Fostering access to and use of contextualised knowledge to support health policy-making: lessons from the Policy Information Platform in Nigeria

@inproceedings{Uneke2019FosteringAT,
  title={Fostering access to and use of contextualised knowledge to support health policy-making: lessons from the Policy Information Platform in Nigeria},
  author={Chigozie Jesse Uneke and Etienne V Langlois and Henry Chukwuemeka Uro-Chukwu and Jeremiah Chukwu and Abdul Ghaffar},
  booktitle={Health Research Policy and Systems},
  year={2019}
}
BackgroundContextualising evidence to inform policy-making is increasingly recognised as key to developing and implementing effective health policies. Creating a one-stop shop for evidence is an approach that can facilitate timely access to the best evidence to inform policy decisions. We report outcomes after implementation of the Policy Information Platform (PIP), a pilot one-stop evidence repository in Nigeria designed to alleviate barriers to accessing policy-relevant knowledge.MethodsThis… CONTINUE READING

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