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Evidence-informed country-level policymaking (60) Motivating researchers to communicate evidence for policymaking (2)

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We have found that it takes a person with a communications background to develop content that is readily accessible for a policymaker… The motivation for the researcher to assist in such an endeavor should be to see the research culminate in improved health outcomes. I still think you need a communications person to bridge the divide between academic and policy worlds.

 

 

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Thursday, March 10, 2016
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Elizabeth Corley
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HIFA profile: Elizabeth Corley is Director of Communications on the SHOPS project, working at Abt Associates Inc, USA. Professional interests: strategic communications, online communities, global health. elizabeth_corley AT abtassoc.com

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