Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission Cascade (Zambia, 2007-08)
  • How do we get there?
  • Implementation
  • What implementation research helps us do
  • What we should strive to achieve
  • How do we ensure that IR informs decisions relating to implementation?
  • Interaction between 'evidence' andother knowledge
  • Ignaz Semmelweis
  • How should we conduct Implementation Research?
  • What are health systems?
  • What is the nature of the social reality being invetigated?
  • Continuum of Implementation Research
  • Engagement of implementers
  • How should we conduct Implementation Research?
  • Societal Preferences and Cultural Norms
  • Interaction between 'evidence' and other knowledge
  • Embedded IR
  • Assessing and Improving Performance: Afghanistan
  • Improving cervical cancer preventation in a developing country
  • Effects of Quality Improvement on Screening & Follow-Up
  • Scaling up road safety programmes in Malaysia
  • Embedding research within learning health systems
  • Challenges of collaborative research
  • Challenges of collaborative research
  • Challenges of collaborative reserach
  • Further Reading