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Research for Health Policy

Erica Bell


Individuals working in health research want to be able to use their findings to influence health policy. However, frequently, research evidence remains detached from practice, and there is a divide between research and policy. Research for Health Policy is an introduction to the emerging genre of applied research for policy decision-making, offering new research methods that go beyond the traditional classical experimental techniques and standard qualitative methods. This practical and practice-based book is relevant to researchers in different disciplines and countries, and will equip the rea ... More

Keywords: health policy, health research, not-for-profit, applied research, policy decision-making, new research methods, classical experimental techniques, standard qualitative methods, private sectors, government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199549337
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Erica Bell, author
Deputy Director, University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Australia