Sexual and reproductive health

Knowledge synthesis and exchange and implementation research

A skilled birth attendant checks a pregnant woman in a local clinic, Nepal
Gates Foundation

With the overall aim of assisting WHO Member States in implementing best practices in a sustainable manner, the Department of Reproductive Health and Research has adopted the knowledge-to-action framework as the conceptual basis for fostering integration and coalescence of knowledge dissemination and implementation activities

The G.R.E.A.T. Network*

The network was developed to foster innovation and research in guideline implementation in low- and middle-income countries. It was developed in collaboration with KT-Canada, the Li Ka Shing Institute at St Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto.

D.E.C.I.D.E. Consortium**

Strategies for communicating evidence to inform decisions about health system and public health interventions.


* Guideline development, Research priorities, Evidence synthesis, Applicability of evidence, Transfer of knowledge

** Developing and Evaluating Communication Strategies to Support Informed Decisions and Practice Based on Evidence