Health Research Policy and Systems

(The median citation count of Health Research Policy and Systems is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Research co-design in health: a rapid overview of reviews325
Lost in the shadows: reflections on the dark side of co-production132
Exploring the theory, barriers and enablers for patient and public involvement across health, social care and patient safety: a systematic review of reviews108
Individual, health system, and contextual barriers and facilitators for the implementation of clinical practice guidelines: a systematic metareview106
How does integrated knowledge translation (IKT) compare to other collaborative research approaches to generating and translating knowledge? Learning from experts in the field98
A review of reviews on principles, strategies, outcomes and impacts of research partnerships approaches: a first step in synthesising the research partnership literature91
Intervention Scalability Assessment Tool: A decision support tool for health policy makers and implementers84
The opioid crisis: a contextual, social-ecological framework74
From COVID-19 research to vaccine application: why might it take 17 months not 17 years and what are the wider lessons?54
Managing COVID-19 within and across health systems: why we need performance intelligence to coordinate a global response51
Menstrual hygiene management in schools: midway progress update on the “MHM in Ten” 2014–2024 global agenda48
Strategies for the implementation of clinical practice guidelines in public health: an overview of systematic reviews44
Amplifying the role of knowledge translation platforms in the COVID-19 pandemic response42
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 11. CHWs leading the way to “Health for All”38
Building an integrated knowledge translation (IKT) evidence base: colloquium proceedings and research direction37
Using natural experiments to improve public health evidence: a review of context and utility for obesity prevention36
Exploring why global health needs are unmet by research efforts: the potential influences of geography, industry and publication incentives36
Future health spending forecast in leading emerging BRICS markets in 2030: health policy implications35
Learning from public health and hospital resilience to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: protocol for a multiple case study (Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, and Mali)32
The household financial burden of non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review32
Review of published evidence on knowledge translation capacity, practice and support among researchers and research institutions in low- and middle-income countries31
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 1. Introduction: tensions confronting large-scale CHW programmes31
A scoping review of the uses and institutionalisation of knowledge for health policy in low- and middle-income countries30
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 9. CHWs’ relationships with the health system and communities30
A scoping review of international policy responses to mental health recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic30
Exempting low-risk health and medical research from ethics reviews: comparing Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Netherlands29
Understanding the Athena SWAN award scheme for gender equality as a complex social intervention in a complex system: analysis of Silver award action plans in a comparative European perspective29
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 8. Incentives and remuneration28
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 6. Recruitment, training, and continuing education28
Applying systems thinking to knowledge mobilisation in public health28
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 5. Roles and tasks27
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 4. Programme financing27
Framing rehabilitation through health policy and systems research: priorities for strengthening rehabilitation26
Strengthening the science of addressing antimicrobial resistance: a framework for planning, conducting and disseminating antimicrobial resistance intervention research25
Making change last? Exploring the value of sustainability approaches in healthcare: a scoping review25
Health communication in and out of public health emergencies: to persuade or to inform?25
Can intersectionality help with understanding and tackling health inequalities? Perspectives of professional stakeholders24
The importance of power, context and agency in improving patient experience through a patient and family centred care approach24
The qualitative experience of telehealth access and clinical encounters in Australian healthcare during COVID-19: implications for policy23
A 10-year longitudinal evaluation of science policy interventions to promote sex and gender in health research23
Using a ‘rich picture’ to facilitate systems thinking in research coproduction23
The state of health research governance in Africa: what do we know and how can we improve?22
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era22
Demographic forecasting of population aging in Greece and Cyprus: one big challenge for the Mediterranean health and social system long-term sustainability22
Co-production practice and future research priorities in United Kingdom-funded applied health research: a scoping review21
Health provider perspectives on the implementation of the same-day-ART initiation policy in the Gauteng province of South Africa21
Adapting evidence-informed population health interventions for new contexts: a scoping review of current practice21
Defining and classifying public health systems: a critical interpretive synthesis20
Conceptualising the initiation of researcher and research user partnerships: a meta-narrative review20
A systems approach to scale-up for population health improvement19
A critical interpretive synthesis of the roles of midwives in health systems18
