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Guidance for Evidence-Informed Policies about Health Systems: Linking Guidance Development to Policy Development

  • John N. Lavis mail,

    lavisj@mcmaster.ca

    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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  • John-Arne Røttingen,

    Affiliation: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

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  • Xavier Bosch-Capblanch,

    Affiliation: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Rifat Atun,

    Affiliation: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland and Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

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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: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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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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  • Sandy Oliver,

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

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  • Pierre Ongolo-Zogo,

    Affiliation: Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health, Yaoundé Central Hospital, and University of Yaoundé, Yaoundé, Cameroon

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  • Andy Haines

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001186
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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