Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Funding agencies in low- and middle-income countries: support for knowledge translation

Cynthia Cordero, Rachel Delino, L Jeyaseelan, Mary Ann Lansang, Juan M Lozano, Shuba Kumar, Socorro Moreno, Merle Pietersen, Jose Quirino, Visanu Thamlikitkul, Vivian A Welch, Jacqueline Tetroe, Aleida ter Kuile, Ian D Graham, Jeremy Grimshaw, Vic Neufeld, George Wells, Peter Tugwell

Volume 86, Number 7, July 2008, 524-534

Table 6. Agency initiatives

Initiatives No. of international agencies No. of national agencies
Push
Use of media 4/9 13/14
Lay summaries on web site 6/9 5/14
Use of drama 0/9 3/14
Pull
Development of tools 3/9 5/14
Programmes for decision-makers 3/9 5/14
Linkage/exchange
Linkage/exchange 9/9 13/14
Consult stakeholders to set research agenda 6/9 13/14
Create/fund networks 7/9 8/14
Meta-linkage 3/9 5/14
Organize video conferences 1/9 2/14
Communication
Audience-tailored publications 9/9 13/14
Audience-tailored web pages 8/9 7/14
Produce/fund journals 3/9 9/14
Funding opportunities
Fund targeted workshops 7/9 11/14
Fund conference grants 4/9 10/14
Fund teams of investigators 6/9 7/14
Fund knowledge translation requests for applications 2/9 7/14
Fund knowledge translation centres 3/9 6/14
Fund chairs 2/9 1/14
Other funding opportunities 2/9 1/14
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