Development of the WHO Antenatal Care Recommendations Adaptation Toolkit: a standardised approach for countries18
Measuring the resilience of health systems in low- and middle-income countries: a focus on community resilience18
How to strengthen a health research system: WHO’s review, whose literature and who is providing leadership?18
Using a co-design process to develop an integrated model of care for delivering self-management intervention to multi-morbid COPD people in rural Nepal17
The burden of chronic diseases across Europe: what policies and programs to address diabetes? A SWOT analysis17
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 2. Planning, coordination, and partnerships17
Should policy makers trust composite indices? A commentary on the pitfalls of inappropriate indices for policy formation16
Bridging the research–practice gap in healthcare: a rapid review of research translation centres in England and Australia16
Lessons learned from descriptions and evaluations of knowledge translation platforms supporting evidence-informed policy-making in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review16
Advancing tools to promote health equity across European Union regions: the EURO-HEALTHY project16
Supporting the use of research evidence in decision-making in crisis zones in low- and middle-income countries: a critical interpretive synthesis16
The added value of using the HEPA PAT for physical activity policy monitoring: a four-country comparison15
Applied systems thinking: a viable approach to identify leverage points for accelerating progress towards ending neglected tropical diseases15
Stakeholders’ experiences of the public health research process: time to change the system?15
Using an equity-based framework for evaluating publicly funded health insurance programmes as an instrument of UHC in Chhattisgarh State, India15
How to bring research evidence into policy? Synthesizing strategies of five research projects in low-and middle-income countries15
Successes and challenges of health systems governance towards universal health coverage and global health security: a narrative review and synthesis of the literature15
Resource allocation for biomedical research: analysis of investments by major funders15
Intersectoral and multisectoral approaches to health policy: an umbrella review protocol15
Health research system resilience: lesson learned from the COVID-19 crisis15
Promoting knowledge to policy translation for urban health using community-based system dynamics in Brazil14
Developing a Thai national critical care allocation guideline during the COVID-19 pandemic: a rapid review and stakeholder consultation14
A landscape analysis of health technology assessment capacity in the Association of South-East Asian Nations region14
Knowledge mobilisation in practice: an evaluation of the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre14
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 7. Recent advances in supervision13
Financial risk protection from out-of-pocket health spending in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review of the literature13
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 3. Programme governance13
Where is critical analysis of power and positionality in knowledge translation?13
Sex and gender analysis in knowledge translation interventions: challenges and solutions13
Domains and processes for institutionalizing evidence-informed health policy-making: a critical interpretive synthesis13
The opioid crisis: need for systems science research13
Workplace-based health research training: a qualitative study of perceived needs in a rural setting13
Governance of health research funding institutions: an integrated conceptual framework and actionable functions of governance13
Evaluation of the performance and achievements of the WHO Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) Europe13
Exploring the evolution of engagement between academic public health researchers and decision-makers: from initiation to dissolution12
Community-led HIV self-testing for men who have sex with men in Lebanon: lessons learned and impact of COVID-1912
Scaling up population health interventions from decision to sustainability – a window of opportunity? A qualitative view from policy-makers12
Integrating evidence from research into decision-making for controlling endemic tropical diseases in South East Nigeria: perceptions of producers and users of evidence on barriers and solutions12
Defining key questions for clinical practice guidelines: a novel approach for developing clinically relevant questions12
A framework for preferred practices in conducting culturally competent health research in a multicultural society12
The role of community pharmacists in increasing access and use of self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: examples from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon a12
War on Diabetes in Singapore: a policy analysis12
Translating evidence into practice: a longitudinal qualitative exploration of allied health decision-making12
Tools for assessing the scalability of innovations in health: a systematic review12
Conducting decolonizing research and practice with Australian First Nations to close the health gap12
Key factors for national spread and scale-up of an eConsult innovation12
Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 10. Programme performance and its assessment11
Health system decision-makers at the helm of implementation research: development of a framework to evaluate the processes and effectiveness of embedded approaches11
Capacity building for implementation research: a methodology for advancing health research and practice11
Is patient-centred care for women a priority for policy-makers? Content analysis of government policies11
Flipping the paradigm: a qualitative exploration of research translation centres in the United Kingdom and Australia11
A scoping review of systems approaches for increasing physical activity in populations11
