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Bridging the implementation gap between knowledge and action for health.
There is widespread evidence of failure to implement health interventions that have been demonstrated to be cost-effective by high-quality research; this failure affects both high-income andExpand
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Describing the impact of health research: a Research Impact Framework
AbstractBackgroundResearchers are increasingly required to describe the impact of their work, e.g. in grant proposals, project reports, press releases and research assessment exercises. SpecialisedExpand
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Defining health by addressing individual, social, and environmental determinants: New opportunities for health care and public health
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) mobilized global commitments to promote health, socioeconomic, and sustainable development. Trends indicate that the health MDGs may not be achieved by 2015,Expand
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Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality.
Reducing maternal and child mortality is a priority in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will likely remain so after 2015. Evidence exists on the investments, interventions and enablingExpand
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A tale of two health literacies: public health and clinical approaches to health literacy.
Public health concerns underlie a considerable portion of the global burden of disease, increasing the utility and need for promoting and assessing the knowledge about public health issues. HealthExpand
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The Global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health (2016–2030): a roadmap based on evidence and country experience
Box 1 The Global strategy for women's, children's and adolescents' health (2016-2030) Objectives of the global strategy: * Survive: end preventable mortality; * Thrive: promote health and well-being;Expand
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Who needs what from a national health research system: lessons from reforms to the English Department of Health's R&D system
Health research systems consist of diverse groups who have some role in health research, but the boundaries around such a system are not clear-cut. To explore what various stakeholders need weExpand
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Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of Impact of Human Rights
This report demonstrates plausible evidence that a human rights-based approach contributes to health improvements for women and children. It shows that the constitutional and international right toExpand
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Describing the impact of health services and policy research
Objectives In an essentially applied area of research, there are particular pressures on health services and policy researchers to describe the impact of their work. However, specialized researchExpand
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Factors Contributing to Maternal and Child Mortality Reductions in 146 Low- and Middle-Income Countries between 1990 and 2010
Introduction From 1990–2010, worldwide child mortality declined by 43%, and maternal mortality declined by 40%. This paper compares two sources of progress: improvements in societal coverage ofExpand
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