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How could we Start to Develop Indicators for Evidence-informed Policy Making in Public Health and Health Promotion?

  title={How could we Start to Develop Indicators for Evidence-informed Policy Making in Public Health and Health Promotion?},
  author={M. Bertram and N. Lon{\vc}arevi{\'c} and Tommaso Castellani and Adriana Valente and G. Gulis and A. Aro},
Aim: Research evidence is rarely the primary driver of contextually salient and feasible policy making; instead, contextual knowledge and factors play a significant role. This paper argues why we need to develop indicators, which can be used to assess if policy making is done in an evidence-informed way. Methods/results: Based on up-to-date theories and literature, this paper suggests a set of initial indicators using the example of physical activity policy making in a school setting… Expand
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