Using health data for decision-making at each level of the health system to achieve universal health coverage in Ethiopia: the case of an immunization programme in a low-resource setting11
Unveiling and addressing implementation barriers to routine immunization in the peri-urban slums of Karachi, Pakistan: a mixed-methods study11
Coordinating the research response to COVID-19: Mali’s approach11
Developing pathways for community-led research with big data: a content analysis of stakeholder interviews11
Repurposing NGO data for better research outcomes: a scoping review of the use and secondary analysis of NGO data in health policy and systems research10
Barriers and enablers to source plasma donation by gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men under revised eligibility criteria: protocol for a multiple stakeholder feasibility study10
Health technology assessment-informed pricing negotiation in China: higher negotiated price for more effective targeted anticancer medicines?10
Prioritizing knowledge translation in low- and middle-income countries to support pandemic response and preparedness10
A review of Kenya’s cancer policies to improve access to cancer testing and treatment in the country10
Aiming for quality: a global compass for national learning systems10
The crucible of COVID-19: what the pandemic is teaching us about health research systems10
Self-care and remote care during pregnancy: a new paradigm?10
The role of Allied Health Professions and Nursing Research Internships in developing a research culture: a mixed-methods exploration of stakeholder perspectives10
How do organisations implement research impact assessment (RIA) principles and good practice? A narrative review and exploratory study of four international research funding and administrative organis10
The MULTI-ACT model: the path forward for participatory and anticipatory governance in health research and care10
Learning sites for health system governance in Kenya and South Africa: reflecting on our experience10
Understanding the complexity of population health interventions: assessing intervention system theory (ISyT)10
Direct from the COVID-19 crisis: research and innovation sparks in Brazil10
Using developmental evaluation to enhance continuous reflection, learning and adaptation of an innovation platform in Australian Indigenous primary healthcare9
The predictors of COVID-19 mortality among health systems parameters: an ecological study across 203 countries9
Using RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) to evaluate the reporting quality of WHO guidelines9
Challenges encountered in comparing international policy responses to COVID-19 and their effects9
Rethinking approaches of science, technology, and innovation in healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic: the challenge of translating knowledge infrastructures to public needs9
Integrated knowledge translation to advance noncommunicable disease policy and practice in South Africa: application of the Exploration, Preparation, Implementation, and Sustainment (EPIS) framework9
The pragmatic, rapid, and iterative dissemination and implementation (PRIDI) cycle: adapting to the dynamic nature of public health emergencies (and beyond)9
Uncovering the processes of knowledge transformation: the example of local evidence-informed policy-making in United Kingdom healthcare9
Global research priorities for social, behavioural and community engagement interventions for maternal, newborn and child health9
Contextual differences considered in the Tunisian ADOLOPMENT of the European guidelines on breast cancer screening9
Prioritizing guideline recommendations for implementation: a systematic, consumer-inclusive process with a case study using the Australian Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management9
Investigating the nature and quality of locally commissioned evaluations of the NHS Vanguard programme: an evidence synthesis8
Trainee-led research using an integrated knowledge translation or other research partnership approaches: a scoping review8
Policy context, coherence and disjuncture in the implementation of the Ideal Clinic Realisation and Maintenance programme in the Gauteng and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa8
Lessons from the pandemic on the value of research infrastructure8
Health research capacity building of health workers in fragile and conflict-affected settings: a scoping review of challenges, strengths, and recommendations8
How to disseminate national recommendations for physical activity: a qualitative analysis of critical change agents in Germany8
Operationalising health systems thinking: a pathway to high effective coverage8
Developing a framework for performance assessment of the public long-term care system in Korea: methodological and policy lessons8
Measuring health science research and development in Africa: mapping the available data8
Tools for assessing health research partnership outcomes and impacts: a systematic review8
Implementation research training for learners in low- and middle-income countries: evaluating behaviour change after participating in a massive open online course8
A research agenda for non-communicable disease prevention and control in India8
COVID-19: protocol for observational studies utilizing near real-time electronic Australian general practice data to promote effective care and best-practice policy—a design thinking approach8
What do we need to know? Data sources to support evidence-based decisions using health technology assessment in Ghana8
Fundamental challenges in assessing the impact of research infrastructure8
Use of research evidence varied in efforts to expand specific pharmacist autonomous prescriptive authority: an evaluation and recommendations to increase research utilization8
Implementing performance-based financing in peripheral health centres in Mali: what can we learn from it?8
Bridging the gap: an economic case study of the impact and cost effectiveness of comprehensive healthcare intermediaries in rural Mexico7
