Infography: Transfering knowledge with an innovative rehabilitation project through performing arts

For the annual meeting of the RENARD team, held on March 16 at the University of Montreal, several students designed posters in the form of infographics summarizing their thesis project. Find below the infography of Frédérique Beaudoin-Dion summarizing her thesis project on knowledge transfer with an innovative rehabilitation project through performing arts. (more…)

Infography: So that women finally know the effects of stress during pregnancy on their child

For the annual meeting of the RENARD team, held on March 16 at the University of Montreal, several students designed posters in the form of infographics summarizing their thesis project. Find below the infography of Sandra Lafortune summarizing her thesis project on knowledge transfer about effects of stress during pregnancy on the child. (more…)

Infography: Knowledge translation and research use in health in Burkina Faso

For the annual meeting of the RENARD team, held on March 16 at the University of Montreal, several students designed posters in the form of infographics summarizing their thesis project. Find below the infography of Esther Mc Sween-Cadieux summarizing her thesis project on key lessons learned in knowledge translation after a 5 years research program on community-based interventions for health equity in Burkina Faso.  (more…)

Use of concept mapping and focus groups to adapt a health equity tool in Canada

This article is set to be published on April 2017 in the Volume 61 of Evaluation and Program Planning and is already available online in open access. It was written by Anne Guichard, Émilie Tardieu, Christian Dagenais, Kareen Nour, Ginette Lafontaine and Valéry Ridde and it focuses on the combined use of concept mapping and focus groups to adapt a health equity tool in Canada. You can download the article hereunder. (more…)

Policy brief preparation guide

The Policy Brief is a “short, neutral summary of what is known about a particular issue or problem. Policy briefs are a form of report designed to facilitate policy-making” (Eisele, 2006). The main purpose is to “succinctly evaluate policy options regarding a specific issue, for a specific policy-maker audience” (Eisele, n.d.). Policy-makers need to make practical decisions under time-constraints, so the brief should provide evidence and actionable recommendations (Eisele, n.d.).

The following short presentation exposes best practices and some recommandations to write a persuiasive policy brief. It was designed by Christian Dagenais and presented at the VERDAS consortium workshop, held at Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, on March 1st and 2nd 2017. The VERDAS consortium research project presented its research results, a synthesis of knowledge on urban health interventions for the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases. (more…)

Universal health insurance scheme in Burkina Faso: intergrating research results for inclusive health system.

This short presentation was realised by Kadidiatou Kadio in collaboration with Christian Dagenais and Valéry Ridde for the Fourth Gobal Symposium on health systems research (HSR 2016), held in Vancouver, 14-18 November 2016. It is a short summary of a qualitative study which aims to identify the place of evidence in the policy making process of the universal health insurance scheme in Burkina Faso. (more…)

Best poster at HSR 2016 for Esther McSween-Cadieux.

Congratulations to Esther McSween-Cadieux on receiving the best poster on the theme of “New Partnerships and Collaborations for Health Systems Research and Development” at the HSR 2016 Symposium, held November 14-18 in Vancouver, . A total of 16 prizes were awarded for nearly 500 posters presented at the conference. The complete list of posters is available here. The poster focuses on the evaluation of a deliberative dialogue on road safety in Burkina Faso, and can be downloaded below.

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