Using research to inform health policy : barriers and strategies in developing countries

HENNINK, Monique
STEPHENSON, Rob
Publication Date 
2004
37 p

Looks at the uptake of health research into policy in four developing countries - Malawi, Tanzania, India and Pakistan. Identifies a range of barriers to effective dissemination and uptake of research results based on interviews with researchers, policy-makers and a range of stakeholders. Makes recommendations for donor support to developing country research capacity and greater involvement of practitioners and policy-makers in the south in research priorities and applications

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Opportunities and Choices Working Paper No 9
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