Implementation Research Platform

Synthesis of evidence on strategies to implement interventions

The goal of the call is support evidence synthesis that contributes to the understanding of the state of knowledge on strategies for implementation and wider scaling‐up of effective health interventions and health services relevant to the MDGs 4, 5 or 6, while also achieving the following objectives:

  • Strengthen institutional research synthesis capacity with an emphasis on low- and middle-income countries;
  • Improve methodologies for the synthesis of evidence on scaling up implementation of interventions;
  • Develop improved tools for communicating evidence synthesis documents to stakeholders such as policy-makers and the wider public as appropriate.

In response to the call, 107 LOIs were received, and screened by the IRP Secretariat. Following the initial screening, the top 20 LOIs were requested to submit full proposals. The proposals were then reviewed and evaluated by a Scientific Committee of ten external experts.
The top 11 proposals selected for funding are listed in the following table.