Getting results used: evidence from reproductive health programmatic research in Guatemala.

@article{Brambila2007GettingRU,
  title={Getting results used: evidence from reproductive health programmatic research in Guatemala.},
  author={Carlos Brambila and Emma Ottolenghi and Celeste Marin and Jane T. Bertrand},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={234-45}
}
This article reviews 44 operations research projects aiming to improve reproductive health services in Guatemala, conducted by the Population Council from 1988 to 2001. It documents the experience of the research programme, traces the extent to which research results are identifiable in existing programmes, and analyses factors influencing utilization. Utilization of research results occurs as a gradual process of information sharing, where researchers influence decision-makers through a… CONTINUE READING