ERIC Number: EJ1129750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Contextual Influences on the Role of Evidence in Health Policy Development: What Can We Learn from Six Policies in India and Nigeria?
Mirzoev, Tolib; Das, Mahua; Ebenso, Bassey; Uzochukwu, Benjamin; Rawat, Bindiya; Blok, Lucie; Russo, Giuliano; Thepthien, Bang-On; Huss, Reinhard
Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, v13 n1 p59-79 Jan 2017
This study explored macro, meso and micro-level influences on the role of evidence in the development of six health policies in India and Nigeria. Macro-level influences included adoption of international agreements, movement towards evidence-informed policymaking, committed country leadership and resource environment. At meso level, national actors drove policy processes with support from the international actors. Micro-level influences included individual values, interests and evidence preferences. Factors at three levels are interrelated. Greater understanding of contextual influences can provide a platform for adapting to, or managing, these influences to improve the evidence-informed nature of health policymaking.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence Based Practice, Public Policy, Health Services, International Cooperation, Policy Formation, Context Effect, Public Health
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: India; Nigeria
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