Implementation Research

Implementation Research

Implementation research (IR) is a new approach in the practice of international health cooperation. It is the scientific inquiry into questions concerning the implementation of health related policies, programs, or interventions. Using methods of different disciplines, IR tries to understand and address barriers to effective implementation. Implementation Research demand-driven and research questions are framed based on needs identified together with relevant stakeholders and implementers in the health system.It clearly goes beyond scientists to include policy-makers, the media and community members. In order to strengthen implementation research within the Swiss organizations of international health cooperation, MMS coordinates a thematic platform of its member organizations.

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May 06, 2019 / free online course

MOOC - Learn Implementation Research (IR) on Infectious Diseases of Poverty online

Deadline for submission of application: 3 May 2019

Research & Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) A new session of the TDR Massive Open Online Course (MOOC ) on IR on Infectious Diseases of Poverty is now organized with the African Regional training Center, ...

Apr 02, 2019

When ethics and politics collide in donor-funded global health research

The Lancet "In this Viewpoint, we share our experience of censorship in evaluation research for global health. Our experience shows a broader trend of donors and ...

Feb 27, 2019

Wie community-basierte Gesundheitsprogramme staatliche Fragilität lindern können

Ergebnisse zweier gemeinsamer Studien des Swiss TPH, des SRK, Swisspeace und der Universität Basel

Health Research Policy and Systems Die qualitativen Studien durchgeführt im Südsudan und auf Haiti identifizierten verschiedene Faktoren, die die gesundheitliche Versorgung von Menschen in ...

Feb 14, 2019

Feminism is for everybody

The Lancet "“To be ‘feminist’ in any authentic sense of the term is to want for all people, female and male, liberation from sexist role patterns, domination, and ...

Oct 19, 2018

The health innovation system is ‘broken’ and failing patients

New report warns

STOPAIDS "NHS patients are being let down by a global health innovation system which fails to deliver the treatments they need at prices that government can afford, ...

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