Governing heatwaves in Europe: comparing health policy and practices to better understand roles, responsibilities and collaboration7
Fit for purpose. Co-production of complex behavioural interventions. A practical guide and exemplar of co-producing a telehealth-delivered exercise intervention for people with stroke7
Mixed method evaluation of the CEBHA+ integrated knowledge translation approach: a protocol7
Increased use of knowledge translation strategies is associated with greater research impact on public health policy and practice: an analysis of trials of nutrition, physical activity, sexual health,7
Boundary spanning and identity work in the clinical research delivery workforce: a qualitative study of research nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in the National Health Service, United7
Co-production in local government: process, codification and capacity building of new knowledge in collective reflection spaces. Workshops findings from a UK mixed methods study7
The role of self-care interventions on men’s health-seeking behaviours to advance their sexual and reproductive health and rights7
Using participatory action research to improve immunization utilization in areas with pockets of unimmunized children in Nigeria7
Rapid research response to the COVID-19 pandemic: perspectives from a National Institute for Health Biomedical Research Centre7
Noncommunicable diseases and health system responses in Saudi Arabia: focus on policies and strategies. A qualitative study7
Contributions of information and communications technology to future health systems and Universal Health Coverage: application of Japan’s experiences7
Social media, vaccine hesitancy and trust deficit in immunization programs: a qualitative enquiry in Malappuram District of Kerala, India7
Barriers to sustainable health research leadership in the Global South: Time for a Grand Bargain on localization of research leadership?7
Mapping the burden of diabetes in five small countries in Europe and setting the agenda for health policy and strategic action7
An analysis of the strategic plan development processes of major public organisations funding health research in nine high-income countries worldwide7
Analysis and exploration of infertility policies in Iran: a study protocol7
Indicators to evaluate organisational knowledge brokers: a scoping review7
A mixed-methods systematic review of suicide prevention interventions involving multisectoral collaborations7
Strengthening the national health information system through a capacity-building and mentorship partnership (CBMP) programme: a health system and university partnership initiative in Ethiopia7
Barriers and facilitators to conducting economic evaluation studies of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries: a survey of researchers7
Co-creating physical activity interventions: a mixed methods evaluation approach7
Pharmaceutical subsidy policy in Iran: a qualitative stakeholder analysis7
A novel conceptual model and heuristic tool to strengthen understanding and capacities for health inequalities research7
An evaluation of the Victorian Salt Reduction Partnership’s advocacy strategy for policy change7
Using a rapid environmental scan methodology to map country-level global health research expertise in Canada7
Open science at the science–policy interface: bringing in the evidence?7
Agenda setting for essential medicines policy in sub-Saharan Africa: a retrospective policy analysis using Kingdon’s multiple streams model7
“There hasn’t been a career structure to step into”: a qualitative study on perceptions of allied health clinician researcher careers6
Coevolution of COVID-19 research and China’s policies6
The impact of differing frames on early stages of intersectoral collaboration: the case of the First 1000 Days Initiative in the Western Cape Province6
Governance of health research in four eastern and southern African countries6
Investigating the influence of institutions, politics, organizations, and governance on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia, Canada: a jurisdictional case study protocol6
A North–South-South partnership in higher education to develop health research capacity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: the challenge of finding a common language6
Health technology assessment of biosimilars worldwide: a scoping review6
Clinical practice guidelines in Brazil – developing a national programme6
Sugar-sweetened beverage tax implementation processes: results of a scoping review6
Improving the availability of prescription drugs in Lebanon: a critical analysis of alternative policy options6
Limitations of COVID-19 testing and case data for evidence-informed health policy and practice6
Transforming the practice of medicine through team science6
A qualitative study of the development and utilization of health facility-based immunization microplans in Uganda6
Researching, co-creating and testing innovations in paper-based health information systems (PHISICC) to support health workers’ decision-making: protocol of a multi-country, transdisciplinary, mixed-m6
Rapid prioritisation of topics for rapid evaluation: the case of innovations in adult social care and social work6
The value of hackathons in integrated knowledge translation (iKT) research: Waterlupus6
Exploring how to sustain ‘place-based’ rural health academic research for informing rural health systems: a qualitative investigation6
Understanding the policy dynamics of COVID-19 vaccination in Ghana through the lens of a policy analytical framework6
Evaluating research investment and impact at a regional Australian Hospital and Health Service: a programme theory and conceptual framework6
A cost–benefit analysis framework for preventive health interventions to aid decision-making in Australian governments5
Understanding the sustainment of population health programmes from a whole-of-system approach5
Psychological, social and technical factors influencing electronic medical records systems adoption by United States physicians: a systematic model5
