Management for health services delivery

General management topics:
Research into action


Research into action websites

  • WHO Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative
    The HINARI program enables developing countries to gain
    access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Over 3750 journal titles are now available to health institutions in 113 countries. Free registration is available to all members or staff of institutions in countries with a 2001 GNI less than $1000 Only one registration is required per institution.
    HINARI will send you instructions for getting started and a licence agreement to sign with the terms of use.
  • Rapid Evidence Assessment Toolkit (REA)
    UK GSRU - Government Social Research Unit
    Guide for planning and undertaking a REA.
    Ways of accessing, harnessing and using the best available research evidence for effective decisions and policy making. Methods for reviewing evidence include: literature review, quick scoping review, rapid evidence assessment, full systematic review, multi arm systematic review, review of reviews.
  • Collaborative Training Programme (CTP) Resource Modules on Health Research for Policy, Action and Practice, Version 2
    Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, 2004
    Equity, priority setting, using knowledge
    (Web page links to a series of on-line modules where you click on the section headings to see the details.)
  • Is Research Working for You?
    Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, 2005
    Self-assessment tool; can the organization find the research it needs; Does the organization have the skills, structures, processes and corporate culture to promote and use research evidence in decision-making?
    En français: La recherche vous réussit-elle?
  • id21 Health: Communicating Development Research
    A website with summaries of latest research
  • Council on Health Research for Development
    Council on Health Research for Development, 2005
    A website aiming to assist countries - particularly the poorest - to set and meet their health research objectives, especially those aimed at improving equity in health
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