WHO Implementation Research Resources

WHO Implementation Research Resources

On this page you can find implementation science guides and toolkits produced by the World Health Organization.

The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR): Implementation Research Materials

The TDR is a global programme of scientific collaboration that helps facilitate, support and influence efforts to combat diseases of poverty.

The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research: Implementation research platform

The Alliance works to improve the health of those in low- and middle-income countries by supporting the generation and use of evidence that strengthens health systems.

Implementation Research Platform (IRP) is one of the key institutional capacity strengthening initiatives of AHPSR. From 2010 to 2012, the IRP program has supported a total of 36 projects in over 21 countries.

>> Know more about IRP

WHO Publications

The WHO publishes a range of resources to guide researchers and practitioners in implementation science.

Implementation Research in Health: A Practical Guide.

Peters, D. H., Tran, N. T., & Adam, T. (2013). Implementation research in health: a practical guide. World Health Organization.

A Guide to Implementation Research in the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases.

World Health Organization. (‎2016)‎. A guide to implementation research in the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases. World Health Organization.

License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO

Collaboration activities between WHO and the GACD e-Hub project team

  • The e-Hub project lead Professor Brian Oldenburg was the director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on Implementation Research for Prevention and Control of NCDs.
  • The e-Hub project team and members of the GACD Research Network provide technical assistance on implementation of programmes to WHO Western Pacific Regional Office.
  • The e-Hub project team and members of the GACD Research Network have provided technical assistance on implementation research taking place in Kenya, Nepal, Mongolia, and many other countries.
  • The e-Hub project team are working with the WHO African and European Regional Offices to develop training programmes on implementation science.

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