GACD Implementation Science Masterclass 2022


Scale up of non-communicable disease programmes
MAY 2022

Welcome!

This is your landing page for the GACD Implementation Science Masterclass 2022: Scale up of non-communicable disease programmes. On this page you will find a summary of the programme taking place in May 2022.

Masterclass steering group and core faculty

GACD are delighted to be working alongside experts in the field of implementation science to develop and deliver the inaugural Masterclass.

Lisa Hirschhorn

Northwestern University

Mark Huffman

Washington University

Brian Oldenburg

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Morven Roberts

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases

A reminder from the core faculty:

In advance of joining the live sessions, please ensure you watch the relevant lectures that have been prepared by our expert Masterclass lecturers.

During the live plenary sessions, you will have the opportunity to discuss key concepts and central issues covered in the lectures with the lecturers themselves – so please be ready!

You can access the lecture recordings by clicking on the links to each week below.

Overview

Below is an overview of the Masterclass live programme running in May 2022. You can read more details about each session, your group allocation, and the lecturers in the participants handbook (see below).

Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5
2–6 May9–13 May16–20 May23–27 May30 May–3 June
e-Hub lectures
1A, 1B, 1C
e-Hub lectures
2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E
e-Hub lectures
3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E
e-Hub lectures
4A, 4B, 4C, 4D
e-Hub lectures
None
Plenary session
Via Zoom
Tuesday 2 May, 12:00 to 14:00 UTC
Plenary session
Via Zoom
Tuesday 10 May, 12:00 to 14:00 UTC
Plenary session
Via Zoom
Tuesday 17 May, 12:00 to 14:00 UTC
Plenary session
Via Zoom
Tuesday 24 May, 12:00 to 14:00 UTC
Plenary session
Via Zoom
Tuesday 31 May, 12:00 to 14:00 UTC
Group session
None
Group sessions
Via Zoom
Thursday 12 May and Wednesday 11 May, various times
Group sessions
Via Zoom
Thursday 12 May, various times
Group sessions
Via Zoom
Thursday 12 May, various times
Group session
None

Masterclass Programme

The full Masterclass programme comprises the four e-Hub modules, five live plenary sessions, three live group sessions, and weekly self-guided homework. All e-Hub content should be completed in advance; all live content will be delivered across five weeks.

We will be updating the remainder of the masterclass content very shortly!


Further Reading

The following list of resources and further readings have been kindly provided by Lisa Hirschhorn

Barker, P.M., Reid, A. & Schall, M.W. A framework for scaling up health interventions: lessons from large-scale improvement initiatives in Africa. Implementation Sci 11, 12 (2015). A framework for scaling up health interventions: lessons from large-scale improvement initiatives in Africa | Implementation Science | Full Text (biomedcentral.com)

World Health Organization & ExpandNet. (‎2011)‎. Beginning with the end in mind: planning pilot projects and other programmatic research for successful scaling up. World Health Organization. Beginning with the end in mind: planning pilot projects and other programmatic research for successful scaling up (who.int)

World Health Organization & ExpandNet. (‎2010)‎. Nine steps for developing a scaling-up strategy. World Health Organization. Nine steps for developing a scaling-up strategy (who.int)

Report – Scaling Up: A Framework and Lessons for Development Effectiveness from Literature and Practice. Arntraud Hartmann and Johannes F. Linn Friday, October 31, 2008 Scaling Up: A Framework and Lessons for Development Effectiveness (brookings.edu)

Hirschhorn, L. R., Ojikutu, B., & Rodriguez, W. (2007). Research for change: Using implementation research to strengthen HIV care and treatment scale-up in resource-limited settings. Journal of Infectious Diseases196(SUPPL. 3), S516-S522. Research for change: Using implementation research to strengthen HIV care and treatment scale-up in resource-limited settings — Northwestern Scholars

Forman J, Heisler M, Damschroder LJ, Kaselitz E, Kerr EA. Development and application of the RE-AIM QuEST mixed methods framework for program evaluation. Prev Med Rep. 2017 Apr 4;6:322-328. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.04.002. PMID: 28451518; PMCID: PMC5402634. Development and application of the RE-AIM QuEST mixed methods framework for program evaluation – PubMed (nih.gov)

Hirschhorn, L.R., Talbot, J.R., Irwin, A.C. et al. From scaling up to sustainability in HIV: potential lessons for moving forward. Global Health 9, 57 (2013). From scaling up to sustainability in HIV: potential lessons for moving forward | Globalization and Health | Full Text (biomedcentral.com)

MacDonald, B., Gibson, A. M., Janssen, X., Hutchinson, J., Headley, S., Matthews, T., & Kirk, A. (2019). Should We Scale-Up? A Mixed Methods Process Evaluation of an Intervention Targeting Sedentary Office Workers Using the RE-AIM QuEST Framework. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(1), 239. Should We Scale-Up? A Mixed Methods Process Evaluation of an Intervention Targeting Sedentary Office Workers Using the RE-AIM QuEST Framework – PMC (nih.gov)

World Health Organization. (‎2009)‎. Practical guidance for scaling up health service innovations. World Health Organization. Practical guidance for scaling up health service innovations (who.int)

The following publication was shared by Uday Yadav

Yadav, U.N., Lloyd, J., Baral, K.P. et al. Using a co-design process to develop an integrated model of care for delivering self-management intervention to multi-morbid COPD people in rural Nepal. Health Res Policy Sys 19, 17 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-020-00664-z

Recommended publications from the Week 3 plenary session

Smith JD, et al. The Implementation Research Logic Model: a method for planning, executing, reporting, and synthesizing implementation projects. Implement Sci. 2020 Sep 25;15(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s13012-020-01041-8. PMID: 32988389; PMCID: PMC7523057. The Implementation Research Logic Model: a method for planning, executing, reporting, and synthesizing implementation projects – PubMed (nih.gov)

Knapp AA, et al. A stakeholder-driven method for selecting implementation strategies: a case example of pediatric hypertension clinical practice guideline implementation. Implement Sci Commun 3, 25 (2022). A stakeholder-driven method for selecting implementation strategies: a case example of pediatric hypertension clinical practice guideline implementation | Implementation Science Communications | Full Text (biomedcentral.com) Gimbel S, et al. Evaluation of a Systems Analysis and Improvement Approach to Optimize Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 1;72 Suppl 2(Suppl 2):S108-16. PMID: 27355497; PMCID: PMC5113237. Evaluation of a Systems Analysis and Improvement Approach to Optimize Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research – PubMed (nih.gov)

We are keen to receive your feedback on the e-Hub to improve it further. We would appreciate you completing a short survey, available here.

If you would like to provide more detailed feedback, please contact us at contact.ehub@implementationscience-gacd.org.


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