Communicating health research : how should evidence affect policy and practice?

VINCENT, Robin
Publication Date 
April 2006
6 p

This accessible briefing paper outlines a number of key issues and challenges for strengthening research communication and promoting evidence-based policy. It reviews a range of recent NGO initiatives and debates in this area and signposts a number of useful resources and case studies. Considers the need to bridge the gaps between researchers, policy-makers and practitioners, the role of influential policy networks, the role of political context, components of effective research communicatIon, and some promising initiatives at the 'research-practice boundary'

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Findings: International Perspectives on Health Communication No 5
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