Options for Effective Mechanisms to Support Evidence-Informed Policymaking in RMNCH in Asia and the Pacific

Published in: Options For Effective Mechanisms to Support Evidence-Informed Policymaking in RMNCH In Asia and the Pacific (World Health Organization, May 2013)

Posted on RAND.org on May 01, 2013

by Emma Pitchforth, Ellen Nolte, Celine Miani, Eleanor Winpenny

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This report discusses considerations to be taken into account in the development of future mechanisms to provide timely, reliable and high-quality evidence to inform decision-making. The work was conducted through a rapid evidence assessment, key informant interviews, and in-depth case studies in four countries: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and Nepal.

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