WHPRO Implementation Research Workshop


Welcome to the WHPRO Implementation Research Workshop

There is limited capacity in implementation research in West Pacific Region (WPR). This training, along with other research capacity strengthening efforts and subsequent trainings, is intended to contribute of strengthening implementation research capacity in the region.

Workshop Date:

Webinar 1

  • Group 1: Nov 10, 2021, 9am-11am (Manila time)|12pm-2pm (AEDT)
  • Group 2: Nov 11, 2021, 9am-11am (Manila time)|12pm-2pm (AEDT)

Webinar 2

  • Group 1: Dec 8, 2021, 9am-11am (Manila time)|12pm-2pm (AEDT)
  • Group 2: Dec 9, 2021, 9am-11am (Manila time)|12pm-2pm (AEDT)

Agenda

Pre-reading

Trainees are expected to go through the pre-reading materials and implementation e-hub before the first webinar session. The main pre-reading material for this workshop is WHO guide to implementation research in the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases. This guide is available here.

Webinar 1: Introduction to implementation research (10&11 Nov 2021)

Facilitators:

Prof Brian Oldenburg

Dr Tilahun Haregu

Dr Zahra Aziz

Dr Tina Cao

Time duration:

2 hours

9:30-10:00

Lecture 1.2 Types of study questions and study designs for implementation research

10:00-10:30

Lecture 1.3 Theories, Models and Frameworks (TMFs) in implementation research

10:30-11:00

Briefing on Assignments: Defining implementation research question and developing implementation research proposal

Assignment

Facilitators:

Prof Brian Oldenburg

Dr Tilahun Haregu

Dr Zahra Aziz

Dr Tina Cao

Time duration:

3 – 4 weeks

Country teams will:

  • Assess and describe evidence gaps for implementation research
  • Define an implementation research topic/question
  • Formulate research hypothesis/objectives
  • Identify an appropriate implementation research study design
  • Identify other expertise (stakeholders) in their own country
  • Prepare a 5-slide presentation for Webinar 2.

Webinar 2: Practical aspects of implementation research in LMICs (8&9 Dec 2021)

Facilitators:

Prof Brian Oldenburg

Dr Tilahun Haregu

Dr Zahra Aziz

Dr Tina Cao

Time duration:

2 hours

9:00-9:30

Group presentations

  • Participants will present their group projects/assignments
  • Discussion on implementation research topics

9:30-10:00

10:30-10:45

Implementation research in LMICs: Some exemplar case studies LMICs

10:45-11:00

IR resources for strengthening capacity in low- and middle-income countries



We are keen to know your learning experience! Please let us know your feedback on these sessions!

If you would like to provide more detailed feedback and user evaluation, please contact us at contact.ehub@implementationscience-gacd.org and we will be in touch with you to organize a user testing session via Zoom.


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