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Guidance for Evidence-Informed Policies about Health Systems: Rationale for and Challenges of Guidance Development

  • Xavier Bosch-Capblanch mail,

    x.bosch@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • John N. Lavis,

    Affiliation: McMaster Health Forum, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Department of Political Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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  • Simon Lewin,

    Affiliation: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway, and Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Rifat Atun,

    Affiliation: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • John-Arne Røttingen,

    Affiliations: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway, and Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Daniel Dröschel,

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Lise Beck,

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Edgardo Abalos,

    Affiliation: Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales, Rosario, Argentina

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  • Fadi El-Jardali,

    Affiliation: Department of Health Policy and Management, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, and McMaster Health Forum, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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  • Lucy Gilson,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, University of Cape Town and Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

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  • Sandy Oliver,

    Affiliation: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, London, United Kingdom

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  • Kaspar Wyss,

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Peter Tugwell,

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Regina Kulier,

    Affiliation: Innovation, Information, Evidence and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Tikki Pang,

    Affiliation: Innovation, Information, Evidence and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Andy Haines

    Affiliation: Departments of Social and Environmental Health Research and of Nutrition and Public Health Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001185
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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