Bridging the gaps between research, policy and practice in low- and middle-income countries: a survey of health care providers.

TitleBridging the gaps between research, policy and practice in low- and middle-income countries: a survey of health care providers.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsGuindon EG, Lavis JN, Becerra-Posada F, Malek-Afzali H, Shi G, Yesudian AC, Hoffman SJ
Corporate AuthorsResearch to Policy and Practice Study Team
JournalCMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
Volume182
Issue9
PaginationE362-72
Date Published2010 Jun 15
ISSN1488-2329
KeywordsCooperative Behavior, Data Collection, Delivery of Health Care, Developing Countries, Evidence-Based Practice, Health Personnel, Health Policy, Humans, Internet, Physician's Practice Patterns, Policy Making, Translational Research
Abstract

Gaps continue to exist between research-based evidence and clinical practice. We surveyed health care providers in 10 low- and middle-income countries about their use of research-based evidence and examined factors that may facilitate or impede such use.

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