Resource Platform to Advance Knowledge and Practice

Welcome to the GACD Implementation Science e-Hub

The GACD e-Hub is a comprehensive online learning space for knowledge and skill development in implementation research, with particular focus on chronic and non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income settings. It is an interactive online platform available to all, for free.

Watch the welcome video from Professor Brian Oldenburg, who introduces you to implementation science and the GACD e-Hub.

Where to start?

Our e-Hub is ideal for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners at any stage in their career, from anywhere in the world with an interest in implementation science as an essential aspect of bridging the evidence-to-practice gap.

Latest Events

2021 GACD Implementation Science School

The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is excited to announce another virtual delivery of the Implementation Science School (the 4th Implementation Science School) over seven days between 29 November and 10 December 2021. Live sessions will last up to four hours on each of the seven days. The training will be accessible entirely online, running in synchronous and asynchronous sessions to accommodate different time zones.

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Here You Can Find

Toolkit and Resources

Relevant implementation science resources provided by world-class experts in the field

Training Program

Training program relevant to implementation science in many different contexts and for people at different stages of their research careers

Case Studies

Case studies that showcase state-of-the-art implementation research related to NCDs, health systems, strategies, policies and programs

New to Implementation Science?

Let’s Learn the Basics

Training Schools & Workshops

GACD has supported Implementation Science Schools for trainees all over the world since 2018. The syllabus for the Implementation Science Schools developed by international implementation experts forms the basis for the origins of this e-Hub.

GACD Implementation Science Training Schools Since 2018

Since 2014, GACD has been holding workshops around the world as part of its capacity-building mandate. Our e-Hub aims to build capacity amongst researchers by linking a broader range of community online.

GACD Implementation Science Workshops Since 2014

WHO Monograph Is Now Available in Chinese

We are keen to announce that the WHO monograph of “A guide to implementation research in the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases” has been translated in Chinese for the first time with the joint efforts by experts and researchers from China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Peking Union Medical College and the WHO Collaborating Centre on Implementation Research for Prevention and Control of NCDs.

Note: This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO license, which allows you to copy, redistribute and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes. Any copying, redistribution or adaptation of the work for commercial purposes will require permission from the World Health Organization and Peking Union Medical College Press.

The 4th Implementation Science Training School

In November 2021, we held our second virtual training school over two weeks– the 4th Implementation Science Training School. Watch the video to find out more about the wonderful memories!

“The resources are amazing! Lots and lots of tools to help us in various aspects of implementation research.”

– Miriam Sequeira, India

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