Evidence to Policy platform | (CHPSD) - The CHPSD is a multi-disciplinary collaborative effort to support evidence based policy making and health systems strengthening, by establishing a platform for health systems research and evidence, and facilitating coordinated stakeholder engagements.

Evidence to Policy platform

The KERU EV2P strategy

KERU seeks to create a platform for an interface between Researchers and Policy Makers to bridge the ‘Evidence to Policy’ Gap. The EV2P Gap has been caused and widened by the following challenges:

  • Limited contextually relevant evidence
  • Limited involvement of policy and decision-makers (users) in the evidence generation process
  • Limited capacity for policy makers to discern good and poor quality evidence

KERU Initiatives

  • Conduct Training workshops for researchers on knowledge synthesis, packaging, communication and Translation.
  • Build a Knowledge Repository or Library in the Box as a database for relevant publiched and unpublished Health Systems Research, to ease access to research evidence by policy makers, Researchers, Students, and other Users
  • Convene stakeholder engagements and forums to initially:
    • 1) discuss and generate priority evidence questions
    • 2) disseminate evidence to policy and decision makers
    • Conduct seminars within academic and research community on approaches that can effectively engage policy makers on evidence.

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    Publications and Resources

    - A Framework for Knowledge Mobilisers; Why, Whose, What and How? https://doi.org/10.1332/174426416X14634763278725

    - Building the Concept of Research Impact Literacyhttps://doi.org/10.1332/174426417X15034894876108

    - Deep Experiential Knowledge: Reflections from Mutual Aid Groups for Evidence-based Practice https://doi.org/10.1332/174426419X15468575283765

    - Evidence-based Best Practice is More Political than it Looks: A Case Study of the ‘Scottish Approach’ https://doi.org/10.1332/174426416X14609261565901

    - Generating 'good enough' Evidence for Co-production https://doi.org/10.1332/174426415X14440619792955

    - Building Trust and Sharing Power for Co-creation in Aboriginal Health Research: A Stakeholder Interview Study https://doi.org/10.1332/174426419X15524681005401

    Title: Networks and Network Analysis in Evidence, Policy and Practice https://doi.org/10.1332/174426418X15314037224597

    - Pathways to policy impact: A New Approach for Planning and Evidencing Research Impact https://doi.org/10.1332/174426418X15326967547242

    - Mobilising knowledge in complex health systems: a call to action https://doi.org/10.1332/174426416X14712553750311

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