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Implementation Research

Implementation research (IR) is a new approach in the practice of international health cooperation. It is the scientific inquiry into questions concerning the implementation of health related policies, programs, or interventions. Using methods of different disciplines, IR tries to understand and address barriers to effective implementation. Implementation Research demand-driven and research questions are framed based on needs identified together with relevant stakeholders and implementers in the health system.It clearly goes beyond scientists to include policy-makers, the media and community members. In order to strengthen implementation research within the Swiss organizations of international health cooperation, MMS coordinates a thematic platform of its member organizations.

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Oct 19, 2018

The health innovation system is ‘broken’ and failing patients

New report warns

STOPAIDS "NHS patients are being let down by a global health innovation system which fails to deliver the treatments they need at prices that government can afford, ...

Oct 12, 2018

Implementation research: new imperatives and opportunities in global health

The Lancet "Implementation research is important in global health because it addresses the challenges of the know–do gap in real-world settings and the practicalities of ...

Sep 06, 2018

New Analysis Reveals Significant Gaps In Funding For Health Innovation

"Many of the products critically needed to fight some of the world’s most prevalent infectious diseases are not likely to be developed. This is the outcome of ...

Apr 03, 2018

ISPM sets up a new Research Group on Migration and Health

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) Migration is a growing challenge and concern in our modern societies, especially if we consider public health related issues. In order to better coordinate ...

Mar 22, 2018

The data brings it to light

South African research project

The Conversation Death from hypertension in the rural areas of South Africa? Already years ago, South African researchers managed by using health monitoring systems to detect ...

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