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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Jul 12, 2019

Health worker transfer processes within the public health sector in Ghana

A study of three districts in the Eastern Region by the Swiss TPH, FAIRMED & University of Ghana

BioMed Central (BMC) "The lack of appropriate policies and procedures to ensure transparent transfer practices is an important source of dissatisfaction among health workers in ...

Apr 18, 2019

The true meaning of leaving no one behind

The Lancet "Sometimes it is important to go back to basics. For human interaction, one of the basics is language, the system of communication that, when applied at its ...

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 ...

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