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

Reproductive Health Library (RHL)

RHL is an electronic review journal that translates evidence into practical actions for clinicians and policy-makers.