Communities of practice in Alberta Health Services: advancing a learning organisation5
Four normative perspectives on public health policy-making and their preferences for bodies of evidence5
Towards conceptualizing patients as partners in health systems: a systematic review and descriptive synthesis5
Assessing the governance of the health policy-making process using a new governance tool: the case of Lebanon5
Collective reflections on the first cycle of a collaborative learning platform to strengthen rural primary healthcare in Mpumalanga, South Africa5
The how and why of producing policy relevant research: perspectives of Australian childhood obesity prevention researchers and policy makers5
A call for better understanding of social media in surveillance and management of noncommunicable diseases5
Saving millions of lives but some resources squandered: emerging lessons from health research system pandemic achievements and challenges5
Policy dialogue and participation: a new way of crafting a national health financing strategy in Morocco5
Comparative analysis of country-level enablers, barriers and recommendations to strengthen institutional capacity for evidence uptake in decision-making5
How frequently should “living” guidelines be updated? Insights from the Australian Living Stroke Guidelines5
A mixed methods examination of knowledge brokers and their use of theoretical frameworks and evaluative practices5
Developing strategies to attract, retain and support midwives in rural fragile settings: participatory workshops with health system stakeholders in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of Congo5
Engaged scholarship and public policy decision-making: a scoping review5
Assessing how information is packaged in rapid reviews for policy-makers and other stakeholders: a cross-sectional study5
Deconstructing design thinking as a tool for the implementation of a population health initiative5
Integrating citizen engagement into evidence-informed health policy-making in eastern Europe and central Asia: scoping study and future research priorities5
Inclusive planning: African policy inventory and South African mobility case study on the exclusion of persons with disabilities5
A framework for considering the utility of models when facing tough decisions in public health: a guideline for policy-makers5
Healthcare providers’ perspectives on integrating NCDs into primary healthcare in Thailand: a mixed method study5
Can healthy ageing moderate the effects of population ageing on economic growth and health spending trends in Mongolia? A modelling study4
What funders are doing to assess the impact of their investments in health and biomedical research4
Policy options to increase motivation for improving evidence-informed health policy-making in Iran4
An analysis of the impact of newborn survival policies in Pakistan using a policy triangle framework4
Taking the long view: the development of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act4
Scaling up tobacco cessation within TB programmes: findings from a multi-country, mixed-methods implementation study4
Strategies to adapt and implement health system guidelines and recommendations: a scoping review4
A systematic review of the literature on the impact of the Seguro Popular4
A narrative review of economic constructs in commonly used implementation and scale-up theories, frameworks and models4
Policy learning and Universal Health Coverage in low- and middle-income countries4
Implementing healthy food environment policies in New Zealand: nine years of inaction4
Co-designing a theory-informed intervention to increase shared decision-making in maternity care4
Public health policy-making for hearing loss: stakeholders’ evaluation of a novel eHealth tool4
First Nations Australians’ self-determination in health and alcohol policy development: a Delphi study4
Improving the validity, relevance and feasibility of the continuum of care framework for maternal health in South Africa: a thematic analysis of experts’ perspectives4
Evaluation of the National Health Insurance Program of Nepal: are political promises translated into actions?4
Strategies for communicating scientific evidence on healthcare to managers and the population: a scoping review4
Cross-cultural adaption and psychometric investigation of the German version of the Evidence Based Practice Attitude Scale (EBPAS-36D)4
Identifying optimal indicators and purposes of population segmentation through engagement of key stakeholders: a qualitative study4
Evaluating cancer research impact: lessons and examples from existing reviews on approaches to research impact assessment4
Sixteen years of eHealth experiences in Iran: a qualitative content analysis of national policies4
Competency profiles for evidence-informed policy-making (EIPM): a rapid review4
Improving WHO’s understanding of WHO guideline uptake and use in Member States: a scoping review4
A critical realist synthesis of cross-disciplinary health policy and systems research: defining characteristic features, developing an evaluation framework and identifying challenges4
Building a virtual community of practice: experience from the Canadian foundation for healthcare improvement’s policy circle4
Hospital funding reforms in Canada: a narrative review of Ontario and Quebec strategies4
Decision-maker led implementation research on immunization: learning from low- and middle-income countries4
Exploring mechanisms that explain how coalition groups are formed and how they work to sustain political priority for maternal and child health in Nigeria using the advocacy coalition framework4
How are health research partnerships assessed? A systematic review of outcomes, impacts, terminology and the use of theories, models and frameworks4
The usability and applicability of knowledge translation theories, models, and frameworks for research in the context of a national health service4
Assessing the impact of knowledge communication and dissemination strategies targeted at health policy-makers and managers: an overview of systematic reviews4